A History of Science, Book 3

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Harper, 1904 - Science
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Contents

ciety of Edinburgh 1781 p 121His conclusions that all strata
14
The work of William Herschel p 19His discovery of Uranus
32
39Asteroids and satellites p 4oDisc0veries of Olbers
39
G H Darwins estimate of the consequences of tidal action p
49
Comets and meteors p 51Bredichins cometary theory
53
combs estimate of the amount of cometary dust swept up daily
66
The advent of the photographic film in astronomy p 67Dr
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CHAPTER III
95
Dr Croll on Climate and Time p 197Cyclones and anticyclones
204
Josiah Wedgwood and the clay pyrometer p 2o6Count Rumford
219
sition to the theory by Biot p 226The French Academys tacit
227
Galvani and the beginning of modern electricity p 229The con
247
James ClerkMaxwells conception of ether p 283Thomas Young
291
vich p 293Davys speculations as to the changes that occur
299
APPENDIX
307
CHAPTER IV
308

Dr Falconers visit to the fossilbeds in the valley of the Somme
113
p 171Confirmation of Chladnis hypothesis of 1794 p r72The
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CHAPTER VIII
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