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Asteroidea, an Account of the Deep-sea, Collected by the
R.I.M.S.S. Investigator, Prof. René Koehler, 67
Astronomy: Our Astronomical Column, 19, 46, 82, 110,
138, 170, 199, 229, 267, 298, 314, 355, 376, 404, 436,
465, 498, 528; the Transvaal Observatory, Johannesburg,
20; the Transvaal Observatory, 356; the Comets of 1907
and 1908, Prof. Kobold, 20; Astronomical Occur-
rences in July, 19; in August, 138; in September, 298;
in October, 404; Comet 1909a (Borrelly-Daniel), 20; the
New Daniel Comet, M. Javelle, 29; Observations at the
Observatory of Marseilles of the Comet 1909a (Borrelly),
Henry Bourget, 29; Observations of the Comet 1909a
(Borrelly-Daniel) made at the Observatory of Besançon,
P. Chofardet, 29; Comet 1909a (Borrelly-Daniel), M.
Chofardet, 46; Comet 1909a, 83; Ephemeris for, Dr. M.
Ebell, 267; the Shape of the Planet Mercury, R. Jonck-
heere, 20; Observations of Sun-spots, 1908, E. Guerrieri,
20; Radial Motion in Sun-spot Vapours, Mr. Evershed,
82; Changes of Form in Sun-spots, A. Amaftounsky, 110;
a Large Group of Sun-spots, 138; Magnetic Fields of
Sun-spots, Dr. Hale, 137; Water Vapour in Sun-spots,
W. M. Mitchell, 229; a Large Group of Sun-spots, 356;
Another Large Sun-spot, 405: Observations of Saturn and
its Rings, M. Schaer, 20; Observations of Saturn's
Rings, Prof. Barnard, 199; Observations of Saturn, Prof.
Lowell, 405; Mr. Slipher, 405; Tables for the Reduc-
tion of "Standard Coordinates to Right Ascension and
Declination, A. Hnatek, 20; Nature of the Hydrogen
Flocculi on the Sun, Prof. G. E. Hale, 26; Origin of
Certain Lines in the Spectrum of Orionis, Sir Norman
Lockyer, K.C.B., F.R.S., F. E. Baxandall and C. P.
Butler, 26; la Planète Mars et ses Conditions
d'Habitabilité, Camille Flammarion, Dr. William J. S.
Lockyer, 33; Observations of Mars, R. Jonckheere, 229,
376; M. Jarry-Desloges, 229, 355, 376, 436; M.
Antoniadi, 355, 436; M. Quénisset, 355; Prof. Lowell,
405; J. H. Elgie, 405; the South Polar Spot on Mars,
Dr. Lohse, 298; Changes on Mars, M. Jarry-Desloges,
314; R. Jonckheere, 465; M. Antoniadi, 465; the
Approaching Opposition of Mars, William E. Rolston,
336; Presence of Free Oxygen in the Atmosphere of
Mars, P. Lowell, 390; Water Vapour in the Martian
Atmosphere, Prof. Campbell, 376; Mars, M. Jarry-
Desloges, 498; M. Jonckheere, 498; MM. Quénisset and
Antoniadi, 498; Observations on the Surface of the
Planet Mars from June 4 to October, 1909, R. Jarry-
Desloges, 510; Quantitative Measures of the Oxygen
Bands in the Spectrum of Mars, Prof. Very, 529; der
Bau des Weltalls, Prof. Dr. J. Scheiner, 36; die
Planeten, Dr. Bruno Peter, 36; Possibility of an Extra-
Neptunian Planet, 41; the Assumed Planet, O, beyond
Neptune, Prof. W. H. Pickering, 268; a New Form of
Comparison Prism, Prof. Louis Bell, 46; Halley's Comet,
Dr. Holetschek, 46; L. Matkiewitsch, 46; Halley's
Comet Rediscovered, Prof. Max Wolf, 355: Messrs.
Cowell and Crommelin, 355; Halley's Comet, Prof.
Burnham, 376; Prof. Milosevich, 528; Father Searle,
528; Prof. Newall, 529; Visibility of Halley's Comet,
W. F. Denning, 395; Observations of Halley's Comet,
1909c, Prof. Wolf, 404; Elements and Ephemeris for
Halley's Comet (1909c), 436; Ephemeris for Halley's
Comet, 1909c, Mr. Crommelin, 465; the Polarisation of
the Solar Corona, M. Salet, 46; the Solar Constant and
the Apparent Temperature of the Sun, Dr. Féry, 47;
Variations of Brightness of Encke's Comet and the Sun-
spot Period, J. Bosler, 59; the Identity of Comets 1908a
and 1908b (Encke), Dr. Ebell, 83: Death of Prof.
Simon Newcomb, 78; Obituary Notice of, Sir Robert
S. Ball, F.R.S., 103; Binary Star Orbits, Father
Stein, 83: R. H. Baker, 83; Micrometric Measures
of Double Stars, Phillip Fox, 83: Double-star
Measures, Prof. R. G. Aitken, 138; Parallax of the
Double Star 2398, Dr. Karl Bohlin, 356; Double-star
Measures, Prof. Burnham, 376; Double-star Observa-
tions, Prof. Doberck, 436; Stationary Meteor Radiants,
Prof. W. H. Pickering, 110; Comparison of the Spectra
of the Centre and Edge of the Sun's Disc, MM. Buisson
and Fabry, 110; Mutual Occultation of Jupiter's Second
and Fourth Satellites, M. Pidoux, 110; Observations of
Jupiter's Fifth Satellite, Prof. Barnard, 138; Observations
of Jupiter, Prof. Barnard, 170; Jupiter's South Tropical

