Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Band 24

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Taylor & Francis, 1876
 

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Seite 362 - Before closing these notes, it may not be out of place to make a few remarks on the system of working and the prices for cutting coal, etc., in this coal-field.
Seite 650 - The faculty peculiar to man, in his primitive state, by which every impression from without received its vocal expression from within, must be accepted as an ultimate fact.
Seite 274 - ... the minimum in the ultra-violet. Taking the maximum at 100, the following are the mechanical values of the different colours of the spectrum : Ultra-red 100 Extreme red 85 Red 73 Orange 66 Yellow 57 Green 41 Blue 22 Indigo 8} Violet 6 Ultra-violet 5 A comparison of these figures is a sufficient proof that the mechanical action of radiation is as much a function of the luminous rays as it is of the dark heat-rays.
Seite 88 - The PRESIDENT then delivered his Address, (p. 65.) It was proposed by Mr. LATHAM, seconded by Mr. FIELD, and resolved:— " That the thanks of the Society be given to the President for his Address, and that he be requested to allow it to be printed in the Quarterly Journal of the Society.
Seite 176 - Fellows ; and not one of this cloud of witnesses offered the least countenance to the assertion that liquids within flasks, boiled and hermetically sealed, swarm, subsequently, more or less plentifully with Bacteria and allied organisms.
Seite 172 - September the first case of this kind was closed. The passage of a concentrated beam across it through its two side windows then showed the air within it to be laden with floating matter. On the 13th it was again examined. Before the beam entered and after it quitted the case its track was vivid in the air, but within the case it vanished. Three days of quiet sufficed to cause all the floating matter to be deposited on the...
Seite 232 - Results of the Monthly Observations of Magnetic Dip, Horizontal Force, and Declination, made at the Kew Observatory, from April 1869 to March 1875.
Seite 256 - ... distinct in its nature and object, ought to have a different and more suitable designation. The name " dynamometer," besides, appears to be badly formed from the Greek; and for designating an instrument for > <antrcment of force, I would suggest that the name may with advantage be changed to dynamimeter.
Seite 171 - My principal stimulus, however, was the desire to free my mind, and if possible the minds of others, from the uncertainty and confusion which now beset the doctrine of "spontaneous generation." Pasteur has pronounced it " a chimera," and expressed the undoubting conviction that, this being so, it is possible to remove parasitic diseases from the earth.
Seite 274 - September ; and they are given in the paper graphically as a curve, the maximum being in the ultra-red, and the minimum in the ultra-violet. Taking the maximum at 100, the following are the mechanical values of the different colours of the spectrum : — Ultra-red 100 Extreme red 85...

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