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Aneroid in Hypsometry, the, Herbert Tomlinson, F.R.S., 440

Aneurism, a Treatise on the Ligation of the Great Arteries in continuity, with Observations on the Nature, Progress, and Treatment of, Chas. A. Ballance and Walter Edmunds, Dr. M. Armand Ruffer, 530

Angot (A.), Instructions Meteorologiques, 196

Angot (M.), Temperature Observations in 1890 on Eiffel Tower, 234

Angstrom, the Chromosphere Line 6676-9, Rev. A. L. Cortie, 103; Heat-Radiation of Gases under the Electric Discharge, 306

Animal Sketches, C. Lloyd Morgan, 291

Animals, a Remarkable Book on the Habits of, W. H. Hudson, Dr. Alfred R. Wallace, 553

Annales of the University Observatory in Vienna, 138

Annelid sEolosoma, Formation of a Temporary Cyst in the Fresh-water, Frank E. Beddard, 28

Annelids: Preliminary Notice of a New Branchiate Oligochsete, Frank E. Beddard, 109

Anthrax, Animals rendered immune to, Dr. Th. Weyl, 312

Anthropogeographie, Friedrich Ratzel, 557

Anthropology: Anthropological Society, 71, 164, 431, 503, 551 ; the Mexican AtlatI, or Spear Thrower, 66, 103 ; the Limits of Savage Religion, Dr. Tylor, 71; Strange Symbolical Marriage Custom in India, Dr. Post, 135 ; the Similkameen Indians of British Columbia, Mrs. Allison, 164; Nature and Man in North America, Prof. N. S. Shaler, 220; Prof. Putnam's Exhibit at Chicago Exhibition, 259; the Transformation of the Animal Skull into a Human Skull, P. Topinard, 260; Discovery of Aboriginal Skulls in the Argentine, Sefior Moreno, 278; Rev. Lorimer Fison on Anthropological Study, 426; Anthropogenic, oder Entwickelungsgeschichte des Menschen, Prof. Ernst Haeckel, 482; L'Anthropologic, 521 ; the Manchu Race, 523 ; the Ceremonial Circuit of the Cardinal Points among the Tusayan Indians, J. W. Fewkes, 546; Finds at the Great Zimbabwe Ruins, Theodore Bent, 551; Population of the Five Continents, Emile Levasseur, 552; Mission Scientifique de Cap Horn, J. Deniker and P. Hyades, 577; the Botocudos of Brazil, 615

Anti-Taurus, the Eastern Taurus and the, D. G. Hogarth, 138

Antipodes, Oysters at the, 43

Antoine (Ch.), the Characteristic Equation of Water-vapour, 336

Antwerp, proposed International Economic Congress at, 586

Apertures, the Law of Limiting, Dr. E. J. Spitta, 186

Aphanapteryx in the New Zealand Region, Prof. Henry O. Forbes, 580

Apteryx, Additional Observations on Development of, T. J. Parker, F.R.S., 311

Arabian Sea : Cyclones in the, 276 ; Cyclone Memoirs of the, W. L. Dallas, 135

Archaeology: Excavation of the Prehistoric Mounds in Ohio, 20; the Chronology of the Neolithic Age in Scandinavia, and the Bronze Age in the East and Southern Europe, Prof. Montelius, 39; Dr. Ermling on the Nurhagi of Sardinia, 114; the late Dr. Reinholm on Finnish Archaeology, 496

Architects, Institution of Naval, 570

Architecture, Naval: the Steadying of Vessels at Sea, J. I. Thomycroft, 570 ; the Influence of Shallow Water upon the Trial Trip Speeds of Modern Vessels, W. H. White, F.R.S., 571; on Balancing Marine Engines and the Vibration of Vessels, A. F. Yarrow, 571

Arctic Plants, Fresh Evidence concerning the Distribution of, during the Glacial Epoch, Dr. A. G. Nathorst, 273

Arendt (Dr.), Relationship of Atmospheric Electrical Phenomena to Terrestrial Magnetism, 432

Argentine, Discovery of Aboriginal Skulls in the, Sehor Moreno, 278

Arithmetic, Chemical, Problems in, E. J. Cox, 293

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

Arithmetic for Schools, Chas. Smith, 247

Arithmetical Exercises in Chemistry, Leonard Dobbin, 76

Arizona, the Prehistoric Irrigation Canals of, 185 ; the Native Iron of Cafion Diablo, M. Mallard, 575

Armstrong (H. E., F.R.S.): Sulphochloride of Isomeric Dibromonaphthalenes, 263 ; Action of Alcohol on Sulphonic Chloride, a Means of producing Ethereal Salts of Sulphonic Acid, 263; Action of Bromine on Mixture of Ortho- and Paranitro-a-Acenaphthalides, 263; Camphrone, 263; the Interactions occurring in Flames, 430; Relative Orienting

Effect of Chlorine and Bromine, the Constitution of Parabrom

and Parachloraniline Sulphonic Acids, 525; Anhydrides of

Sulphonic Acids, 525; Production of Ketone 1:2:4

Acetorthoxylene from Camphor by Action of Sulphuric Acid

and Zinc Chloride, 551 Arons (Dr.), Experiments on the Electrical Polarization at the

Two Sides of a Metallic Plate Immersed in an Electrolyte at

Right Angles to the Current, 576 Arrow Poison, A. Coppen Tones, 343 Art, en the Relation of Natural Science to, Prof. E. du Bois

Reymond, F.R.S., 200, 224 ; W. Ainslie Mollis, 319 Arteries, a Treatise on the Ligation of the Great, in Continuity,

with Observations on the Nature, Progress and Treatment of

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

Armand Ruffer, 530 Artillery of the Future and the New Powders, James Atkinson

Longridge, 146 Asia, Central, M. Grum-Grzimailo's Journey to, 40 Askenasy (Herr), Silent Combination of Hydrogen and

Oxygen, 616 Ass, the Cat and the Sheep in China, the Origin of the, Dr

Macgowan, 285 Assheton (R.), the Formation and Fate of the Primitive Streak

in the Frog, 140 Assimilation of Diet investigated in a Dog working in a Tread

mill, Dr. Rosenberg, 599 Assmann (Dr.), Meteorological Observations during Balloon

