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Chemistry in space

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WE have already reviewed the monograph of which this is a translation (NATURE, vol. xxxvii. p. 121), and need not therefore, at present, say anything of the subject with which it deals. The translator has done his work carefully, and “the invaluable assistance and advice” of the author have enabled him to make his rendering “a considerable extension of the French edition.” Mr. Marsh advises those to whom the question is new to leave the first chapter till the end, as it contains a translation of the earliest memoirs on the subject, and the ideas are incompletely developed, obscure, and sometimes erroneous.

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