Journal of the Franklin Institute, Volume 167 (Google eBook)

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Pergamon Press, 1909 - Science
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Vols. 1-69 include more or less complete patent reports of the U. S. Patent Office for years 1825-59.
  

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Page ii - THE BOYDEN PREMIUM URIAH A. BOYDEN, ESQ., of Boston, Mass., has deposited with THE FRANKLIN INSTITUTE the sum of one thousand dollars, to be awarded as a premium to "Any resident of North America who shall determine by experiment whether all rays of light,* and other physical rays, are or are not transmitted with the same velocity.
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