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THE

STUDENT

AND

INTELLECTUAL OBSERVER

OF

SCIENCE, LITERATURE

AND ART.

VOLUME III.

ILLUSTRATED WITH PLATES IN COLOURS AND TINTS AND NUMEROUS

ENGRAVINGS ON WOOD

LONDON
GRO OMBRIDGE AND SONS

PATERNOSTER ROW.

DOCCLXIX.

Sci 90032

HARVARD COLLEGE LIBRARY

GIFT OF
MARY E. HAVEN
JULY 2, 1914,

3. BENTLEY AND CO., PRINTERS, LONDON.

CONTENTS.

PAGR

A New THEORY OF THE UNIVERSE. By R. A. PROCTOR, B.A., F.R.A.S... 1, 110, 177

WOMANKIND ; IN ALL AGES OF WESTERN EUROPE. By Thomas Wright, F.S.A.
With Coloured Plates..

..11, 131, 194, 286, 371, 444

New Facts in Economic BOTANY: THE PROPERTIES OF THE Genus CORIARIA—

THE LEAVES OF THE DAGGER PLANT. By John R. Jackson, A.L.S...... 26

CoccolITHS AND CoccoSPHERES : AND NOTES ON ORGANIC BODIES IN REIGATE

FIRESTONE. By HENRY J. SLACK, F.G.S., Sec. Royal Mic. Soc.

With a

Plate....

29

METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS MADE AT THE Kew OBSERVATORY. By G. M.
WHIPPLE. With Plates

. 44, 303

THE VELOCITY OF INSECTS' WINGS DURING Flight. By E. J. MAREY.

52

GLACIERS OF THE CAUCASUS

55

SOLAR HEAT AS A Motive Power. By M. Mouchot.

57

COLOURED SPARKS AND THEIR SPECTRA

59

DR. CARPENTER'S DREDGING REPORT

76

CORALS AND THEIR POLYPES. By P. MARTIN DUNCAN, M.B. London, F.R.S.,
Secretary to the Geological Society. With Coloured Plates

81, 241

THE ANNELIDAN WORMS OR ANNELIDES (ANNELIDA). By W. BAIRD, M.D.,

F.R.S., F.L.S., etc. With Plates

91, 161, 261, 321, 432

How To PHOTOGRAPH THE SOLAR SPECTRUM

120

THE RELATION OF HYDROGEN TO PALLADIUM. MR. GRAHAM'S RESEARCHES 143

THE POLAR WORLD

151

ADDITIONAL NOTES ON “CARCLAZEAN OLD CORNISH MINE

154

PHILLIPS ON VESUVIUS

171

THE LUNAR CRATERS, ARISTARCHUS AND LINNÉ. By Joun BROWNING, F.R.A.S.

With a Tinted Plate

190

A CURIOUS PAGE OF ANIMAL LIFE. By HENRY WHITE, PH.D......

210

WALLACE ON THE MALAY ARCHIPELAGO

221

THE POISONOUS STOCKING DYE-CORALLINE

COLOUR IN THE Moon. By the Rev. T. W. WEBB, M.A., F.R.A.S.

251

DARWINISM AND DESIGN

268

BRITISH HYDROID ZOOPHYTES

274

THE EXPANSION OF PALLADIUM BY HYDROGENIUM. By W. CHANDLER ROBERTS,

F.G.S., F.C.S...

311

INSECT LIFE IN NATAL-ANTS, WHITE, BLACK, AND RED. By Dr. Mann. 336

A FEW WORDS ON STONE CIRCLES. By LLEWELLYNN JEWITT, F.S.A.

344

ANATOMY OF THE STENTORS. With Tinted Plates.

352

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