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relations of the generating and conducting surfaces ; addressed to
Michael Faraday, Esq. D.C.L. F.R.S. &c. By John Frederic
Daniell, Esq. F.R.S. Professor of Chemistry in King's College,
Researches towards establishing a Theory of the Dispersion of Light.
-No. IV. By the Rev. Baden Powell, M.A. F.R.S. Savilian Pro-
fessor of Geometry in the University of Oxford
Experimental Researches in Electricity.—Twelfth Series. By Michael
Faraday, Esq. D.C.L. F.R.S. &c....
Proposal for a new method of determining the Longitude, by an ab-
solute Altitude of the Moon. By John Christian Bowring, Esq.... 52
An Inquiry into a new Theory of Earthy Bases of Vegetable Tissues.
By the Rev. J. B. Reade, M.A. F.R.S.
Description of a new Tide-Gauge, constructed by T. G. Bunt, and
erected on the Eastern bank of the River Avon, in front of the Hut.
On the Régar or Black Cotton Soil of India. By Capt. Newbold,
Aide-de-Camp to Brigadier-General Wilson.
Experimental Researches in Electricity.—Thirteenth Series. By Michael
Faraday, Esq. D.C.L. F.R.S. &c.......
An Account of a line of Levels, carried across Northern Syria, from
the Mediterranean Sea to the River Euphrates. By William Taylor
Thomson, Esq., with Geological and Botanical Notes, by William
Supplementary Note to the Thirteenth Series of Experimental Re-
searches in Electricity. By Michael Faraday, Esq. D.C.L. F.R.S.
A Letter addressed to P. M. Roget, M.D. Secretary to the Royal
Society, by James Ivory, Esq. F.R.S., accompanying a paper on
On the Theory of Astronomical Refractions. By James Ivory, Esq.
Remarks on the Theory of the Dispersion of Light, as connected with
Polarization. By the Rev. Baden Powell, M.A. F.R.S. Savilian
Professor of Geometry in the University of Oxford
An Experimental Inquiry into the influence of Nitrogen on the Growth
of Plants. By Robert Rigg, Esq.............
Researches in Rotatory Motion. By A. Bell, Esq.
Researches on Suppuration. By George Gulliver, Esq., Assistant
Surgeon to the Royal Regiment of Horse Guards........
On the structure of the teeth, the vascularity of those organs, and
their relation to bone. By John Tomes, Esq.........
On the evolution of Nitrogen during the growth of plants, and the
sources from whence they derive that element. By Robert Rigg, Esq. 70
On the decussation of fibres at the junction of the Medulla Spinalis
with the Medulla Oblongata. By John Hilton, Esq.
Description of a self-registering Thermometer and Barometer invented
by the late James Coggan, Esq., and bequeathed by him to the
Royal Society. By Roderick Impey Murchison, Esq. F.R.S.
On the action of light upon the colour of the River Sponge. By
John Hogg, M.A. F.L.S. C.P.S. &c. Fellow of St. Peter's College,
Researches on the Tides.-Ninth Series. On the deduction of the
Laws of the Tides, from short Series of Observations. By the Rev.
W. Whewell, M.A. Trin. Coll., Cambridge
Researches in Embryology:- First Series. By Martin Barry, M.D.
F.R.S.E. Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in Edinburgh 73
Contributions to the Physiology of Vision. By Charles Wheatstone,
Esq. F R.S. Professor of Experimental Philosophy in King's Col-
lege, London.-Part the First. On some Remarkable and hitherto
unobserved Phenomena of Binocular Vision
Experimental Researches in Electricity.- Fourteenth Series. On the
general nature and relation of the Electric and Magnetic Forces.
By Michael Faraday, Esq. D.C.L. F.R.S. &c.
Experiments on the Vibration of the Pendulum. By W. J. Frodsham. 78
An Account of some Experiments on the Blood in connexion with the
Theory of Respiration. By John Davy, M.D. F.R.S. Assistant
Inspector of Army Hospitals.........
On the Geometrical Forms of Turbinated and Discoid Shells. By the
Rev. H. Moseley, Professor of Natural Philosophy and Astronomy
On the relative attractions of Sulphuric Acid for water, under par-
ticular circumstances : with suggestions of means of improving the
ordinary process of manufacturing Sulphuric Acid. By Henry
Hugh Watson, Esq. Corresponding Member of the Manchester
Discovery of the Source of the Oxus. By Lieut. Wood, of the Indian
On the State of the Interior of the Earth. By W. Hopkins, Esq.
M.A. F.R.S. F.R.A.S. &c...........
