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Nicolas Pike

Naturalist, Author, Soldier, Consul

Dr. Jose Evaristo Uriburu, President of the Argentine Republic

The Services of Nathaniel Bowditch to American Astronomy

By T. J. J. See

The Celestial Pole Photographed

The Vines


By W. J. Bean

The Botanical Department at Harvard

The Archæological Work of Prof. Moore in Florida

The Distribution of the Blow Gun

Lake Basins created by Wind Erosion

Waves and Vibrations

The Cause of the Movement of Glaciers

Proposed Bridge across the Rhine at Bonn

The Collapse of Saint Catherine's Tunnel

Distillation Apparatus for Laboratories

Tea and its Effects

By James Wood

An Improved Dephlegmator

By Sydney Young and G. L. Thomas

Summary of Conclusions of a Report by Drs. D. H. Bergey, S. Weir Mitchell and J. S. Billings upon “The Composition of Expired Air and its Effects upon Animal Life”

Argon: Its Probable Composition

The Argon Myth

By J. Alfred Wanklyn

Process of and Apparatus for Nitric Acid, Tar and other Liquids


Float for Specific Gravity Determinations

By T. Lohnstein

Wheeling in Munich

The Doom of the small Town

Statistics of the United States

A Modification of the Ordinary Ellipsograph, which Serves to describe a Spheroconic


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May 18, 1895

Confronting Common Wisdom