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Scientific American Supplement, No. 433, April 19, 1884

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Title: Scientific American Supplement, No. 433, April 19, 1884  
Author: Various
Language: English
Subject: Literature & thought, Literature and history, Literature & philosophy
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In 1875 Lieutenant Weyprecht of the Austrian navy called the attention of scientific men to the desirability of having an organized and continual system of hourly meteorological and magnetic observations around the poles. In 1879 the first conference of what was termed the International Polar Congress was held at Hamburg. Delegates from eight nations were present?Germany, Austria, Denmark, France, Holland, Norway, Russia, and Sweden.

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CONTENTS. I. CHEMISTRY, METALLURGY, ETC.--New Analogy between Solids, Liquids, and Gases. Hydrogen Amalgam. Treatment of Ores by Electrolysis.--By M. KILIANI. II. ENGINEERING, AND MECHANICS.--Electric Railway at Vienna.--With engraving. Instruction in Mechanical Engineering.--Technical and trade education.--A course of study sketched out.--By Prof. R.H. THURSTON. Improved Double Boiler.--3 figures. The Gardner Machine Gun.--With three engravings showing the single barrel, two barrel, and five barrel guns. Climbing Tricycles. Submarine Explorations.--Voyage of the Talisman.--The Thibaudier sounding apparatus.--With map, diagrams, and engravings. Jamieson's Cable Grapnel.--With engraving. A Threaded Set Collar. III. TECHNOLOGY.--Wretched Boiler Making. Pneumatic Malting.--With full description of the most improved 3


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