Proceedings of the Washington Academy of Sciences, Volume 10 (Google eBook)

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Washington Academy of Sciences., 1908 - Science
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Page 190 - In 1873 he served as a member of the board of visitors to the United States Naval Academy. In...
Page 208 - Pennsylvania, and subsequently entered the University of North Carolina from which he received the degree of Doctor of Philosophy. From the University of North Carolina...
Page 191 - ... acquaintance with Doctor Atherton dates from that time, when I was a young assistant at Rutgers, and I well remember seeing him frequently, after a night trip to some political meeting, hastening across the campus to morning chapel with a vigor which we younger men could more easily admire than imitate. In 1878 he was appointed chairman of a commission to prepare and present to the legislature of New Jersey a digest and revision of the State system of taxation. While engaged in this work he found...
Page v - Archaeological Society of Washington; Botanical Society of Washington; Columbia Historical Society; Entomological Society of Washington; Geological Society of Washington; Helminthological Society of Washington; Medical Society of the District of Columbia; National Geographic Society; Philosophical Society of Washington; Washington...
Page 221 - Langley discovered ; and the aeroplane, or other form of machine heavier than the air, will be based upon the models which he made and which actually flew. The tributes in recognition of his work are almost too numerous to recite. He received the degree of DCL from Oxford, D. Sc. from Cambridge, and, among numerous others, the degree of LL. D. from the universities of Harvard, Princeton, Michigan, and Wisconsin. He was awarded the Henry Draper Medal by the National Academy of Sciences, the Rumford...
Page 158 - Body broadly oblong-elliptical, moderately convex, piceous-black, the surface polished ; epistoma broadly sinuate ; antennae with a 3 -jointed club ; prothorax equal in width to the elytra, a little more than twice as wide as its median length, widest immediately before the base, the sides rather feebly arcuate and strongly convergent, moderately densely, evenly punctate throughout ; elytra twice as long as the median line of the prothorax, not longer than wide, equally densely but more finely punctate...
Page 200 - Professor of Ophthalmology and Otology in the Georgetown University Medical School; Director of the Eye and Ear Clinic, Central Dispensary and Emergency Hospital ; Ophthalmologist to the Children's Hospital and to Providence Hospital, etc., Washington, DC IN this...
Page 221 - Cambridge, and, among numerous others, the degree of LL. D. from the universities of Harvard, Princeton, Michigan, and Wisconsin. He was awarded the Henry Draper Medal by the National Academy of Sciences, the Rumford Medal by the Royal Society of London, and the Rumford Medal by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, as well as the Janssen Medal from the Institute of France, and the medal of the Astronomical Society of France. He was a foreign Member of the Royal Society of London, a Correspondent...
Page 188 - Dr. LO Howard, chief of the Division of Entomology, of the United States Department of Agriculture...
Page 64 - Busattus secutus in the completely impunctate integuments and probably in several other characters, which must remain unknown to me for the present, in the absence of typical examples. The type and only described species is the following : Body oval, convex, black, subopaque above and beneath, less rounded in outline than in Discodemus, with the sides of the elytra almost straight from the base to beyond the middle and nearly parallel ; upper surface entirely without sculpture; elytra slightly...

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