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PROFESSORS B. SILLIMAN, B. SILLIMAN, JR.,
JAMES D. DANA,
IN CONNECTION WITH
PROF. ASA GRAY, OF CAMBRIDGE,
VOL. XXIX. – M AY, 1860.
WITH ONE PLATE AND THREE DIAGRAM8.
NEW HAVEN: EDITORS.
PRINTED BY E. HAYÊS, 50 CHAPEL ST.
CONTENTS OF VOLUME XXIX.
LX X X V.
Eclipse of July 18, 1860, 136.—Notice of the Meteor of Nov. 15, 1859, by Prof. E.
Loomis, 137.- Meteoric Explosion, in West Tennessee, Sept 1st, 1859, Prof. B W.
McDonnold, 138.-Catalogue of the Meteorites in the Imperial Austrian Collection at
Vienna, by Prof. W. HAIDINGER, 139.
Miscellaneous Scientific Intelligence.-Inquiries into the Phenomena of Respiration,
by EDWARD Smith, M.D., 112.-Dr. Newberry's Explorations in New Mexico, Utali,
and Texas, 144.—Discovery of Devonian rocks and fossils in Wisconsin : Cretaceous
Strata at Gay Head, Mass.: The New Museum of Comparative Zoology at Cambridge,
Messrs. Blake and Chauvenet, 145.-Prof. Dana, 146.
New Books.--Archaia ; or Studies of the Cosmogony and Natural llistory of the Hebrew
Scriptures, by J. W. Dawson, LL.D., F.G S., 146.-On the Origin of Species by means
of Natural Selection : or, the Preservation of Favored Races in the Struggle for life, by
Charles Darwin, 146 — Elements of Somatology: A Treatise on the general princi-
ples of Matter, by_Prof. Geo. M. MACLEAN, M.D.: The Telegraph Manual, a complete
history of the Telegraphs of Europe, Asia, Africa and America, by T. P. SCHAFFNER,
150.–Bail's Drawing System: The Human Head, by Louis BAIL: Memoir of John
Griscom, LL.D., late Professor of Chemistry and Nat. Philosophy, &c., by John H.
GRISCOM, M.D., 151.- Notices of new works, 152.
Obituary.--- Professor William W. Turner: Dr. George Wilson, 152.
NU M B E R L X X X VI.
chemical constitution of Isethionic acid and Taurin, KOLBE: Researches on the atomic
weight of Graphite, Brodie, 274.-On the Cause of Color and the Theory of Light, by
Mr. John Smith, M.A., 276.