Experimental Researches in Electricity.—Fifteenth Series. Note of the
Character and Direction of the Electric Force of the Gymnotus.
By Michael Faraday, Esq. D.C.L. F.R.S. &C.........
On the Curvature of Surfaces. By John R. Young, Esq............... 112
On the Laws of Mortality. By Charles Jellicoe, Esq.
On the state of the Interior of the Earth. By W. Hopkins, Esq.
A.M. F.R.S.-Second Memoir. On the Phänomena of Precession
and Nutation, assuming the Fluidity of the Interior of the Earth... 115
Apperçu sur une manière nouvelle d'envisager la théorie cristallogra-
phique dans le but d'établir les rapports de celle-ci avec la forme
sphérique, ou elliptique, des molécules, ainsi qu'avec l'effet des mi-
lieux sur la forme cristalline. Par M. L. A. Necker......... ... 116
Experiments made on a piece of Peña silver, saved from the Lady
Charlotte, wrecked on the coast of Ireland in December 1838, as
to its capability of holding water. By W. D. Haggard, Esq... puge 119
On the Application of the Conversion of Chlorates and Nitrates into
Chlorides, and of Chlorides into Nitrates, to the determinations of
several equivalent numbers. By Frederick Penny, Esq............... 119
Some account of the Art of Photogenic Drawing, or the Process by
which Natural Objects may be made to delineate themselves with-
out the aid of the Artist's Pencil. By H. F. Talbot, Esq. F.R.S.... 120
Notice of a Shock of an Earthquake felt in the Island of St. Mary's,
one of the Scilly Islands, on the 21st of January, 1839, in a letter ad-
dressed to the Secretary. By the Rev. George Wordley .... 122
Researches on the Chemical Equivalents of certain Bodies. By
Some Account of the Hurricane of the 7th of January, 1839, as it was
experienced in the neighbourhood of Dumfries, in a letter addressed
to P. M. Roget, M.D. Secretary to the Royal Society. By P. Gar-
An Account of the Processes employed in Photogenic Drawing, in a
letter to S. Hunter Christie, Esq. Sec. R.S. By H. Fox Talbot,
A Description of a Hydropneumatic Baroscope. By J. T. Cooper, Esq.
Observations on the Parallel Roads of Glen Roy, and of other parts
of Lochaber, with an attempt to prove that they are of Marine
Origio. By Charles Darwin, Esq. M.A. F.R.S. Sec. Geological
On the Male Organs of some of the Cartilaginous Fishes. By John
Davy, M.D. F.R.S. Assistant Inspector of Army Hospitals. 129
Researches in Physical Geology.-Third Series. On the Phænomena
of Precession and Nutation, assuming the interior of the earth to be
a heterogeneous fluid. By W. Hopkins, Esq. M.A. F.R.S. &c. ... 129
An Experimental Inquiry into the Formation of Alkaline and Earthy
Bodies with reference to their presence in Plants, the Influence of
Carbonic Acid in their generation, and their equilibrium of this
gas in the atmosphere. By Robert Rigg, Esq.
Note on the Art of Photography, or the application of the Chemical
Rays of Light to the purposes of Pictorial Representation.
John F. W. Herschel, Bart. K.H. V.P.R.S. &c ....
Description of a Compensating Barometer, adapted to Meteorological
purposes, and requiring no corrections either for Zero, or for Tem-
perature. By Samuel B. Howlett, Esq., Chief Military Draftsman,
An Account of the fall of a Meteoric Stone in the Cold Bokkeveld,
Cape of Good Hope. By Thomas Maclean, Esq. F.R.S. &c. in a
letter to Sir John F. W. Herschel, Bart. V.P.R.S.
Chemical Account of the Cold Bokkeveld Meteoric Stone. By Michael
Faraday, Esq. D.C.L. F.R.S. &c., in a letter to Sir John F. W.
Note respecting a new kind of Sensitive Paper. By Henry Fox Talbot,
On a new equi-atomic compound of Bicyanide with Binoxide of Mer-
cury. By James F. W. Johnston, Esq. F.R.S..........
On the Constitution of the Resins.—Part 1. By James F. W. John-
Researches in Embryology.--Second Series. By Martin Barry, M.D.
F.R.S.E. Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in Edinburgh.. 136
On the Motion of the Blood. By James Carson, M.D. F.R.S......... 140
Account of Experiments on Iron-built Ships, instituted for the pur-
pose of discovering a Correction for the Deviation of the Compass
produced by the Iron of the Ships. By George Biddell Airy, Esq.
On the Visibility of certain Rays beyond the Ordinary Red Rays of
the Solar Spectrum. By J. S. Cooper, Esq., in a letter to Michael
Faraday, Esq. D.C.L. F.R.S. &c........
