Nature, Volume 91

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Sir Norman Lockyer
Macmillan Journals Limited, 1913 - Electronic journals
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Page xxix - AN INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF THE PROTOZOA. With special reference to the Parasitic Forms. By the late EA MINCHIN, MA, Ph.D., FRS' xii + 520 pages, 194 diagrams.
Page 126 - Institution, the following documents: 1. The Annual Report of the Secretary, giving an account of the operations of the Institution during the year 1859.
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Page 279 - The Institution of Electrical Engineers. The Institution of Gas Engineers. The Institution of Engineers and Shipbuilders in Scotland.
Page 288 - The Conception of a Kingdom of Ends in Augustine, Aquinas, and Leibniz.
Page 334 - I have two photographs of the discharge through helium in which there is a strong line, 6, which could be explained by the compound HeH2, but, as I have never again been able to get these lines, I do not wish to lay much stress on this point. There is, however, the possibility that we may be interpreting Mendeleef's law too rigidly, and that in the neighbourhood of the atomic weight of neon there may be a group of two or more elements with similar properties, just as in another part of the table...
Page 45 - Sheffield, which is one of the foulest towns in England in the most charming situation ; there are two-and-twenty thousand inhabitants making knives and scissors; they remit eleven thousand pounds a-week to London. One man there has discovered the art of plating copper with silver ; I bought a pair of candlesticks for two guineas that are quite pretty.
Page 300 - The Albert medal was established in 1862 as a memorial of HRH the Prince Consort, who had been president of the society for eighteen years. It is awarded annually for "distinguished merit in promoting arts, manufactures, or commerce.
Page 142 - Economic Series No. 1 : The House-Fly as a Danger to Health. Its Life-History and how to deal with it.
Page 45 - And as when armourers temper in the ford The keen-edged pole-axe, or the shining sword, The red-hot metal hisses in the lake, Thus in his eye-ball hiss'd the plunging stake.

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