Voyages, 168 Assmann (Dr.), Observations made in a Captive Balloon, 432 Aston (Emily), some Compounds of Oxides of Silver and Lead,


Astronomy: T. W. Backhouse on the Apparent Size of Objects near the Horizon, 7; Proper Motions of the Stars, W. H. S. Monck, 8 ; Dr. Mulleron the Telluric Spectrum, 21 ; TempelSwift's Periodic Comet, 21 ; Catalogue of Rutherfurd's Photographs, 21; Our Astronomical Column, 21, 41, 68, 89, 117, 137. '59. 186, 210, 237, 261, 280, 307, 325, 352, 380, 404, 422, 446, 473, 497, 521, 547, 569, 589, 616; Outburst of Dark Spots on Jupiter, 42; Wolfs Periodic Comet, 42 ; the Total Lunar Eclipse of November 15, 42 ; the Elements of the Minor Planets, 42; Star Groups, J. Ellard Gore, 52; Theory of Astronomical Aberration, M. Mascart, 68; Two New Laws of Celestial Mechanics, H. Struve, 70; the Rotation of Jupiter, A. Belopolsky, 70 ; Determination of the Solar Parallax, A. Auwers, 89; Photometric Observations, Dr. Muller, 90; Tables of Vesta, G. Leveau, 95; Method of observing the Motion of Stars in the Line of Sight, Prof. J. Norman Lockyer, F.R.S., 117; the Variation of Latitude, 117; Photography of the Eclipsed Moon, 117; the Recent (December 1, 1891) Eclipse of the Moon, Mrs. R. M. Crawshay, 134; Proposals for a Co-operative Observation of the so-called Luminous Clouds, 117; Prof. J. S. Slater's Improved Armillary Sphere, 134; the Secular Acceleration of the Moon, and the Length of the Sidereal Day, 137 ; State of Solar Activity, Prof. Tacchini, 137; Observations of y. Cephei, J. E. Gore, 137; Influence of Ring and Disk Blinds in Micrometric Measurements, Dr. Walter Wislicenus, 137; Annales of the University Observatory in Vienna, 138; Astronomische Nachrichten 3068, 3069, 159; Jupiter and his First Satellite, E. E. Barnard, 159; Spectra of the Sun and Metals, F. McClean, 159; Tempel,-Swift Comet, 159; Distribution of Energy in Stellar Spectra, Prof. Pickering, 159 ; on the Observation of North Polar Stars in the Vertical of Polaris, 159; Measurement of Jupiter's Satellites by Interference, A. A. Michelson, 160; Capture of Comets by Planets, Prof. H. A. Newton, 186; Law of Limiting Apertures, Dr. E. J. Spitta, 186 ; Connaissance des Temps, 186; Secular Variation of Latitudes, 210; Rotation of Venus, Herr Loschardt, 210; Stars having Peculiar Spectra, Prof. Pickering, 210; a Double Moon, Rose Mary Crawshay, 224; Wolfs Periodic Comet, Dr. Berberich, 237; the Diffraction Effects produced by placing Screens in Front of Object Glasses, Prof. Pritchard, 237; Refractive Power of Cometary Matter, E. E.Barnard,237; Ilimmel und Erde, 237; Washington Observations, 1886, 237 ; Stonyhurst Drawings of Sun-spots and Faculae, Rev. Walter Sidgreaves, 261 ; some apparently Variable Nebulas, Lewis Swift, 261; the Red Spots on Jupiter, W. F. Denning, 272; Motion of Stars in the Line of Sight, Prof. H. C. Vogel, 280; Orthochromatic Plates for Astronomical Photography, MM. Fabre and Andoyer, 281; the Astronomical Theory of the Glacial Period, Sir Robert Ball, Prof. G. H. Darwin, F.R.S., 289 ; on some Points in Ancient Egyptian Astronomy, J. Norman Lockyer, F.R.S., 296, 373; Obituary Notice of Prof. John Couch Adams, 301; Proposed National Monument to late Prof. J. C. Adams, 401; Election of Sir R. S. Ball to Lowndes Professorship in room of late Prof. Adams, 402; Wolf's Numbers for 1891, 307; Solar Activity in 1891, Rudolf Wolf, 307; a New Journal, 307; Large Meteor of January 24, 1892, W. F. Denning, 317 ; New Star in the Milky Way, Ralph Copeland, 325; Observations of Mars, Dr. Lohse, 326; Solar Prominence Photography, Prof. G. E. Hale, 326 ; Re-discovery of Brooks's Comet (1890 II.), 326; the Vacant Chair of Astronomy at Cambridge, 337 ; on the New Star in Auriga, 344, 366; Thos.

