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Jupiter, the Planet, 521 ; Outburst of Dark Spots on, 41 ; the
Rotation of, A. Belopolsky, 70; W. F. Denning, 473;
Jupiter and bis First Satellite, E. G. Barnard, 159 ; Jupiter's
Satellites, Measurement of, by Interference, A. A. Michelson,
160; the Red Spot on, W. F. Denning, 272

Kalm's Account of his Visit to England on his way to America

in 1748, 412
Karakoram Range, Expedition to explore the Glaciers of the,

Karamate (Prof. Konstantin), a Simple Heat Engine, 416
Karsten (G.), Ueber die Mangrove-Vegetation im Malayischen

Archipel, 3
Kefyr in Use in Canada and United States, Milk-ferment

identical with, C. L. Mix, 471
Kellicott (Dr.), Fresh-water Sponges in the Buffalo Bay and

Niagara Region, 305
Keltie (J. Scott), Statesman's Year-Book for the Year 1892, 437
Kennedy (Admiral), Sporting Sketches in South America, 390
Kerr (J. G.), the Gran Chaco, 351
Kew Bulletin, Proposed Discontinuance of the, 494
Kew Bulletin: Collection of Dried Plants from the Solomon

Islands, 586
Kew, Effects of Fog on Plants grown in the Houses at, W.

Watson, 16
Kew Gardens, Jubilee of, 378 ; Collections of Plants at, 586
Kew Observatory, Two new Forms of Anemometer in use at,

Keyes (C. R.), Fossil Fauna in Central Iowa, 208
Kikuchi (Prof.), Treatise on Geometry, 20
Kilgour(H.): the Thermal Emissivity of Thin Wires in Air, 162;

Interference with Alternating Currents, 238
Kilima-Njaro District, Discovery of Saltpetre and Soda in, 379
Kinetic Energy, on the Boltzmann-Maxwell Law of Partition

of, Rev. H. W. Watson, F.R.S., 512
Kipling (John Lockwood >, Beast and Man in India, 131
Kipping (F. S): Campnrone, 263; Production of Ketone

1:2:4-Acetorthoxyleoe from Camphor by Action of

Sulphuric Acid and Zinc Chloride, 551
Kleiber (Dr. J.), Displacement of Radiant Points, 570
Klein's Modulant Functions, F. N. Cole, 597
Klinge (Herr), Peat-bog Eruptions, 472
Klobb (M.), Anhydrous Sulphates of Zinc, Nickel, Copper,

and Cobalt obtained in Crystals, 569
Knott (Prof. C. G), Magnetization of Iron, 431
Koebele (Mr. Albert) : and the Enemies of Insect Pests, Sir

James Hector, 65; Orcus ckalybcus an important enemy of

the Red Scale, 323
Koh-i-Nur, the, Prof. N. Story Maskelyne, F.R.S., 5; Dr. V.

Ball, F.R.S., 126
Konig (Prof.), the Curves of Luminosity of Spectral Colours

under very feeble Illumination, 432
Kopp (Prof. Hermann): Death of, 419; Obituary Notice of,

Prof. T. E. Thorpe, F.R.S., 441
Korea, Charles W. Campbell, 307
Korschelt (Dr. E.), Lehrbuch der Vergleichenden Entwicke-

lungsgeschichte der Wirbellosen Thiere, 145
Korteweg (Prof. D. J.) on Van der Waals's isothermal Equa-
tion, 152, 277
Korthals (Dr. P. W.), Death and Obituary Notice of, 377
Krueger (Prof.), Motions of Periodic Comets, 446
Kniger (Dr.), Chemical Constitution of Adenin and Hypo-

xanthin, 168
Kuntze (Dr. Otto), Revisio Genera Plantarum Vascularium

omnium, atque Cellularium Multarum, secundum Leges

Nomenclature Internationales, cum Enumeratione Plantarum

in Itinere Mundi collectarum, W. Botting Hemsley, F. R. S.,

Kurdistan, Journeys in Persia and, Mrs. Bishop, 248

La Plata, the Naturalist in, W. H. Hudson, Dr. Alfred R.

Wallace, 553
Laboratory at Berlin, Prof. Pictet's, Prof. R. du Bois-Rey-

mond, 31
Laborde (M.), Arrow-poison of Sarro Savages, 278
Lachlan (R.), Theorems relating to a Series of Coaxal Circles,

Lachmann (Dr.), Research on Extremes of Temperature in

Europe, 576
Lacroix (A.), Formation of Cordierite in Sedimentary Rocks

fused by Coal Fires, 240

Lacroix (M. A.) on the Relations Existing between the Form
and Nature of the Beds of Andalusite at Ariege, 624

Lagrange et Hoho (E.), Study of Light and Heat Phenomena
accompanying Electrolysis, 216

Lake Superior, Prehistoric Mines on, E. B. Hinsdale, 39

Lamarck, 1799, "Meretrix," versus "Cytherea," Lamarck,
1806, C. R. Osten Sacken, 30

Lamas, the Land of the, William Woodville Rockhill, 98

Lancashire Boilers, Modern, Samuel Boswell, 22

Landauer (J.), Blowpipe Analysis, 580

Lang (Arnold), Text-book of Comparative Anatomy, Prof. E.
Ray Lankester, F.R.S., 145

Langley (Prof. S. P.) : Smithsonian Standards for Physical
Apparatus, 197; Report for the year, Smithsonian Institu-
tion, 261

Lankester (Prof. E. Ray, F.R.S.): Obituary Notice of Henry
Nottidge Moseley, F.R.S., 80; Text-book of Comparative
Anatomy, Arnold Lang; Lehrbuch der Vergleichenden
Entwickelungsgeschichte der Wirbellosen Thiere, Dr. E.
Korschelt und Dr. K. Heider, 145; Election to Linacre
Professorship of, 183; Science in Japan, 256; the late Dr.
Carpenter's Microscope and its Revelations, Seventh Edition,
by Rev. W. H. Dallinger, F.R.S., 313; University of
London, 413; the proposed Columbus Marine Biological
Station at Jamaica, 420 ; a Zoologist on Disease, Dr. Elie
Metschnikoff, 505; Exchange of Professorial Duties, Prof. T.
P. Anderson Stuart, 557

