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Art. I. On the construction of a Normal Map of the Solar
Spectrum ; by Wolcott Gibbs, M.D.,
II. John Francis Encke, Soitti
III. Sketch of the Geology of Northeastern Dakota, with a no.
tice of a short visit to the celebrated Pipestone Quarry; by
F. V. HAYDEN,
IV. New Classification of Meteorites, with an Enumeration of
Meteoric Species; by CHARLES UPHAM SHEPARD,
V. On the Tertiary Formations of Mississippi and Alabama ; by
Eug. W. HILGARD,
VI. Evidences of the existence of ancient Local Glaciers in the
White Mountain Valleys; by A. S. PACKARD, Jr.,
VII. Experiments on the Electro-motive force and the resistance
of a Galvanic Circuit; by HERMANN Haug,
VIII. On Colorado Meteorites-Russel Gulch Meteoric Iron, and
Bear Creek Meteoric Iron ; by Prof. J. LAWRENCE Smith, 66
IX. On a new locality of Tetrahedrite, Tennantite, and Nacrile,
with some account of the Kellogg Mines of Arkansas; by
Prof. J. LAWRENCE Smith,
X. On recent Soundings in the Gulf Stream ; by HENRY
XI. Observations upon the Glacial Drift beneath the bed of Lake
Michigan, as seen in the Chicago Tunnel; by Professor
XII. Shooting Stars in November, 1866 ; by H. A. Newton, 78
XIII. Correspondence of Prof. JEROME NICKLÈS.-Obituary :
Hermann Goldschmidt, 89.-Spectrum of aqueous vapor, 90.
-A new property of magnesium : The influence of sodium
upon flame, 91.-Physiological effects of the monochromatic
flame, 93.—Employment of the sodium flame by artists :
Perchlorid of lead, PbCl2, 94.-New solvents for Gold, 95.
-Some new facts concerning amalgamation : Chemical
synthesis, 96.-Acclimation of the Camel in Australia : Ac-
climation of the Salmon : Spontaneous generation, 97.—
Mexican Scientific Commission, 98.—Bibliography, 99.
XIV. On the supposed Tadpole nests, or imprints made by the
Batrachoides nidificans (Hitchcock), in the red shale of the
New Red Sandstone of South Hadley, Mass.; by CHARLES
XV. On a Theory proposed by Fresnel, and on a mode of meas-
uring the average size of very fine particles; by Professor
OGDEN N. Rood,
Chemistry and Physics.-On a new form of magneto-electric machine : On the synthesis
of chlorid of thioxyl, Wurtz, 107.-On a new series of hydrocarbons, SCHORLEMMER :
On the compounds of tantalum, NARIGNAC, 108.—On the preparation of jodhydric and
phosphoric acids, PetTENKOFER, 109.--On crotonic acid, Bulk: On syntheses of
guanidin, A. W. HOFMANN: On flame reactions, BUNSEN, 110.
Mineralogy and Geology.-Geological Survey of Illinois, 110.-Contributions to the Pa-
leontology of Illinois and other Western States, hy F. B. MEEK and A. H. WORTHEN,
113.- A Geological and Agricultural Survey of 100 miles west of Omaha : Notes on
the Geology of Western S. America, by A. RÉMOND, 114.-Carta Geologica di Savoja,
Piemonte e Liguria, Prof. ANGELO SISMONDA: Comptoir Minéralogique of F. Pisani at
Paris : Discovery of additional Mastodon remains at Cohoes, N. Y., 115 - A Catalogue
of Official Reports upon Geological Surveys of the United States and British Prov-
inces, 116.--Human Remains in Belgium, 121.-Hübnerite a new mineral, 123.- Min-
eralogical Notices, by WM. P. BLAKE, 124.
Botany.—The Miscellaneous Botanical Works of Robert Brown, Esq., 125.–Nature of
Anthers, &c., J. Mueller : Art Innovation in Nomenclature in the recently issued
volume of the Prodromus, 126.—Mémoire sur la Famille des Pipéracées, par M. Casi-
MIR DECANDOLLE: American Heather, 128.
Astronomy.--Observations of Venus near its inferior conjunction, 129.
Miscellaneous Scientific Intelligence.- Telegraphic determination of Longitude between
Europe and America, 130.- Mr. George Peabody's recent gifts to Science, 131.-Obit.
uary --George W. Featherstonlaugh, 135.
Miscellaneous Bibliography.-Geological Map of the Department of the Seine, by Mr.
DELESSE, 135.-- The American Naturalist : A Manual of Blowpipe Analysis and De-
terminative Mineralogy, by William ELDERHORST, M.D., 136.–Catalogue of the
Silurjan Fossils of Anticosti, etc., by E. BILLINGS: Lessons in Elementary Chemis-
try, by HENRY E. Roscoe: Lecture Notes for Chemical Students, etc., by EDWARD
FRANKLAND, 137.--Chemical Tables, by STEPHEN P. SHARPLES, 139.-A new Chem-
ical Nomenclature, by Prof. S. D. TILLMAN: Memoirs of the National Academy : No-
tices of New Works and Proceedings of Societies, 140.