Dark Area, Scriven Bolton, 487; Zenographical Frag-
ments, i., the Motions and Changes of the Markings on
Jupiter in 1888, A. Stanley Williams, 125; the Yerkes
Observatory, Prof. E. B. Frost, III; Prominence
Observations, Prof. Ricco, 111; Azimuth, G. L. Hosmer,
126; Sun and Star Observations at the Stone Circles of
Keswick and Long Meg, Dr. John Morrow, 128; on
the Cause of the Remarkable Circularity of the Orbits
of the Planets and Satellites and on the Origin of the
Planetary System, T. J. J. See, 132; Physical Interpreta-
tion of Lunar Features, M. Puiseux, 138; Origin of the
Contrasts of Colour in the Moon, P. Puiseux, 150;
Why has the Moon no Atmosphere? Prof. Alexander
Johnson, 486; Probable Influence of the Motion of the
Moon on Atmospheric Radio-activity, some Meteor-
ological Consequences, Paul Besson, 510; Artificial Imita-
tion of Lunar Landscape, Paul Fuchs, 356; Motion of
Neptune's Satellite, David Gibb, 149; Maximum of Mira
in 1908, M. Luizet, 138; Naozo Ichinohe, 267; the
Maximum of Mira in October, 1908, Dr. Nijland, 376;
the Orbit of x Sagittarii, a Cepheid Variable, J. H.
Moore, 170; the Leeds Astronomical Society, 170; the
Solar Eclipse of June 17, 1909, Father Rigge, 171;
Movements in the Sun's Upper Atmosphere, M.
Deslandres, 170; Search-ephemerides for Comet 1896 VII.
(Perrine), F. W. Ristenpart, 170; R. Castro and A.
Repenning, 170; Re-discovery of Perrine's Comet, Herr
Kopff, 229; Herr Ristenpart, 229; Comet 1909b (Perrine's
1896 VII.), Herr Ristenpart, 267; Prof. Kobold, 267;
Comet 1909b (Perrine, 1896 VII.), 298; Observations of
Perrine's Comet, 315; Dr. Max Wolf, 376; Dr. Ebell, 376;
the Perseids of 1909, W. F. Denning, 189; the Recent
Perseid Shower, J. H. Elgie, 267; J. C. Jefferson, 267;
E. Hawks, 267; a Brilliant Meteor, M. Borrelly, 200;
August Meteoric Shower, W. F. Denning, 224, 246;
Meteor Observations, 315; Remarkable Meteors, 465 ;
the Meteor in Sunshine, October 6, W. F. Denning,
487; September Meteors, Torvald Köhl, 498; the Relative
Atmospheric Efficiency of Telescopes, R. T. A. Innes,
199; the Motion of the Pole, H. Kimura, 199; Reports
of Observatories, Mr. Hough, 200; M. Baillaud, 200;
Solar Research, A. A. Buss, 200; the Figure and Mass
of the Planet Uranus deduced from the Motions of the
Two Interior Satellites, Esten Bergstrand, 210;
Annuaire astronomique de l'Observatoire royal de
Belgique, 1909, 219; Death and Obituary Notice of
William F. Stanley, 225; the Number of the Stars,
Gavin Burns, 229; the Faint Companions of Procyon
and Sirius, Prof. Barnard, 229; Prof. Lowell's New
40-inch Reflector, 229; the Palisa and Wolf Celestial
Charts, Dr. Palisa, 230; the Spectroscopic Binary
B Orionis, J. Plaskett, 267; the Planar Arrangement of
the Planetary System, Dr. T. J. J. See, 275; the Orbits
of Certain Spectroscopic Binaries, R. H. Baker, 298;
F. C. Jordan, 298; New Spectroscopic Binaries, 315;
the Bolide of April 20, as Observed in France, M.
Quénisset, 298; les Observations méridiennes, Théorie et
Pratique, F. Boquet, 301; the Absorption of Light in.
Space, J. A. Parkhurst, 314; Planets and their Satel-
lites, Prof. Lowell, 315; Temperature and Pressure Con-
ditions in the Solar Atmosphere, Mr. Buss, 356; Mr..
Evershed, 356; Movements of the Upper Solar Atmo-
sphere above and round the Faculæ, H. Deslandres,
390; the Nature of Solar Faculæ, M. Deslandres, 465;
Entwickelung und Untergang des Kopernikanischen
Weltsystems bei den Alten, O. T. Schulz, 365; Death
and Obituary Notice of Bryan Cookson, 372; the Spectro-
heliograph of the Catania Observatory, Prof. Riccò,
376; Ha Images on Spectroheliograms, M. Deslandres.
376: Mr. Buss, 376; the Future of Astronomy, Prof.
E. C. Pickering, 405: Multiple Monochromatic Images
of the Sun given by the Large Lines of the Spectrum,
H. Deslandres and L. d'Azambuja, 420; the Recent
Magnetic Storm and Aurora, Basil T. Rowswell, 436;
the Aurora of September 25, Torvald Köhl, 498; a Newly
Discovered Nebula Cluster in Cetus, Prof. Wolf, 436;
Observations of Variable Stars, W. Münch, 436; Terres-
trial Refraction in Egypt, Mr. Xydis, 436; Messrs. Craig
and Keeling, 436; Magnetic Storms and Solar Eruptions,
Sir Oliver Lodge, F.R.S., 425. 456; Dr. C. Chree,
F.R.S., 456; Death of J. A. Fraissinet, 432; Fireball in

Sunshine, W. F. Denning, 456; the Ursa-Major System
of Stars, Ejnar Hertzsprung, 465; Search-ephemeris for
Winnecke's Comet, C. Hillebrand, 465; Method Per-
mitting the Measurement of the Effective Temperatures
of the Stars, Charles Nordmann, 480; Publikationen des
Astrophysikalischen Observatoriums zu Potsdam, Doppel-
sterne, Prof. O. Lohse, 492; Solar Observations: a
Novel Spectroscope, W. M. Mitchell, 498; Hydrogen
Layers in the Solar Atmosphere, MM. Deslandres and
d'Azambuja, 498; New Binary Progression of the
Planetary Distances and on the Mutability of the Solar
System, Dr. H. Wilde, 509; Stars having Peculiar
Spectra, New Variable Stars, 529; the Natal Govern-
ment Observatory, Mr. Nevill, 529; see also British

Astrophysics: the Tidal and other Problems, Profs. T. C.
Chamberlin and F. R. Moulton, F. Stratton, 102; Death
and Obituary Notice of Eugen von Gothard, Herr von
Konkoly, 166

Athanasiu (J.), Suprarenal Capsules and their Exchanges
between the Blood and Tissues, 239