Lapworth (Prof. Charles, F.R.S.), Royal Society Medallist,

Larat (L.), Medical Utilization of Alternating Currents of High
Potential, 456

Larkin (F. Charles), Outlines of Practical Physiological
Chemistry, 292

Larmor (J.): Effect of Flaws on Strength of Materials, 166;
Equations of Propagation of Disturbances in Gyrostatically
Loaded Media, 214; the Simplest Equivalent of a given
Optical Path, 502

Larynx, the Mechanism of the Closure of the, Prof. T. P. A.
Stuart, 357

Lasne (H.), Barometric Gradients, 350

L»'ham (Baldwin) : Evaporation and Condensation, 335;
Observations on the Flow of Underground Water, 336

Latitude: the Variation of, 117, 2 to; Dr. S. C. Chandler, 404;
Robt. B. Hay ward, F.R.S., 465; Dr. B. A.Gould, 521;
M. Faye, 570; Periodic Variations in, Chandler, 589

Latus (Johann), the Case of, 349

Lauder (A.), Corydaline, 383

Laurence (G. F.), a Curious Stone Hammer found in the Thames,

Laurent (Em.), the Fixation of Free Nitrogen by Plants, 143
Laurie (Malcolm): some Points in Development of Scorpio
fulvipes, 140; Development of Lung Books of Scorpio, 311;

some Eurypterid Remains from Upper Silurian Deposit of

Pentland Hills, 239
Law of Limiting Apertures, Dr. E. J. Spitta, 186
Lawrence-Hamilton (J.), Self-Registering Weather-Cock, 559
Lawson (Dr. T. {A.), Ortho- and Paranitro-ortho-toluidine, 92
Layng (A. E.), Euclid's Elements of Geometry, 149
Le Chatelier (H.) : Metallic Borates, 240; the Theory of Rege-

lation, 288 ; Optical Determination of High Temperatures,

360 ; the Temperature of the Sun, 547
Le Dentu, on the Implanting of Large Pieces of Decalcified

Bones to fill up Losses of Substance of Skeleton, 95
Leahy (A. H.), Law of Distribution of Velocities in a System of

Moving Molecules, 527
Leather Industry at the Chicago Exhibition, 587
Lecture Experiment on Sound, Reginald G. Durrant, 415
Lees (C. H.), the Thermal Conductivities of Crystal and other

Bad Conductors, 382
Leeward Islands, Meteorological Report for 1890, 258
Lefebvre (Julien), the Dielectric Power, 95
Lefevre (Julien), the Attraction between Two Disks separated

by a Dielectric, 575
Lehmann (Dr. Paul), the Elements of the Minor Planets, 42
Lehmann (Herr) on the Camel, 87
Leibius (Dr. A.) on Scientific and Technical Education in New

South Wales, 88
Leigh (Hon. M. Cordelia E.), an Account of British Flies

(Diptera), 173
Leigh (Randle), Outlines of Practical Physiological Chemistry,


Leloir (M.), Prevention of Hiccough by Pressure on the Phrenic

Nerve, 312
Lemming, Migration of the, F. Howard Collins, 149 ; W.

Duppa-Crotch, 199, 294; Prof. Geo. J. Romanes, F.R. S.,

249 ; W. Mattieu-Williams, 294
Lemurs and Insectivora, Placentation of certain, Hubrecht, 600
Lepidodendrons, Fossil, on the Discovery of Two Specimens of,

in the Neighbourhood of Bathurst, New South Wales, W. J.

C. Ross, 424
Lepidoptera: of Winchester, 115 ; Stridulation in certain Lepi-

doptera, G. F. Hampson, 503; the Gradual Extinction of

many Species of Lepidoptera in the Fens, Dr. Wheeler, 567;

Pigments of, F. Gowland Hopkins, 581 ; T. H. Perry Coste,

605 ; Pr°f- R- Meldola, F.K.S., 605
Lesage (P.), Chloride of Sodium in Plants, 312
Leslie (Robert C), Eclipse of the Moon, 53
Lester's (Dr. Brown) Collection of the Flora of the River Gambia,

Leucocytes, Influence of, on the Clotting of Blood, Dr. Lilien-

feld, 599
Levasseur (Emile), Surfaces and Population of European States,

528; Population of the Five Continents, 552
Leveau (G.), Tables of Vesta, 95
Levels, J. A. C. Oudemans, 240
Levett (R.), the Elements of Plane Trigonometry, 509
Levy (Albert), Ammonia in Atmospheric Waters, 168
Levy (Dr. Max), Influence of Blood Supply to Skin on Sweat

Secretion as seen in Paw of Cat, 312
Levy (M.), Titanium Phenylate and other Compounds in which

Hydroxylic Hydrogen of Phenols is replaced by Titanium, 589
Lewes (V. B.), the Luminosity of Coal Gas Flames, 382 ; the

Origin of Acetylene in Flames, 525; Air and Water, 531
Ley (Annie), Sun Pillar, 484
Libraries, Free Public, in Manchester, 157
Lick Spectroscope, the, 473
Liege School of Mines and Engineering, 116
Ligation of the Great Arteries in Continuity, a Treatise on the,

with Observations on the Nature, Progress, and Treatment of

Aneurism, Charles A. Ballance and Walter Edmunds, Dr. M.

