Nature, Volume 68

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Sir Norman Lockyer
Macmillan Journals Limited, 1903 - Electronic journals

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Page 81 - I am further inclined to think, that when our views are sufficiently extended, to enable us to reason with precision concerning the proportions of elementary atoms, we shall find the arithmetical re.lation alone will not be sufficient to explain their mutual action, and that we shall be obliged to acquire a geometrical conception of their relative arrangement in all the three dimensions of solid extension.
Page 25 - State which may take and claim the benefit of this act, to the endowment, support, and maintenance of at least one college where the leading object shall be, without excluding other scientific and classical studies, and including military tactics, to teach such branches of learning as are related to agriculture and the mechanic arts, in such manner as the legislatures of the States may respectively prescribe, in order to promote the liberal and practical education of the industrial classes in the...
Page 282 - On an Anomaly encountered in Determinations of the Density of Nitrogen Gas," embodying the results obtained up to that time.
Page 25 - Not more than two complete townships to be given perpetually for the purposes of a University, to be laid off by the purchaser or purchasers, as near the center as may be, so that the same shall be of good land, to be applied to the intended object by the legislature of the State.
Page xli - THE IMPROVEMENT OF RIVERS. A Treatise on the Methods Employed for Improving Streams for Open Navigation and for Navigation by Means of Locks and Dams. By BF THOMAS, United States Assistant Engineer, Member of the American Society of Civil Engineers; and
Page 61 - Revolution, bequeathed the whole of his property, with a few trifling exceptions, "to the public, for the good of mankind and the improvement of science, in an Institution to be denominated Anderson's University...
Page 282 - I am much puzzled by some results on the density of nitrogen, and shall be obliged if any of your chemical readers can offer suggestions as to the cause. According to the methods of preparation I obtain two quite distinct values.
Page 131 - Dullard has been elected a Foreign Associate of the National Academy of Sciences (USA ). The Right Rev. WLS Fleming, Bishop of Portsmouth, has been elected Bishop of Norwich. The Bishop holds the Polar Medal for his services as geologist, glaciologist and chaplain to the British Expedition to Graham Land...
Page 312 - Philosophical and scientific apparatus, utensils, instruments, and preparations, including bottles and boxes containing the same, specially imported in good faith for the use and by order of any society or institution incorporated or established solely for religious, philosophical, educational, scientific, or literary purposes...
Page xxxix - The workers in the field of science are to-day reaping an unparalleled harvest, and we may congratulate ourselves that in this field at least we more than hold our own among the nations of the world.

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