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A WEEKLY

ILLUSTRATED JOURNAL OF SCIENCE

VOLUME V.

NOVEMBER 1871 to APRIL 1872

To the solid ground
Of Nature trusts the mind that builds for aye."—WORDSWORTH

London and New ļork :
MACMILLAN AND CO.

1872

UNIVERSITY

LIBRARY

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LONDON R. CLAY, SONS, AND TAYLOR, PRINTERS

BREAD STREET HILL

INDEX

Abbe (Prof. Cleveland), Structure of the Corona, 367

Antimony, Phenomenon in a Compound of, 31
Actinic Power of the Electric Light, 444, 462

Appalachian Mountains, Geognosy of the, by Prof. T. Sterry
Adamires, The, 195, 442, 460, 480, 500

Hunt, 14, 32, 50
Adams (A. L., M.B), Natural History of Egypt and Malta, Aquarium at the Crystal Palace, 50, 518; at Naples, 437 ; at
280

Brighton, 448 ; at Manchester (proposed), 487
Adams (Prof. W. G.), Study and Teaching of Mechanics, 389 Ararat, Ascent of, 190
Adaptive Colouration of Mollusca, Prof. E. T. Morse on, 408, Archæology, Peabody Museum, 32 (And See Biblical Archæo-
443

logy)
Admiralty Manual of Scientific Inquiry, 260

Arctic Exploration, C. R. Markham, F.R.G.S., on, 77; by
Adulteration of Food, 225

Capt. Hall, 88, 112 ; Dr. John Rae, F.R.G.S., on, 110, 165;
Aerial Navigation, 334

Changes in Circumpolar Lands, 162, 225, 242
Agassiz (Prof.), his Exploring Expedition, 152, 170, 194, 272, “Arithmetic, Methods of Teaching," by J. G. Fitch, 99, 191

333, 342, 370, 488, 489; elected Associate of the Académie Arithmetic and Mensuration, by C. W. Merrifield, F.R.S., 299
des Sciences, 369

Armstrong (Frank), the Typhoon of Sept. 2, 1861, 166
Agassiz (Elizabeth and Alexander), “Seaside Studies in Natural Artesian Wells in London and Paris, 432, 453
History," 198

Artificial Milk, 45; W. M. Williams, F.C.S., on, 129
Agriculture, United States Department of, 197

Asia Minor, Geography of, 430
Airy (Prof. G. B.), Encke's Comet, 76 ; Computed Length of | Association for the Improvement of Geometrical Teaching, 401,

Waves of Light, 93 ; his Address as President of the Royal - 430
Society, 110, ni; Treatise on Magnetism, 120; elected Association for the Advancement of Science, a French, 357
Associate of the Académie des Sciences, 369; on a Proposed Astronomical Society, 76, 310, 497 ; President's Address, 433
Physical Observatory, 497

Astronomy, Lectures and Examinations at Rugby, 448
Alcohol and Tobacco Consumed in France, 89

Astronomical Phenomena in 1872,” hy W. F. Denning, 261
" Alcohol, On the Elimina'ion of,” by A. Dupré, 274

“Astronomische Tafeln und Formeln,” by Dr. C. F. W. Peters,
Alder Memorial Fund, 272

240
Aldis (T. S., M.A.), “ Text Book of Geometry," 23 ; Species Atmosphere, its Spectrum, 341
Viewed Mathematically, 134

Atmosphere, Luminous Maiter in the, 304
Algæ of Rhode Island, 250

Atmosphere, Universal, 5
Allbutt (T. C., M. A, M.D.), “On the Use of the Ophthalmo- Aurora of Feb. 4, 1872, as seen at Edinburgh, Rugby, Shanklin,
scope,” 3

Ireland, Glouces'er, Tottenham, Dublin, Barnstaple, Guild-
Allen (J. A.), “ Mammals and Winter Birds of Florida,” 58 ford, 282-285 ; France, Wales, Scotland, Alexandria, Turkey,
Alimentation, Economical, during the Siege of Paris, 45

