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Scientific Mysteries

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Scientific Mysteries by unknown

A collection of simple and effective experiments illustrating chemical, physical, and optical wonders.

Published by the Offices of the Chemist and Druggist. 42 Cannon Street, London.

  • ANCIENT AND MODERN CHEMISTRY
    • 'The Four Elements'
    • Collecting Gases
  • EXPERIMENTS WITH THE GASES
    • Oxygen
    • Nitrogen
    • Hydrogen
    • Experiments With Hydrogen
    • Composition Of Water
    • Making Gas From A Bottle
    • A Model Gas Manufactory
    • Inextinguishable Flame
    • Gas Balloons
    • Musical Flame
    • Musical Tubes
    • Carbonic Acid Gas
    • Carbonic Acid Gas From The Lungs
    • Combustion And Respiration
    • Decantation Of Gases
    • Weighing Carbonic Acid Gas
    • Chlorine Gas
    • Chlorine Water
    • Laughing Gas
  • EXPERIMENTS WITH PHOSPHORUS
    • Phosphorescent Rings
    • The Will-O'-The-Wisp
    • The Skeleton In The Cupboard
    • Luminous Bottle Or Watch Light
    • The Well Of Fire
    • To Cause A Brilliant Explosion Under Water
    • Miniature Fireworks
  • EXPERIMENTS WITH METALS
    • Lead And Copper
    • To Engrave On Steel
    • To Melt Silver In A Walnut-Shell
    • Soluble Spoons
    • To Get An Exact Copy Of Any Coin Or Medal; And To Make A Seal Or Any Device In Copper
    • To Coat Steel With Copper
    • To Coat Copper With Silver, Iron With Copper, And Tin With Iron, From One Solution
    • To Melt Iron In A Moment
    • Melting Lead On A Card
    • Silver Fire
    • Chemical Fireworks
    • The Magnesium Light
    • Vapour Of Nails
    • Pyrophorus
    • Silver Tree
    • Tin Tree
    • Chemical Vegetation
    • Lead Tree
  • DEVELOPMENTS OF COLOURS
    • Invisible Correspondence
    • Magic Dye
    • To Write With A Brush
    • The Blushing Picture
    • Chameleon Pictures
    • Chameleon Mineral
    • To Restore Colour By Water
    • Red To Blue
    • Blue To Red
    • Blue Destroyer And Blue Producer
    • Chemical Colour Transmutations
    • The Triple Colours
    • Improving On Nature
    • The Conjurer's Wine-Bottle
    • To Produce A Yellow From Two Colourless Fluids
    • To Produce A Red In A Similar Way
    • Silver Precipitates
    • Transformation Liquid
  • CRYSTALLISATION EFFECTS
    • The Beauty Of Crystallisation
    • The Hoar-Frost Shrub
    • To Make Crystal Room-Ornament
    • How Nature Separates Out Things Which Are Different
    • Growth Without Life
    • To Make A Solution Crystallise At The Word Of Command
    • Chemical Landscapes
    • Frosted Glass
    • Frost In Summer
  • PARLOUR CHEMICAL MAGIC
    • A Company Of Ghosts
    • The Magic Bottle
    • Another Wonderful Bottle
    • Blood-Writing
    • Inexhaustible Bottle
    • Blood-Red Writing On The Arm
    • Fire-Eater
    • Water And Ink Change Places
    • Another Ink And Water Trick
    • Sheets Of Flame
    • The Humorous Egg
    • The Mysterious Egg
    • Pushing Its Way
    • Two Liquids Form A Solid
    • The Rising Flood
    • The Marvellous Wine-Glass
    • A Liquid Produced By Two Solids
    • Contraction On Mixing Liquids
    • A Paper Boiler
    • Vortex Smoke-Rings
    • The Penetrating Smoke
    • To Out A Flame In Half
    • To Produce Fire From Two Liquids
    • The Liquid Island
    • To Prove That Sugar Consists Largely Of Charcoal
    • To Make Water Boil By The Application Of Cold
    • Fire At Command
    • Calling Forth The Fire From Mount Etna
    • Light A Candle By The Word Of Command
    • To Burn A Candle Under Water
    • Arithmetic And Chemistry
    • Pressure From Below
    • Artificial Rain And Hail
    • Artificial Lightning
    • Taking A Coin Out Of Water Without Wetting The Hand
    • The Floating Beacon
    • To Change White Boses Into Red Ones
    • The Floating Needle
    • The Incombustible Handkerchief
    • Pharaoh's Serpents
    • Heat And Cold
    • The Mysterious Bottle
    • Gravitation Of Liquids
    • The Cup Of Tantalus
    • Chemical Fernery
    • What Holds It Up?
    • Soap Bubbles
    • Rosin Bubbles
    • Double Bubbles
    • The Diving Imp
    • Curious Fires
    • The Sea On Fire
    • The Revolving Serpent
    • Parlour Fireworks
    • The Rainbow Fire-Cloud
    • Fire-Balloons
    • The Dancing Fire-Ball
  • OPTICAL DELUSIONS
    • The Magic Mirrors
    • Stage Ghosts
    • A Black Black
    • Decapitation No Murder
    • Complementary Colours
  • MISCELLANEOUS SCIENTIFIC APPLICATIONS
    • To Engrave Names On Glass
    • Artificial Coral For Grottoes
    • Relief Designs On Egg-Shells
    • To Polish Shells
    • To Take Prints Of Leaves &c.
    • Sun Printing: For Taking True Copies Of Tradings, Leaves, Patterns Of Lace, &c.
    • The Chemical Weather-Glass
    • To Bleach Flowers
    • Window-Pane Barometers
    • A Fairy Fountain
    • Cobalt Weather-Prophets
    • The Bottle Harmonica
    • The Dancing Corks
    • To Blow A Flame Towards You
    • Hero's Fountain
    • Mercury Fountain
    • A Spiral Bottle
    • The Perfumed Star
    • To Make Dresses Fireproof
    • A Simple Electrophorus
    • Leyden Jar
    • Artificial Ice
    • Artificial Ice (2)
    • Nihilist Bombs
    • Camphor On Water
    • Coloured Fires
    • Prince Rupert's Drops
    • Fire Designs
    • To Bend A Glass Tube

1st edition 1891, 100 pages; PDF 82 pages.
word count: 22583 which is equivalent to 90 standard pages of text

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