Atlantic, North, First Magnetic Results obtained on the
Carnegie in the, Dr. L. A. Bauer and W. J. Peters, 529
Atmosphere, Diurnal Variation of Temperature in the Free,
E. Gold, 6

Atmosphere, Researches on the Action Centres of the, 467
Atmosphere, Temperature of the Upper, F. J. W. Whipple, 6
Atmospheric Absorption, Molecular Scattering and, Prof.
Arthur Schuster, F.R.S., 97

Atmospheric Nitrogen, Processes for the Fixation of, 143
Attention, Prof. W. B. Pillsbury, 483

Auerbach (Felix), Taschenbuch für Mathematiker und
Physiker, 484

August Meteoric Shower, W. F. Denning, 224, 246
Aurora Display on October 18, an, W. Harcourt-Bath, 487;
Ernest J. Baty, 518; W. Austin Morley, 518
Aurora of September 25, the, Torvald Kohl, 498
Aurora, the Recent Magnetic Storm and, Basil T. Rows-
well, 436

Australia: a Discussion of Australian Meteorology, Dr.
William J. S. Lockyer, Sir Norman Lockyer, K.C.B.,
F.R.S., 40; Barisal Guns in Australia, Dr. J. Burton
Cleland, 127; Beliefs and Customs of the Australian
Aborigines, Prof. J. G. Frazer, 275


Avebury and Neighbourhood, a Guide to, R. H. Cox, 154
Aviation M. Latham's Attempt to Cross the Channel, 105;
M. Blériot's Channel Flight, 134; Mr. Haldane on the
Promise of Aviation, 177; Problems of Aviation, 204;
Flying Animals and Flying Machines, A. Mallock,
F.R.S., 247; Aviation Week at Rheims, 295; M. Santos-
Dumont's Aëroplane Flights, 352; the Stability of Aero-
planes, Prof. Herbert Chatley, 366; Prof. G. H. Bryan,
F.R.S., 366; Record in Altitude Flight, M. Rougier, 371;
Brescia Aviation Meeting Awards, 372; the Parseval Air-
ship, 375; Aviation, Prof. G. H. Bryan, F.R.S., 397;
Death and Obituary Notice of Captain Ferber, 398;
Aviation Prize, 401

Azambuja (L. d'), Multiple Monochromatic Images of the
Sun given by the Large Lines of the Spectrum, 420;
Hydrogen Layers in the Solar Atmosphere, 498
Azimuth, G. L. Hosmer, 126

Bacteriology: Electrical Reactions of Certain Bacteria
Applied to the Detection of Tubercle Bacilli in Urine by
Means of an Electric Current, C. Russ, 57; Bacteria in
Relation to Country Life, Dr. Jacob G. Lipmann, Prof.
R. T. Hewlett, 63; the Contamination of Milk, Dr. Orr,
74; the Fixation of Nitrogen by Soil Bacteria, A. D.
Hall, F.R.S., 98; Relations of Certain Cestodes and
Nematode Parasites to Bacterial Diseases, Dr. A. E.
Shipley, F.R.S., 114; Bacterial Flora of Hawaiian
Sugars, L. Lewton-Brain and Noel Deerr, 226; Influence
of the Reaction of the Medium on the Development and
Proteolytic Activity of Davaine's Bacteridium, Eleonore
Lazarus, 269; Influence of the Dilution of Serum upon
the Phagocytic Index, Dr. R. Greig-Smith, 330; Report
of the Director of the Bombay Bacteriological Laboratory
for 1908, 402

Badgley (Colonel W. F.), Heat and other Forces, 363

Bailey (Fredk. H.), a Course of Mathematics for Students
of Engineering and Applied Science, 241

Bailey (Prof. L. H.), the State and the Farmer, 157; Be-
ginner's Botany, 451

Baillaud (M.), Reports of Observatories, 200

Baker (R. 11.), binary Star Orbits, 83; the Orbits of
Certain Spectroscopic Binaries, 298

Balance of Nature, the, and Modern Conditions of Cultiva-
tion, a Practical Manual of Animal Foes and Friends for
the Country Gentleman, the Farmer, the Forester, the
Gardener, and the Sportsman, George Abbey, 5
Balducci (Dr. E.), Forest-Hog from the Upper Congo, 166
Baldwin (Evelyn), Forthcoming Attempt to Reach the North
Pole, 460

Balfour (Henry), a National Folk-Museum, 115; Need for
a National Museum of British Ethnology, 265
Balfour (Robert), Refrigerating Installations on Ships, 198
Ball (Frederick), Altitude Tables, computed for Intervals
of Four Minutes between the Parallels of Latitude 24°
and 60°, and Parallels of Declination 24° and 60°,
Designed for the Determination of the Position Lines at
all Hour Angles without Logarithmic Computation, 4
Ball (Sir Robert, F.R.S.), Geometrie der Kräfte, H. E.
Timerding, 34; Obituary Notice of Prof. Simon New-
comb, 103

Ballistics Improvements in Production and Application of
Guncotton and Nitroglycerine, Sir Frederick L. Nathan
at Royal Institution, 144, 178

Balls (W. Lawrence), Diminished Yield of Cotton due to
Insufficient Drainage, 80

Bamber (M. K.), Analyses of Young and Old Cacao Leaves,

Bannister (C. O.), Surface Appearance of Solders, 540
Bannister (Richard), Death and Obituary Notice of, 460
Barclay (J.), Southall's Organic Materia Medica, 184
Barisal Guns in Australia, Dr. J. Burton Cleland, 127
Barlow (Guy), Pressure of Radiation against the Source,

Barnard (Prof.), Observations of Jupiter's Fifth Satellite,
138; Observations of Jupiter, 170; Observations of
Saturn's Rings, 199; the Faint Companions of Procyon
and Sirius, 229; Motion of Some of the Small Stars in
Messier 92 (Herculis), 469

Barnard (J. E.), the Microscope and its Practical Applica-
tions, 232

Barnes (Prof. H. T.), the Absolute Value of the Mechanical
Equivalent of Heat in Terms of the International Elec-
trical Units, 25: Variation of the Specific Heat of Mer-
cury at High Temperatures, 472

Barnes (Prof. James), New Lines in the Calcium Spectrum,

Barr (Peter), Death of, 372; Obituary Notice of, 400
Barr (P. H.), Black-headed Gull, 352

