Punch,  54 (1868), 202.

"Science Gossip"



Regular Feature, Announcement, Spoof


Military Technology, Ornithology, Animal Behaviour, Patenting, Electricity, Manufactories, Supernaturalism, Spectroscopy

    Lists various items of scientific news which involve puns on technical terms. For example, 'The proper thing to use with gun-cotton is shot silk', and 'A Scientific Ghost-story will shortly appear in fortnightly numbers, founded on Spectrum Analysis'.

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