Armand Ruffer, 530
Light, Sir H. Trueman Wood, 269
Light, Zodiacal, O. T. Sherman, 381
Light, Electrodynamic Theories and the Electro-magnetic Theory

of, M. Poincare, Prof. A. Gray, 367
Light on Silver Chloride, Tbermodynamical View of Action of,

H. M. Elder, 524
Light, Crystalline Absorption and the Choice between the Differ-
ent Theories of, E. Carvallo, 528
Light, Magnesium as a Source of, Fred. J. Rogers, 622
Lighthouses, Burning Oils for, E. P. Edwards, 379
Liquids, the Flow of, in Capillary Tubes, Albert Colson, 120
Lilienfeld (Dr.), Influence of Leucocytes on the Clotting of

Blood, 599
Limpach (L.), New Method of Preparing /3-Dinaphthylene

Oxide, 93 ; Ethyldimethylamidobenzene, 551
Limpet's Power of Adhesion, the, Percy A. Aubin, 464
Limpet's Strength, the, J. Lawrence Hamilton, 487
Linder (S. E.), Metallic Hydrosulphides, 262; Solution and

Pseudo-Solution, ii., 263
Lindsay (R.), Insectivorous Plants, 157
Lindsay's (Mr.) Expedition in Western Australia, D. Murray,

Line of Sight, Motion of Stars in the, Prof. H. C. Vogel, 280
Line Spectra of the Elements, on the, Prof. C. Runge, 607
Linebarger (C. E.), on the Nature of Colloid Solutions, 622
Linnean Society, 93, 120, 166, 215, 335, 383, 454, 479, 526
Lippmann's Colour Photography, 119

Liquids, the Mechanical Stretching of, A. M. Worthington, 358
Liverpool, Telephone Installation at Adelphi Hotel, 184
Littledale's (Mr. and Mrs.) Journey across the Pamirs, 90
Littledale (Harold), Big Game in India, 158
Liversidge (A., F. R.S.), on the Rusting of Iron, 424
Living World, the, Whence it Came and Whither it is Drifting,

Prof. H. W. Conn, 317
Lizard, Enormous American, L. Stejneger, 40
Locard (A.), Les Coquilles Marinesdes Cotes de France, 219
Lock (Rev. J. B.), the First Book of Euclid's Elements, 460
Lockyer (Prof. J. Norman, F.R.S.), Motion of Stars in the

Line of Sight, 117; on some Points in Ancient Egyptian

Astronomy, 296, 373 ; the New Star in Auriga, 429, 473 ; the

Origin of theYear, 487

Locust of New South Wales, the Plague, A. S. OHiff, 520
Lodge (Prof. Oliver J., F.R.S.), Vacuum Tubes and Electric

Oscillations, 366 ; Aberration Problems, 549
Lohse (Dr.), Observations of Mars, 326

London County Council, the New, and Technical Education, 566
London Hospital, Mr. F. J. M. Page appointed to Chair of

Chemistry and Physics at, 566
London, Royal Commission to Investigate the Question of a

Teaching University for, 612
London Town, Within an Hour of, 557
London, University of, W. T. Thiselton-Dyer, F.R.S., 392;

Prof. E. Ray Lankester, F.R.S., 413; Prof. W. F. R. Wel-

don, F.R.S., 440
London, the Water-supply of, John Hopkinson, 88; Appoint-
ment of Commission on, 470
Loney's Elementary Dynamics, 20
Longridge (James Atkinson), the Artillery of the Future and the

New Powders, 146
Lopatin (M.), Rocks Collected by, on the Podkamennaya

Tunguska, 597
Loschardt (llerr), Rotation of Venus, 210
Lovel (J.), Aurora Borealis, 223
Loven (Prof. Sven), Resignation of his Position as Senior

Keeper in the Stockholm Natural History Museum, 613
Lucas (F. A.), Animals recently Extinct or Threatened with

Extermination, 305
Lumholtz's (Carl), Explorations in Northern Mexico, 136
Luminous Clouds, Proposals for a Co-operative Observation of

the so-called, 117
Lunar Eclipse, Total, of November 15, 42
Lunar Eclipses, Increase of the Earth's Shadow during, Dr.

Hartmann, 498
Lunge (George, Ph.D.), the Manufacture of Sulphuric Acid,

Prof. T. E. Thorpe, F.R.S., 121
Lunge (George, Ph.D.), and F. Hurter, Ph.D., the Alkali

Maker's Hand-book, Prof. T. E. Thorpe, F.R.S., 121
Lydekker (Richard), Catalogue of Fossd Birds in the British

Museum, 33 ; Dacythcrium ovinum, 94
Lynn, Large Greenland Shark stranded at, T. Southwell, 546
Lyons (A. B.) the Salt Lake of Aalia Paakia, 29
Lyons (C. 1..), Features of Hawaiian Climate, 190

Macadamising Roads, Warning against the use of Rotten

Flints for, C. Carus-Wilson, 379
McAuley (A.), Quaternions as a Practical Instrument of Physical

Research, 423
MacBridei(E. W.), the Development of the Oviduct in the

Frog, 450
McClean (F.), Spectra of the Sun and Metals, 159
M'Clelland (W.), a Treatise on the Geometry of the Circle,
and some Extensions to Conic Sections by the Method of
Reciprocation, 412
Macdonald (H. M.), the Self-induction of Two Parallel Con-
ductors, 166
Macgowan (Dr.), the Origin of the Ass, the Cat, and the

Sheep in China, 285
MacGregor (Prof. J. G.), Auroras at Halifax, 7
Mackenzie (J.E.), Synthesis of Hexahydroterephthalic Acid,383
McKinley Tariff and Scientific Instruments, 208
McLachfan (R., F.R.S.), Sparrows and Crocuses, 441
McLachlan (R., F.R.S.), Abbreviated Wings of the Male