Barrington (Amy), a First Study of the Inheritance of
Vision and of the Relative Influence of Heredity and
Environment on Sight, 49

Barton (Dr. B. S.), Observations on the Creek and Chero-
kee Indians, 268

Baskets used in Repelling Demons, Dr. N. Annandale, 38
Basset (A. B., F.R.S.), Bessel's Functions, 68
Bastian (E. S.), the Peat Deposits of Maine, 490
Bate (Dorothea), Discovery of "Rodent-Goat " in a Cave
in Majorca, 310

Bates (F. W.), Effect of Light on Sulphur Insulation, 472
Bathy-orographical Map of Africa, 187
Bathy-orographical Map of Asia, 187

Bathymetrical Survey of the Fresh-water Lochs of Scot-
land, Sir John Murray, K.C.B., F.R.S., and Laurence
Pullar, 155

Baty (Ernest J.), the Auroral Display of October 18, 518
Bauer (Ed.), Dimethylcamphor and Dimethylcampholic
Acid, 29; Trialkylacetophenones and the Trialkylacetic
Acids derived from them, 90

Bauer (Edmond), Temperature of the Oxyhydrogen Flame,

Bauer (Dr. L. A.), Earth Tides, 473; Magnetic Work of
the Past Ten Years of U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
and the Carnegie Institute of Washington, 471; the
Carnegie, Magnetic Survey Vessel, 494; Progress of the
General Magnetic Survey of the Earth in Recent Years,


507; First Magnetic Results obtained on the Carnegie in
the North Atlantic, 529

Baxandall (F. E.), Origin of Certain Lines in the Spectrum
of e Orionis, 26

Bayeux (Raoul), Influence of Prolonged Stay at Very High
Altitude on the Animal Temperature and the Viscosity of
the Blood, 29

Beadnell (H. J. Llewellyn), an Egyptian Oasis: an Account
of the Oasis of Kharga in the Libyan Desert, with
Special Reference to its History, Physical Geography,
and Water Supply, 70

Bean (R. B.), Different Types of Human Ears, 227; Filipino
Ears, a Classification of Ear Types, 435

Bean (W. J.), Effect of the Past Winter on Trees and Shrubs
in Kew Gardens, 197

Beasts, Wild, of the World, Frank Finn, 332

Beattie (Prof. J. M.), a Text-book of General Pathology for
the Use of Students and Practitioners, 36
Beccari (Odoardo), Annals of the Royal Botanic Garden,
Calcutta, Asiatic Palms, Lepidocaryeæ, 181
Becker (Dr. Siegfried), Anatomical Structure of the Holc-
thurians, 167

Becquerel (Jean), Existence in the Magnetic Decomposition
of the Absorption Bands of a Uniaxial Crystal of Dissym-
metry of Positions, 150

Belar (Prof.), Large Disturbances of Seismographs by Dis-
tant Earthquake Shocks, 524

Belgique, Annuaire astronomique de l'Observatoire royal
de, 1909, 219

Beliefs and Customs of the Australian Aborigines, 'rof.
J. G. Frazer, 275

Bell Telephone, the, 244

Bell (Prof. Louis), a New Form of Comparison Prism, 46
Bell (Dr. Robert), the Hudson Bay Route, 506
Bemmelen (Dr. W. van), Magnetic Storms, 516

Benham (Charles E.), the Acarus Crossii, 127; the Benham
Top, 335

Benham Top, the, F. Peake Sexton, 275; Charles E. Ben-
ham, 335

Benoit (J. René), la Mesure rapide des Bases géodésiques,

Bergstrand (Esten), the Figure and Mass of the Planet
Uranus deduced from the Motions of the Two Interior
Satellites, 210

Bermann (Max), Sparks as Indicators of Different Kinds
of Steel, 436

Bernan (K.), Naturwissenschaftliches Unterrichtswerk für
höhere Mädchenschulen, 273

Bernier's (Captain) Arrival at Point Amour, Labrador, 432
Bertrand (Gabriel), Pseudomorphine, 29

Bessel Functions, Tables of, Prof. M. J. M. Hill, F.R.S.,

Bessel's Functions, A. B. Basset, F.R.S., 68

Besson (A.), Evolution of Hydrogen from Silicochloroform
under Silent Discharge, 90

Besson (Paul), Probable Influence of the Motion of the
Moon on Atmospheric Radio-activity, Some Meteorological
Consequences, 510

Beveridge (Miss H. H.), Hydrolysis of Salts in Amphoteric
Electrolytes, 59

Bhattacharjee (Nibaran Chandra), Morphological and
Physiological Differences between Marsilea left on Dry
Land and that growing in Water, 30
Bibliotheca Geographica, 515

Binaries, the Orbits of Certain Spectroscopic, R. H. Baker,
298; F. C. Jordan, 298

Binaries, New Spectroscopic, 315

Binary Star Orbits, Father Stein, 83; R. H. Baker, 83
Bingham (Dr. Hiram), the Journal of an Expedition across
Venezuela and Colombia, 1906-7, 453

Biochemistry: Nomenclature of Lipoid Substances, Dr.
Otto Rosenheim, 496

Biography: Grosse Männer, Prof. Wilhelm Ostwald, 121
Biology: I Ruwenzori, parte scientifica, resultati delle
Osservazioni e studi computi sul materiale raccolto
dalla spedizione di S.A.R. il Principe Luigi Amedeo di
Savoia, Duca degli Abruzzi, Sir H. H. Johnston,
G.C.M.G., K.C.B., 31; Occurrence of Protandric Herma-
phroditism in Crepidula fornicata, J. H. Orton, 58; a
Parasite of the Schizopod Crustacean Gastrosaccus spini-
fer, G. Gilson, 44; Biologisches Praktikum für höhere

