Popular Science Monthly, Volume 59

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Popular Science Publishing Company, 1901 - Science
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Page 410 - And every living substance was destroyed which was upon the face of the ground, both man, and cattle, and the creeping things, and the fowl of the heaven ; and they were destroyed from the earth : and Noah only remained alive, and they that were with him in the ark.
Page 145 - Soon shall thy arm, unconquered Steam, afar Drag the slow barge, or drive the rapid car ; Or, on wide-waving wings expanded bear The flying chariot through the fields of air...
Page 308 - The objects of the Association are, by periodical and migratory meetings, to promote intercourse between those who are cultivating science In different parts of America, to give a stronger and more general impulse and more systematic direction to scientific research, and to procure for the labors of scientific men increased facilities and a wider usefulness.
Page 586 - Mendeleeff, which states that the properties of the elements are periodic functions of their atomic weights.
Page 189 - ... silkworm eggs, and that, after investing his money in them, in paying for mulberry-leaves and for attendance, the cultivator has constantly seen his silkworms perish and himself plunged in ruin ; but it means that the looms of Lyons have lacked employment, and that for years enforced idleness and misery have been the portion of a vast population which, in former days, was industrious and well to do.
Page 469 - Considering all these facts, I feel justified in maintaining that human tuberculosis differs from bovine and cannot be transmitted to cattle. It seems to me very desirable, however, that these experiments should be repeated elsewhere, in order that all doubts as to the correctness of my assertion may be removed.
Page 135 - Who dreads to the dust returning ? Who shrinks from the sable shore, Where the high and haughty yearning Of the soul shall sing no more? Ho! stand to your glasses steady! This world is a world of lies; A cup to the dead already — Hurrah for the next that dies!
Page 138 - best that the nation could bring." North and South, the nation was impoverished by the loss. The gaps they left are filled, to all appearance. There are relatively few of us left today in whose hearts the scars of- forty years ago are still unhealing. But a new generation has grown up of men and women born since the war. They have taken the nation's problems into their hands, but theirs are hands not so strong or so clean as though the men that are stood shoulder to shoulder with the men that might...
Page 337 - The strongest arguments prove nothing so long as the conclusions are not verified by experience. Experimental science is the queen of sciences and the goal of all speculation.
Page 189 - which it has received), had been noted for its mortality. But in the years following 1853 this malady broke out with such extreme violence, that, in 1858, the silk-crop was reduced to a third of the amount which it had reached in 1853; and, up till within the last year or two, it has never attained half the yield of 1853. This means not only that the great number of people engaged in...

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