Biographical Memoirs, Volume 17

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National Academy of Sciences, 1924 - Scientists
List of papers contained in v. 1-9 is given in National Academy of Sciences. Proceedings... Index... 1915-24, 1926.

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Page 28 - The Uranian and Neptunian systems, investigated with the 26-inch equatorial of the United States Naval observatory.
Page 47 - Elements of Plane and Spherical Trigonometry, with Logarithmic and other Mathematical Tables, and Examples of their Use and Hints on the Art of Computation, by Simon...
Page 30 - On the recurrence of solar eclipses with tables of eclipses from BC 700 to AD 2300, by Simon Newcomb.
Page 88 - The Earliest Winged Insects of America: a re-examination of the Devonian Insects of New -Brunswick, in the light of criticisms and of new studies of other Palaeozoic types.
Page 8 - Sciences in 1900; the Bruce Gold Medal of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific in...
Page 87 - A brief account of some of the scientific institutions of Boston and vicinity.
Page 160 - ONCE more Orion and the sister Seven Look on thee from the skies that hailed thy birth, — How shall we welcome thee, whose home was heaven, From thy celestial wanderings back to earth? Science has kept her midnight taper burning To greet thy coming with its vestal flame; Friendship has murmured, " When art thou returning?

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