Schulen, Dr. Bastian Schmid, 96; Biologische Experi-
mente nebst einem Anhang mikroskopische Technik,
Walther Schurig, 96; Association of Economic Biologists,
114; Relations of Certain Cestodes and Nematode Para-
sites to Bacterial Disease, Dr. A. E. Shipley, F.R.S., 114;
Biology, Prof. R. J. Harvey Gibson, 243; Metamorphoses
of the Midges and Gnats of the Family Chironomidæ,
Dr. A. Thienemann, 312; Regeneration in the Entero-
pneusta, C. Dawydoff, 462; Death of Anton Dohrn, 400;
Obituary Notice of, Sir E. Ray Lankester, K.C.B.,
F.R.S., 429; Die biologischen Schülerübungen, Erich
Leick, 429; die chemische Entwicklungserregung des
tierischen Eies (Künstliche Parthenogenese), Jacques
Loeb, 450; Percy Sladen Memorial Expedition in South-
west Africa, 1908-9, Prof. H. H. W. Pearson, 466, 499;
the Making of Species, Douglas Dewar and Frank Finn,
Prof. R. Meldola, F.R.S., 481; an Introduction to the
Study of the Comparative Anatomy of Animals, Prof.
Gilbert C. Bourne, 513; Lehrbuch der vergleichenden
Entwicklungsgeschichte der Wirbellosen Thiere, Prof. E.
Korschelt and Prof. K. Heider, 511; Marine Biology,
Arenaceous Foraminifera, E. Heron Allen and A. Earland,
79; Results obtained by Tow-netting with Modern Nets
in the Irish Sea, Prof. Herdman, 142; Globular Organ-
isms in the Tide-wash on the Orissa Coast of India, Dr.
N. Annandale, 296; New Type of Gephyrean Worm,
Captain F. H. Stewart, 296; the Life-history of Diphlebia
lestoides, Selys, R. J. Tillyard, 330; Our Food from the
Waters, Prof. W. A. Herdman, F.R.S., 356; Exploration
of the Fauna and Flora of the Waters of Lake Tangan-
yika, 461; Inspection of Pearl-banks between Dutch Bay
Point and Negombo, T. Southwell and J. C. Kerkham,

Birds: Behind the Veil in Bird-land, Oliver G. Pike, 67;
Bird Notes, 87; the Romance of Bird Life, John Lea,
on: British Birds and their Eggs, with a New Method
of Identification, J. Maclair Boraston, 99; the Young
People's Bird's-nest Chart, Rev. S. N. Sedgwick, 100;
Birds and their Nests and Eggs, found in and near Great
Towns, George H. Vos, 100; British Birds in their
Haunts, Rev. C. A. Johns, 100; How to Attract and
Protect Wild Birds, Martin Hiesemann, 100; Birds of
the World, Dr. Frank H. Knowlton and Frederic A.
Lucas, 421; Birds Useful and Birds Harmful, Otto Her-
man and J. A. Owen, 421
Bishop's Stortford, the Prehistoric Horse" of, Prof.
J. C. Ewart, F.R.S., 223

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Blackburn (Dr. Hugh), Death of, 460; Obituary Notice of,

Blaise (E. E.), Formation of Lactones from Acid Alcohols,

Blake (G. S.), Carnotite and an Associated Mineral-complex
from South Australia, 28

Blériot's (M.) Channel Flight, 134

Bliss (Prof. G. A.), New Proof of a Theorem of Weierstrass,
the Factorisation of Power Series, 470

Boas (Dr. Franz), Ethnographic Survey of Canada, 477
Bôcher (M.), an Introduction to the Study of Integral
Equations, 304

Bodroux (F.), Action of Some Organo-magnesium Com-
pounds on Methyl-2-pentanone-4, 29

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Boelter (W. R.), Proposed Arbour Day," 165

Bohlin (Dr. Karl), Parallax of the Double Star 2 2398, 356
Bohn (Dr. Georges), la Naissance de l'Intelligence, 4
Bolide of April 20 as Observed in France, the, M.
Quénisset, 298

Bollinger (Dr. Otto von), Death and Obituary Notice of,

Bolton (H.), New Faunal Horizons in the British Coal-
field, 446

Bolton (Scriven), Jupiter's South Tropical Dark Area, 487
Bonjean (Ed.), Formation of Oxygen Compounds of Nitro-
gen and their Metallic Combinations (Iron and Lead) in
Production of Ozone for Sterilisation of Water, 60
Bonnet (Pierre), Oxidation of Aldehydes by Silver Oxide,


Books of Science, Forthcoming, 438, 464

Boquet (F.), les Observations méridennes, Théorie et
Pratique, 301

Boraston (J. Maclair), British Birds and their Eggs, with
a New Method of Identification, 99

Boresch (K.), Lumps of Gum exuded by the Bromeliad,
Guzmannia zahnii, and other Plants of the Same Family,

Borley (J. O.), Probability of Survival of Trawl-caught
Fish returned to the Sea, 491
Borrelly (M.), a Brilliant Meteor, 200

Borrelly-Daniel, Comet 1909a, 20; M. Chofardet, 46;
Ephemeris for, Dr. M. Ebell, 267

Bosler (J.), Variations of Brightness of Encke's Comet and
the Sun-spot Period, 59