Caddis-fly, 623
Macleay (Sir Wm.), Death and Obituary Notice of, 303
Macpherson (A. Holte), Torpid Cuckoo, 416
Macro-Lepidoptera and Birds of Winchester, 115
Madras Observatory, Proposed Removal of, 258
Magnesium as a Source of Light, Fred. J. Rogers, 622
Magnetism: Electricity and Magnetism, by Amedee Guillemin,
Prof. A. Gray, 1 ; some Experiments made with the View of
ascertaining the Rate of Propagation of Induced Magnetism
in Iron, Fred. T. Trouton, 42 ; Electro-magnetism, S. P.
Thompson, F.R.S., Prof. A. Gray, 73 ; Magnetic Rotary
Power of Solutions of Ammonium and Sodium Salts of
Fatty Acids, Dr. W. H. Perkin, F.R.S., 92; Attraction of
Liquid Oxygen by Faraday Magnet, Prof. Dewar, 154 ; a Per-
manent Magnetic Field, W. Hibbert, 191; Magnetic Dis-
turbance, G. M. Whipple, 364; Magnetic Perturbation of
February 13-14, 1892, M. Moureaux, 408; Magnetic Storm
of February 13-14, 1892, 493; H. Wild, 480; Magnetic
Storms, Dr. M. A. Veeder, 557: a First Book of Electricity
and Magnetism, W. Perren Maycock, 248; Influence of
Electric Discharge during Thunderstorms on Apparatus regis-
tering Terrestrial Magnetism, Em. Marchand, 264; Absolute
Values of Magnetic Elements on January I, 1892, M.
Moureaux, 264; Magnetization of Iron, Prof. C. G. Knott,


Maiden (J. A.), Panax Gum, 567
Maize as food, the Value of, 234
Maize, Wild, found in Mexico, 39
Makino (Tomitaru), Illustrations of the Flora of Japan to

serve as an Atlas to the Nippon-Shokubutsushi, 149
Malacology, French, A. Locard, 219
Malay Peninsula, the Ipoh Poison of the, Leonard Wray,

Junior, 278
Mallard (M.), the Native Iron of Cafion Diablo, Arizona,

Mallet (F. R), Physiological Action of Diminished Atmo-
spheric Pressure, 606
Mammalia, Catalogue of, in the Indian Museum, Calcutta, W.

L. Sclater, 50
Man, Beast and, in India, John Lockwood Kipling, 131
Man, Evolution of, Prof. Ernst Haeckel, 482
Man in Nature, Paul Topinard, 457
Man's Place in Nature, Prof. N. S. Shaler, 220
Manchester, Free Public Libraries in, 157
Manchester Field Naturalists' Society, Programme of Summer

Excursions, 614
Manchu Race, the, 523
Mangrove Vegetation in the Malay Archipelago, W. B. Hems-

'ey. 3
Mangrove as a Source of Tannin, the, Dr. J. T. Rothrock, 546
Manipulation of the Microscope, Edward Bausch, 342
Manitoba, the Prairie Larks of, E. E. Thompson, 135
Mannering (Geo. Edward), With Axe and Rope in the

New Zealand Alps, Prof. T. G. Bonney, F.R.S., 147
Maquenne (M.): Direct Combination of Nitrogen with Alkaline-

Karthy Metals, 264; Barium and ■ Strontium Nitrides, 360;

Interesting Compound of Carbon and Barium, 404
Marcano (V.), the Ammonia in the Air and Rain of a Tropical

Region, 143
Marchand (Em.), Influence of Electric Discharge during

Thunderstorms on Apparatus registering Terrestrial Magnet-
ism, 264
Marchand (M.), Solar Observations, 352
Marey (M.), Use of Chronophotography for Study of Aerial

Locomotive Machines, 71
Marine Biological Association, 116
Marriott (W.), Investigation into the Thunderstorms of 1888-89,

21 s
Mars, Observations of, Dr. Lohse, 326
Marshall (Arthur), Aurora, 605
Marsupialia, Teeth-Development in the, M. F. Woodward,


Maryland, a Geological Excursion in, Prof. G. H. Williams, 235
Mascart (M.), Theory of Astronomical Aberration, 68 ; the Mass

of the Atmosphere, 311
Maskelyne (Prof. N. Story, F.R.S.), the Koh-i-Nur, 5, 126
Mason (Prof. O. T.), Eskimo Throwing-sticks, 66
Mason Science College, Birmingham, Report on Educational

Work of, 519
Massee (G.), British Fungi, Phycomycetes and Ustilagine.-u, 411
Massol (G.), Thermal Data concerning active Malic Acid and
Potassium and Sodium Malates, 167; Tartronic Acid and the
Tanronates of Sodium and Potassium, 432; the Heats of
Formation of Potassium Carballylates, 456; Citric Acid, 504
Mathematics: Prof. Kikuchi's Treatise on Geometry, 20;
Loney's Elementary Dynamics, 20; "W = M.?-," Prof.
Arthur G. Webster, 29 ; an Introduction to the Differential
and Integral Calculus, T. Hugh Miller, 52; Lemoine's Two
Problems of Stamps, Prof. Schoute, 72; Mechanics for
Beginners, Part I., Rev. J. B. Lock, tot ; Mathematical
Society, 119, 214, 335, 407, 502, 623; Bulletin of the New
York Mathematical Society, 124, 341; Mathematical
Exercises, A. T. Richardson, 125; the Loci of Singular
Points and Lines occurring in Connection with Theory of
Locus of Ultimate Intersections of a System of Surfaces,
Prof. M. J. M. Hill, 141 ; Prof. D. T. Korteweg on Van der
Waals's Isothermal Equation, 152 ; Equations of Propagation
of Disturbances in Gyrostatically Loaded Media, J. Larmor,
«4; Theory of Elastic Wires, A. B. Basset, F.R.S., 215;
Harmonic Functions for the Elliptic Cone, E. W. Hobson,
33$! Theorems relating to a Series of Coaxal Circles, R.

