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" British empire, a public institution for diffusing the knowledge and facilitating the general introduction of useful mechanical inventions and improvements, and for teaching, by courses of philosophical lectures and experiments, the application of science... "
Nature - Page 251
edited by - 1896
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Leading American Men of Science

David Starr Jordan - Science - 1910 - 471 pages
...two years, except when he was sick, he worked night and day with all his energy to found "a public institution for diffusing the knowledge and facilitating...mechanical inventions and improvements, and for teaching, by courses of philosophical lectures and experiments, the application of science to the common purposes...
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The Life of Sir Joseph Banks: With Some Notices of His Friends and ...

Edward Smith - 1911
...gentlemen subscribed fifty guineas for the purpose of founding the Institution. The definite object was, " For diffusing the knowledge, and facilitating the...mechanical inventions and improvements ; and for teaching, by courses of philosophical lectures and experiments, the application of Science to the common purposes...
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The Life of Sir Joseph Banks: President of the Royal Society, with Some ...

Edward Smith - Eighteenth century - 1911 - 348 pages
...gentlemen subscribed fifty guineas for the purpose of founding the Institution. The definite object was, " For diffusing the knowledge, and facilitating the...mechanical inventions and improvements; and for teaching, by courses of philosophical lectures and experiments, the application of Science to the common purposes...
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Aspects of Recent Science

Henry Smith Williams, Edward Huntington Williams - English poetry - 1912 - 300 pages
...presents shall come, greeting. Whereas several of our loving subjects are desirous of forming a Public Institution for diffusing the knowledge and facilitating...Mechanical Inventions and Improvements ; and for teaching, by Courses of Philosophical Lectures and Experiments, the Application of Science to the Common Purposes...
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Winston's Cumulative Loose-leaf Encyclopedia: A Comprehensive ..., Volume 9

Charles Morris - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1921
...ín 1800, for diffusing knowledge and facilitating the general introduction of mechanical inventions, and for teaching the application of science to the common purposes of life. The members are elected by ballot, and pay an admission fee and annual subscription. The buildings...
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Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution, Volume 34

Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents - Discoveries in science - 1880
...Great Britain," chiefly indebted for its origin to an American, was founded in 1800, "for difl'usiug the knowledge and facilitating the general introduction...mechanical inventions and improvements and for teaching by courses of philosophical lectures and experiments the application of science to the common purposes...
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Science and Technology in the Industrial Revolution

Albert Edward Musson, Eric Robinson - Business & Economics - 1969 - 534 pages
...containing: Proposals for forming by subscription, in the Metropolis of the British Empire, a Public Institution for diffusing the knowledge and facilitating...Mechanical Inventions and Improvements, and for teaching, by courses of Philosophical Lectures and Experiments, the Application of Science to the Common Purposes...
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Michael Faraday and The Royal Institution: The Genius of Man and Place (PBK)

J.M Thomas - Science - 1991 - 234 pages
...support of the President of the Royal Society, Sir Joseph Banks, he founded in 1799 ... for diffusing and facilitating the general introduction of useful...mechanical inventions and improvements and for teaching by courses of philosophical lectures and experiments, the application of science to the common purposes...
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Science In The Making: Scientific Development As Chronicled Historic Papers ...

E. A. Davis - Science - 2003 - 370 pages
...him expatiate on how to create (by subscription) ‘in the Metropolis of the British Empire a Public Institution for diffusing the knowledge and facilitating...mechanical inventions and improvements, and for teaching by courses of philosophical lectures and experiments the application of science to the common purposes...
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Holding Up a Mirror: How Civilizations Decline

Anne Glyn-Jones - History - 1996 - 652 pages
...the English genius lay more in the application of new ideas than in their invention. It was 'for 329 diffusing the knowledge and facilitating the general...mechanical inventions and improvements, and for teaching, by courses of philosophical' lectures and experiments, the application of science to the common purposes...
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