Botany Hevea brasiliensis, or Para Rubber, its Botany,
Cultivation, Chemistry, and Diseases, Herbert Wright,
3; Agave, Mexican Species Yielding "Zapupe," Prof.
W. Trelease, 18; Investigation of the Medullary Rays
in the Beech, the Oak, and Aristolochia sipho, Dr. K.
Zijlstra, 18; Specimens to Illustrate the Wood Lignum
nephriticum, and the Fluorescence of its Infusion, the
Director, Royal Gardens, Kew, 21; Identification and
Properties of Lignum nephriticum, Dr. O. Stapf, 373-4;
Coptis, I. H. Burkill, 30; Morphological and Physio-
logical Differences between Marsilea left on Dry Land
and that Growing in Water, Nibaran Chandra Bhat-
tacharjee, 30; Cympopogon Martini, Stapf, I. H. Burkill,
30; New South Wales Linnean Society, 30, 60, 240, 330,
480; Analyses of Young and Old Cacao Leaves, M. K.
Bamber, 44; Distribution of the Alga in the Black Sca,
N. N. Woronichin, 44; Reproduction and Early Develop-
ment of Laminaria digitata and Laminaria saccharina,
G. H. Drew, 58; Linnean Society, 89; Wych Elm Seed-
lings, Rosamond F. Shove, 99; Origin of the White
Florentine Iris, Drs. R. Pirotta and M. Puglisi, 108;
Botanical Surveys, W. Munn Rankin, 127; Wissen-
schaftliche Ergebnisse der deutschen Tiefsee-Expedition
auf dem Dampfer Valdivia, 1898-1899, Das Kapland,
insonderheit das Reich der Kapflora, das Waldgebiet und
die Karroo, pflanzengeographisch dargestelt, Rudolf
Marloth, 129; American Mistletoe, Phoradendron
flavescens, H. H. York, 136; New Plants in the State of
Bahia, E. Ule, 136; Flora of the Islands of Margarita
and Coche, J. R. Johnston, 136; Dominant Phanero-
gamic and Higher Cryptogamic Flora of Aquatic Habit
in Scottish Lakes, George West, 149; Certain Fungi
Collected in Java, Prof. F. von Höhnel, 168; Parasitic
and Epiphytic Fungi in Java, Dr. M. Raciborski, 265;
Annals of the Royal Botanic Garden, Calcutta, Asiatic
Palms-Lepidocaryeæ, Odoardo Beccari, 181; Ferns
of the Malay Archipelago, Dr. E. B. Copeland,
197; Effect of the Past Winter on Trees and Shrubs in
Kew Gardens, W. J. Bean, 197; Fungal Disease,
Coryneum mori, in the Mulberry Nurseries near
Srinagar, Dr. E. J. Butler, 226; Polymorphism in the
Flower in the Orchid Cycnoches, R. A. Rolfe, 226;
Nature of the Tendrils in the Cucurbitaceæ, Miss M.
Doubek, 226; Arrangement of the Botanical Garden of
the Johns Hopkins University, 226; Bacterial Flora of
Hawaiian Sugars, L. Lewton-Brain and Noël Deerr,
226; Studies on Tunicata, H. L. Kesteven, 240; the
Native Flora of New South Wales, R. H. Cambage,
240; New Species of Eucalyptus from the Monaro Dis-
trict, N.S.W., R. H. Cambage, 240; Some Points in
the Morphology and Biology of a New Species of
Haworthia, Dr. S. Schönland, 239; Absorption of
Water by the Aërial Organs of some Succulents, Dr. S.
Schönland, 240; New South African Succulents, Dr.
R. Marloth, 240; Mikrographie des Holzes der auf Java
vorkommenden Baumarten, Dr. J. W. Moll and H. H.
Janssonius, 241; Mitosis in Higher Plants, Dr. H. A.
Haig, 265; Botany of the Philippine Islands, Dr. C. B.
Robinson, 265; E. D. Merrill, 265; Revision of the
American Group of Thibaudieæ, R. Hörold, 265; Con-
stitution of the Roots of Arisarma concinnum, B. B.
Dutta, 270; Absorption of Water by Aerial Organs of
Plants, Dr. Marloth, 270; New Flora of Krakatau,
Prof. D. H. Campbell, 296; Lumps of Gum Exuded by
the Bromeliad, Guzmannia zahnii, and other Plants of
the same Family, K. Boresch, 296; Study of Various
Morphological Features in the Umbelliferæ, Dr. K.
Domin, 297; Vegetation in Sardinia, Dr. Th. Herzog,
312; Classification of Scitamineæ as Represented in the
Philippine Islands, H. N. Ridley, 312; Notice sur Léo
Errera, L. Fredericq and J. Massart, 333; Recueil

d'Euvres de Léo Errera, 333; New Species of
Impatiens, Sir J. D. Hooker, 353; the Shepherd's Purse,
G. H. Shull, 354; German Botanical Congress, 378;
Potato Disease Leaf-roll," 378; Tuber-bearing Species
of Solanum, Herr Wittmack, 379; Deterioration that
Follows upon Self-fertilisation or Inbreeding of the
Maize Plant, Dr. G. H. Shull, 402; a Tourist's Flora
of the West of Ireland, R. L. Praeger, 422; Illustrated
Guide to the Trees and Flowers of England and Wales,
H. G. Jameson, 422; Flora Koreana, T. Makai, 422;
the Botany of Worcestershire, J. Amphlett and Carleton
Rea, 422; Classification of African Species of the Poly.
morphic Genus Senecio, Dr. R. Muschler, 434; Studies
of Tropical American Ferns, W. R. Maxon, 434; die
Pflanzenwelt Deutschlands, Dr. P. Graebner, 451;
Pflanzenbiologie, Dr. W. Migula, 451; Unsere Zier-
pflanzen, P. F. F. Schulz, 451; Phanerogamen, Prof.
E. Gilg and Dr. R. Muschler, 451; Kryptogamen, Dr.
M. Möbius, 451; Zimmer- und Balkonpflanzen, P.
Dannenberg, 451; Clay's Successful Gardening, 451;
Botany for Matriculation, Dr. F. Cavers, 451,
Beginner's Botany, Prof. L. H. Bailey, 451; Elementary
Practical Botany, W. E. Clarke, 451; the Genus Cereus,
Prof. N. L. Britton and Dr. J. N. Rose, 462; Percy
Sladen Memorial Expedition in South-west Africa,
1908-9, Prof. H. H. W. Pearson, 466, 499; Fungus
Maladies of the Sugar-cane, Dr. N. A. Cobb, 496;
Vegetation Conditions in the Central Vosges Mountains,
Dr. E. Issler, 496; Tamarisk Manna, D. Hooper, 526;
Nomenclature in Connection with Plant Formations,
Dr. R. Gradmann, 526; see also British Association
Bouasse (Prof. H.), Cours de Physique, Électroptique,
185; Méthode dans les Sciences, 361

Boudroux (F.), Synthesis of Unsaturated Fatty Ketones,


Boulenger (C. L.), Subcutaneous Fat-bodies in Bufo, 504
Boulenger (G. A.), Catalogue of the Fresh-water Fishes of
Africa in the British Museum (Natural History), 216
Boulud (M.), Total Sugar of the Plasma and Globules of
the Blood, 510

Bourget (Henry), Observations at the Observatory of Mar-
seilles of the Comet 1909a (Borrelly), 29