Lachlan, 335; Stamp-folding Problem, Prof. Schoute, 335;
the Logical Foundations of Applied Mathematical Sciences,
Mr. Dixon, 407; Mathematical Analogies between various
Branches of Physics, Prof. Bragg, 423 ; the Theory of Deter-
minants in the Historical Order of its Development, Thos.
Muir, 481 ; the Simplest Equivalent of a given Optical Path,
Dr. J. Larmor, 502; Dualistic Differential Transformations,
E. B. Elliott, F. R.S., 503; Rectification of the Cartesian
Oval, Prof. Greenhill, F.R.S., 503; Elementary Mathematical
Astronomy, C. W. C. Barlow and G. H. Bryan, 579; Klein's
Modular Functions, F. N. Cole, 597

Mathews(F. E.), a and 0 Modifications of Chlorobenzene Hexa-
chloride, 263

Matignon (M.), Heat of Formation of Hydrazine and Hydrazoic
Acid, 95

Mattieu-Williams (W.), Migration of the Lemming, 294

Maudslay (Alfred P.), Ancient Civilization of Central America,

Maunder (E. W.), Spectrum of Nova Auriga:, 616

Maxwell (J. Clerk), Theory of Heat, 222

Maxwell, M. Poincare and, Prof. Geo. Francis Fitzgerald,
F.R.S., 532

Mayatl (John), Proposed Fund for the Family of the late, 86

Maycock (W. Pen-en), a First Book of Electricity and Magnetism,

Mayhew's Illustrated Horse Doctor, 27

Measure and Weight, Examination of the Standards of, im-
mured in the Houses of Parliament, 534

Mechanical Engineers, Institution of, 22, 585 ; Annual Meeting,

355. 585

Mechanics, Celestial, Two New Laws of, H. Struve, 70

Mechanics for Beginners, Part I., Rev. J. B. Lock, 101

Mechanics, American Superiority in, Coleman Sellers, 157

Mechanics, Applied, Sheets and Tie-rods Laterally Loaded,
Prof. J. Perry, F.R.S., 192

Mechanics : the Law of Elastic Lengthening, J. O. Thompson,
311 ; the Flexure of Long Pillars under their own Weight,
Prof. M. Fitzgerald, 479

Medical Students, Physiological Chemistry for, F. Charles
Larkin Randle Leigh, 292

Mediterranean, Austrian Government Deep-Sea Exploration in,

Medium for Preserving the Colours of Fish and other Animals,

Medoc District, the Wines of the, 279

Milk Ferment identical with Kefyr in use in Canada and
United States, C. L. Mix, 471

Meldola (Prof. R., F.R.S.), Photography as a Branch of Tech-
nology, 331 ; Pigments of Lepidoptera, 605

Mendeleeff (D.), the Principles of Chemistry, 529

Mendenhall (T. C), the Use of a Free Pendulum as a Time
Standard, 450

Mental Arithmetic, Clive Cuthbertson, 78; Dr. K. Haas, 198

Mercury Mining in Russia, 305

"Meretrix," Lamarck, 1799, versus "Cytherea," Lamarck,
1806, C. R. Osten Sacken, 30

Mergui, Tin Mining in, 496

Merope, Measures of the Nebula: near, 352

Merrill (Geo. P.), Stones for Building and Decoration, 222

Merz (Dr.), Lithium Nitride, 307 ; Magnesium Nitride, 280

Meslans (M.), Synthesizition of Two New Liquids containing
Fluorine, 547

Metallurgy: Iron Production in United States, Berkley, 65;
Production of Pig-Iron in United States, John llirkinbinc,
208 ; Value of Metallurgical Science, I'rof. Roberts-Austen,
257; Prince Louis Lucien Bonaparte's Collection of Metals,
348; Art Metal Work; Bronze in the London Atmosphere,
Prof. Roberts-Austen, 443; Metals at High Temperatures,
Prof. W. C. Roberts-Austen, F.R.S., 534

Meteoric Iron, E. Cohen, K. Weinschenk, 69

Meteoric Iron, a New Locality for, with a Preliminary Notice
of the Discovery of Diamonds in the Iron, Prof. A. E. Foote,