D. Anderson, 365 ; G. Rayet,4o8; J. Norman Lockyer,F. R. S., 429; the Astronomer-Royal for Scotland, 454, 527; H. C. Vogel, 498; Report of U. S. Naval Observatory, 352 ; Observations of Nebula; and Star Clusters, M. Bigourdan, 352; Solar Observations, Prof. Tacchini, M. Marchand, 352; Measures of the Nebula near Merope, 352; Photographic Magnitudes of Stars, 380; Zodiacal Light, O. T. Sherman, 381; a Preliminary Statement of an Investigation of the Dates of some of the Greek Temples as derived from their Orientation, F. C. Penrose, 395; Solar Disturbances of 189:, June 17, H. H. Turner, 404; Photography of Solar Prominences, M. Deslandres, 404; on the Variation of Latitude, Dr. S. C. Chandler, 404; the Warner Observatory, 422; Measurement of Solar Prominences, M. Fizeau. 422; the Draper Catalogue of Stellar Spectra, A. Fowler, 426; Cordova Observatory, 446; Algol, Dr. S. C. Chandler, 446; Sun-spots of February, 446; a New Comet, Prof. Lewis Swift, 446; Prof. Krueger on Motions of Periodic Comets, 446; Orientation of Ancient Monuments, Rev. Fred. F. Grensted, 464; Solar Investigations, Prof. Hale, 473 ; New Double Star, 26 Aurigse, S. W. Burnham, 473; Rotation of Jupiter, W. F. Denning, 473 j New Star in Auriga, Herrn Eugen and Gothard, J. Norman Lockyer, F.R. S., 473; the Lick Spectroscope, 473; a Bright Comet, 473 ; Sun Pillar, Annie Ley, 484; New Comet, W. F. Denning, 484; Fuzziness of some Variable Stars, Cuthbert G. Peek, 497; Astronomical Possibilities at Considerable Altitude, Prof. Pickering, 498; Increase of the Earth's Shadow during Lunar Eclipses, Dr. Hartmann, 498; Aberration, Lord Rayleigh, Sec.R.S., 499; a New Comet, W. F. Denning, 513; the Planet Jupiter, 521; the Objective Prism, Prof. Pickering, 521; Variation of Latitude, Dr. B. A. Gould, 521; the Discovery of Neptune, Prof. Holden, 522; Astronomy at the Paris Academy, March 21, 322; Variability of Nebulae, Dr. Lewis Swift, 522; Solar Prominence Photography, M. Deslandres, 522; Aurora Spectrum, Prof. Hale, 522; the Capture ofLexell's Comet by Jupiter, Prof. G. H. Darwin, 526; the Relative Motion of 61 Cygni, Prof. A. Hall, 547; the Temperature of the Sun, M. H. Le Chatelier, 547 ; Comet Swift, March 6, 548; Wolf's Comet, 1891 II., Herr Dr. Thraen, 548; Periodic Perturbations of the Four Inner Planets, Prof. Newcomb, 548; N. P.D.'s observed with Greenwich and Washington Transit Circles, Prof. Newcomb, 548; Washington Observations, 1887, 548; Observations of the Spectrum of Nova Aurigae, Dr. Henry Crew, 569;

E. W. Maunder, 616; Dennir.g's Comet (<5 1892) ; Dr. R. Schorr, 569; Comet Swift, 1892, 569; Displacement of Radiant Points, Dr. J. Kleiber, 570; Two New Variables in Cepheus, Paul S. Yendell, 570; on the Variation in Latitude, M. Faye, 570; Elementary Mathematical Astronomy, C. W. C. Barlow and G. H. Bryan, 579; Astronomy at the Paris Academy, April II, MM. Perigaud and Boquet, 589; Solar Heat, Dr. Joseph Morrison, 589; Periodic Variations in Latitude, — Chandler, 589; Perseids'observed in Russia in 1890, Th. Bredichin, 597; Photography at the Cape Observatory, D. Gill, 600; Photographs of the Region of Nova Cygni, 617; Winnecke's Comet, Dr. G. F. Haerdtl, 617 ; Personal Equations in Transit Observations, 617 ; the Sirius System, Dr. A. Auwers, 617; Photographs of a part of Cygnus, M. Faye, 624

Atlantic, North, Severe Weather in the. October 1891, 38
Atlantic, North, Pilot Chart of, December 1891, 258
Atlas, the Dwarfs of Mount, R. G. Haliburton, 66
Atlas, Handy, of Modern Geography, 605
Atlas, the Universal, 52
Atlatl, the Mexican, 66, 102

Atmosphere, the Mass of the, M. Mascart, 311

Atmosphere, Polarization of, by Light of Moon, N. Piltschikoff, 456

Atmosphere.the General Circulation of the, Dr. J. M. Pernter,S93

Atmospheric Pressure, Physiological Action of Diminished, F. R. Mallet, 606

Atmospheric Rings, Dr. Sprung, 599

Attitudes of the Zebra during Sleep, and their Influence on the Protective Value of its Stripes, on the, 248

Aubin (Percy A.), the Limpet's Power of Adhesion, 464

Auriga, on the New Star in, 344, 366; Thos. D. Anderson, 365; G. Rayet, 408; J. Norman Lockyer, F.R.S., 429; Astronomer-Royal for Scotland, 454, 527; S. W. Burnham, 473 5 H. C. Vogel, 498

Auroras: a Rare Phenomenon seen at Lyons, N.Y., Dr. M. A. Veeder, 7; at Halifax, Prof. J. G. MacGregor, 7; at Toronto, R. N. Hudspeth, 7; Plan for Observations to determine Local Distribution and Altitude of, M. A. Veeder, 234; Aurora, Geo. M. Seabroke, 605 ; Arthur Marshall, 605; Arthur E. Brown, 605 ; Aurora visible from Westgate-onSea, 613; Aurora Borealis, J. Lovel, 223; Aurora Borealis in America, Remarkable Display of, 378; the Aurora Spectrum, Prof. Hale, 522

Australia: Hydrology of the Mitta Mitta, James Stirling, 40; Botanical Museums and Gardens of Australasia, Prof. Goodale, 65 ; a New Freshwater Isopod, Charles Chilton, 66 ; OliveCulture in Australia, J. L. Thomson, 135; Horticulture in South Australia, 184. Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science : Section A, Mathematics, Physics, and Mechanics—Mathematical Analogies between various Branches of Physics, Prof. Bragg, 423; Seismological Phenomena in Australasia, 423; Quaternions as a Practical Instrument of Physical Research, A. McAuley, 423; the Grouping of Stars in the Southern Part of the Milky Way, H. C. Russell, F.R.S.,423. Section B, Chemistry and Mineralogy—W. M. Hamlet on the Progress of Chemistry in Australasia, 423; A. Liversidge, F.R.S., on the Rusting of Iron, 424. Section C, Geology and Palaeontology—T. W. E. David on Volcanic Action in Eastern Australia and Tasmania, 424; W. J. C. Ross on the Discovery of Two Specimens of Fossil I-epidodendrons in the Neighbourhood of Bathurst, New South Wales, and the Inferences to be drawn from their Occurrence, 424. Section D, Biology—Prof. W. Baldwin Spencer on the Freshwater and Terrestrial Fauna of Tasmania, 425; Prof. Hutton on the Origin of the Struthious Birds of Australasia, 425; Prof. Spencer on the Habits of Ceratodus, the Lung Fish of Queensland, 425. Section E, Geography—Captain Pasco on Early Discoveries in Australia, 425 ; D. Murray on Mr. Lindsay's Expedition in Western Australia, 425; J. P. Thomson on Recent Explorations and Discoveries in British New Guinea, 425. Section F, Economics and Social Science and Statistics, 426. Section G, Anthropology—Rev. Lorimer Fison on Anthropological Study, 426. Section H, Sanitary Science and. Hygiene, 426. Section I, Literature and Fine Arts—Prof. Morris on Universities in Australia, 426. Section J, Engineering and Architecture—C. Napier Bell on Sanitary Engineering, 426

