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General Meetings
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On the Continuity of the Kellaways Beds over extended areas near Bed
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REPORTS ON THE STATE OF SCIENCE
41
Section H ANTHROPOLOGY
83
Report of a Committee consisting of Messrs J Larmor and G II Bryan
85
Sixth Report of the Committee consisting of Professors Fitzgerald Chair
122
Second Report of the Committee consisting of Lord Rayleigh Sir William
129
Report of the Committee consisting of Professor O J Lodge Professor Carey
139
Third Interim Report of the Committee consisting of Professor Fitzgerald
147
Report of the Committee consisting of Sir H E Roscoe Mr J N Lockyer
161
Interim Report of the Committee consisting of Professor Thorpe Professor
263
Report provisional of a Committee consisting of Professors H E Arm
274
Second Report of the Committee consisting of Dr II Woodward Chair
299
Report of the Committee consisting of Messrs H Bauerman F W Rudler
312
Second Report of the Committee consisting of Professor James Geikie Chair
321
Report of the Committee consisting of Mr G J Symons Mr C Davison
333
Report of the Committee consisting of Dr IT Woodward Chairman
334
Report of the Committee consisting of Mr J W Davis Chairman Rev
351
Draft of Report of the Committee consisting of Professor Flower Chair
357
Report of a Committee consisting of Professor Newton Mr John CoRDEArx
363
Report of the Committee consisting of Dr P L Sclater Professor
365
Report of the Committee consisting of Professor A C Haddon Professor
382
Report of the Committee consisting of Professor Flower Chairman
404
Report of the Committee consisting of Professor Flower Chairman Pro
405
Fifth Report of the Committee consisting of Sir John Lubbock Dr John
449
On the Capture of Comets by Planets especially their Capture by Jupiter
511
The Recent Progress of Agriculture in India By 0 L TurrER
533
Section A MATHEMATICAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCE
547
Note on a Simple Mechanical Representation of Carnots Reversible
558
SATURDAY AUGUST 22
564
Report of the Committee on the Phenomena accompanying the Discharge of Electricity from Points
565
On the Magnetic Field in the neighbourhood of the South London Elec
581
On Vowel Sounds By Dr R J Lloyd
583
On the Electrical Evaporation of Metals and Alloys By W Crookes
607
An Apparatus for Testing Safety Lamps By Professor F Clowes F C S
611
FRIDAY AUGUST 21
637
Vulcanicitv in Lower Devonian Rocks The Prawle Problem By
643
On the Evidences of Glacial Action in Pembrokeshire and the Direction
649
Report of the Committee on Elbolton Cave near Skipton
652
BIOLOGY
660
On some simple Models illustrating the Vascular System of Vertebrates
679
On recent Investigations of the Marine Biological Association Fishery
685
On the Arrangement of the Living Fishes as based upon the Study
694
On the Nuclei dY the Hymenomycetes By Harold Wager
700
Family Life of the Ha id as Queen Charlotte Islands By the
707
The Homology of Continents By Dr Hugh R Mill F R S E
715
MONDAY AUGUST 24
719
The Volta River By G Dobson
722
Address by Professor W Cunningham D D D Sc F S S President
723
FRIDAY AUGUST 21
737
The Taxation of Inventors By Lewis Edmunds D Sc
743
Address by T Forster Brown M Inst C E President of the Section
757
A Steady Platform for Guns c at Sea By Bbauchamp Tower
763
The LondonParis Telephone By W H Preece F R S 707
769
The Bonier HotAir Engine By M Benier
775
On the Ancient Language of the Natives of Tenerife By the Marquess
799
On the Worship of Meteorites By Professor H A Newton
805
East Central African Customs By the Rev James Macdoxald
811
Index
817
Interim Report on the present state of our Knowledge in Electrolysis
842
Facts regarding Prothalli and the Propagation of FemB By E J Lowe
1
The Action of Heat on Alkaline Hypochlorites By Professor H McLeod
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