Egypt, 292 ; Hereford, Twickenham, Cumberland, 302 ; Hay,
Amber, Urripe, 132

Guildford, St. Leonards, Stonyhurst, Chambery, 303 ; Ire-
America : Mammals and Winter Birds of Florida, 58; Dr. land, 304 ; Berlin, 324 ; India, 371, 450 ; Nashville, U.S.,
Habel's Explorations, 68; Academy of Sciences, Havana, 400 ; Cape of Good Hope, 443 ; Ohio, 444 ; Iceland and
69 ; Harvard Universi'y, 348 ; Academy of Sciences, Chicago, Faro, 461; St. Thomas, Alabama, 461 ; J. P. Earwaker on,
68, 232; Academy of Natural Science, Columbia, 70; 322 ; Prof. Respighi on, 511; J. T. Bottomley on, 326 ; Re-
Franklin Institute, Philadelphia, 85, 133, 391, 453, 492 ; port by C. Meldrum, F.R.A.S., Mauritius, 392 ; Col. G.
Chicago Museum, 68, 88; Report on Mines and Mining, 112 ; || Greenwood on, 400 ; Magnetic Dis: urbances, 356
Microscopical Society of Illinois, 131 ; Report on Patents, Aurora of Feb. 4, 1871, and Earth Currents, W. H. Preece on,
132; Prof. 0. C. Marsh's Explorations, 152; Museum of 368
Natural History, New York, 152, 210 ; Morelet's Travels, Aurora Borealis of Nov. 9 and 10, 1871, 43, 61; at Montreal,
159; Prof. E. P. Cope's Explorations, 170; Government 431 ; Douglas, Isle of Man, 155; New Haven, 172; Pinner,
Department of Agriculture, 197 ; Rock Inscriptions in Ohio, 251 ; Bedford, 481
212; Dr. Walsh's Entomological Collection, Chicago, 250; Aurora Borealis, its Spectrum, 172, 326
Academy of Arts and Sciences, 271; Lehigh University, Auroras, Height of, T. W. Backhouse on, 422
Penn., 349 ; Science in, 191, 251, 293. 391, 411, 412, 492, Auroral Statistics, Prof. C. P. Smyth, F.R.S., on, 301
510; Scientific Intelligence from, 414, 489 : Medical Society Aurora Islands, New Hebrides, S. J. Whirmee on, 365
of New York, 232

Austria ; Academy of Sciences, Vienna, 32; Imperial Geological
American Asso iation for the Advancement of Science ; Meet / Institution, Vienna, 176, 216, 276, 376, 498
ing at Indianapolis, 13. 15, 153, 171, 212, 233, 252, 293 ; Australia ; Royal Society, Victoria, 32; Observatory, Victoria,
Prof. Hunt's Address, 329

191; Melbourne University, 348 ; Dr. Krefft on its Natural
American Deep-Sea Sound ngs, Cruise of the Mercury, 311, History, 349; Clouds of Locusts, 411 ; Kangaroo Rats, 70;
324

Eclipse Expedirion, 205, 290, 351 ; Fossil Mammals of, 503 ;
American Journal of Science and Art, 273

Scientific Researches by the Eclipse Expedition, 351
American Eclipse Expedition, 322

Australian Spiders, 262
American Naturalist, 313, 372, 473, 510, 513

Avebury, Diuidical Circle at, 347
American War.Office Reports, 478
Anacharis Canadensis, 204

Babbage (Charles, F.R.S.), Obituary Notice of, 28
Anatolia, Vestiges of the Glacial Period, 444

Backhouse (T. W.), Is Blue a Primary Colour ? 25; Height of
Anatomy, Comparative, W. M. Ord, M.B., on, 79

Auroras, 422
Anatomy, Comparative, by E. O. Schmid', 298

Baily (W. II., F.G.S.), “Figures of British Fossils," 151 ; the
Anatomy and Physiology, Journal of, 293

Kiltorcan Fossils, 224
"Anatomy of Vertebrated Animals, Manual of the," by Prof. Baird (Dr. W., F.R.S.), Obituary Notice of, 271, 291
T. H. Huxley, LL.D., F.R.S., 245

Ball (J., F.R.S.), Chance of Survival of New Varieties, 263
Annulosa, Segmentation of, 442

Balloon Navigation, Dupuy de Lôme on, 334
Anthropological Institute, 55, 94, 134, 174, 195, 231, 315, 374, Barker (G. F.), Spectrum of the Aurora, 172
396, 415, 442

Barometer, Low Pressure in Polar Regions, 102
Anthropological Institute of New York, 250

Barometric Depressions, Development of, 343, 364, 382,400,
Anthropometry, by Ad. Quetelet, 258

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