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Arrangement of the General Meetings
xcii
On the Explicit Form of the Complete Cubic Differential Resolvent
3
The recent Progress in Secondary Batteries By Bernard Drake and
6
On the Intensity of Reflection from Glass and other Surfaces Bv Lord
7
On a Deep Boring for Water in the New Red Marls Keuper Marls near
10
Second Report of the Committee consisting of Professor G Forbes Secretary
39
Report of the Committee consisting of Professor G H Darwin Sir
40
Report of the Committee consisting of Professor Crum Brown Secretary
58
First Report on our Experimental Knowledge of the Properties of Matter
100
Third Report of the Committee consisting of Professor Balfour Stewart
139
Report of the Committee consisting of Professor G Carey Foster Sir
145
Second Report of the Committee consisting of Professors A Johnson Secre
150
French Coast
151
Report of the Committee consisting of Professor Sir H E Roscoe
167
Report Provisional of the Committee consisting of Professors McLeod
213
Report of the Committee consisting of Professor T McK Hughes Dr
219
eation of the Volcanic Phenomena of Vesuvius and its neighbourhood
226
Second Report of the Committee consisting of Mr W T Blanford Professor
241
Report of the Committee consisting of Professor McKendrick Professor
250
Report of the Committee consisting of Professor Rat Lankester Mr P L
254
Report of the Committee consisting of Mr John Cordeaux Secretary
264
Report of the Committee consisting of General J T Walker General
271
Report of the Committee consisting of Dr J II Gladstone Secretary
278
Report of the Committee consisting of Professor Sidbwick Professor Fox
282
Twelfth Report of the Committee consisting of Professor E Hull
286
Report of the Committee consisting of Professors Armstrong and Lodge
308
Sixth Report of the Committee consisting of Mr R Etheridge Mr Thomas
413
The Modern Development of Thomas Youngs Theory of Colourvision
431
On the Explicit Form of the Complete Cubic Differential Resolvent Bv
439
On the Exploration of the Raygill Fissure in Lothersdale Yorkshire
469
The Sphere and Boiler Mechanism for Transmitting Power By Professor
484
On Improvements in Electric Safety Lamps By J Wilson Swan M A
496
Section A MATHEMATICAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCE
511
A Mercurial Airpump By J T Bottomley M A F R S E 619
520
FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 3
526
Fourth Report of the Committee for the Harmonic Analysis of Tidal
528
Second Report of the Committee for promoting Tidal Observations
534
On the Sum of the nth Powers of the Terms of an Arithmetical Pro
540
On a Striated and Facetted Fragment from Chel Hill Olive Conglo
631
MONDAY SEPTEMBER 6
638
On the Geysers of the Rotorua District North Island of New Zealand
644
On the Westward Extension of the Coalmeasures into Southeastern
650
Note on the recent Earthquake in the United States including a tele
656
On the Silurian Rocks of North Wales By Professor T MKennt
663
Introduction to the Monian Svstem of Rocks By Professor J F Blake
669
Fourth Report on the Fossil Phyllopoda of the Palseozoic Rocks
671
Third Report on the Rate of Erosion of the Sea Coasts of England
677
On Provincial Museums their Work and Value Bv F T Mora
686
SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 4
688
Some Experiments upon the Protection of Insects from their Enemies
694
Some Remarks on the EggMembranes of Osseous Fishes By Robert
698
The Distribution of Microorganisms in the Air of Town Country
704
On a Sponge possessing Tetragonal Symmetry with Observations on
710
Section E GEOGRAPHY
712
Proposed new Route to the Great Prairie Lands of Northwest Canada
728
a System of Notation for the Twentieth Century
735
Boardingout as a method of Pauper Education and a Check on Here
753
The Public Land Policy of the United States By Worthtngton C
761
Litt D
764
Canals By Marshall Stevens F S S
770
Remarks on the Principles applicable to Colonial Loans and Finance
776
London Reconstruction and ReHousing By William Westgarth
782
kiKssV Sir J vices I? Douglass M Inst C E President of the Section
786
On American and English Railways in reference to Couplings Buffers
802
On a new Highspeed Steam or Hydraulic Engine By Arthur Rigg
808
Electric Lighting at Cannock Chase Collieries By A Sopwith
814
WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 8
820
Section H ANTHROPOLOGY
826
FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 3
833
Observations on Four Crania from Kimberley West Australia
836
Papuans and Polynesians By the Rev G Brown F R G S
842
Index
863
On the Dutch in South Africa By Miss F S Alliott
884
On the Celtic and Germanic Designs on Runic Crosses By Professor
3
On Stationary Waves in Flowing Water By Sir William Thomson
8
14 On a new Standard SineGalvanometer Bv Thomas Gray B Sc
14

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Pàgina 785 - Engineer, being the art of directing the great sources of power in Nature for the use and convenience of man...
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Pàgina 573 - Now the most startling result of Faraday's law Is perhaps this. If we accept the hypothesis that the elementary substances are composed of atoms, we cannot avoid concluding that electricity also, positive as well as negative, is divided into definite elementary portions, which behave like atoms of electricity.
Pàgina xxxi - If it should be inconvenient to the Author that his paper should be read on any particular days, he is requested to send information thereof to the Secretaries in a separate note.
Pàgina xxix - To give a stronger impulse and a more systematic direction to scientific inquiry, — to promote the intercourse of those who cultivate Science in different parts of the British Empire, with one another and with foreign philosophers, — to obtain a more general attention to the objects of Science, and a removal of any disadvantages of a public kind which impede its progress.
Pàgina xxxi - Committees for the several Sections before the beginning of the Meeting. It has therefore become necessary, in order to give an opportunity to the Committees of doing justice to the several Communications, that each Author should...
Pàgina 570 - ... of those last shown on the scale. But what form of energy is represented by the oscillating line? Swinging to and fro like a mighty pendulum to points equidistant from a neutral centre; the divergence from neutrality conferring atomicity of one, two, three, and four degrees as the distance from the centre is one, two, three, or four divisions; and the approach to, or retreat from, the neutral line deciding the electro-negative or electro-positive character of the element— all on the retreating...
Pàgina 569 - Here, then, is one of the elements the spectrum of which does not emanate equally from all its atoms, but some atoms furnish some, other atoms others, of the lines and bands of the compound spectrum of the element.
Pàgina lx - Cuneiform researcli up to the present time. Correlation of Physical Forces. The Atlantic Telegraph. Recent Discoveries in Africa. The Ironstones of Yorkshire. The Fossil Mammalia of Australia. Geology of the Northern Highlands. Electrical Discharges in highly rarefied Media. ¡Physical Constitution of the Sun. (Arctic Discovery. Spectrum Analysis.
Pàgina lix - Leslie, JP Smith. HM Brunei, P. Le Neve Foster, JG Gamble, JN Shoolbred. Crawford Barlow, H. Bauerman, EH Carbutt, JC Hawkshaw, JN Shoolbred. AT Atchison, JN Shoolbred, John Smyth, jun. WR Browne, HM Brunei, JG Gamble, JN Shoolbred. W. Bottomley, jun., WJ Millar, JN Shoolbred, JP Smith. AT Atchison, Dr. Merrifield, JN Shoolbred. AT Atchison, RG Symea, HT Wood. AT Atchison, Emerson Bainbridge, HT Wood. AT Atchison, HT Wood. AT Atchison, JF Stephenson, HT Wood. A. i'.

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