Bourion (M.), Extraction of Lutecium from the Gadolinite
Earths, 120

Bourne (Prof. Gilbert C.), an Introduction to the Study of
the Comparative Anatomy of Animals, 513
Bouveault (L.), Death of, 311

Bowes (H. G.), Veterinary Inspection of Dairy Cattle, 141
Boys (Prof. C. V., F.R.S.), a New Analytical Engine
designed by Percy E. Ludgate, 14; Position Finding with-
out an Horizon, 111; an Elementary Treatment of the
Theory of Spinning Tops and Gyroscopic motion, Harold
Crabtree, 182; Catalogue of the Wheeler Gift of Books,
Pamphlets, and Periodicals in the Library of the American
Institute of Electrical Engineers, 512
Brassolidæ (Dr. H. Stichel), 245

Brauner (Dr. A.), Classification of Starlings, 246
Breeding Horses for Use, or Equine Eugenics, Francis
Ram, 525

Breton (Miss A.), Race Types in the Ancient Sculptures
and Paintings of Mexico and Central America, 478;
Arms and Accoutrements of the Ancient Warriors at
Chichen Itza, 478

Breuil (l'Abbé), Rock Paintings of the Lower Ebro, 522
Bridge (Prof. T. W., F.R.S.), Death and Obituary Notice
of, 42

Bridges, the Design of Highway, and the Calculation of
Stresses in Bridge Trusses, Prof. M. S. Ketchum, 393
Brigham (Prof.), Possibility of Extending the Food Produc-
tion of Canada, 535

Brill (Dr. Alfred), Position Finding without an Horizon, 231
Brislee (Dr. E. J.), Technical Assay of Zinc, 540
British Association Meeting at Winnipeg, 75, 278; Sec-
tional Programmes, 76; Inaugural Address by Prof.
Sir J. J. Thomson, M.A., LL.D., D.Sc., F.R.S., Presi-
dent of the Association, 248; the Seven Styles of Crystal
Architecture, Dr. A. E. H. Tutton, F.R.S., 299; Our
Food from the Waters, Prof. W. A. Herdman, F.R.S.,
Section A (Mathematics and Physics)-Opening Address
by Prof. E. Rutherford, M.A., D.Sc., F.R.S., Presi-

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dent of the Section, 257; Pressure of Radiation against
the Source, Prof. J. H. Poynting and Guy Barlow,
469; Prof. Hull, 469; Ascertained Properties of Light
of Very Short Wave-Lengths (Schumann Rays"),
Prof. T. Lyman, 469; Prof. Bumstead, 460 Photo-
graphs of Jupiter, Prof. Percival Lowell, 469; Early
Drawings of Jupiter by Sir W. Huggins, Prof. Larmor,
469; Motion of Some of the Small Stars in Messier 92
(Herculis), Prof. E. E. Barnard, 469; Present State of
the Theory of Aggregates, Prof. E. H. Hobson, 470;
Generalisations of the Icosahedral Group, Prof. G. A.
Miller, 470; New Proof of a Theorem of Weierstrass,
the Factorisation of Power Series, Prof. G. A. Bliss,
470; Invention of the Slide Rule, Prof. F. Cajori, 470;
Report of the Committee on Further Tabulation of
Bessel Functions, 470; on the Three-fold Emission
Spectra of Solid Organic Compounds, Prof. E. Gold-
stein, 470; Sir J. J. Thomson, 470; Prof. H. E. Arm-
strong, 470; Influence of Electrolytes on Colloidal
Ferric Oxide Solutions, E. F. Burton, 470; Methods of
Separation of Radio-active Products, Dr. Otto Hahn,
470; Prof. Rutherford, 470; Sir J. Larmor, 470; the
Secondary Rays Excited in Different Metals by a Rays,
Prof. J. C. McLennan, 470-1; Some Phenomena Asso-
ciated with the Radiations from Polonium, V. E.
Pound, 471; on Anode Rays and their Spectra, Dr. O.
Reichenheim, 471; on Clark and Weston Standard
Cells, Dr. H. L. Bronson and A. N. Shaw, 471; Action
of a Rays upon Glass, Prof. Rutherford, 471; Magnetic
Work of the Past Ten Years of U.S. Coast and Geo-
detic Survey and the Carnegie Institute of Washing-
ton, Dr. L. A. Bauer, 471; Prof. G. E. Hale, 471;
Distribution of Pressure over Canada, R. F. Stupart,
471; Positive Electricity, Sir J. J. Thomson, 471; Law
of Distribution of Stellar Motions, A. S. Eddington,
471; Variation of the Specific Heat of Mercury at High
Temperatures, Prof. H. T. Barnes, 472; Prof. Perry,
472; Active Deposits from Actinium in Uniform Elec-
tric Fields, W. T. Kennedy, 472; Effect of Light on
Sulphur Insulation, F. W. Bates, 472; Charge upon
Gaseous Ions, Dr. T. Franck and Dr. W. Westphal,
472; on the Re-combination of Ions in Air at Different
Temperatures, Dr. P. Phillips, 472; Terminal Velocity
of Fall of Small Spheres in Air, Prof. John Zeleny
and L. A. McKeehan, 472; Sir Joseph Larmor, 472;
Earth Tides, Prof. A. E. H. Love, 472; Sir G. Darwin,
472; Dr. O. Hecker, 472; Dr. S. C. Chandler, 472;
Sir J. Larmor, 472; Dr. L. A. Bauer, 473; Effect on
the Persistence of Vision of Fatiguing the Eye with
Red, Orange, and Yellow, Prof. Frank Allen, 473;
New Method of Measuring the Luminosity of the Spec-
trum, Prof. Frank Allen, 473; Effects of Low Tem-
perature on Fluorescence Spectra, Profs. E. L. Nichols
and E. Merritt, 473; Absorption and Fluorescence of
Canary Glass at Low Temperatures, R. C. Gibbs, 473:
European Ballons-sondes Observations, Prof. J. W.
Humphreys, 473; Report on the Present State of Our
Knowledge of the Upper Air, E. Gold and Mr. Har-
wood, 473; Highest Balloon Ascent in America, Prof.
A. L. Rotch, 473; Temperature Distribution in the
Free Atmosphere over the British Isles, Dr. Shaw, 473;
Results of Hourly Observations with Registering
Balloons, June 2-3, 1909, A. Harwood, 473: Effect of
Temperature Variations on the Luminous Discharge in
Gases for Low Pressures, R. F. Earhart, 473: Prof.
Rutherford, 473; Sir J. Larmor, 473; Prof. MacDonald,
474; the Relative Motion of the Earth and Ether and
the FitzGerald-Lorentz Effect, C. W. Chamberlain, 474:
New Cemented Triple for Spectroscopic Use, Lieut.-
Colonel J. W. Gifford, 474; Magnetostriction, Dr.
H. G. Dorsey, 474

