Report of the Annual Meeting, Volume 31 (Google eBook)

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J. Murray., 1862 - Science
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Contents

Freight as affected by Differences in the Dynamic Properties of Steam
82
Report on the Progress of Celestial Photography since the Aberdeen
94
On the Theory of Exchanges and its recent extension By Balfour
97
On the Recent Progress and Present Condition of Manufacturing Che
108
On EthnoClimatology or the Acclimatization of Man By James
129
On Experiments on the Gauging of Water by Triangular Notches
151
Report on Field Experiments and Laboratory Researches on the Con
158
Professor H Muller on the Existence and Arrangement of the Fovea Centra
171
Provisional Report on the Present State of our Knowledge respecting
173
Contributions to a Report on the Physical Aspect of the Moon
180
Preliminary Report of the Dredging Committee for the Mersey and
188
Preliminary Report on the Best Mode of Preventing the Ravages
200
Rev W N Molssworth on the Progress of Cooperation at Rochdale
225
On the Explosions in British CoalMines during the year 1859
236
Brief Summary of a Report on the Flora of the North of Ireland
240
On the Psychical and Physical Characters of the Mincopies or Natives
241
Report from the Balloon Committee By Colonel Sykes M P F R S
249
Mr R A Macfie on Patents considered Internationally
263
Interim Report of the Committee for Dredging on the North and East
280
Report of the Committee on the Law of Patents
289
MATHEMATICS AND PHYSICS
1
Mr W H L Russell on the Calculus of Functions with Remarks on
9
W Haidingers attempt to account for the Physical Condition and
15
Rev Edward Hincks on the Quantity of the Acceleration of the Moons
22
Mr J S Sttjart Glennie on the Application of the Principle of the Conser
26
Mr Thomas Rose on Presentations of Colour produced under novel conditions
32
Mr J P Gassiot od the Deposit of Metals from the Negative Terminal of
38
W Siemens on an Electric Resistance Thermometer for observing
44
Mr Charles Tomlinson on Lightning Figures chiefly with reference to those
48
Mr W H Bailys Palseontological Remarks upon the Silurian Rocks of Ire
108
Professor Harkness on the Old Red Sandstone of South Perthshire 114
114
Mr George H Morton on the Pleistocene Deposits of the District around
120
Professor Philljpss Notice of the Postglacial Gravels of the Valley of
129
Messrs J T Wilkinson and J Whitaker on the Burnley Coalfield
135
Professor Daubeny on the Functions discharged by the Roots of Plants
141
Rev T Hincks on the Development of the Hydroid Polyps Clavatella
145
Rev Alfred Merle Norman on the Crustacea Echinodermata and Zoo
151
Dr P L Sclaters Remarks on the late Increase of our Knowledge of
158
Physiology
164
Professor Remak on the Influence of the Sympathetic Nerve on Voluntary
171
Dr J Turnbull on the Physiological and Medicinal Properties of Sulphate
177
Mr R Alcocks Journey in the Interior of Japan with the Ascent of Fusi
183
Captain Camerons Notices on the Ethnology Geography and Commerce
189
Dr James Hector on the Capabilities for Settlement of the Central Parts
195
Captain W P Snow on the Geographical Science of Arctic Explorations
201
Rev W Cainb on Ten Years Statistics of the Mortality amongst the Orphan
208
Dr W Clarke on a Revision of National Taxation 216
216
Mr J Hey wood on the Inspection of Endowed Educational Institutions 222
222
Mr W Nevharch on the Extent to which Sound Principles of Taxation
230
Rev Canon Richson on the IncomeTax 240
240
Colonel Sykess Notes on the Progress and Prospects of the Trade of England
246
Sir W G Armstrong on the Patent Laws 252
252
Mr Peter Epfertz on a Brickmaking Machine 258
258
Mr F W Sheilds on Iron Construction with Remarks on the Strength
265
Rev H H Hiqgins on the Arrangement of Hardy Herbaceous Plants adopted
280
Dr Mouatt on Prison Dietary in India 170
281
Mr B Stewart on the Photographic Records given at the Kew Observatory
282
Rev W Walton on some Signs of Changes of the Weather 74
288

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Page xvii - To give a stronger impulse and a more systematic direction to scientific inquiry, — to promote the intercourse of those who cultivate Science in different parts of the British Empire, with one another and with foreign philosophers, — to obtain ft more general attention to the objects of Science, and a removal of any disadvantages of a public kind which impede its progress.
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Page 25 - But as it is impossible to conceive a limit to the extent of matter in the universe, " science points rather to an endless progress through an endless space, of action involving the transformation of potential energy into palpable motion, and thence into heat, rather than to a single finite mechanism running down like a clock and stopping for ever.
Page xix - Vice-Présidents, one or more Secretaries, and a Treasurer, shall be annually appointed by the General Committee. COUNCIL. In the intervals of the Meetings, the affairs of the Association shall be managed by a Council appointed by the General Committee. The Council may also assemble for the despatch of business during the week of the Meeting.
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