« ПредыдущаяПродолжить »
Mr. ROBERT STAWELL Ball's Account of Experiments upon the Resistance
of Air to the Motion of Vortex-rings
Mr. II. Deacon's Experiments on Vortex-rings in Liqnids
Professor J. D. EVERETT on Units of Force and Energy
Dr. J. H. GLADSTONE and ALFRED TRIBE on the Corrosion of Copper Plates
M. JANSSEN's Remarks on Physics ....
Mr. T. M. LINDSAY and W. R. Smith on Democritus and Lucretius, a Ques-
tion of Priority in the Kinetical Theory of Matter......
Professor JAMES Thomson's Speculations on the Continuity of the Fluid State
of Matter, and on Relations between the Gaseous, the Liquid, and the Solid
Observations on Water in Frost Rising against
Gravity rather than Freezing in the Pores of Moist Earth
Professor CLIFFORD on the Secular Cooling and the Figure of the Earth ..
Dr. Gull's Observations on the Parallax of a Planetary Nebula ..
M. JANSSEN on the Coming Solar Eclipse
Mr. J. NORMAN LOCKYER on the Recent and Coming Solar Eclipses.
Mr. R. A. PROCTOR on the Construction of the Heavens. .
Professor OSBORNE REYNOLDS on Artificial Coronas.
Mr. II. Fox Talbot on a Method of Estimating the Distances of some of the
Professor CHARLES V. Zengin on the Nutoscope, an Apparatus for showing
Mr. Philip Braham's description of a Set of Lenses for the Accurate Cor-
Mr. THOMAS STEVENSON's description of a Paraboloidal Reflector for Light-
houses, consisting of silvered facets of ground-glass; and of a Differential
Professor G. G. STOKES's Notice of the Researches of the late Rev. William
Vernon Harcourt, on the Conditions of Transparency in Glass, and the Con-
nexion between the Chemical Constitution and Optical Properties of dif-
Mr. G. JOHNSTONE STONEY on one Cause of Transparency.
on the advantage of referring the positions of
Lines in the Spectrum to a Scale of Wave-numbers..
Professor WILLIAM Swan on the Wave-lengths of the Spectra of the IIydro-
The ABBÉ Moigxo on the Poste Photographique....
Mr. R. SUTTON'S Account of a New Photographic Dry Process......
Mr. DONALD M'FARLANE's description of Experiments made in the Physical
Laboratory of the University of Glasgow to determine the Surface Conduc-
tivity for Heat of a Copper Ball
Mr. WILLIAM LADD on a Respirator for Use in Extinction of Fires ...,
Professor BALFOUR STEWART on the Temperature-equilibrium of an Enclosure
in which there is a Body in Visible Motion..
Mr. THOMAS BLOXAM on the Influence of Clean and Unclean Surfaces in Vol.
Mr. LATIMER CLARK on a new Form of Constant Galvanic Battery
Dr. J. P. JOULE's Notice of and Observations with a New Dip-circle
Professor Tait on Thermo-electricity ....
Mr. C. F. VARLEY on a Method of Testing Submerged Electric Cables...... 48
Professor Ch. V.ZENGER on a New Key for the Morse Printing Telegraph.. 48
Dr. Buys BALLOT on the Importance of the Azores as a Meteorological Sta-
Dr. ALEXANDER Brown on the Mean Temperature of Arbroath. Lat. 56°33'35"
North, Long. 2° 35' 30'' W. of Greenwich
Dr. WILLIAM B. CARPENTER on the Thermo-Dynamics of the General Oceanic
Rev. Professor CHALLis on the Mathematical Theory of Atmospheric Tides . 51
Professor COLDING's Remarks on Aërial Currents....
Professor J. D. EVERETT on Wet- and Dry-bulb Formulæ ...
on the General Circulation and Distribution of the
M. JANSSEN's Observations Physiques en Ballon
Mr. W. PENGELLY on the Influence of the Moon on the Rainfall
Mr. R. RUSSELL on the Inferences drawn by Drs. Magnus and Tyndall from
their Experiments on the Radiant Properties of Vapour...