Section B (Chemistry)-Opening Address (Abridged) by
Prof. H. E. Armstrong, Ph.D., LL.D., F.R.S., Presi-
dent of the Section, 279; New Determination of the
Atomic Weight of Iridium, Prof. E. H. Archibald,
474 Electrical Conductivity of Solutions of Iodine and
Platinum Tetraiodide in Ethyl Alcohol, Prof. E. H.
Archibald and W. A. Patrick, 474: Anti-putrescent
Effects of Copper Salts, in Particular towards the Bac-
teria of Milk, Dr. Alfred Springer, 474; Dynamic

Isomerism, Dr. T. M. Lowry, 475; Sir J. Larmor,
475; Useful Improvements in the Technique of Optical
Investigations, Dr. Lowry, 475; History of the Wheats,
Dr. Stapf, 475; Factors Determining the Yield of
Wheat, Dr. E. J. Russell and A. D. Hall, 475; In-
fluence of Environment on the Composition of wheat,
F. T. Shutt, 475; Quality in Wheaten Flour, A. E.
Humphries, 475; Chemical Properties of Flour, Dr.
E. F. Armstrong, 476; Influence of the Minerals of
Flour on its Quality, W. B. Hardy, 476; Comparative
Milling and Baking Qualities of a Number of Canadian
Wheats, Prof. R. Harcourt, 476; Proteins: the Rela-
tion between Composition and Food Value, Dr. E.
Frankland Armstrong, 476; Prof. Starling, F.R.S.,
476; Problems of the Stock Feeder, Dr. E. J. Russell,
476, Pig Feeding, F. T. Shutt, 476; Changes in the
Habits of the Women of the Upper Middle Classes dur-
ing the Last Fifty Years, Dr. F. N. Alcock, 476;
Feeding of Stock, Prof. J. Wilson, 476
Section C (Geology)-Opening Address by Arthur Smith
Woodward, LL.D., V.P.Z.S., Sec. G.S., Keeper of
Geology in the British Museum, President of the Sec-
tion, 290; the Bearing of Pre-Cambrian Geology on
Uniformitarianism, Prof. A. P. Coleman, 446; the Pre-
Cambrian Rocks of Canada, Prof. W. G. Millar, 446;
the Faunal Succession of the Lower Carboniferous
(Avonian) of the British Isles, Dr. A. Vaughan, 445;
New Faunal Horizons in the British Coalfield, H. Bol-
ton, 446; the Glacial Lake Agassiz, Dr. Warren Up-
ham, 446; Extent of the Ice Sheets in the Great Plains,
Prof. A. P. Coleman, 446; Mining in Canada, Prof.
Miller, 447; Metal Mining in Canada, Prof. Coleman,
447; Placer Mining, J. B. Tyrrell, 447; Rare Metals of
Canada, Prof. T. L. Waller, 447; the Volcano Meta-
vanu, Dr. Tempest Anderson, 447

Section D (Zoology)-Opening Address by A. E. Shipley,
M.A.Cantab., Hon. D.Sc., Princeton, F.R.S., President
of the Section; I., Charles Darwin, 315; II., Organis-
ing Zoology, 317; III., International Ocean Research,
321; Origin of the Vertebrates, Dr. E. Goodrich, 504;
Subcutaneous Fat-bodies in Bufo, C. L. Boulenger,
504; Osteology of the Lophobranchii, Prof. H. Junger-
sen, 504; on the Germinal Disc in Naturally Incubated
Eggs of Passer domesticus, Prof. C. J. Patten, 505;
the British Pleistocene Canidæ, Prof. S. H. Reynolds,
505; Geographical Distribution of Rotifera, C. F.
Rousselet, 505

Section E (Geography)-Opening Address by Colonel Sir
Duncan Johnston, K.C.M.G., C.B., R.E., F.R.G.S.,
F.G.S., President of the Section, 323; Floods in the
Great Interior Valley of North America, Luella A.
Owen, 506; the Hudson Bay Route, Dr. Robert Bell,
506; Agricultural Development of Canada, 1904-9;
Prof. Mavor, 506; Major Craigie, 506; Formation of
Arroyos in Adobe-filled Valleys in the South-western
United States, Prof. Dodge, 506; the Water Route
from Lake Superior to the Westward, Lawrence J.
Burpee, 506; Physical History of Nantasket Beach,
Prof. Douglas W. Johnson, 506; the Geographer
David Thompson, J. B. Tyrrell, 507; Progress of the
General Magnetic Survey of the Earth in Recent Years,
Dr. L. A. Bauer, 507

Section G (Engineering)—Opening Address by Sir W. H.
White, K.C.B., Sc.D., LL.D., F.R.S., President of
the Section, 342; Peculiar Geographical Position of
Winnipeg, 447; the Grain Industry, John Miller, 447;
George Harcourt, 447: Deep Water and Railway Com-
munications, Colonel Anderson, 448; Mr. St. Laurent,
448; Major George Stephens, 448; Works
on the
Canadian Pacific Railway, T. E. Schwitzer, 448;
Organisation for the Collection and Transport of Grain
in the Wheat Area, H. W. Lanigan, 448; the Panama
Canal, Colonel Goethals, 448

Section H (Anthropology)-Opening Address (Abridged)
by Prof. John L. Myres, M.A., F.R.S., President of
the Section, the Influence of Anthropology on the Course
of Political Science, 379; Ethnographic Survey of
Canada, Sidney Hartland, 477; Dr. Franz Boas, 477;
Problem of the White Immigrants, Dr. Shrubsall, 477;
Ethnology of the Okanagan of British Columbia, Mr.

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