Meteorology: U.S. Pilot Chart for October, 1891, 38; the
Hydrology of Mitta Mitta, James Stirling, 40 ; the Climate of
Alta Verapaz (Guatemala), Dr. Sapper, 41; Phenomenal
Barometrical Depression (November It, 1891), G. J. Symons,
65 ; Catalogue of Deutsche Seewarte Library, 65 ; the Magde-
burg Zeitung for 1890, 65 ; Cloud-Observation at Sea, Prof. C.
Abbe, 70; the Weather Bureau of the United States, 86;
Meteorology of Finland, 87; International Conference of
Meteorologists at Munich, 87; Electric Self recording Rain-
gange, W. J. E. Binnie, 95 ; Wet and Dry Bulb Formula;,
Prof. J. D. Everett, F.R.S., 95; Results of Observations at
Akasso, F. Russell, 95; Atlas of the Meteorology and
Physical Data of the Indian Ocean, 101 ; the Publications of
the Meteorological Department of India, 113; Rainfall and
Thunderstorms of Berlin, 114; Cyclones in Europe, 114; the
Temperature of the Rivers of Central Europe, 114 ; Proposals
for a Co-operative Observation of the So-called Luminous
Clouds, 117; Cyclones in the Arabian Sea, 276; Cyclone
Memoirs of the Arabian Sea, W. L. Dallas, 135 ; the Tides
of the Bay of St. Malo, M. Heurtault, 143; the Ammonia in
the Air and Rain of a Tropical Region, Marcano and Muntz,
143; Wind Direction, 149; Radiation of Upper Clouds
round Barometric Minima, Dr. H. E. Hamberg, 156;
Meteorological Observations at Cairo, 1868-88, Dr. J. Hann,
156; Meteorological Observations during Balloon Voyages,
Dr. Assmann, 168; the Severe Gale of November II,
Chas. Harding, 181 ; Mr. E. Engelenburg, the new Director
of the Dutch Observations on Land, 183; Annual Meteoro-
logical Report for Japan (1889), 184; Prof. Hazen's High
Balloon Voyages, 189; Meteorology at French Association
at Marseilles, A. L. Rotch, 189; Features of Hawaiian
Climate, C. L. Lyons, 190; Instructions Meteorologiques,
A. Angot, 196; Annals of Meteorological Office of Paris
(1889), 208; a Weather Lexicon, Herr Seemann, 208; In-
vestigation into Thunderstorms of 1888-89, W. Marriott, 215;
the Prevalence of Fog in London, 1871-90, F. J. Brodie,
215; Report on the Meteorology of India in 1889, John
Eliot, 217; Report on the Administration of the Meteoro-
logical Department of the Government of India, 217; Plan
for Observations to determine Local Distribution and
Altitude of Aurora, 234; Temperature Observations made
in 1890 on Eiffel Tower, Angot, 234 ; Meteorological Ob-
servations at San Jose (1889), H. Pittier, 234: Pilot Chart
of North Atlantic Ocean for December 1891, 258; Meteoro-
logical Report for Leeward Islands for 1890, 258 ; Frequency
and Geographical Distribution of heavy Daily Rainfalls in
European Russia, E. Berg, 258; Proposed Removal of
Madras Observatory, 258; Proposed Construction of numer-
ous fresh Meteorological Observatories in Japan, 258 ; Cause of
Floating of Particles of Cloud and Fog, Herr von Frank, 259;
Sun-spots and Air Temperature, 271 ; Harmonic Analysis of
Hourly Observations of Air-temperature and Pressure at
British Observatories, 279; the Year's Sunshine in the
British Isles, 1881-90, 279; the Quantity of Sugar produced
in various Plants as a Means of determining the Meteoro-
logical Elements concerned, Abbe Buve, 279; new Conden-
sation Hygrometer, Henri Gilbault, 288 ; on the Number of
Dust Particles in the Atmosphere of various Places in Great
Britain and on the Continent, with Remarks on the
Relation between the Amount of Dust and Meteoro-
logical Phenomena, John Aitken, F.R.S., 299; Curves
showing Fluctuations of Temperature and Pressure at
Base and Summit of Mount Washington, 304; Temperature
Observations at Geneva, M. Chaix, 304 ; Prof. Wiborgh's
Air-pyrometers, John Crum, 304; Thermometer-Tempera-
ture and Skin-Temperature, M. Vincent, 304; Curious
Nocturnal Rosy Sky Light at Berlin, 324; Rainfall Atlas of
Jamaica, Maxwell Hall, 324; Evaporation and Condensation,
Baldwin Latham, 335 ; Observations on the Flow of Under-
ground Water, Baldwin Latham, 335; Ammonia in Rain-
water, A. Muntz, 336; Presidential Address of M. Janssen to
French Meteorological Society, 350 ; Barometric Gradients,
H. Lasne, 350; International Monthly Charts of Mean
Barometric Pressures and Wind Directions, General Greely,
350; Ferrel's View of the General Circulation of the Atmo-
sphere, Prof. W. M. Davis, 357; Cold Waves, Dr. A.
Woeikof, 357 ; Nacreous Clouds, T. W. Backhouse, 365;
Remarkable Display of Aurora Borealis in America, 378;
Causes of the Famine in Russia, Dr. A. Woeikof, 378 ; Silver
Thaw at Ben Nevis Observatory, R. C. Mossman, 378; the
Mountain Meteorological Stations of the United States, A. L.
Rotch, 403; the Blue Hill Meteorological Observatory, 418;
Untenability of Atmospheric Hypothesis of Epidemics, Hon.
R. Russell, 431; the Origin of Influenza Epidemics, II.
Harries, 431; the Phenological Observations for 1891, E.
Mawley, 431; Relationship of Atmospheric Electrical
Phenomena to Terrestrial Magnetism, Dr. Arendt, 432;
Observations made in a Captive Balloon, Dr. Assmann, 432;
the Service of Roumania, 444 ; the Danish Meteorological In-

stitute and Deutsche Seewarte Daily Synoptic Wealher
Charts for North Atlantic Ocean, 444; Influence of Total
Solar Eclipse on Air Pressure, Herr Steen, 444 j the Samoan
Hurricane, Everett Hayden, 461; the Magnetic Storm of
February 13-14, 1892, 493 ; H. Wild, 480 ;the Winter Storms
of Northern India, Henry F. Blanford, F. R. S., 490 ; Atlantic
Weather and its Connection with British Weather, R. H.
Scott, 496; Report of the Meteorological Council, 518;
Cloud Pictures, Dr. Singer, 518 ; Prof. G. Hellmann's Rain-
fall Record Experiments, 545 ; Value of Meteorological
Instruments in Selection of Health Resorts, Dr. C. Theodore
Williams, 551; Magnetic Storms, Dr. M. A. Veeder, 557;
Meteorological Council's Issue of Tables of Monthly Means for
Pressure,Temperature,and Rainfall, 567; Research on Extremes
of Temperature in Europe, Dr. Lachmann, 576; Dust-Count-
ing on Ben Nevis, Angus Rankin, 582 ; Deutsches Meteoro-
logisches Jahrbuch, 1890, 587 ; the General Circulation of
the Atmosphere, Dr. J. M. Pernter, 593 ; the Meteorological
Station of Naha, Liukiu Islands, Japan, 597 ; Aurora, George
M. Seabroke, 605; Arthur Marshall, 605 ; Arthur E. Brown
605 ; the Changefulness of Temperature as an Element of
Climate, 610; Royal Meteorological Society, 623; Anemo-
meter Comparisons, W. H. Dines, 623; Meteorological
Society (see Royal)

Meteors: Fall of Meteorites in Madras, 20; the Tonganoxie
Meteorite, by E. H. S. Bailey, 119; a Brilliant Meteor,
Thomas Heath, 295; Large Meteor of January 24, 1892,
W. F. Denning, 317

Metschnikoff (Dr. Elie) : Lecons sur la Pathologie Comparee
de rinflammation faites a 1'Institut Pasteur en Avril et Mai,
1891, Prof. E. Ray Lankester, F.R.S., 505

Mexican Atlatl, 66, 102

Mexican Leatherwork, Surviving Specimens of Ancient, 66

Mexican Shields, Ancient, Zelia Nuttall, 520

Mexico, Northern, Carl Lumholtz's Explorations in, 136

Mexico, Projected Abandonment of Villages near Colina in
Consequence of Activity of Neighbouring Volcano, 158

Mexico, Wild Maize found in, 39

Meyer (Lothar), Outlines of Theoretical Chemistry, Prof. M.
M. Pattison Muir, 601