ART. XVI. On the Decrease of the Rate of Increase of Popu.
lation now obtaining in Europe and America ; by HORATIO
XVII. Research on the Ethers of Silicic Acid; by C. FRIEDEL
and J. M. CRAFTS,
XVIII. Remarks on the Cretaceous rocks of the West known as
No. 1, or the Dakota Group; by F. V. HAYDEN,
XIX. Researches on Solar Physics; by WARREN DE LA RUE,
BALFOUR STEWART and BENJAMIN LOEWY,
XX. On the Subterranean Sources of the Waters of the Great
Lakes; by George A. SHUFELDT,
XXI. Experiments on the Influence of various Organic and Inor-
ganic Bodies upon Germination and Vegetation ; by M. Carey
XXII. Contributions from the Sheffield Laboratory of Yale Col.
lege.—XIII. On Native Crystallized Terpin; by S. W.
XXIII. On the crystallization of natural Hydrated; Terpin from
California ; by John M. Blake,
XXIV. On the objects and Method of Mineralogy ; by T. STERRY
XXV. The Repsold Portable Vertical Circle ; by CLEVELAND
XXVI. On Cryophyllite, a new mineral species of the Mical Fam.
ily, with some associated minerals, in the granite of Rockport,
Massachusetts ; by Josiah P. COOKE, Jr.,
XXVII. On a possible Geological Cause of Changes in the Position
of the Axis of the Earth's Crust ; by John Evans,
XXVIII. On Fluorescence; by J. Eneu Lougulin, .
XXIX. Note on Dr. Andrews' paper on the Glacial Drift; by
E. W. HILGARD,
XXX. On Naphtha and Illuminating Oil from Heavy California
Tar (Maltha); by B. SILLIMAN,
Chemistry and Physics. On the influence of the absorption of heat upon the formation of
dew, 246.--On some new forms of electrical apparatus, Töpler and Holtz, 247.-
On nitrites of cobalt and nickel, 0. L. ERDMANN, 248.-On the synthesis of alcohols
by means of chlorinated ethers, LIEBEN, 249.-Graphitoidal Boron, a compound of
aluminum, St. CLAIRE DEVILLE: Tests for glucose, BRAUN: Hydrocarbons from
animal fats, WARREN and STORER, 250.--Naphtha from Rangoon petroleum, War-
REN and STORER: Synthesis of petroleum, BERTHELOT, 251.--Silvering upon glass :
Nodal figures in organ pipes, by Dr. August KUNDT, 252.--Influence of the interior
friction of the air on the transmission of sound, STEFAN : Interferential tones, 253.--
Foucault's silvered objectives for observations of the sun : Lead-thallium glass : Ex-
pansion of water and mercury, A. MATTHIESSEN, 254.--On the expansion of crystals,
FIZEAU, 253.---Expansion of a conductor due to the galvanic current, by Er. EDLUND,
Mineralogy and Geology.--Note on the use of the name Hudson-river group, by F. B.
Meek, 256.--Note on Bellinurus Danæ, from the Illinois Coal-measures, by F. B. Meek,
257.--Section of the Rocks of Illinois, from Worthen's Geological Report, 258.--Geo-
logical Survey of Canada--Catalogue of the Silurian Fossils of the Isle of Anticosti, &c.,
by E. Billings, 259.-- Tertiary of Norih and South Carolina, by T. A. CONRAD: On
Human remains in Belgium, by MR. DUPONT, 260.-Volcanic eruptions in Hawaii, by
Rev. T. Coan, 264.--Notice of a Human Skull, found near Angel's, Calaveras County,
by J. D. WHITNEY, 265.--Occurrence of the Silurian Series in Nevada, by J. D. WHIT-
NEY, 267.--Eozoön: On fossils in the Auriferous rocks of California, by W. P. BLAKE,
270.-. On the Crystalline form of Pachnolite, by A. DESCLOIZEAUX, 271.
Botany.–Salices Europææ : Le Specie dei Cotoni descritte da Filippo PARLATORE,
272.- Tree labels for the Arboretum : Ozone produced by plants Morphology of
Stamens, and use of Abortive Organs, 273.--Remarkable union of two trees, by
Payson W. Lyman, 275.
Astronomy and Meteorology.--November Meteors in 1866, 276.--New minor planet, An-
tiope, (90): New minor planet, (91): Comet: Aurora Borealis at Highland, Illinois, by
A. F. BANDELIER, 279.
Miscellaneous Scientific Intelligence.--Analysis of a Meteoric Iron from Colorado, by Dr.
C. T. JACKSON, 280.--Hailstones in China, by S. W. WILLIAMS : U.S. Coast Survey :
Chicago Museum of Natural History, 281.--Obituary.--Prof. Bache, 292.--J. Burkhardt,
Miscellaneous Bibliography.-First Annual Report on the Geology of Kansas, by B. F.
Mudge: Preliminary Report of tbe Geological Survey of Kansas, by G. C. Swallow,
283.--First Annual Report of the Geological Survey of lowa, by C. A. White, M.D. :
Report of the Progress of the Geological Survey of North Carolina, by Prof. W.C. KERR:
Geological Survey of Canada, by Sir Wm. E. Logan: On the Rock-Salt Deposit of Petit
Anse, Louisiana: Plane Problems in Elementary Geometry, etc., by Prof. S. EDWARD
WARREN: The American Naturalist : Fossil Plants from the Chinese Coal-bearing rocks,
by J. S. NEWBERRY, M.D.: Musée Teyler, par T. C. WINKLER, 284.