Austria, Health Springs of Germany and, Dr. F. O. Buckland,

510 Austria-Hungary, the Increase of Population in, 158 Austrian Economists, W. Smart, 268 Auwers (A.): Determination of the Solar Parallax, 89; the

Sirius System, 617 Aylesbury, Proposed County Museum for Bucks, 114 Aymonnet (M.), Periodic Heat Maxima observed in Spectra

from Flint and Crown Glass, and Rock Salt, 504 Ayrton (Prof. W. E., F.R.S.): the Thermal Emissivity of Thin

Wires in Air, 162 ; Rotatory Currents, 191 ; Electrotechnics,

326; the Function of a University, 439 Azaleas, Intermediate Forms of, Wm. Sowerby, 519 Azoimide, N3H, Further Researches upon, A. E. Tutton, 127

Babel, the Tower of, and the Confusion of Tongues, Thos. G.

Pinches, 210 Bacillus in Influenza, the Alleged Discovery of a, 250 Backhouse (T. W.): Apparent Size of Objects near the Horizon,

7; Nacreous Clouds, 365 Bacterium allii, Dr. Griffiths, 624 Bagard (H.), a Thermo-electric Standard of Electromotive

Force, 192

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Bahama Islands: Sponge Trade of the, 20; Telegraphic Con-
nection with, 114
Bailey (E. H. S.), Tonganoxie Meteorite, 119
Bailey (G. H.), Superheated Steam, 414
Baird (Mr. Spencer F.), Death of, 278
Bakhuis Roozeboom(Dr.),Influence of Isomorphism on Behaviour
of Double Salt, during Solution, 240
Balansa (B.), Death and Obituary Notice of, 349
Ball (Sir Robert, F.R.S.): the Cause of an Ice Age, 365;
Pro£ G. H. Darwin, F.R.S., 289; Henry H. Hownrth, 440;
Election of, to succeed the late Prof. Adams in the Lowndes
Professorship of Astronomy at Cambridge, 402
Ball (Dr. Valentine, F.R.S.), the Koh-i-Nur, 126
Ballance (Chas. A.), a Treatise on the Ligation of the Great
‘ Arteries in Continuity, with Observations on the Nature.
Progress, and Treatment of Aneurism, Dr. M. Armand
RulTer, 530
Ballistics: Calculation of Trajectories of Elongated Projectiles,
Rev. F. Bashforth, 473
Balloon Voyage for Scientific Purposes, the First, Prof. Hell-
mann, 471
Balloon Voyages, Meteorological Observations during, Dr. Ass-
mann, 168
Birclay (Dr. A.), Rain and Mildews in India, 477
Barlow (C. W. C.), Elementary Mathematical Astronomy, 579
Barnard (E. E.) : Jupiter and his First Satellite, 159; Refrac-
tive Power of Cometary Matter, 237
Barometer, How to use the Aneroid, Edward Whymper, 339
Barometrical Depression (Nov. 11, 1892), Phenomenal, G. J.
Symons, 65
Barrett-Hamilton (G. E. H.), Harrow Birds, 342
Barns (Carl): the Solution of Vulcanized India-rubber, 118;
Relation of Melting-point to Pressure in Igneous Rock Fusion,
Bashforth (Rev. F.), Calculation of Trajectories of Elongated
Projectiles, 473
Basses Pyrénées, Extermination of the Wild Daffodil in the, 545
Basset (A. B., F.R.S.) : on Selective and Metallic Reflection,
119; on the Theory of Elastic Wires, 215 ; Phoronomy, 486
Batavian Society of Arts and Sciences, 88
Bites (H. W., F.R.S.): Death of, 377 ;Obituary Notice of, 398
Bateson (W.), Variations in the Colour of Cocoons, 143
Bats flying in the Daytime, R. Haig Thomas, 8
Batten (E. H. M.), the Opium Question, 545
Batters (E. A. L.), a New Marine Alga, Grmimnphyllum
Hu]7zami, 596
Baumann (Prof. Oscar), Projected East African Expedition, 65
Bausch (Edward), Manipulation of the Microscope, 342
Beaches, Formation of, Signor P. Cornaglia, 362
Beaches, the Formation and Erosion of, 415
Beast and Man in India. John Lockwood Kipling, 131
Beddard (Frank E.) ; Formation of a Temporary Cyst in the
Fresh-water Annelid /Euloso/na, 28; Warning Colours, 78 ;
Preliminary Notice of a New Branchiate Oligochxte, 109
Bedford College and the Gresham University, Dr. W. J.
Russell. F. R. S., Lucy J. Russell, 391
Beeby (\V. H.), Grafted Plants, 151
Behrens (Mr. ), Microscopic Structure of Hard Steel, 48
BelajeH`(Herr W.), the Pollen-Tube of Gymnosperms, 471
Bell (Alex. Graham), a Rare Phenomenon, 79
Bell (C. Napier), on Sanitary Engineering, 426
Bell (Dugald), the Alleged Submergence in Scotland during the
Glacial Epoch, 527
Bell (Prof. F. Jeffrey), on the Echinoderms collected during the
Fishing Survey on the West Coast of Ireland, 598
Belopolsky (A.), the Rotation ofJupiter, 70
Bemmelen (Heer van), the Difference of Colloid Oxides and
Crystalline Hydrates, 576
Ben Nevis, Dust-Counting on, Angus Rankin, 582
Benham (Dr. \V. B.), the Nephridium of Lumbricus and its
Blood-Supply, 140
Bennett (Alfred W.) : Inheritance of Acquired Characters, 53 ;
, Alleged Pseudopodes of Diatoms, 177
Bent (Theodore): the Zimbabwe Ruins, 402; Finds at the
Great Zimbabwe Ruins, 551
Berbcrich (Dr. ), \Volf’s Periodic Comet, 237
Berg (E.), Frequency and Geographical Distribution of Heavy
Daily Rainfall, 258
Berlin: Proli Pictet’s Laboratory at, Proli R. du Bois-Rey-
mond, 31 ; Berlin Physical Society, 48, 96, 168, 240, 312,

