CONTENTS.
VOL. LV.
No. 331. - January 18, 1894
On Homogeneons Division of Space. By Lord Kelvin, P.R.S.
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An Estimate of the Degree of Legitimate Natality, as show in the Table of Natality compiled by the Author from Observations made at Budapest By Joseph Körösi, Member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Director of Municipal Statistics
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Results derived from the Natality Table of Körösi by employing the Method of Contours or Isogens. By Francis Galton, F.R.S.
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Appendix to a Communication entled "The Mechanical Equivalent of Heat." By E. H. Griffiths, M.A.
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On the Reflection and Refraction of Light. By G. A. Schott, B.A. (Gantab), B.Sc. (Lond.) formely Scholar of Trinity College, Cambridge
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On the Transformation of Optical Wave Surfaces by Homogeneous Strain. By Oliver Heaviside, F.R.S.
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List of Presents
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January 25, 1894.
On Intra-eranial Pressure. Preliminary Note. By Leonard Hill, M.B., Assistant professor of Physiology, University College, London
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Experimental Researches into the Functions of the Cerebellum, By J. S. Risien Russe II, M.D., M.R.C.P., Assistant Physician to the Metropolitan Hospital
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The Effect produced upon. Respiration by Faradic Excitation of the Cerebrum in the Moukey, Dog, Cat, and Rabbit. By W. G. Spencer, M.S., M.B., Assistant-Surgeon to the Westminster Hospital
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The Pathology of the OEdema which accompanies Passive Congestion, By Walter S. Lazarus-Barlow, M.B., M.R.C.P
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List of Presents
On Copper Electrolysis in Vacuo. Buy William Gannon, M.A., "1851 Exlubition" Scholar, Queen's College, Galwat
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Note on the Action of Copper Sulphate and Sulphorie Acid on Metallic Copper. By Arthur Schuster, F.R.S.
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No. 332. - February 1, 1894.
Insect Sight and the Defining Power of Composite Eyes. By A Mallock
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The Action of Heat upon Ethylene. - By Vivian B. Lewes
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An Instrument for grinding Section-plates and Prisnis of Crystals of Artificial Preparations accurately in the desired Directions. By A. E. Tutton, Assoc. R.C.S., Demonstrator of Chemistry at the Royal College of Science, South Kensington
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An Instrument of Precision for producing Monochromatie Light of any desired Wave length, and its Use in the Investigation of the Optical Properties of Crystals. By A. E. Tutton, Assoc. R.C.S., Demonstrator of Chemistry at the Royal College of Science, South Kensington
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On Hollow Pyramidal Ice Crystals. By Karl Grossmann, M.D., F.R.C.S E, and Joseph Lomas, A.R.C.Sc.
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List of Presents
115
February 8, 1894.
Further Observations, on the Organisation of the Fossil Plants of the Coal-Measures. Part I. Calamites, Calamostachys, and Spenophyllum. By W. C. Williamson, LL. D., F.R.S., Emeritus Professor of Botany in the Owens College, Manchester, and D. H. Scott, M.A., Ph. D., F.L.S., F.G.S., Honorary Keeper of the Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Gardens, Kew
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Researches on the Germination of the Pollen Grain and the Nutrition of the Pollen Tube. By J. Reynolds Green, M.A., B.Sc., Professor of Botany to the Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain
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List of Presents
128
February 15, 1894.
On certain Ternary Alloys. Part VIII. Alloys containing Aluminium, Cadmium, and Tin; Aluminium, Antimony, and Lead; or Aluminium, Antimony, and Bismuth. By C. R. Alder Wright, D.Sc., F.R.S. Lecteur on Chemistry and Physics in St. Mary's Hospital Medical School
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On the Photographic Are Spectrum of Iron Meteorites. By Professor J. Norman Lockyer, C.B., F.R.S.
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On the Straining of the Earth resulting from Secular Cooling. By Charles Davison, M.A., Mathematical Master at King Edward's High School, Birmingham
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Chemical Analysis of the Meteorie Stone found at Makariwa, near Invercargill, New Zealand, in the year 1886. By L. Fletcher, M.A., F.R.S., Keeper of Minerals in the British Museum
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List of Presents
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February 22, 1894.
BAKERIAN LECTURE. - On the Relations between the Viscosity (Internal Friction) of Liquids and their Chemical Nature. By T. E. Thorpe, D.Sc., F.R.S., and J. W. Rodeger, Assoc. R.C.S.
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List of Presents
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Note on some Changes in the Blood of the General Circulation consequent upon certain Inflammations of an acute local character. By C. S. Sherrington, M.D., F.R.S., Lecturer of Physiology, St. Thomas's Hospital, Professor-Superintendent of the Brown Institution, London. [Plate 1]
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No. 333. - March 1, 1894.
List of Candidates
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Preliminary Note on Bilateral Degeneration in the Spinal Cord of Monkeys (Macucus sinicus following Unilateral Lesion of the Cortex Cerebri. By E. L. Mellus, M.D
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On the Relation of the Secular Variation of the Magnetic Declination and Inclination at London, Cape of Good Hope, St. Helena, and Ascension Island, as exhibited on the Magnetarium. By Henry Wilde, F.R.S.
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Terrestrial Refraction in the Western Himalayan Mountains. By General J. T. Walder, C.B., R.E., F.R.S.
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On a Spherical Vortex. By M. J. M. Hill, M.A., D.Sc., Professor of Mathematics in University College, London
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Researches on the Structure, Organisation, and Classification of the Fossil Reptilia Part IX. Section 1. On the Therosuchia. By H. G. Seeley, F.R.S.
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Researches on the Structure, Organisation, and Classification, of the Fossil Reptilia. Part IX. Section 2. On the reputed Mammals from the Karroo Formation of Cape Colony. By H. G. Seeley, F.R.S.
