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A History of Science, Volume 5(of 5) by Williams

A good exposition of the known properties of radium


Elements

of Electro-magnetic Theory, by S. J. Barnett, Le-land Stanford, Junior, University. Macmillan & Co., 1904.

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Handbuch der Physik, by Dr. A. Winkelmann, Leipzig, 1904. "An indispensable storehouse of expert knowledge."--Nature, July, 1904.

Hardin.

Rise and Development of the Liquefaction of Gases, New York, 1899.

La theorie de Maxwell et les oscillations hertziennes, la Telegraphie sans flt by H. Poincare, Paris, 1904 (price 2 fr.). Interesting studies of light, etc. An interesting brochure.--Revue Scientifique, July, 1904.

Le radium et la radioactivite, by Paul Besson, Paris, 1904 (price 2 fr. 75). A good exposition of the known properties of radium, marred, however, by an attempt to put in accord science and religion--a propos du radium! --Revue Scientifique, July, 1904.

Lehrbuch der Physik, by Von O. D. Chwolson, St. Petersburg, 1904. 2 vols. out. First vol. covers general physics and mechanics. Second vol. sound and radiant energy. "Excellent and quite comprehensive."--Science, review.

Park, Benjamin.

The Intellectual Rise in Electricity, New York, 1895. This is a popular account of the progress in the field of electricity from Gilbert to Franklin.

justify;">Radium and all About It, by S. Bottone, London, 1904. Published by Whittaker & Co. Price is. "An accurate account of the most important phenomena."--Nature, June, 1904.

The Physical Review. A monthly journal of experimental and theoretical physics. Published for Cornell University by the Macmillan Company. 263

Theory of Heat, by Thomas Preston, F.R.S. Second edition just out. Macmillan & Co., 185.

VII.-CHEMISTRY

American Chemical Journal. Edited by Ira Remsen, president of Johns Hopkins University. Published monthly at Baltimore, Maryland. Price $5 per annum. A strictly technical journal.

Bacon, Roger.

Mirror of Alchemy, and Admirable Power of Art and Nature, London, 1597.

Berthblot, P. E. M.

Introduction a l'etude de la chimie des anciens et du moyen age, Paris, 1889.

Les origines de l'alchimie, Paris, 1885.

Bulletin de la Societe Chimique de Paris. A monthly technical journal, treating all phases of the science of chemistry.

Food Inspection and Analysis, by Albert E. Leach, S. B. (John Wiley & Sons, N. Y., $7.50). Note. --This book is designed for the use of public analysts, health officers, food economists, etc.

Hoefer, J. C. F.

Histoire de la chimie, Paris, 1866-1869. This gives biographical sketches of many of the great chemists as well as the history of the development of chemistry.


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