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432, 456, 576; Berlin Physiological Society, 48, 95, 168, 240, 312, 432, 456, 576, 599 ; Berlin Meteorological Society, 95, 168, 312, 432, 576; Rainfall and Thunderstorms of, II4 Bernard (H.), a New Form of Mechanical Stage for Microscopical Work, 239 Bernays (Dr. A. J.), Death of, 258 Berthelot (D.) : Existence of Acid or Basic Salts of Monobasic Acids in very Dilute Solutions, 72; Heat of Formation of Hydrazine and Hydrazoic Acid, 95; the Three Basicities of Phosphoric Acid, 192 ; the Spontaneous Oxidation of Humic Acid and Vegetable Soil, 288 ; a Method of Organic Analysis, 408 Besant (Dr. W. H., F.R.S.), Phoronomy, 462 Besson (M.): Phosphides of Boron, 136; the Bromine Derivation of Methyl Chloride, 143 ; Two New Compounds of Carbon, Chlorine, and Bromine, 351; a Silicon Chlorosulphide, 240 Bienfait (Dr. Alfred) and the Physiology of Respiratory Centres, 624 Biese (Dr. E.), Meteorology of Finland, 87 Bigourdan (NL), Observations of Nebulcn and Star Clusters, 352 Binnie (W. J. E.), Electric Self-recording Rain-Gauge, Q5 Biology: of Seaside Plants, W. Batting Hemsley, F.R.S., 3; Suggestions for Securing Greater Uniformity of Nomenclature in Biology, Prof. T. Jeffery Parker, F`.R.S., 68; Preliminary Notice of a New Branchiate Oligochzete, Frank E. Beddard, 109; the Marine Biological Association, 116; Discoloration of Water by Minute Marine Organisms in Port Jackson, Sydney, 184; Proposed Columbus Station at Jamaica, 401 ; Prof. Ray Lankester, 420; Wandering Cells in Echinoderms, Src., H. E. Durham, 450 ; the Excretory Processes in Marine Polyzoa, S. F. Harmer, 450; on Our/um-orna :teen:lru/~ii, A. E. Shipley, 450 ; Note on a Sieve-like Membrane across Oscula of a Species of Leucosolenia, E. A. Minchin, 450 ; the Nauplius Eye persisting in some Decapods, Margaret Robinson, 450; a New Genus of Synascidians from Japan, Oka and Willey, 450 ; Anatomy and Habits ofAlcyonium, S. J. Hickson, 455; Appointment of Mr. George Brebner as tirst Marshall Scholar, 183; Evolution of Life, or Cause of Change in Animal Forms, Hubbard \Vinslow Mitchell, 364 ; the Limpet’s Power of Adhesion, Percy A. Aubin, 464; the Limpet’s Strength, J. Lawrence Hamilton, 487; Biology of the Sunflower, A. Gordyaghin, 597 ; Prof. A. Chauveau elected President ofthe Société de Biologie, 612 Bird Gallery in the British Museum, 154 Birds, Extinct, ona Recent Discovery ofthe Remains of, in New Zealand, Prof. Henry O. Forbes, 416 Birds, Fossil, Catalogue of, in the British Museum, Richard Lydekker, 33 Birds, Harrow, G. E. H. Barrett-Hamilton, 342 Birds, Intelligence in, A. Wilkins, 151, 177 Birds, Migratory, passing over Dublin, 20 Birds, St1'uthious,of Australasia, on the Origin of the, Prof. Hutton, 425 Birds in Victoria, the Protection of Baron von Mueller, 280 Birkinbine (John), Production of Pig Iron in United States, 208 Bishop (Mrs.), Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan, 248 Blackie (Prof), onthe Most Recent Phases of Greek Literary Style, 624 Blake (J. I".), Annals of British Geology, 1890, 77 Blakesley (Thos. H.), a Possible Misunderstanding, 441 Blanford (Henry F., F.R.S.), Winter Storms of Northern India, 49° Bleicher (M.), Microscopic Structure of Oolitic Iron from Lorraine, 504 Blindness, Colour, and Colour Perception, F. W. Edrige Green, 19 Blon?llot(R.) Experimental Determination of Velocity of Propagation of Electro-magnetic \Vaves, 72 ; Influence on Electro-magnetic Resonance of Unsymmetrical Arrangement of Propagation Circuit, 408 Blood, Influence of Leucocytes on the Clotting of, Dr. Lilienfeld, 599 Blowpipe Analysis, ~ Landauer, 580 Blue Hill Meteorological Observatory, 418 Boerlage (Dr. J. G.), Handleiding tot de Kennis der Flora van Nederlandsch Indie, 28 Boernstein (Profi), Extraordinarily Rapid Evaporation on Glacier, 312 Boilers, Modem Lancashire, Samuel Boswell, 22

Bois-Reyroond (Prof. R. du), Prof. Pictet's Laboratory at

Berlin, 31 Boishaudran ;Lecoq de): Researches on Samarium, 504; the

Spark Spectra of Gallium. 575 Bolletiino della Societa Botanica Italiano, 478 Boltimann-Maxwell Law of Partition of Kinetic Energy, on

the, Rev. H. W. Watson, K.R.S., 512 Bombay Natural History Society, Account of the Taming of a

