CONTENTS.
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VOL. 190.
 
I. The Total Solar Eclipse of August 9, 1896. - Report on the Expedition to Kiö Island. By Professor J. NORMAN LOCKYER, C.B., F.R.S. Presented by the Joint Permanent Eclipse Committee
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II. On Boomerangs. By G. T. WALKER, M.A., B.Sc., Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge. Communicated by Professor J. J. THOMSON, F.R.S.
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III. On the Orientation of certain Greek Temples and the Dates of their Foundation, derived from Astronomical Considerations, being a Supplement to a Paper on the same subject published in the `Transactions of the Royal Society' in 1893. By F. C. PENROSE, F.R.S.
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IV. On the Passage of Heat between Metal Surfaces and Liquids in contact with them. By T. E. STANTON, M.Sc., Assistant Lecturer in Engineering at Unirersity College, Liverpoot. Communicated by Professor OSBORNE REYNOLDS, F.R.S.
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V. On the Theory of the Magneto-Optic Phenomena of Iron, Nickel, and Cobalt. By J. G. LEATHEM, B.A., Fellow of St. John's College, and Isaac Newton Student in the University of Cambridge. Communicated by Sir ROBERT S. BALL, F.R.S.
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VI. On the Oeclusion of Oxygen and Hydrogen by Platinum Blcek. - Part II. By LUDWIG MOND, Ph.D., F.R.S., WILLIAM RAMSAY, Ph.D., F.R.S., and JOHN SHIELDS, D.Sc., Ph.D.
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VII. The Sensitiveness of the Retina to Light and Colour. By Captain W. DE W. ABNEY, C.B., (late) R.E, D.C.L., F.R.S. :
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VIII. Total Eclipse of the Sun, 1896. - The Novaya-Zemlya Observations. By Sir GEORGE BADEN - POWELL, K.C.M.G., M.P. Communicated. by J. NORMAN LOCKYER, C.B., F.R.S.
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IX. A Dynamical Theory of the Electrie and Luminiferous Medium. - Part III. Relations with Material Media. By JOSEPH LARMOR, F.R.S., Fellow of St. John's College, Cambridge
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X. BAKERIAN LECTURE. - On the Mechanical Equivalent of Heat. By Professor OSBORNE REYNOLDS, F.R.S., and W. H. MOORBY, M.Sc., late Fellow of Victoria University and 1851 Exhibition Scholar
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XI. On the Distribution of Frequency (Variation and Correlation) of the Barometrie Height at Divers Stations. By KARL PEARSON, F.R.S., and ALICE LEE, B.A., B.SC.
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XII. Cathode Rays and some Analogous Rays. By SILVANUS P. THOMPSON, D.Sc., F.R.S.
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Index to Volume
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Erratum
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LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.
 
Plates 1 and 2.-Sir G. BADEN-POWELL on the Total Eclipse of the Sun, 1896. - The Novaya-Zemlya Observations.
 
Plates 3 to 8.-Professor O. REYNOLDS and Mr. W. H. MOORBY on the Mechanical Equivalent of Heat.
 
Plates 9 to 17. - Professor K. PEARSON and Miss A. LEE on the Distribution of Frequency (Variation and Correlation) of the Barometric Height at Divers Stations.
 
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