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Page 42 - ... moving in a circular direction, like a slowmoving whirlpool, the direction of the motion being the opposite of that of the exciting disc. In these cases the motion was circular, and the result was a circular spectral motion. "We may, however, vary the experiment, when we shall find that the spectrum will always correspond to the exciting motion. Suppose we take an endless band of paper, with black bars painted across it, and pass it over two drums revolving on horizontal shafts, one placed over...
Page 766 - The Electrical Researches of the Honourable Henry Cavendish, FRS Written between 1771 and 1781, Edited from the original manuscripts in the possession of the Duke of Devonshire, KG, by J. CLERK MAXWELL, FRS Demy 8vo. cloth, iSs. Hydrodynamics, a Treatise on the Mathematical Theory of Fluid Motion, by HORACE LAMB, MA, Professor of Mathematics in the University of Adelaide.
Page 672 - ... men drive them from thence upon aboord into their boats by hundreds at a time, as if God had made the innocency of so poor a creature to become such an admirable instrument for the sustentation of man.
Page 764 - On the Right Ascensions of the Equatorial Fundamental Stars, and the Corrections necessary to reduce the Right Ascensions of Different Catalogues to a mean Homogeneous System.
Page 740 - Annual Report of the Curator of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, 1878-1879.
Page 232 - GEIKIE: On the Carboniferous Volcanic Rocks of the Basin of the Firth of Forth — Their Structure in the Field and Under the Microscope.
Page 340 - What honour can ye pay to him, whose mind To that which lies beyond hath penetrated ? The symbols he hath formed shall sound his praise, And lead him on through unimagined ways To conquests new, in worlds not yet created First, ye Determinants ! in ordered row And massive column ranged, before him go, To form a phalanx for his safe protection. Ye powers of the nth roots of — 1 ! Around his head in ceaseless * cycles run, As unembodied spirits of direction.
Page 9 - ... medical thought, that a true knowledge of the actions of poisonous and medicinal agents can only be arrived at by a thorough investigation of their effects on the animal organism in a state of health, combined with observations of their effects in diseased conditions. A wide stream of research already flows from this conviction, and practical medicine is constantly deriving increasing benefit therefrom. In addition to these — his greatest works — Bernard also made important observations on...