Heron, 588 Bonaparte's (Prince Louis Lucien), Collection of Metals, 348 Bonaparte (Prince Roland), Measures of Variations in Lengths

of Dauphiny Glaciers, 576 Bonavia (E.), Philosophical Notes on Botanical Subjects, 483 Bonney (Prof. T. G., F.RS.): With Axe and Rope in the New Zealand Alps, George Edward Mannering, 147; Note on Specimens of Rock Exposed to High Temperature, 357; the Hornblende Schists, Gneisses, and other Crystalline Rocks of Sark, 359; Cirques, 391; Travels among the Great Andes of the Equator, Edward Whymper, 561 ; the Year-book of Science, 1891,604 Bonnier (Dr. G.), the Rela'ion of the Mistletoe to its Parent

Tree, 421
Bonvalot (Gabriel), Across Thibet, 269
Books, Forthcoming Scientific, 476

Boquet (M.), Astronomy at the Paris Academy, April II, 589
Borkovsky (M.), the Grain Production of Russia, 67
Boston, Fossils Recently Discovered near, Warren Upham, 622
Boswell (Samuel), Modern Lancashire Boilers, 22
Botany: Biology of Seaside Plants, W. BottingHemsley, F.R.S.,
3; Botany of the Emin Relief Expedition, W. T. Thiselton
Dyer, F.R.S., 8; Major J. A. M. Jephson, 9; Handleiding
lot de KennU der Flora van Nederlandsch Indie, Dr. J. G.
Boerlage, 28; B. Daydon Jackson's Index of Genera and
Species of Flowering Plants, 39; Wild Maize found in
Mexico, 39; Government Mission to Investigate the Botany
of Sierra Leone, 64; Botanical Museums and Gardens of
Southern Hemisphere, Piof. Goodale, 65 ; the Acclimatization
of the Avocado Pear in New South Wales, F. Turner, 66;
Botanical Gazette, 70, 287, 478, 596 ; Third Series of Hooker's
Icooes Plantarum, 86; Pupils at the Missouri Botanical
Gardens, 88: Disease among the Cocoa-nuts of Jamaica,
S8 ; Zoology and Botany of ihe West Indian Islands, 139;
Grafted Plants, W. K. Beeby, 151; Current Botanical
Expeditions, 155; Insectivorous Plants, R. Lindsay, 157;
the Prolongation of the Gooseberry Season, D. Thomson,
157; Revisio Genera Plantarum Vascularium Omnium, atque
Cellularium Multarum, secundum Leges Nomenclature In-
ternationales, cum enumeratione Plantarum in Itinere Mundi
Collectarum, Dr. Otto Kuntze, W. Botting Hemsley, F.U.S.,
169; Some Peculiar Changes in Colour of Flower of Swain-
wnia procumbms, J. P. Eckert, 185; the Ginger-beer
Plant, Prof. H. M. Ward, F.R.S., 190; Parasitic Fungi in
Fodder, F. Turner, 236; Chinese Fibres, 278; the Flora of
the River Gambia, Dr. Brown Lester's Collection, 278;
List of Staff of Kew and Corresponding Colonial Establish-
ments, 278; Obituary Notice of Walter Hood Filch, 302;
Chloride of Sodium in Plants, P. Lesage, 312; the Kew
Bulletin, 323, 402, 586; Proposed Discontinuance of the
Kew Bulletin, 494; Jubilee of Kew Gardens, 378; Herr
J. Bornmuller's Botanical Expedition, 378; Caoutchouc-con-
taining Cells of Eutommia ulmoidts, F. E. Weiss, 335; the
Genus Dianthus, F. N. Williams, 383; Grasses of the
South-West, Dr. George Vasey, 390; Sisal Hemp, 402;
Ripe Seeds of the Monkey-Puzzle Tree (Araucaria imbruata)
of Chili, grown in England, Dr. R. C. A. Prior, 421; the
Relation of the Mistletoe to its Parent Tree, Dr. G. Bonnier,
421; a New West Indian Form of Agave ricida, J. H.
Hart, 445; Method of Fertilization in Ixora, J. C. Willis,
455; the Pollen-tube of Gymnosperms, Herr W. Belajeff,
471; Rain and Mildews in India, Dr. A. Barclay, 477;
a New Capillary Theory, F. Pasquale, 478; Earthquakes
and Vegetation, A. Goiran, 478; the Relationship of
Autumn- to Spring-Blossoming Plants, A. F. Foerste, 478;
the Effect of Mechanical Movement on the Growth of
Certain Plants, H. L. Russell, 478 ; Movements of the Flower
and Fruit of Erodium gruinum. Dr. R. Cobelli, 478; Philo-
sophical Notes on Botanical Subjects, E. Bonavia, 483;
Award by Royal Society of New South Wales of Clarke
Memorial Medal to Mr. W. T. Thiselton Dyer, 495 ; the
Spanish Broom as a Fibre Plant, 495; Uganda Bark Cloth,
495; New Papuan Plants, Diagnoses of, Baron v. Mueller,

496; the Oak, a Popular Introduction to Forest Botany, H. Marshall Ward, F.R.S., 509; Intermediate Forms of Azaleas, Mr. William Sowerby, 519; Effects of Earthquakes on Vegetation, Signor Goiran, 520; Influence of Electricity on Growth of Plants, Prof. Aloi, 520; a New Seaweed from Cape Colony (Phacelocarptts disciger), 526; Extermination of the Wild Daffodil in the Basses Pyrenees, 595; Botanical International Congress to be held at Genoa in connection with Celebration of Ouatercentenary of Discovery of America by Columbus, 545; Remarkable Development of Botanical Establishment of Harvard University by Munificence of Prof. G. L. Goodale, 545 ; the Ants attracted by Cynifis calycis Galls, a Protection to Quercusptdunculata. Dr. Rathay, 546 ; a New Theory of the Morphology of the Carpel in Flowering Plants, F. Pasquale, 546; Dr. J. T. Rothrock on the Flora, &c, of the Bahamas and Jamaica, the Mangrove as a Source of Tannin, 546; Fertilization of the Casuarinacea;, 548; Seis of Exsiccate Coccidae to be issued by the Institute of Jamaica, 567 ; Panax Gum, J. II. Maiden, 567; Sunflower Cultivation in Southern Russia, 568 ; Biology of the Sunflower, A. Gordyaghin, 597 ; J. Carruthers appointed Lecturer in Botany at the College of Agriculture, Downton, 586 ; Lectures on Systematic Botany at St. Thomas's Hospital, 586; Evolution in Methods of Pollination, Miss Alice Carter, 596; on the Phenomena concerned in the Production of Forked and Branched Palms, D. Morris, 598 ; Our Trees, John Robinson, 603

