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Página x - Other Worlds than Ours ; The Plurality of Worlds Studied under the Light of Recent Scientific Researches.
Página 311 - Phillips, and contains 200 Specimens, in a cabinet, with 5 trays, comprising the following, viz. :— MINERALS which are either the components of Rocks, or occasionally imbedded in them: — Quartz, Agate, Chalcedony, Jasper, Garnet, Zeolite, Hornblende, Augite...
Página 231 - MINERALS : these are found in masses or beds, in veins, and occasionally in the beds of rivers. Specimens of the following metallic ores are put in the Cabinet: Iron, Manganese, Lead, Tin, Zinc, Copper, Antimony, Silver, Gold, Platina, ек.
Página 311 - Rocks. SECONDARY FOSSILS, from the Trias, Lias, Oolite, Wealden, and Cretaceous Groups. TERTIARY FOSSILS, from the Woolwich, Barton, and Bracklesham Beds, London Clay, Crag, &c. In the more expensive Collections some of the Specimens are rare, and all more select.
Página x - Notes of a Course of Nine Lectures on Light, delivered at the Royal Institution. , By John Tyndall, FRS Crown 8vo. is. sewed, or is. 6d. cloth. Notes of a Course of Seven Lectures on Electrical Phenomena and Theories, delivered at the Royal Institution.
Página 311 - Guineas each, with every requisite to assist those commencing the study of this interesting science, a knowledge of which affords so much pleasure to the traveller in all parts of the world. * A collection for Five Guineas which will illustrate the recent works on Geology by Ansted, Buckland.
Página 240 - The vapor is taken from the surface water; the surface water thereby becomes more salt, and, under certain conditions, heavier ; when it becomes heavier, it sinks ; and hence we have, due to the salts of the sea, a vertical circulation, namely, a descent of heavier — because salter and cooler — water from the surface, and an ascent of water that is lighter — because it is not so salt — from the depths below.
Página 231 - Ludlow, Devonian, and Carboniferous Rocks. SECONDARY FOSSILS, from the Trias, Lias, Oolite, Wealden, and Cretaceous Groups. TERTIARY FOSSILS, from the Woolwich, Barton, and Bracklesham Beds, London Clay, Crag, &c.
Página 164 - Moseley replied as follows : — " To this there is the obvious answer that radiant heat does find its way into ice as a matter of common observation, and that it does not melt it except at its surface. Blocks of ice may be seen in the windows of iceshops with the sun shining full upon them, and melting nowhere but on their surfaces. And the experiment of the icelens shows that heat may stream through ice in abundance (of • Phil. Hag., S. 4, vol. x., p. 303. t Proceedings of the Bristol Naturalists'...
Página 151 - Barometers with Brass Scales, extending from the Cistern to the top of the Mercurial Column, to reduce the observation to 32° Fahrenheit.