Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Volume 2

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Royal Society of Edinburgh., 1850 - Science
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Page 164 - Washington. 1854. Edward Everett. Extracts from the Letter-Press of the Astronomical Observations made at the Royal Observatory, Edinburgh, by the late Thomas Henderson. Vol. X. for 1844 - 47. 4to pamph. Edinburgh. John C. Warren, MD Description of a Skeleton of the Mastodon giganteus of North America. 4to pamph. Boston. Royal Society of London. Proceedings. 12 numbers to complete Vols.
Page 89 - On the description of Oval Curves, and those having a plurality of Foci
Page 276 - ... hypothesis of molecular vortices. This hypothesis assumes "that each atom of matter consists of a nucleus or central point enveloped by an elastic atmosphere, which is retained in its position by attractive forces, and that the elasticity due to heat arises from the centrifugal force of those atmospheres, revolving or oscillating about their nuclei or central points.
Page 53 - METRICAL PARAPHRASE of Parts of the HOLY SCRIPTURES, in Anglo-Saxon; with an English Translation, Notes, and a verbal Index, by BENJAMIN THORPE, FSA Royal 8vo.
Page 34 - Observations made at the Magnetical and Meteorological Observatory, at Toronto, in Canada. Printed by order of Her Majesty's Government, under the superintendence of Lieut.
Page 138 - Thus the successive changes which occur for the purposes of assimilation in the healthy economy may be shortly enumerated as follows : — 1st, Introduction into the stomach and alimentary canal of organic matter ; 2d, Its transformation by the process of digestion into albuminous and oily compounds : this process is chemical ; 3d, The imbibition of these through the mucous membrane in a fluid state, and their union in the termini of the villi and lacteals to form elementary...
Page 130 - Annuaire Magnetique et Meteorologique du Corps des Ingenieurs des Mines de Russie...
Page 14 - Ib. per square foot, or thrice as great as in the summer months. " The greatest result yet obtained at Skerryvore was during the heavy westerly gale of 29th March 1845, when a pressure of 6083 Ib.
Page 149 - An address delivered at the anniversary meeting of the Geological Society of London, on the 19th of February, 1841 ; and the announcement of the award of the Wollaston medal and donation fund for the same year.

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