Bothamley (C. H.): the Ilford Manual of Photography, 460; the Optical Lantern as an Aid in Teaching, 437

Botocudos of Brazil, the, 615

liouienger (G. A.), Zoological Regions, 104

Bourne (Dr. A. G.), Pelomyxa viridis, 140

Bow as Origin of Stringed Instruments, the, Dr. E. B. Tylor, F.R.S., 184

Bowman (Sir William, F.R.S.): Death of, 517; Obituary Notice of, Prof. J. Burdon Sanderson, F\ R. S., 564

Bower (Capt.), Journey from China to Simla, 615

Hragg (Prof.), Mathematical Analogies between various Branches of Physics, 423

Brain, the Intracranial Circulation and its Relation to the Physiology of the, James Cappie, M.D., 26

Branchiate Oligochaete, Preliminary Notice of a New, Frank E. Beddard, 109

Brazil-: Dismissal of Dr. Fritz Miiller, 156 ; the Mineral Wealth of, 235 ; the Botocudos of, 615

Brebner (Mr. George), Appointment as first Marshall Scholar in Biology of, 183

Brewing, the Science of, E. R. Moritz and G. H. Morris, 100

Uriggs (J. F.), Relative Orienting Effect of Chlorine and Bromine, 525

Briggs (W.), Synopsis of Non-Metallic Chemistry, 604

British Art, Science Museum and Gallery of, at South Kensington, 348

British Association, Arrangements for Edinburgh Meeting, 401

British Columbia, the Salmon Industry in, 279

British Earthworm, a Rare, Rev. Hilderic Friend, 365

British Edible Fungi, how to Distinguish and how to Cook them, M. C. Cooke, 75

British Flies (I Hptem), an Account of, Hon. M. Cordelia E. Leigh and F. V. Theobald, 173

British Fungi, Phycomycetes and Ustilaginex, G. Massee, 411

British Geology, 1890, Annals of, J. F. Blake, 77

British Guiana, Proposed Establishment of an Agricultural College in, 520

British Isles, Volcanic Action in the, Sir Archibald Geikie, F.R.S., 398

British Museum: Catalogue of Fossil Birds in, Richard Lydekker, 33; Bird Gallery in the, 154; Mr. A. S. Woodward appointed Assistant-Keeper of the Department of Geology, 566

Broads, how to Organize a Cruise on the, E. R. Suffling, 52

Brochet(A.), Pyrogeneous Hydrocarbons formed in Gas Industry, 504

Brodie (F. J.), the Prevalence of Fog in London, 1871-90, 215

Bronze Age in the East and Southern Europe, the, Frot. Montelius, 39

Bronze in the London Atmosphere, I'rof. Roberts-Austen, 443

Brooks's Comet (1890 II.), Rediscovery of, 326

Brown (Prof. A. Cram, F.R.S), Rule for Determining whether a given Benzene Mono-derivative shall give a Meta-di-derivative or a Mixture of Ortho- and Para-di-derivatives, 525

Brown (Arthur E.), Aurora, 605

Brown (A. J.), the Influence of Oxygen and Concentration on

Fermentation, 453 Brown (H. T.), Search for a Cellulose-dissolving Enzyme in

Digestive Tract of certain Grain-feeding Animals, 452 Brown (J. A.), the Continuity of the Paleolithic and Neolithic

Periods, 503 Browne (R. G. Mackley), the Precipitation and Deposition of

Sea-borne Sediment, 598 Bruce (E. S.), an Aerial Graphoscope for Showing Effects of

Persistence of Vision, 574 Briicke (Dr. Ernst von), Death of, 303 Brugsch-Bey (H.), Egypt under the Pharaohs, 363 Brun (E.), Combinations of Cuprous Iodide with Ammonium

Thiosulphate, 528 Brussels Academy of Sciences, 216, 624 Bruyn (Dr. de), a New Hydroxylamine, 48 Bryan (G. H.), Elementary Mathematical Astronomy, 579 Buchanan (Dr. George), Knighted, 544 Buckinghamshire, Proposed County Museum for, 114 Buckland (Dr. F. ().), Health Springs of Germany and Austria,

510 Buda Pesth, Natural History Society of, 471 Budde (Dr.), Experiments on the Inert Layer in Emulsions of

Chloroform and Soda, 599 Building and Decoration, Stones for, Geo. P. Merrill, 222 Bulletin de l'Academie des Sciences de St. Petersbourg, 70, 597 Bulletin de la Societe des Naturalistes de Moscou, 141 Bulletin of the New York Mathematical Society, 597 Bunsen (Prof.) and the Chemical Society, 469 Burbury (S. H., F. R. S.), Prof. Burnside's Paper on the Partition

of Energy, 533 Burial Mound in Florida, Opening of a, C. B. Moore, 567 Burnham (S. W.), New Double Star, 26 Aurigae, 473 Burnside's (Prof.) Paper on the Partition of Energy, R.S.E.,

July 1887, Prof. W. Burnside, S. H. Burbury, F.R.S., 533 Burton (Dr. C. V.), a New Theory concerning the Constitution

of Matter, 142 Butler (G. W.): the October Eruption North-West of Pantelleria,

154; on the Matter thrown up during the Submarine

Eruption North-West of Pantelleria, October 1891, 251;

Abstract of Mr. A. Ricco's Account of the Submarine Eruption

North-West of Pantelleria, October 1891, 584 Butterflies, Pigment in Yellow, F. Gowland Hopkins, 197 Buve (Abbe), the Quantity of Sugar produced in Various Plants

as a Means of determining the Meteorological Elements

concerned, 279

C.G.S. System of Units, O. H. Tittmann, 581 ; Prof. J. D.

