Memoirs of the National Academy of Sciences, Volume 17

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1924 - Science
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Page 5 - When an officer is known or suspected to be guilty of malversation in office, some member of the house of representatives usually brings forward a resolution to accuse the party, or for the appointment of a committee to consider and report upon the charges brought against him.
Page 36 - The Uranian and Neptunian systems, investigated with the 26-inch equatorial of the United States Naval observatory.
Page 55 - 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 5 - 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 38 - On the recurrence of solar eclipses with tables of eclipses from BC 700 to AD 2300, by Simon Newcomb.
Page 16 - Sciences in 1900; the Bruce Gold Medal of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific in...
Page 96 - 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 189 - Deprivation of the comforts of life has a greater tendency to diminish stature than the weight," and "that the importance of mode of life as a factor in determining the size of growing children in this community is at least equal to and possibly even greater than that of race.
Page 3 - I date my birth into the world of sweetness and light on one frosty morning in January, 1857, when I took my seat between two well-known mathematicians, before a blazing fire in the office of the Nautical Almanac at Cambridge, Mass.
Page 95 - A brief account of some of the scientific institutions of Boston and vicinity.

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