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Researches on the Structure, Organisation, and Classification of the Fossil Reptilia. Part LX. Section 3. On Diademodon. By H. G. Seeley, F.R.S.
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On the Effect of Magnetisation upon the Dimensions of Wires and Rings of Annealed Iron. By Shelford Bidwell, M.A., LL.B., F.Rc
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On Correlation of Certain External Parts of Palamon serratus. By H. Thompson
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List of Presents
240
March 8, 1894
Croonian Lecture. - La tine Structure des Centre Nerveux. By S. Ramon y Cajal, Professor of Physiology in the University of Madrid. [Title only]
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List of Presents
243
March 13, 1891.
The Thermal Radiation from Sun Spots. Preliminary Notes of Observations made at Daramona, Streete, Co. Westmeath, 1893. By W. E. Wilson, M.R.I.A.
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Experimental Investigations on the Effective Temperature of the Sun, mode at Daramona, Streete, Co Westmeath, By W. E. Wilson, M.R.I.A., and P. L. Gray, B.Sc., Assoc. R.C.S., Demonstrator of Physics, Mason College, Birmingham
250
Experiments on a Fundamental Question in Electro-Optics: Reduction of Relative Retardations to Absolute. By John Kerr, LLD., F.R.S.
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On the Liquation of Silver Copper Alloys. By Edward Matthey, F.C.S., Assoc. Roy. Sch. Mines
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A Contribution to the Study of Descending Degenerations in the Brain and Spinal Cord, and of the Seat of Origin and Paths of Conduction of the Fits in Absinthe Epilepsy. By Rubert Boyce, M.B., Assistant Professor of Pathology, University College, London
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A Research into the Elasticity of the Living Brain, and the Conditions governing the Recovery of the Brain after Compression for Short Periods. By A. G. Levy, M.B. (London)
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On the Effects produced on the Circulation and Respiration by Gunshot Injuries of the Cerebral Hemispheres. By S. P. Kramer, M. D., and Victor Horsley, M.B., F.R.C.S., F.R.S., Professor of Pathology in University College, London
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On the Influence of Carbonic Acid and Oxygen upon the Coagulability of the Blood in Vivo. By A. E. Wright, M.D. (Dubl.), Professor of Pathology, Army Medical Schol, Netley
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On the Disappearance of the Leucocytes from the Blood, after Injection of Peptone. By Surgeon-Captain David Bruce, A.M.S., Army Medical School, Netley
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List of Presents
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Account of the appropriation of the sum of £4,000 (the Government Grant) annually voted by Parliament to the Royal Society, to be employed in aiding the Advancement of Science (continued from vol. liii, p. 321). April 1, 1893, to March 31, 1894
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Report of the Incorporated Kew Committée for the Year ending December 31, 1893
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No. 334. - April 19, 1894.
On an Anomaly encountered in Determinations of the Density of Nitrogen Gas. By Lord Rayleigh, Sec. R.S
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On Variations observed in the Spectra of Carbon Electrodes, and on the Influence of one Substance on the Spectrum of another. By W. N. Hartley., F.R.S., Royal College of Science, Dublin
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Electrical Interference Phenomena somewhat analogous to Newton's Rings, but exhibited by Waves along Wires. By Edwin H. Barton, B.Sc., late "1851 Exhibition" Science Scholar
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On Rocks and Minerals collected by Mr. W. M. Conway in the Karakoram Himalayas. By Professor T. G. Bonney, D. Sc, F.R.S., and Miss C. A. Raisin, B.Sc
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Contributions to the Chemistry of Chlorophyll. No. V. By Edward Schunck, F.R.S.
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Thermoelectric Properties of Salt Solutions. By George Frederick Emery, B.A., LL.M., of the Inner Temple, late Scholar of Trinity College, Cambridge
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Experimental Determination of Poisson's Ratio. By C. E. Stromeyer
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List of Presents
383
April 20, 1894.
On the Specific. Heats of Gases at Constant Volume. Part II. Carbon Dioxide. By J. Joly, M.A., Sc.D., F.R.S
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On the Specific Heats of Gases at Constant Volume. Part III. The Specific Heat of Carbon Dioxide as a Function of Temperature. By J. Joly, M.A., Sc.D., F.R.S.
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A Contribution to the Study of the Yellow Colouring Matter of the Urine. By Archibald E. Garrod, M.A., M.D. Oxon, F.R.C.P
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Some Points in the Histology of the Nervous System of the Embryonie Lobster. By Edgar J. Allen, B.Sc. (London)
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The Refractive Character of the Eyes of Horses. By Veterinary Captain F. Smith, F.R.C.V.S., F.I.C., Army Veterinary Department
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Correction of an Error of Observation in Part XIX of the Author's Memoirs on the Organisation of the Fossil Plants of the Coal Measures. By W. C. WIlliamson, LL. D., F.R.S.
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Report on some of the Changes produced on Liver Cells by the Action of some Organic and Inorganic Compounds. By Dr. Lander Brunton, F.R.S., and S. Delépine, M.B.
424
Note on the Production of Sounds by the Air-bladder of certain Siluroid Fishes. By Professors T. W. Bridge and A. C. Haddon
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List of Presents
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CROONIAN LECTURE., - La fine Structure des Centres Nerveux. By Santiago Ramón y Cajal, Professor of Histology, University of Madrid
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No. 335
On Rocks and Minerals collected by W. M. Conway in the Karakoram Himalayas. By Professor T. G. Bonney, D. Sc., F.R.S., and Miss C. A. Raisin. B.Sc.
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Obituary Notices:
Sir Richard Owen
i
Sir William Aitken
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Thomas Hawksley
xvi
John Tyndall
Sir Samuel White Baker
Index
Erratum
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