Annals of Philosophy, Or, Magazine of Chemistry, Mineralogy, Mechanics, Natural History, Agriculture, and the Arts, Volume 3

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Robert Baldwin, 1814 - Science

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Page 308 - Brewster: on new properties of light exhibited in the optical phenomena of mother of pearl, and other bodies to which the superficial structure of that substance can be communicated.
Page 12 - The quantity of heat, which a hot body yields in a given time by radiation to a cold body situated at a distance, increases, eaeteris paribus, in a greater ratio than the excess of temperature of the first body above the second.
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Page 127 - If the moon was in conjunction with the sun, or in that part of her orbit which is nearest to him, the moon would be more attracted than the earth, and fall with greater velocity towards the sun ; so that the distance of the moon from the earth would be increased by the fall.
Page 142 - The great alligators and the tortoises of Maestricht are found in the chalk formation, but these are both marine animals. This earliest appearance of fossil bones seems to indicate, that dry lands and fresh waters must have existed before...
Page 50 - SO) + (Po + 2 SO). As to the organic volumes, it is at present very uncertain how far figures can be successfully employed to express their composition. We shall have occasion only in the following pages to express the volume of ammonia. It is 6 H -)N + O, or HN O.
Page 312 - ... liquid into a clean vessel, and mix with it an excess of sulphuric acid. Boil this liquid for some time, Sulphur is precipitated, and muriatic acid driven off. Decant off the clear liquid, and strain it through wool. Put it into a -mul flask, and mix it with as much black oxide of manganese as you used before of sulphuric acid.
Page 315 - Gunsmith; for a cock made of metal and wood, for drawing liquor from casks, which produces a stop superior to that which is effected by common cocks, and prevents the liquor from coming in contact with the metals, except when the liquor is in the act of being drawn, and is running from the cask. — Dated May 25, 1813.
Page 376 - AN Account of some organic Remains found near Brentford, Middlesex. By the late Mr. William Kirby Trimmer. Communicated in a Letter from Mr. James R. Trimmer to the Right Hon. Sir Joseph Banks, Bart. KBPRS p.
Page 12 - The calorific rays which have already passed through a screen of glass, experience, in passing through a second glass screen of a similar nature, a much smaller diminution of their intensity than they did in passing through the first screen.

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