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Nature

A WEEKLY

ILLUSTRATED JOURNAL OF SCIENCE

of

Nature

A WEEKLY

ILLUSTRATED JOURNAL OF SCIENCE

VOLUME XLI

NOVEMBER 1889 to APRIL 1890

To the solid ground
Of Nature trusts the mind which builds for aye."-WORDSWORTH

London and New York

MACMILLAN AND CO.

1890

RICHARD CLAY AND Soxs, LIMITED,

LONDON AND BUNGAY.

INDEX

431

ABBE (Prof. Cleveland), the “Rollers” of Ascension and St. | Alpine Expeditions of Dr. Emil Zsigmondy, 291
Helena, 585

Aluminium and Nitric Acid, A. Ditte, 599
Abel (Sir Frederick, F.R.S.), Smokeless Explosives, 328, 352 Amber, Mexican, G. F. Kunz, 372
Abercromby (Hon. John), a Trip through the Eastern Caucasus, America : Sir Daniel Wilson on the Recent Toronto Meeting of
391

the American Association for the Advancement of Science, 17;
Abercromby (Hon. R.), the Motion of Dust, 406

European Weeds in, 18; American Journal of Mathematics, 71,
Abney (Captain W. de W., F.R.S.), Photo-nephograph, 491 332, 525; American Resorts, with Notes upon their Climate,
Abnormal Shoots of Ivy, W. F. R. Weldon, 464

Dr. Bushrod W. James, 79; American Journal of Science,
Aborigine, a Surviving Tasmanian, Hy. Ling Roth, 105

46, 92, 309, 405, 500, 598 ; American Meteorological Journal,
Acetic Acid Solutions, Vapour-pressure of, Raoult and Recoura, 92, 357, 501; American Meteorological Society, 324 ; Ameri-

can Ethnological Reports, J. W. Powell, 99 ; American
Accumulations of Capital in the United Kingdom in 1875-85, Philosophical Society, Philadelphia, 136; American Naturalist,
Robert Giffen, 211

231
Achlya, Prof. Marcus M. Hartog, 298

Among Cannibals, Carl Lumholtz, 200
Acoustics : Melde's Vibrating Strings, Rev. W. Sidgreaves, Amsterdam, Royal Academy of Sciences, 24, 96, 216, 383, 552,

355 ; Propagation of Sound, Violle and Vautier, 359 ; the 600
Testing of Tuning-forks, Dr. Lehmann, 383

Analytical Tables, Coloured, H. W. Hake, 29
Acquired Characters, Paläontological Evidence for the Trans. Anatomy : a Glossary of Anatomical, Physiological, and Bio-
mission of, Henry Fairfield Osborn, 227

logical Terms, T. Dunman, 173; a Text-book of Human
Acquired Characters and Congenital Variation : the Duke of Anatomy, Prof. Alex. MacAlister, F.R.S., 269
Argyll

, F.R.S., 173, 294, 366; W. T. Thiselton Dyer, Anchovies on the South Coast of England, J. T. Cunningham,
F.R.S., 315; F. V. Dickins, 316; Right Rev. Bishop R. 230
Courtenay, 367; Dr. J. Cowper, 368; Herbert Spencer, 414; Anderson (Joseph), Sugar losing its Attractions for Lepidoptera,

Prof. E. Ray Lankester, F.R.S., 415. See also Panmixia 349
Actinometric Observations at Kiev, 1888-89, R. Savelief, 359 André (Ch.), Jupiter's Satellites, 94
Acworth (W. M.): Railways of England, 434; Railways of Anemometers, W. H. Dines, 212
Scotland, 434

Angot (Alfred): Wind-Velocity at Top of Eiffel Tower, 48, 67 ;
Adams (Prof. J. C., F.R.S.), on certain Approximate Formula the Observations of Temperature on Top of Eiffel Tower,
for Calculating the Trajectories of Shot, 258

167; on the Eiffel Tower Observations, 181 ; Diurnal Range
Adamson (Daniel) : Death of, 256 ; Obituary Notice of, 279 of Barometer, 449
Advancement of Science, Australasian Association for the, Prof. Animal Life, Glimpses of, W. Jones, 409
Orme Masson, 441

Animals and Plants, Distribution of, by Ocean Currents,
Africa: H. M. Stanley's Exploration of, 20, 73; Reported Rev. Paul Camboué, 103

Massacre of Dr. Peters's Party, 21 ; South African Gold-fields, Animals, Effects of Music on, A. E. C. Stearns, 470
the, G, D, Cocorda, 164; the Land of an African Sultan, Animaux, Les Industries des, F. Houssay, 409
Walter B. Harris, 270; East Africa and its Big Game, Cap. Annuario Meteorologico of the Italian Meteorological Society,
tain Sir J. Willoughby, 298 ; African Monkeys in the West 231
Indies, Dr. P. L. Sclater, F.R.S., 368; Meteorology of Anomalies, Temperature, Dr. R. Spitaler, 303
the Gold and Slave Coast, Dr. Danckelmann, 479

Anoura, the Metamorphosis of, E. Bataillon, 23
Agriculture : Sheep Farming in Australia, Prof. Wallace, 113 ; Anthropology : the Malay People, Dr. B. Hagen, 21 ; the Last
Practical Observations on Agricultural Grasses and other Living Aboriginal of Tasmania, 43 ; Prehistoric Burial-ground
Pasture Plants, William Wilson, 196; Field Experiments on

discovered in Caucasus by Beyern, 43; Anthropological
Wheat in Italy, Prof. Giglioli, 404

Institute, 119, 256, 406; Journal of the Anthropological In-
Ahrens's Polarizing Binocular Microscope, 93

stitute, 594 ; Inheritance of Acquired Mental Peculiarity,
Aitken (John, F.R.S.), On the Number of Dust Particles in Handtmann, 209; L'Anthropologie, 300; the Veddahs of

the Atmosphere of Certain Places in Great Britain and on Ceylon, Dr. Arthur Thomson, 303 ; Classification of Races,
the Continent, with remarks on the relation between the Based on Physical Characters only, M. Denniker, 332;
Amount of Dust and Meteorological Phenomena, 382, 394 Modern Crania in Montpellier, De Lapouge, 357 ; the
Aitkens (Sir William), Animal Alkaloids, Second Edition, 161 Cephalic Index of Corsican Population, Dr. A. Fallot, 357 ;
Aka Expedition of 1883, Colonel Woodthorpe, 86

the Chin Tribes of North Burma, G. B. Sacchiero, 375;
Algæ, a New Atlas of, Dr. J. Reinke, 127

Characteristic Survivals of Celts in Hampshire, T, W. Shore,
Algebra : an Elementary Text-book for the Higher Classes of 406 ; Charlotte Corday's Skull, Dr. Topinard, 500 ; Jacques

Secondary Schools and for Colleges, Prof. G. Chrystal, 338 Bertillon on the Identification of Criminals by Measurement,
Algebraic Equations, Roots of, Prof. A. Cayley, F.R.S., 335 592
Algeria, Earthquake in, 113

Anthropometry, Cambridge : Dr. John Venn, F.R.S., 450, 560 ;
Algol, Satellite of, W. H. S. Monck, 198

Francis Galton, F.R.S., 454
Algol, Spectroscopic Observations of, Prof. Vogel, 164, 285 . Antilles, the Lesser, Owen T. Bulkeley, 268
Alpine Chain, a Geological Map of the, Prof. T. G."Bonney, Antiparallel, the Use of the Word, W. J. James, 10 ; E. M.
F.R.S., 483

Langley, 104

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