Meyer (Prof. Victor): Royal Society Medallist, in; Silent
Combination of Hydrogen and Oxygen, 616

Mica, Use of, at the Chicago Exhibition, 615

Michael (A. D.), Association between Gamasids and Ants, 164

Michelson (A. A.), Measurement of Jupiter's Satellites by
Interference, 160

Michigan Mining School, 88

Micrometic Measurements, on the Influence of Ring and
Disk Blinds in, Dr. Walter Wislicenus, 137

Microscopy : Sir W. J. Sendall's Apparatus for making Accurate
Measurements with Camera Lucida, 46; the Leach Lantern
Microscope, W. I. Chadwick, 47 ; Microscopic Structure of
Hard Steel, Behrens, 48; Photography Applied to the
Microscope, F. W. Mills, 77; the Renal Organs of Certain
Decapod Crustacea, W. F. R. Weldon, 140; Nephridium of
Lumbricus and its Blood-supply, Dr. W. B. Benham, 140;
Pclomyxa viridis, Dr. A. G. Bourne, 140; the Medusa; of
Millcpora Murrayi and the Gonophores of Allopora and
Distichopora, Dr. S. J. Hickson, 140; the Formation and
Fate of the Primitive Streak in the Frog, Dr. A. Robinson and
R. Assheton, 140; Some Points in Development of Scorpio
fulvipes, M. Laurie, 140; the Occurrence of Pseudopodia in
Diatomaceous Genera Melosira and Cyclotella, J. G. Grenfell,
140; the Resolution of Amphipleurapelhicida,]. W. Gifford,
143; a New Form of Mechanical Stage, H. Bernard, 239;
Resolution of Podura, Hon. J. G. P. Vereker, 239 ;the late Dr.
Carpenter's Microscope and its Revelations, Seventh Edition
of, by Rev. W. H. Dallinger, F.R.S., Prof. E. Ray Lankester,
F.R.S., 313; Manipulation of the Microscope, Edward
Bausch, 342 ; Wandering Cells in Echinoderms, &c, H. E.
Durham, 450; the Excretory Processes in Marine Polyzoa,
S. F. Harmer, 450; the Differentiation of Leprosy and Tubercle
Bacilli, Chas. Slater, 450; Onchnesoma Steenstrupii, A. E.
Shipley, 450 ; Note on a Sieve-like Membrane across Oscula of
a Species of Leucosolenia, E. A. Minchin, 450; the Develop-
ment of the Oviduct in the Frog, E. W. MacBride, 450; the
Nauplius Eye persisting in some Decapods, Margaret Robinson,
450; a New Genus of Synascidians from Japan, Oka and
Willey, 450; Microscopic Structure of Oolitic Iron from
Lorraine, M. Bleicher, 504; the Calculable Limit of
Microscopic Vision, Prof. Czapski, 575 ; on the Microscopic

Structure and Residues Insoluble in Hydrochloric Acid in the
Devonian Limestone of South Devon, Edward Wethered,


Migration of the Lemming, F. Howard Collins, 149; W.

Dappa Crotch, 199,294; Prof. Geo. J. Romanes, F.R.S.,

249; W. Mattieu-Williams, 294
Milk, R. Henry Rew on the Statistics of the Production and

Consumption of, in Great Britain, 614
Milk and Diphtheria, Dr. R. Thome Thome, 123
Milky Way, the Grouping of Star* in the Southern Part of the,

H. C. Russell, K.R.S., 423
Milky Way, New Star in the, Ralph Copeland, 325
Mill (Dr. Hugh R »bert): The Realm of Nature, 390 ; appointed

Librarian to Royal Geographical Society, 566
Miller (Dr. A. K.), Frangulin, ii., 214
Miller (T. Hugh), an Introduction to the Differential and

Integral Calculus, 52
Mills (F. W.), Photography applied to the Microscope, 77
Milne \Prof. John, F.R.S.), Seismometry and Engineering in

Relation to the Recent Earthquake in Japan, 127
Mimicry,Topical Selection and, David Syme, 30 ; Dr. Alfred R.

Wallace, 30
Minchin (E. A.), Note on a Sieve-like Membrane across Os;ula

of a Species of Leucosolenia, 450
Mineralogy: Mineralogical Society, 19; Boleite, a New

Mineral, 23; New Analysis of Uraniniie, W. F. Hillcbrand,

119; the Kuh-i-Nur, Prof. N. Story-Maskelyne, K.R.S., 5.

126; Dr. Valentine Ball, F.R.S., 126; the Sillimanite Group

and the Part played by Aluminium in the Silicates, W.

Wernadsky, 141; Economic British Minerals at the

Chicago Exhibition, 155; Discovery of Uranium in Swedish

Anlhracitic Minerals, Baron Nordenskiold, 209; the Mineral

Wealth of Brazil, 235; Microscopic Structure of Oolitic Iron

from Lorraine, M. bleicher, 504; Manganese Nodules in the

Marine Deposits of the Clyde Sea-area, Murray and Irvine,

527; the Native Iron of Canon Diablo, Arizona, M.

Mallard. 575
Mines, Copper, of French Congo, 135
Mines and Mining, a Handy List of Books on, 116
Mines, Royal School of, 257

Mining, Electricity in Relation to, Ernest Scott, 184
Mining, the Michigan School of, 88
Mining in Russia, Mercury, 305
Mining, Tin, in Mergui, 496

Minor Planets, the Elements of the, Dr. Paul Lehmann, 42
Missouri Botanical Garden, Pupils at the, 88
Mutletoe to its Parent Tree, the Relation of the, Dr. G.