Mr. WILLIAM A, TRAILL on Parhelia, or Mock Suns, observed in Ireland 56
Lieut.-Col. A. STRANGE on Government Action on Scientific Questions
Rev. W. TUCKWELL on the Obstacles to Science-Teaching in Schools
Address by Professor Andrews, F.R.S.L. & E., President of the Section.... 59
Mr. Thomas AINSWORTH on the Facts developed by the Working of Hæma-
tite Ores in the Ulverstone and Whitehaven Districts from 1844-71 ...... 66
Dr. ANDREWS on the Dichroism of the Vapour of lodine
on the Action of Heat on Bromine. ...
Professor ApJohn's Remarks upon the Proximate Analysis of Saccharine
M. Gustav BISCHOF on the Examination of Water for Sanitary purposes 07
Mr. PHILIP BRAHAM on the Crystallization of Metals by Electricity...... 67
Mr. J. Y. BUCHANAN on the Rate of Action of Caustic Soda on a watery Solu-
tion of Chloracetic Acid at 100° C.
Dr. F. CRACE-CALVERT on the Estimation of Sulphur in Coal and Coke .... 68
Mr. John DALZELL and Dr. T. E. THORPE on the Existence of Sulphur Di-
Mr. HENRY DEACON on Deacon's Chlorine Process as applied to the Manufac-
ture of Bleaching-powder on the larger Scale..
on the Detection of Morphine by Iodic Acid
Dr. J. H. GLADSTONE and ALFRED TRIBE's Experiments on Chemical Dy-
Dr. J. H. GLADSTONE on Crystals of Silver
Mr. WILLIAM HARKNESS'S Preliminary Notice on a New Method of Testing
The Rev. H. HIGHTON on a Method of Preserving Food by Muriatic Acid .. 73
Dr. J. SINCLAIR HOLDEN on the Aluminous Iron-ores of Co. Antrim
Professor N. STORY MASKELYNE on the Localities of Dioptase
The ABBÉ MOIGNO on the Photographic Post
Mr. Pattison Muir on an Antimony-ore from New Zealand ....
Dr. T. L. PHIpson on Regianic Acid
Dr. J. EMERSON REYNOLDS on the Action of Aldehyde on the two Primary
on the Analysis of a singular Deposit from Well-
Dr. Otto RICHTER on the Chemical Constitution of Glycolic Alcohol and its
Heterologues, as viewed in the new light of the Typo-nucleus Theory 78
Mr. WILLIAN CHANDLER ROBERTS on the Molecular arrangement of the Alloy
of Silver and Copper employed for the British Silver Coinage.
Mr. E. C. C. STANFORD on the Retention of Organic Nitrogen by Charcoal .. 81
Mr. JOHN SMYTH, Jun., on Improvements in Chlorimetry
Dr. T. E. THORPE's Contributions to the History of the Phosphorus Chlorides 81
Mr. C. R. C. TICHBORNE on the Dissociation of Molecules by Heat ..... 81
Mr. C. TOMLINSON on the behaviour of Supersaturated Saline Solutions when
Mr. J. A. WANKLYN on the Constitution of Salts ...
Mr. C. GILBERT WHEELER on the Recent Progress in Chemistry in the United
Mr. C. R. A. WRIGHT and CHARLES H. PIESSE on the Oxidation products
of the Essential Oil of Orange-peel, known as “ Essence de Portugal” 83
Mr. C. R. A. WRIGHT on certain new Derivatives from Codeia .
Address by ARCHIBALD GEIKIE, F.R.S., President of the Section ...
The Rev. J. F. BLAKE on the Yorkshire Lias and the Distribution of its
Mr. D. J. BROWN on the Silurian Rocks of the South of Scotland .
on the Upper Silurian Rocks of the Pentland Hills and
Dr. Robert Brown's Geological Notes on the Noursoak Peninsula and Disco
Dr. Bryce on certain Fossils from the Durine Limestone, N.W. Suther-
Mr. W. CARRUTHERS on the Vegetable Contents of Masses of Limestone
occurring in Trappean Rocks in Fifeshire, and the conditions under which
Mr. John CURRY on the General Conditions of the Glacial Epoch ; with Sug-
gestions on the formation of Lake-basins....
