CONTENTS.
VOL. LIX.
No. 353. - November 21, 1895.
On the Gases obtained from the Mineral Eliasite. - By J. Norman Lockyer, C. B., F. R. S.
1
On the new Gases obtained from Uraninite. - Sixth Note. - By J. Norman Lockyer, C. B., F. R. S
4
On the Variable Stars of the ó Cephei Class. - By J. Norman Lockyer, C. B., F. R. S. [Title only.]
9
Microscopic and Systematic Study of Madreporarian Types of Corals. - By Maria M. Ogilvie, D. Sc.
9
On the Calibration of the Capillary Electrometer. - By George J. Burch, M. A
18
An Experimental Investigation of the Laws of Attrition. - By F. T. Trouton, D. Sc.
25
Experiments on Fluid Viscosity. - By A. Mallock.
38
List of Presents
39
November 28, 1895.
The Expansion of Argon and of Helium as compared with that of Air and Hydrogen. - By J. P. Kuenen. Ph. D., Professor of Physics in University College, Dundee, and W. W. Randall, Ph. D., Lecturer in Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, U. S. A.
60
On the Percentage of Argon in atmospheric and in respired Air. - By Alexander Kellas, B. Sc., Assistant in the Chemical Department of University College, London
66
Examination of Gases from certain Mineral Waters. - By Alexander Kellas, B. Sc., and William Ramsay, Ph. D., F. R. S.
68
Contributions to the Mathematical Theory of Evolution. III. Regression, Heredity, and Panmixia. - By Karl Pearson, University College, London
69
On the Granular Leucocytes. - By G. Lovell Gulland, M. A., B. Sc., M. D., F. R. C. P. E.
71
On the Development of Lichenopora verrucaria, Fabr. - By Sidney F. Harmer, M. A., Fellow of King's College, Cambridge, Superintendent of the University Museum of Zoology
73
List of Presents
74
Flame Spectra observed at Swedish Bessemer Works. - By C. Lundström, Örtofta, Sweden
76
Remarks on the Origin of some of the Lines and Bands observed in the Spectra from Swedish Bessemer Works. - By W. N. Hartley, F. R. S.
98
On the Variable Stars of the o Cephei Class. - By J. Norman Lockyer, C. B., F. R. S.
101
No. 354. - November 30, 1895.
ANNIVERSARY MEETING.
Report of Auditors
106
List of Fellows deceased since last Anniversary
107
List of Fellows elected
107
Address of the President
107
Election of Council and Officers
124
Financial Statement
Trust Funds
Income and Expenditure Account
135
Table showing Progress and present State of Society with regard to Fellows
136
Account of Grants from the Donation Fund
136
December 5, 1895
Studies in the Morphology of Spore-producing Members. Part. II. Ophioglossaceae. - By F. O. Bower, D. Sc., F. R. S., Regius Professor of Botany, University of Glasgow
137
Preliminary Statement on the Sorus of Danaea. - By F. O. Bower, F. R. S., Regius Professor of Botany, University of Glasgow
141
On the Weight of a Cubic Decimetre of Water at its Maximum Density. - By D. Mendeléeff, For. Mem. R. S.
143
The Measurement of High Potential Difference. - By H. C. Leake, R. Leventhorpe, M. A., and C. S. Whitehead, M. A.
155
Variations in the Electromotive Force of Clark Cells with Temperature. - By W. E. Ayrton, F. R. S., and W. R. Cooper, M. A., B.Sc. [Title only.]
158
List of Presents
158
December 12, 1895.
On the Determination of the Indices of Refraction of various Substances for the Electric Ray. I. Index of Refraction of Sulphur. - By Professor J. C. Bose, B. A. (Cantab.), B. Sc (Lond.)
160
Researches of the Structure, Organisation, and Classification of the Fossil Reptilia. Part. X. On the complete Skeketon of an Anomodont Reptile (Aristodesmus Rütimeyeri, Wiedersheim), from the Bunter Sandstone of Reihen, near Basel, giving new Evidence of the Relation of the Anomodontia to the Monotremata. - By H. G. Seeley, F. R. S.
167
Octonions. - By Alex. Mc Aulay, Lecturer in Mathematics and Physics, University of Tasmania
169
On the Formation and Structure of Dental Enamel. - By J. Leon Williams, D. D. S., L. D. S
181
The Healing of Incisions in Vegetable Tissues. - By Samuel G. Shattock
182
List of Presents
183
No. 355. - January 16, 1896.
The Rotation of an Elastic Spheroid. - By S. S. Hough, B. A., Fellow of St. John's College, and Isaac Newton Student in the University of Cambridge
185
On a Type of Spherical Harmonics of Unrestricted Degree, Order, and Argument. - By E. W. Hebson, Sc. D., F. R. S.
189
Memoir on the Theory of the Partitions of Numbers. Part I. - By Major P. A. Mac Mahon, R. A., F. R. S
197
On Some Physical Properties of Argon and Helium. - By Lord Rayleigh, See. R. S.
198
List of Presents
208
January 23, 1896.
An Attempt to determine the Condition in which Helium and the associated Gases exist in Minerals. - By W. A. Tilden, D. Sc., F. R. S.
218
On a Special Action of the Serum of Highly Immunised Animals, and its use for Diagnostic and other Purposes. - By Herbert E. Durham, Gull Research Student in Pathology
224
List of Presents
226
January 30, 1896.
On the Rhythmic Contractility of the Spleen. Preliminary Notice. - By E. A. Schafer, F. R. S., and B. Moore
229
The Electrical Measurement of Starlight. Observations made at the Observatory of Daramona House, co. Westmeath, in January, 1896. Second Report. - By Professor G. M. Minchin, M. A., F. R. S.
