Report of the Annual Meeting, المجلد 32

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Office of the British Association, 1863

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Dr W Odiixg on the Synthesis of some Hydrocarbons
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On the Strains in the Interior of Beams By George Biddell Airy
82
Report on the three Reports of the Liverpool Compass Committee
87
Report on Tidal Observations on the Humber Presented by James
101
A D Bartxett on the Habits of the Ayeaye living in the Gardens
103
Mr J Nasmyth on some Peculiar Features in the Structure of the Suns Sur
107
Extracts relating to the Observatory at Kew from a Report presented
109
Report on the Dredging of the Northumberland Coast and Dogger Bank
116
Report of the Committee appointed at Manchester to consider and report
122
Thomas Wright on the Human Remains found in the course of the
149
Preliminary Report of the Committee for Investigating the Chemical
163
Report of a Committee consisting of the Rev Dr Lloyd General Sabine
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On the Mechanical Properties of Iron Projectiles at High Velocities
178
Report on the Frogress of the Solution of certain Special Problems
184
Mr R W Woollcombe on Oblate Projectiles with Cycloidal Rotation con
187
Emkry on the Past and Present Expenses and Social Condition
193
Report on Double Refraction By G G Stokes M A D C L Sec R S
253
Fonrth Report of the Committee on Steamship Performance Plate IIT
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On the Fall of Rain in the British Isles during the Years 1860 and 1861
293
On Thermometric Observations in the Alps By J Bali M R I A
363
Report of the Committee for Dredging on the North and East Coasts
371
Report on the Theory of Numbers Part IV By H J Stephen Smith
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APPENDIX I
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Kev Dr Booth on an Instrument for describing Geometrical Curves invented
3
Mr W R Birt on a Group of Lunar Craters imperfectly represented in Lunar
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Dr R H Paul on the Manufacture of Hydrocarbon Oils Paraffin c from
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Professor Allman on an Early Stage in the Development of Ccnnattda and
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Dr Daubeny on Flint Implements from Abbeville and Amiens 71
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Dr W Laudeb Lindsay on the Geology of the Goldlields of Otago
77
Dr W Lauder Lindsay on the Geology of the Goldfields of Auckland
80
Mr T A Readwin on the Goldbearing Strata of Merionethshire 87
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Mr S P Savtlle on a Skidl of the Rhinoceros tichorhinus 94
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Rev W S Symonds on the Occurrence of Asplenium viride on an Isolated
100
Dr Clsland on Ribs and Transverse Processes with special relation to
105
Rev W N Molebwobth on the Influence of Changes in the Conditions
111
on the Homologies of the Bones of the Head of the Poly
118
Dr John Davy on the Coloured Fluid or Blood of the Common Earthworm
124
Mr James Downs on the Loss of Muscular Power arising from the ordi
125
Mr J W Osbornes Observations made at Sea on the Motion of the Vessel
133
Dr Charles T Bekes Journey to Harran in PadanAram and thence over
141
Mr W Mathews jun on Serious Inaccuracies in the Great Survey of
147
STATISTICAL SCIENCE
150
Mr W S Jevons on the Study of Periodic Commercial Fluctuations 157
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Mr Frederick Purdy on Local Taxation and Real Property 102
165
Mr Henry Roberts Statistics showing the Increased Circulation of a Pure
172
Mr Charles M Willich on Expectation of Life 178
178
Mr John Coryton on VerticalWaveLine Ships SelfReefing Sails
185
List of Papers of which the Abstracts were not received 195
195
Mr Alfred R Wallace on the Trade of the Eastern Archipelago with
202

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الصفحة xvii - To give a stronger impulse and a more systematic direction to scientific inquiry, — to promote the intercourse of those who cultivate Science in different parts of the British Empire, with one another, and with foreign philosophers, — to obtain a more general attention to the objects of Science, and a removal of any disadvantages of a public kind which impede its progress.
الصفحة 108 - Such facts show how indirectly the conditions of life must act. Again, innumerable instances are known to every naturalist of species keeping true, or not varying at all, although living under the most opposite climates. Such considerations as these incline me to lay very little weight on the direct action of the conditions of life.
الصفحة 215 - Report on the Marine Testaceous Mollusca of the North-east Atlantic and Neighbouring Seas, and the physical conditions affecting their development ; — PP Carpenter, Report on the present state of our knowledge with regard to the Mollusca of the West Coast of North America;— TC Eyton, Abstract of First Keport on the Oyster Beds and Oysters of the British Shoreil — Prof.
الصفحة 121 - I am directed by the Lords of the Committee of Council on Education to request that you will be good enough to furnish me with twenty copies of your pamphlet ' On the Opportunities of Advancing Science enjoyed by the Mercantile Marine,' to send to all the Navigation Schools under this department.
الصفحة 103 - ... confounded with the African kinds, are known from them by the short, broad shape of the intermaxillary bone, which is separated from the maxilla by a straight suture, while in the crocodiles of the African rivers the intermaxillary bone is produced behind and between the edge of the maxilla. One species...
الصفحة 383 - ... my legs projected and my arms hung down by my side; that my countenance was serene and placid, without the earnestness and anxiety he had noticed before going into the ring, and then it struck him I was insensible. He wished to approach me, but could not, and he felt insensibility coming over himself; that he became anxious to open the valve, but in consequence of having lost the use of his hands he could not, and ultimately did so by seizing the cord with his teeth and dipping his head two or...
الصفحة 252 - Huyghens' construction, and only attempted at a later date to give it a mechanical basis. In this attempt he failed. " If we reflect," says Stokes, " on the state of the subject as Fresnel found it and as he left it, the wonder is not that he failed to give a rigorous dynamical theory, but that a single mind was capable of effecting so much.
الصفحة 384 - A fourth was thrown out at four miles on descending ; it flew in a circle, and shortly alighted on the top of the balloon. The two remaining pigeons were brought down to the ground. One was found to be dead ; and the other, a carrier...
الصفحة 374 - Regnault's hygrometers, and also to compare the results as found by the two hygrometers together ; to collect air at different elevations ; to note the height and kind of clouds, their density and thickness, at different elevations ; to determine the rate and direction of different currents in the atmosphere, if possible ; to make observations on sound ; to note atmospherical phenomena in general, and to make general observations.
الصفحة 381 - ... saturated with moisture. On emerging from the cloud at Ih. 17m. we came into a flood of light, with a beautiful blue sky, without a cloud above us, and a magnificent sea of cloud below, its surface being varied with endless hills, hillocks, mountain chains, and many snow-white masses rising from it. I here tried to take a view with the camera, but we were rising with too great...

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