Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Volum 7

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Royal Society of Edinburgh., 1872
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On the Bones of a Seal found in Red Clay near Grangemouth with
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On the Rate of Mortality of Assured Lives as experienced by
115
On the Lake Basins of Eastern Africa By Keith Johnston Jun
122
On the Steady Motion of an Incompressible Perfect Fluid in
142
On the most general Motion of an Incompressible Perfect Fluid
143
On Change of Apparent Colour by Obliquity of Vision By Robert
155
On the Structure of Tubifex By W C MỘIntosh M D
166
Letter from Professor W J Macquorn Rankine as to Diagrams
172
A Simple Mode of Approximating to the WaveLength of Light
179
Note on Linear Partial Differential Equations By Professor Tait
190
On Cystine CHNOS By James Dewar F R S E Lecturer
201
Donations to the Society 209
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449
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Opening Address Session 187071 By David Milne Home Esq
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Additional Remarks on the Theory of Capillary Attraction
308
being an Analysis of the Movements
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Address on The Results of the More Recent Excavations on
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Additional Note on the Motion of a Heavy Body along the Circum
361
On the Efficient Powers of Parturition By Dr J Matthews Duncan
370
On the Pentatonic and other Scales employed in Scottish Music
382
Laboratory Notes By Professor Tait
390
Notice of Exhibition of Vegetable Spirals By Professor Alexander
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On the Gravid Uterus and Arrangement of the Fotal Membranes
407
On the Structure of the Palęozoic Crinoids By Professor Wyville
415
Notes on the Antechamber of the Great Pyramid Based on
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Experiments and Observations on Binocular Vision By Edward
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Pągina 573 - That gravity should be innate, inherent and essential to matter, so that one body may act upon another at a distance through a vacuum, without the mediation of any thing else, by and through which their action and force may be conveyed from one to another, is to me so great an absurdity, that I believe no man who has in philosophical matters a competent faculty of thinking, can ever fall into it.
Pągina 573 - It is inconceivable, that inanimate brute matter should, without the mediation of something else, which is not material, operate upon, and affect other matter without mutual contact; as it must do, if gravitation, in the sense of Epicurus, be essential and inherent in it.
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Pągina 574 - ... else, by and through which their action and force may be conveyed from one to another, is to me so great an absurdity that I believe no man, who has in philosophical matters a competent faculty of thinking, can ever fall into it. Gravity must be caused by an agent acting constantly according to certain laws ; but whether this agent be material or immaterial, I have left to the consideration of my readers" (3d letter to Bentley, 5th February 1692-93).
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Pągina 787 - HORN, &c -CONTRIBUTIONS to our KNOWLEDGE of the METEOROLOGY of CAPE HORN and the WEST COAST of SOUTH AMERICA.
Pągina 56 - I. (Proposition.) Consider first a single fixed body with one or more apertures through it ; as a particular example, a piece of straight tube open at each end. Let there be irrotational circulation of the fluid through one or more such apertures. It is readily proved [from VM § 63, Exam.

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