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An Up-To-Date German Fire Brigade

The Most Remarkable Station in the World

By Alfred Gradenwitz

The History of Electric Motive Power

A Brief Record of Rapid Development

By Silvanus P. Thompson

How Matches are Made

The Ingenious Machinery Employed

By O. Bechstein


Some Practical Suggestions

Lord Rayleigh

The Most Versatile of English Scientists

Science Notes

A Reconstruction of Imperial Rome

How Rome Appeared in her Days of Majesty


Some Curious Creatures of the Sea

By F. Martin Duncan

The Respiration of an Inland Lake.—II

What Oxygen Means to in Land Waters

By E. A. Birge

A Soft Coal Fire

The Chemistry of Combustion

By Vivian B. Lewes

The Transformation of Heat into Work

The Conversion of Various Forms of Energy Graphically Described

By Sidney A. Reeve

Fungi and their Curiosities

A Simple Account of their Value and Uses

By Sanford Omensetter

The Real Structure of the Universe

Engineering Notes

Trade Notes and Formulæ


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