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Sibley College Lectures.—1887-88

By the Cornell University Non-Resident Lecturers in Mechanical Engineering

By Thomas C. Clarke

Experiments with Four and Two Bladed Screw Propellers

Harbor Torpedoes in Bermuda

Compressed Oil Gas and its Applications

By Arthur Ayres


Eleven Inch Howitzer

Life Line Sling

A New Way of Utilizing Ammonia Liquor

By C. J. R. Humphreys

Elements of Architectural Design

By H. H. Statham

Electrical Stress

By A. W. Rucker and C. V. Boys

How to Make the Wimshurst Influence Machine


Experimental Optics

The Origin of Color

Mechanical Toys

The Orchard House

Distilled Hot Water as a Curative Agent

Borofuchsin as a Stain for Tubercle Bacilli

How the Mangrove Forms Islands

Tree Planting

A New Method for the Separation of Tin from Antimony

By H. N. Warren

Detection of Adulterated Ground Bones

On a Freezing Mixture

By I. A. Bachman

Bowlders in Coal Seams

By W. S. Gresley

On the Removal of Arsine from Hydrogen Sulphide

Professor August Wilhelm Hofmann

Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe


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May 19, 1888

Of Shamrocks and Science

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