Nature, Volume 27

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Sir Norman Lockyer
Macmillan Journals Limited, 1883 - Electronic journals
 

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Page 247 - It will be in the recollection of some of our readers that the object of the Association was extended at the last annual meeting, so as to include the effecting of improvements in the teaching of elementary mathematics and mathematical physics. This extension has met with great approval, and the novelty of this year's meeting will be the reading of three papers : ( I ) " The Teaching of Elementary Mechanics," by WH Besant, FRS (2) " The Basis of Statics,
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Page 224 - Our readers possibly may smile at our ignorance ; but we care not, so that the sincerity and truth of our statement be not suspected. The Tree of the Ten Thousand Images seemed to us of great age. Its trunk, which three men could scarcely embrace with outstretched arms, is not more than eight feet high; the branches, instead of shooting up, spread out in the shape of a plume of feathers, and are extremely bushy; few of them are dead. The leaves are always green, and the wood, which is of a reddish...
Page 252 - Many of you will begin to think that you are listening to the play of Hamlet with the part of the Prince of Denmark omitted, for so far I have said nothing whatever about technical education.

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