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On Certain Physical Difficulties in the Construction of Large Guns

The Parthenon

Miscellaneous Notes

Electrical Notes

Engineering Notes

The Resistance of Pneumatic Tires to Rolling

Selected Formulæ

A New Universal High Speed Steam Engine

A Word to Mail Subscribers

Notes on the Hydrometallurgy of Gold and Silver

By W. George Waring

Oyster Culture in Relation to Disease

By T. E. Thorpe

The Longleaf Pine and the Naval Store Industry

The Naval Store Industry

By Charles Mohr

The Turquoise Mines of Persia

Sins of Modern Education

Limestone Formations

Merryweather's Pneumatic Cesspool Emptying Apparatus

Electrical Science and the Mystery of Phosphorescence

On the use of Salicylate of Sodium and Bromide of Potassium in the Irritable Temper of Cardiac Disease and Gout

“Insusceptibility” to Vaccination


Selected List of Books on Civil Engineering

The Scientific American Supplement. Index for Vol. 42



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    December 26, 1896

    Of Shamrocks and Science

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