Nature, Volume 50

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Sir Norman Lockyer
Macmillan Journals Limited, 1894 - Electronic journals
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Page 42 - Engineer, being the art of directing the great sources of power in Nature for the use and convenience of man...
Page 47 - Admission to its sanctuary, and to the privileges and feelings of a votary, is only to be gained by one means, — sound and sufficient knowledge of mathematics, the great instrument of all exact inquiry, without which no man can ever make such advances in this or any other of the higher departments of science as can entitle him to form an independent opinion on any subject of discussion within their range.
Page 91 - Science examination in a group of subjects cognate to their line of work as Research Students. (2) That they have spent not less than two winter sessions or an equivalent period as Research Students in the University granting the degree, and that they produce evidence of satisfactory progress in the special study or (research undertaken by them during that period. (3) That a period of not less than five years shall have elapsed from the date of the graduation required in sub-section (1) of this section.
Page 189 - FRS, President, in the chair. — The Secretary read a report on the additions that had been made to the society's menagerie during the month of May.
Page 145 - THE MINER'S HANDBOOK. A. Handy Book of Reference on the subjects of Mineral Deposits, Mining Operations, Ore Dressing, &c. For the Use of Students and others interested in Mining Matters.
Page 291 - ... objected to the doctrine of natural selection, that it was too like the Laputan method of making books, and that it did not sufficiently take into account a continually guiding and controlling intelligence. This seems to me a most valuable and instructive criticism.
Page 133 - ... was surrounded from his birth with all the influences that go to make an accomplished man of science — accomplished both on the experimental and on the mathematical side. The front rank of scientific workers is weaker by his death, which occurred on January 1, 1894, the thirty-seventh year of his life.
Page 210 - Irom the lake, and were most irritating to the eyes. In November these gales blew almost continuously and with still greater force, raising sand-storms so dense that it was impossible to see more than a few yards, and work was consequently impossible. Empty cases, and even the bones laid out to dry, were blown about the camp, sometimes to a distance of a hundred yards. The nights were intensely dark. Heavy clouds to the northwards seemed to threaten rain, but none cauie for some days.
Page 194 - Inflammation generally must be regarded as a phagocytic reaction on the part of the organism against irritants. This reaction is carried out by the mobile phagocytes, sometimes alone, sometimes with the aid of the vascular phagocytes or the nervous system...
Page 106 - ... between the items of experience are known only by a protracted and precarious process of association. It is to be hoped that we have heard the last of that kind of doctrine. But does it prove what is required in order to be relevant to the analysis of causation...

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