Bonnier, 421
Misunderstanding, a Possible, Thos. H. Blakesley, 441
Mitchell (Hubbard Winslow), Evolution of Life, or Cause of

Change in Animal Forms, "364
Mitchell (J. C.)t the Lateral Sense-organs of Elasmobranchs,239
Mivart (Dr. St. George, F.R.S.), Implications of Science, 60,

8a, «a, 343
Mix (C. L.), Milk-ferment identical with Kefyr in use in

Canada and United States, 471
Model, Wave Motion, F. Cheshire, 347
Mousan (Henri): Two New Phospho-iodides of Boron, 67;

Phosphides of Boron, 136; Action of Alkaline Metals on

Boric Acid, 408; the Preparation of Amorphous Boron, 421;

the Properties of Amorphous Boron, 527; Crystallization of
Tetra-iodide of Carbon, 209; Colour and Spectrum of Free

Gaseous Fluorine, 260
Molecular Velocity, Relation of Voltaic Electromotive Force

to. Dr. G. Gore, F.R.S., 596
Molecular Weight of Gadolinia, 237
Moock (W. H. S.), Proper Motions of the Stars, 8
Monckton (H. W.), Gravel South of the Thames, Guildford to

Newbury, 263
Monkeys, Tender Feeling in, Robert Morley, 350
Mtleiro (Rosa), Delagoa Bay, its Natives and Natural History,

Mooxeliiu (Prof.), the Chronology of the Neolithic Age in
Scandinavia and the Bronze Age in the East and Southern
Europe, 39

Moon, a Double, Rose Mary Crawshay, 224

Moon, Eclipse of the, Robert C. Leslie, 53

Moon, Photography of the Eclipsed, 117

Moon, the Recent Eclipse of the, Mrs. R. M. Crawshay, 134

Moon, Secular Acceleration of the, and the Length of the
Sidereal Day, 137

Moore (C. B.), Opening a Burial Mound in Florida, 567

Moreno (Sefior), Discovery of Aboriginal Skulls in the Argen-
tine, 278

Morgan (C. Lloyd), Animal Sketches, 291

Morgue, the, in Paris, 116

Moritz (E. R.) and G. H. Morris, a Text-book of the Science
of Brewing, ioo

Morley (Robert), Tender Feeling in Monkeys, 350

Morris (D.), the Icerya Purchasi at St. Helens, 115

Morris (D.), on the Phenomena concerned in the Production of
Forked and Branched Palms, 598

Morris (G. H.) and E. R. Moritz, a Text-book of the Science of
Brewing, 100

Morris (Prof.), on Universities in Australia, 426

Morrison (Dr. Joseph), Solar Heat, 589

Moseley (Henry Nottidge, F.R.S.): Death of, 64; Obituary
Notice of, Prof. E. Ray Lankester, F.R.S., 80

Mossman (R. C), Silver Thaw at Ben Nevis Observatory, 378

Moths, Silk producing, Colonel Swinhoe, 38

Moureaux (Th.), Absolute Values of Magnetic Elements on
January 1, 1S92, 264; Magnetic Perturbation of February
13-14, 1892, 408

Mueller (Baron von), the Protection of Birds in Victoria, 280;
Diagnoses of New Papuan Plants, 496

Muir (Prof. M. M. Pattison), Outlines of Theoretical Chemistry,
Lothar Meyer, 601

Muir (Dr. Thomas) : appointed Superintendent-General of Edu-
cation for Cape Colony, 443; the Theory of Determinants in
the Historical Order of its Development, 4S1

Muirhead (Lieutenant B. A.), a Plague of Frogs, 30

Midler (Dr.): on the Telluric Spectrum, 21 ; Photometric Ob-
servations, 90

Muller (Dr. Fritz), Dismissal of, 156

Muller (Dr. Hugo, F.R.S.), the Chemistry of Paints and Paint-
ings, A. H. Church, F.R.S., 241

Muller (P. T.), a Study of the Velocity of Decomposition of
Diazo-Compounds by Water, 480

Munro (J.), Heroes of the Telegraph, 5

Muntz (A.), the Ammonia in the Air and Rain of a Tropical
Region, 143; Ammonia in Rain-Water, 336

Murchison (Sir Roderick), Centenary of, 398

Murray (D.) on Mr. Lindsay's Expedition in Western Aus-
tralia, 425

Murray (Dr. John), Manganese Nodules in the Marine Deposits
of the Clyde Sea-Area, 527; Deep-Sea Deposits, 409

Murray (Dr. T. S.), Electrolysis of Potassium Acetate Solu-
tions, 93

Muscat, Projected Tidal Observatory at, 134

Musical Instruments, the Bow as Origin of Stringed, Dr. E.
B. Tylor, 184

Museum of Natural History, Paris, Reorganization of, 183

Museum, the Science, and the Tale Gallery, 385, 433

Museum, Proposed County, for Bucks, 114

Museums of the Future, G. B. Goode, 421

Museums, Typological, General Pitt-Rivers, 184

Mussel-poisoning in Tierra del Fuego, M. Segers, 134

Mycology : British Edible Fungi, M. C. Cooke, 75

Nachtigal (Gustav), Bust of, 566

Nacreous Clouds, T. W. Backhouse, 365

Naden (Constance), Further Reliques of, 389

Nathorst (Dr. A. G.), Fresh Kvidence Concerning the Distri-
bution of Arctic Plants during the Glacial Epoch, 273

National Electric Light Association, Fifteenth Convention of
the, 470

Natural History: Opportunity for a Naturalist, Dr. P. L.
Sclater, F.R.S., 174, 269; Reorganization of Paris Museum
of Natural History, 183; Natural History of Isolated Ponds,
Clement Reid, 325; Obituary Notice of Henry Walter
Bates, Naturalist of the Amazons, 398; the Horse, a Study in
Natural History, William Henry Flower, F.R.S., 436;
Natural History Society of Buda Pesth, 471 ; Preference of
certain Birds lor certain Trees, 471 ; the Naturalist in La
Plata, W. II. Hudson, Dr. Alfred R. Wallace, 553; the
Gradual Extinction of many Species of Lepidoptera in the
Fens, 567

Natural Science, 421, 521

Natural Science to Art, on the Relation of, Prof. E. du Bois-
Reymond, F.R.S., 200, 224; W. Ainslie Hollis, 319

Natural Waters, the Salts in, 78; F. H. Perry Coste, 176;
Robert B. Hayward, F.R.S., 176

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