The Popular Science Review: A Quarterly Miscellany of Entertaining and Instructive Articles on Scientific Subjects, Volume 9
James Samuelson, Henry Lawson, William Sweetland Dallas
Robert Hardwicke, 1870 - Science
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Page 414 - NOTES of a COURSE of SEVEN LECTURES On ELECTRICAL PHENOMENA and THEORIES, delivered at the Royal Institution AD 1870.
Page 374 - As it does not generally break up before it is raised above the surface of the sea, cautiously and anxiously I sank my bucket to a level with the dredge's mouth, and proceeded in the most gentle manner to introduce Luidia to the purer element. Whether the cold air was too much for him, or the sight of the bucket too terrific, I know not, but in a moment he proceeded to dissolve his corporation, and at every mesh of the dredge his fragments were seen escaping.
Page 184 - Guide to the Study of Insects, and a Treatise on those Injurious and Beneficial to Crops.
Page 19 - In cutting one of the unlucky teeth called denies sapientiae, I experienced an extensive inflammation of the gum, accompanied with great pain, which equally destroyed the power of repose, and of consistent action. On the day when the inflammation was most troublesome, I breathed three large doses of nitrous oxide. The pain always diminished after the first four or five inspirations ; the thrilling came on as usual, and uneasiness was for a few minutes swallowed up in pleasure. As the former state...
Page 90 - Director of the Geological Survey of Ireland, and Professor of Geology in the Royal College of Science, Dublin. MONTAGUE RHO[)ES JAMES, MA, Litt.D., Fellow and Dean of King's College, and Director of the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. Rev. CHW JOHNS, MA, Queens
Page 298 - Notes of a Course of Nine Lectures on Light, delivered at the Royal Institution. , By John Tyndall, FRS Crown 8vo. is. sewed, or is. 6d. cloth. Notes of a Course of Seven Lectures on Electrical Phenomena and Theories, delivered at the Royal Institution.
Page 95 - ... and I believe a little earth was plastered over the whole, so as to make the surface of the grave smooth and compact.
Page 167 - It would thus appear that the habit is not an instinct, belonging by inheritance to the whole species, but is in each case the result of individual experience. As with the same experience some bees have acquired the habit and others have not, we must admit not only that these insects are intelligent, but that they differ from each other in their degrees of intelligence, some being slow in acquiring knowledge, others quicker.
Page 209 - In all of them epithelium in different stages of deterioration was abundantly present, but very few spores were found in any fresh specimen. On the other hand, after the fluid had been kept for a few hours, myriads of vibriones and many spores were found. In a case of diphtheria, confervoid filaments were noticed, and in two other cases...