Fifth letter on Voltaic Combinations; with some account of the
effects of a large Constant Battery : addressed to Michael Faraday,
Esq. D.C.L. F.R.S. Fullerian Professor of Chemistry in the Royal
Institution of Great Britain. By John Frederic Daniell, Esq. F.R.S.
Professor of Chemistry in King's College, London
An Experimental Inquiry into the Influence of Nitrogen in promoting
Vegetable Decomposition, and the connexion of this process with
the Growth of Plants. By Robert Rigg, Esq......
Experiments on the Chemical Constitution of several bodies which un-
dergo the Vinous Fermentation, and on certain results of the Che-
mical Action. By Robert Rigg, Esq. F.R.S.
Researches on the Tides.-Tenth Series. On the Laws of Low Water
at the Port of Plymouth, and on the permanèncy of mean water.
By the Rev. W. Whewell, B.D. F.R.S. Fellow of Trinity College,
Researches on the Tides.-Eleventh Series. On certain Tide Obser-
vations made in the Indian Seas. By the Rev. W. Whewell, B.D.
F.R.S. Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge
On the Electrolysis of Secondary Compounds. In a letter addressed
to Michael Faraday, Esq. D.C.L. F.R.S. Fullerian Professor of
Chemistry in the Royal Institution of Great Britain, &c. By John
Frederic Daniell, Esq. F.R.S. Professor of Chemistry in King's Col.
Experimental Researches on the mode of operation of Poisons. By
Inquiries concerning the Elementary Laws of Electricity.—Third
Series. By W. Snow Harris, Esq. F.R.S..........
On the Conditions of Equilibrium of an Incompressible Fluid, the
particles of which are acted upon by Accelerating Forces. By James
Ivory, Esq. K.H. M.A. F.R.S. &c.
Report of a Geometrical Measurement of the Height of the Aurora
Borealis above the Earth. By the Rev. James Farquharson, LL.D.
Un the Phosphates. By John Dalton, D.C.L. F.R.S. &c.
On the Arseniates. By John Dalton, D.C.L. F.R.S............. .... 162
On the Constitution of the Resins.—Parts II. and III. By J. F. W.
On the Markings of the Eel-back Dun variety the Horse, common
in Scotland ; in a letter to P. M. Roget, M.D. Sec. R.S. By W.
Macdonald, M.D. Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of
Edinburgh, F.R.S. Ed. F.L.S. &c.
On the Structure and Functions of the Spleen. By Thomas Gordon
Additional Experiments on the formation of Alkaline and Earthy
Bodies by chemical action when carbonic acid is present. By Robert
On the Difference of Colour in different parts of the Bodies of Animals.
By James Alderson, M.A. M.D. late Fellow of Pembroke College,
On the Nerves of the Gravid Uterus. By Robert Lee, M.D. F.R.S... 189
Observations made at the Cape of Good Hope, in the year 1838, with
Bradley's Zenith Sector, for the verification of the amplitude of the
Abbé de la Caille's Arc of the Meridian ; by order of the Lords
Commissioners of the Admiralty. By Thomas Maclear, Esq. M.A.
An account of Experiments made with a view of ascertaining the pos-
sibility of obtaining a spark before the circuit of the Voltaic Battery
is completed. By J. P. Gassiot, Esq.........
their superiority to the double eye-piece of Huyghens. By the Rev.
J. B. Reade, M.A. F.R.S.............
Meteorological Observations made between October, 1837, and April,
1839, at Alten in Finmarken. By Mr. S. H. Thomas, chief mining
agent at the Alten Copper Works. Presented to the Royal Society
by John R. Crowe, Esq. Her Britannic Majesty's Consul at Fin-
On Nobili's Plate of Colours; in a letter from J. P. Gassiot, Esq.,
addressed to J. W. Lubbock, Esq. V.P. and Treasurer R.S.......... 195
Geographical position of the principal points of the Triangulations of
the Californias and of the Mexican Coasts of the Pacific, with the
heights of the principal points of that part of the Cordilleras. By
the Comte Vincent Piccolomini ; in a letter addressed to Sir John
F. W. Herschel, Bart. V.P.R.S.
Report on the co-operation of the Russian and German observers, in
a system of simultaneous Magnetical Observations. By the Rev.
H. Lloyd, F.R.S., in a letter addressed to Sir John F. W. Herschel,
On Magnetical Observations in Germany, Norway, and Russia. By
Major Sabine, R.A. V.P.R.S., in a letter to Baron von Humboldt,
For. Mem. R.S., dated Oct. 24th, 1839 ......