Mr. R. DAINTREE on the General Geology of Queensland
Mr. W. Boyd DAWKINS on the Relation of the Quaternary Mammalia to the
Prof. GEIKIE on the Progress of the Geological Survey in Scotland
Mr. D. GRIEVE on the Fossiliferous Strata at Lochend near Edinburgh 98
Mr. G. J. GRIEVE on the position of Organic Remains near Burntisland 98
Sir RICHARD GRIFFITI, Bart., on “ The Boulder Drift and Esker Hills of
Ireland,” and “On the position of Erratic Blocks in the Country .... 98
The Rev. J. Gunn on the Agency of the Alternate Elevation and Subsidence
of the Land in the formation of Boulder-clays and Glaciers, and the Exca-
Mr. John IIENDERSON on the Age of the Felstones and Conglomerates of the
Professor EDWARD HULL and Mr. WILLIAM A. TRAILL on the relative ages
of the Granitic, Plutonic, and Volcanic Rocks of the Mourne Mountains and
Slieve Croob, Co. Down, Ireland
The Rev. Dr. IUME on the Coal-beds of Panama, in reference mainly to their
Mr. CHARLES LAPWORTH and JAMES WILSON on the Silurian Rocks of the
Counties of Roxburgh and Selkirk
Mr. CHARLES LAPWORTH on the Graptolites of the Gala Group
Mr. P. W. STUART MENTEATH on the Origin of Volcanoes...
Mr. L. C. MIALL’s further Experiments and Remarks on Contortion of Rocks 106
Mr. JOHN MILLER on the so-called Hyoid plate of the Asterolepis of the Old
Mr. D. MILNE-HOME on the Conservation of Boulders....
Mr. W. S. MITCHELL'S further Remarks on the Denudation of the Bath
Dr. Moffat on Geological Systems and Endemic Disease
Dr. JAMES MURIE on the Systematic Position of Sivatherium giganteum, Faulc.
Mr. C. W. Peach's Additions to the list of Fossils and Localities of the Car-
boniferous Formation in and around Edinburgh...
L'ABBÉ RICHARD on Hydro-Geology
The Rev. W. S. SYMONDS on the Contents of a Hyæna's Den on the Great
on a New Fish-spine from the Lower Old Red
Sandstone of Hay, Breconshire .
Mr. J. S. Taylor on the later Crag-Deposits of Norfolk and Suffolk.. 110
Mr. James Thomson on the Stratified Rocks of Islay
Prof. TRAQUAIR's Additions to the Fossil Vertebrate Fauna of Burdiehouse,
Professor W. C. WILLIAMSON on the Structure of the Dictyoxylons of the
on the Structure of Diploxylon, a Plant of the
Mr. HENRY WOODWARD on the Discovery of a new and very perfect Arachnide
from the Ironstone of the Dudley Coal-field
on the Relics of the Carboniferous and other old
Address by Dr. ALLEN Thomson, F.R.SS. L. & E., President of the Section.. 114
Dr. CHARLTON BASTIAN on some new Experiments relating to the Origin of
Dr. F. CRACE-CALVERT on the Action of Heat on Germ-life
on Spontaneous Generation, or Protoplasmic Life .. 123
Dr. John DOUGAL on the relative Powers of various Substances in preventing
the Generation of Animalcules, or the Development of their Germs, with
special reference to the Germ Theory of Putrefaction
Sir WALTER ELLiot on the advantage of Systematic Cooperation among Pro-
vincial Natural-History Societies, so as to make their observations available
Dr. BURDON SANDERSON and Dr. FERRIER on the Origin and Distribution of
Microzymes (Bacteria) in water, and the circumstances which determine
their Existence in the Tissues and Liquids of the Living Body ...
Mr. T. B. GRIERSON on the Establishment of Local Museums