Everett, F.R.S., S8i Cabinet-Making, the Art and Craft of, D. Denning, 459 Caddis-fly, Abbreviated Wings of the Male, R. McLachlan,

F.R.S., 623 Calculations, Chemical, R. Lloyd Whiteley, 604 Calculus, an Introduction to the Differential and Integral, T.

Hugh Miller, 52 Calcutta, Catalogue of Mammalia in the Indian Museum, W. L.

Sclater, 50 California, Earthquake in, 471 California Foxes, Prof. Edward S. Holden, 8 California, Severe Earthquake in, 614 Call (R. Ellsworth), the Tertiary Silicified Woods of Eastern

Arkansas, 119 Callendar (H. L.), a Compensating Air-Thermometer, 212 Calvert (Albert F.), Ornithology of the Sandwich Islands, 485,


Camargue, Reclaiming and Cultivation of Land in the, M. Chambrelent, 143

Cambridge: Cambridge Philosophical Society, 47, 143, 166, 455. 526 > Cambridge Philosophical Society and the late Prof. Adams, the, 322; Election of the Duke of Devonshire to Chancellorship, 233; Preliminary Installation of the Duke of Devonshire as Chancellor of Cambridge University, 257; the Vacant Chair of Astronomy at, 337 ; Election of Sir R. S. Ball to succeed late Prof. Adams in Lowndes Professorship, 402

Camel, Herr Lehmann on the, 87

Camera Lucida Measurements, Apparatus for making Accurate, Sir \V. J. Sendall, 46

Campbell (A. J.), Nest and Egg of Bird of Paradise, 379

Campbell (Charles W.), Korea, 307

Canada, Aborigines of the Dominion, Hon. E. Dewdney, 587 Canal between New York and Philadelphia, Proposed Ship,

Prof. L. M. Haupt, 497 Canals of Arizona, the Prehistoric Irrigation, 186 Cannizzaro (Prof. Stanislao) : Royal Society Medallist, III;

Banquet to, 183 Cap Horn, Mission Scientifique de, J. Deniker and P. Hyades,

577 . , .

Cape Colony, Dr. Thomas Muir appointed Superintendent-
General of Education for, 443
Cape Observatory, Photography at the, D. Gill, 600
Cape of Good Hope, Vcaalia cardinalis successfully Colo-
nized at the, 615
Cappie (James, M.D.), the Intracranial Circulation and its

Relation to the Physiology of the Brain, 26
Capture of Comets by Planets, Prof. H. A. Newton, 186
Carbonyl, Iron, from Water Gas, A. E. Tutton, 36; Mond and

Langer on, 89 ; Berthelot on Nickel Carbonyl, 89 Carlill (S. B.), Notes on Zebras, 526 Carpenter (Dr. Alfred), Death of, 323 Carpenter (W. B., F.R.S.): the Microscope and its Revelations,

313; on Eozoon, Sir J. William Dawson, F.R.S., 461 Carr (George S.), on the Terms Centrifugal Force and

Force of Inertia, 463 Carruthers (J.), Appointed Lecturer in Botany at the College

of Agriculture, Downton, 586 Carter (Miss Alice), Evolution in Methods of Pollination, 596 Carus-Wilson (C), Warning against the Use of Rotten Flints

for Macadamizing Roads, 379 Carvallo (E.), Crystalline Absorption and the Choice between

the Different Theories of Light, 528
Castello (F. de), Viticulture for Victoria, 324
Casuarinacese, Fertilization of the, 548
Cat, Origin of the, in China, Dr. Macgowan, 285
Cave, the Adelsberg, 207

Celestial Mechanics, Two New Laws of, H. Struve, 70
Centenarian, Prof. Ignace Vonberg, 518
Centrifugal Force and Force of Inertia, on the Terms,

George S. Carr, 463
Century Dictionary, the, W. Dwight Whitney, 316
/xCephei, Observations of, J. E. Gore, 137
Cepheus, Two New Variables in, Paul S. Yendall, 570
Ceratodus, the Lung Fish of Queensland, on the Habits of,

Prof. Spencer, 425 Ceylon and Borneo, About, Walter J. Clutterbuck, 149 . Chadwick (W. I.), the Leach Lantern Microscope, 47 Chaix (M.), Temperature Observations at Geneva, 304 Challenger, Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage

of H.M.S., during the years 1873-76, Prof. John Judd,

F.R.S.,409 Chambers's Encyclopaedia, 196 Chambrelent (M.), Reclaiming and Cultivation of Land in the

Camargue, 143 Champignons, Les, A. Acloque, 222 Chandler (Dr. S. C.): on the Variation of Latitude, 117, 404,

589; Algol, 446 Changefulness of Temperature as an Element of Climate, 610 Chappuis (James), Refraction of Liquefied Gases, 384 Charpy (Georges) : the Direct Combination of Metals with

Chlorine and Bromine, 47; Vapour Tensions of Cobalt

Chloride Solutions, 167; the Density of Aqueous Solutions,

480 Chassevant (A.), a Double Chloride of Copper and Lithium, 72 Chauveau (Prof.): his Laboratory at the Paris Museum of

Natural History, 86; elected President of the Societe de

Biologie, 612 Cheal (J.), Practical Fruit Culture, 579 Cheddar Cheese-making, Experiments in, 614 Chemistry: Isolation of Free Hydroxylamine, 20; Alum Solution, T. C. Porter, 29; Prof. Pictet's Laboratory at Berlin, Prof. R. du Bois-Reymond, 31 ; Results of Experiments at Rothamsted on the Question of the Fixation of Free Nitrogen, Dr. J. H. Gilbert, F.R.S., 32; Fixation of Nitrogen of Arable Soils, Gautier and Drouin, 192; the Fixation of Free Nitrogen of Plants, Schlce-ing, Jun., and Laurent, 143; Prizes offered by the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences, 134; the Spontaneous Oxidation of Humic Acid and Vegetable Soil, Berthelot and Andre, 288 ; Iron Carbonyl from Water Gas, A. E. Tutton, 36; Experiments on the Production of Ozone by Electric Silent Discharge, Siemens and Halske, 39; Sulphides and Selenides of Boron and Silicon Selenide, Paul

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