The Popular Science Monthly, Band 15

D. Appleton, 1879

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Seite 462 - AND COLLATERAL INFORMATION IN THE ARTS, MANUFACTURES, PROFESSIONS, AND TRADES, INCLUDING MEDICINE, PHARMACY, AND DOMESTIC ECONOMY ; designed as a General Book of Reference for the Manufacturer, Tradesman, Amateur, and Heads of Families.
Seite 453 - A Practical Treatise on Materia Medica and Therapeutics by Roberts Bartholow, MA, MD, LL. D., Professor Emeritus of Materia Medica, General Therapeutics, and Hygiene, in the Jefferson Medical College of Philadelphia ; formerly Professor of Materia Medica and Therapeutics and of the Practice of Medicine in the Medical College of Ohio, etc., etc.
Seite 843 - ... give a stronger impulse and a more systematic direction to scientific inquiry, — to promote the intercourse of those who cultivate Science in different parts of the British Empire, with one another and with foreign philosophers, — to obtain a more general attention to the objects of Science, and a removal of any disadvantages of a public kind which impede its progress.
Seite 746 - ... an analogy between them : for even irritability, the one grand character of all living beings, is not more difficult to be conceived of as a property of matter than the physical phenomena of radial energy. It is quite true that between lifeless and living matter there is a vast difference, a difference greater far than any which can be found between the most diverse manifestations of lifeless matter. Though the refined synthesis of modern chemistry may have succeeded in forming a few principles...
Seite 833 - The areas described about the sun, by the radius vector of the planet, are proportional to the times employed in describing them.
Seite 841 - ... of danger, which were understood by the other monkeys. A few young monkeys and one old Anubis baboon alone took no notice of the snake. I then placed the stuffed specimen on the ground in one of the larger compartments. After a time all the monkeys collected round it in a large circle, and, staring intently, presented a most ludicrous appearance. They became extremely nervous; so that when a wooden ball, with which they were familiar as a plaything, was accidentally moved in the straw, under...
Seite 847 - THE PHILOSOPHY OF Music ; being the substance of a Course of Lectures delivered at the Royal Institution of Great Britain in February and March 1877. By William Pole, FRS, FRSE, Mus.
Seite 722 - Wherever there is life, from its lowest to its highest manifestations, there is protoplasm ; wherever there is protoplasm, there, too, is life. Thus co-extensive with the whole of organic nature — every vital act being referable to some mode or property of protoplasm — it becomes to the biologist what the ether is to the physicist...
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Seite 747 - ... between thought and the physical phenomena of matter there is not only no analogy, but there is no conceivable analogy ; and the obvious and continuous path which we have hitherto followed up in our reasonings from the phenomena of lifeless matter through those of living matter here comes suddenly to an end.

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