Science Lectures at South Kensington

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Macmillan and Company, 1876

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Page 8 - Guillemin. — THE FORCES OF NATURE: A Popular Introduction to the Study of Physical Phenomena. By AMEDEE GUILLEMIN. Translated from the French by MRS. NORMAN LOCKYER ; and Edited, with Additions and Notes, by J. NORMAN LOCKYER, FRS Illustrated by II Coloured Plates and 455 Woodcuts.
Page 9 - These Primers are extremely simple and attractive, and thoroughly answer their purpose of just leading the young beginner up to the threshold of the long avenues in the Palace of Nature which these titles suggest.
Page 2 - AN ACCOUNT OF A METHOD OF COPYING PAINTINGS UPON GLASS, and of making Profiles, by the agency of Light upon Nitrate of Silver.
Page 33 - ... that another principle of classification is presented by the different electric systems used in them, which may be divided into two classes : — I. Idiostatic, that in which the whole electric force depends on the electrification which is itself the subject of the test. II. Heterostatic, in which, besides the electrification to be tested, another electrification maintained independently of it is taken advantage of. Thus, for example, the long-range electrometer...
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