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Lovecraft’s Scientific Articles

Most of Lovecraft’s science writings deal with astronomy, but he also had an avid interest in chemistry. Many of these essays may be found in Collected Essays, Volume 3: Science from Hippocampus Press. Dates are first publication dates unless otherwise indicated.

  • The Art of Fusion, Melting, Pudling & Casting (written probably 1899)
  • Chemistry; 4 extant volumes (written probably 1899)
  • A Good Anaesthetic (written probably 1899)
  • The Scientific Gazette; 32 issues (written 4 March 1899 to January 1909)
  • The Railroad Review (written December 1901)
  • My Opinion as to the Lunar Canals (written probably 1903)
  • The Rhode Island Journal of Astronomy; 69 issues (written 2 August 1903 to February 1909)
  • Astronomy/The Monthly Almanack; 9 issues (written August 1903 to February 1904)
  • The Planet (29 August 1903)
  • The R.I. Journal of Science & Astronomy (written 27 September 1903)
  • Annals of the Providence Observatory (written 1904)
  • Providence Observatory: Forecast for Providence & Vicinity Next 24h (written 5 April 1904)
  • The Science Library; 3 extant volumes (written probably 1904)
  • No Transit of Mars (written 27 May 1906; 3 June 1906)
  • Trans-Neptunian Planets (written 15 July 1906; 25 August 1906)
  • The Moon (written 26 November 1903 and revised 24 July 1906)
  • Astronomy Articles for the Pawtuxet Valley Gleaner (27 July to 28 December 1906)
  • Astronomy Articles for the Providence Tribune (1 August 1906 to 1 June 1908)
  • The Earth Not Hollow (written 6 August 1906; 12 August 1906)
  • Does “Vulcan” Exist? (written probably late 1906; 1945)
  • Third Annual Report of the Prov. Meteorological Station (written 16 January 1907)
  • Celestial Objects for All (written 28 July 1907)
  • Astronomical Notebook (written 1 September 1909 to 1915; October 1949)
  • Venus and the Public Eye (written 24 December 1909; 26 December 1909)
  • Astronomy Articles for the Providence Evening News (1 January 1914 to 2 May 1918)
  • Science versus Charlatanry (9 September 1914)
  • The Falsity of Astrology (written 8 October 1914; 10 October 1914)
  • Astrology and the Future (13 October 1914)
  • Delavan’s Comet and Astrology (written 24 October 1914; 26 October 1914)
  • The Fall of Astrology (written 15 December 1914; 17 December 1914)
  • [Isaac Bickerstaffe’s Reply] (21 December 1914)
  • Mysteries of the Heavens Revealed by Astronomy (16 February to 17 May 1915)
  • Editor’s Note to “The Irish and the Fairies” by Peter J. MacManus (February 1916)
  • Brumalia (December 1916)
  • The Truth About Mars (Autumn 1917)
  • The Cancer of Superstition (written after 31 October 1926; 1966)
  • [Some Backgrounds of Fairyland] (written probably 23 September 1932; 1944)
 
 
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