231
Contributions to the Chemistry of Chlorophyll. No. VII. Phylloporphyrin and Haematoporphyrin: a Comparison. - By Edward Schunck, F. R. S., and Leon Marchlewski, Ph. D.
233
List of Presents
236
An Enquiry into the Nature of the Vesicating Constituent of Croton Oil. - By Wyndham R. Dunstan, M. A., F. R. S., and Lucy Everest Boole, F. I. C., Lecturer on Chemistry in the London School of Medicine for Women
237
No. 356. - February 6, 1896.
Impact with a Liquid Surface, studied by means of Instantaneous Photography. - By A. M. Worthington, M. A., F. R. S., and R. S. Cole, M. A.
250
A new Method of determining Freezing Points. - By Meyer Wildermann, Ph. D.
251
List of Presents
254
February 13, 1896.
On the Behaviour of Argon and Helium when submitted to the Electric Discharge. - By J. N. Collie, Ph. D., F. R. S. E.; and William Ramsay, Ph. D., F. R. S.
257
On the Generation of Longitudinal Waves in Ether. - By Lord Kelvin, F. R. S.
270
On the Discharge of Electricity produced by the Röntgen Rays, and the Effects produced by these Rays an Dielectrics through which they pass. - By J. J. Thomson, M. A., F. R. S., Professor of Experimental Physics, Cambridge
274
On the Absorption of the extreme Violet and ultra-Violet Rays of the Solar Spectrum by Haemoglobin, its Compounds, and certain of its Derivatives. - By Arthur Gamgee, M. D., F. R. S., Emeritus Professor of Physiology in the Owens College, Victoria University
276
List of Presents
279
February 20, 1896.
Bakerian Lecture. - On the Diffusion of Metals. - By W. C. Roberts-Austen, C. B., F. R. S., Professor of Metallurgy, Royal College of Science
281
List of Presents
285
February 27, 1896.
On the Spinal-root Connections and Ganglion-cell Connections of the Nerve-fibres which produce Contraction of the Spleen. - By E. A. Schäfer, F. R. S., and B. Moore
287
A Method for rapidly producing Diphtheria Antitoxines. Preliminary Note. - By G. E. Cartwright Wood, M. D., B. Sc
290
List of Presents
298
No. 357. - March 5, 1896.
List of Candidates
300
Contributions to the Mathematical Theory of Evolution. Note on Reproductive Selection. - By Karl Pearson, University College, London
301
On the Diurnal Periodicity of Earthquakes. - By Charles Davison, M. A., F. G. S., Mathematical Master at King Edward's High School, Birmingham
305
List of Presents
307
March 12, 1896.
Croonian Lecture. - Observations Isolated Nerve. Electrical Changes a Measure of Physico-chemical Change. - By Augustus D. Waller, M. D., F. R. S.
308
List of Presents
312
March 19, 1896.
The Photographic Values of Moonlight and Starlight compared with the Light of a Standard Candle. - By Captain W. de W. Abney, C. B., R. E., F. R. S.
314
Helium, a Gaseous Constituent of certain Minerals. Part II-Density. - By William Ramsay, F. R. S., Professor of Chemistry, University College, London
325
On the Reflection of Röntgen Light from Polished Speculum-Metal Mirrors. - By Lord Blythswood
330
Note on Lord Blythswood's Paper. - By Lord Kelvin, F. R. S.
332
On the Effect of the Röntgen X Rays on the Contact Electricity of Metals. - By James R. Erskine Murray, B. Sc., 1851 Exhibition Scholar, Trinity College, Cambridge
333
The Effect of Röntgen Rays on Cloudy Condensation. - By C. T. R. Wilson, B. Sc (Vict)., B. A. (Cantab.), Clerk-Maxwell Student
338
On the Relations of Turacin and Turacoporphyrin to the Colouring Matter of the Blood. - By Arthur Gamgee, M. D., F. R. S., Emeritus Professor of Physiology in the Owens College, Victoria University
339
On the new Gas obtained from Uraninite. (Seventh Note.) Remarks on Messrs. Runge and Paschen's Diffusion Experiment. - By J. Norman Lockver, C. B., F. R. S.
342
Problems in Electric Convection. - By G. F. C. Searle, M. A.
343
Report of the Examination of some of the Scientific Instruments employed by the late Dr. Joule. - By J. D. Chorlton, B. Sc, Joule Scholar
345
Effects of partial Thyroidecomy in Animals. - By Walter Edmunds, F. R. C. S.
360
Additional Report on Erect Trees containing Animal Remains in the Coal Formation of Nova Scotia. - By Sir J. William Dawson, F. R. S.
362
Angular Measurement of Optic Axial Emergences. - By William J. Pope [Tilte only.]
366
List of Presents
366
No. 358.
Variations in the Electromotive Force of Clark Cells with Temperature. - By W. E. Ayrton, F. R. S., and W. R. Cooper, M. A., B. Sc
368
Report of the Kew Observatory Committee for the Year ending December 31, 1895
383
Report of Magnetical Observations at Falmouth Observatory for the Year 1895
415
Obituary Notices:-
 
Carl Friedrich Wilhelm Ludwig
i
Charles Cardale Babington
John Syer Bristowe
x
Sir John Tomes
Henry Austin Bruce, Lord Aberdare
xiv
George Edward Dobson
xv
Hermann von Helmholtz
Sir James Cockle (with Portrait)
xxx
William Pengelly
Sir George Buchanan
xli
General James T. Walker
Thomas Henry Huxley (with Portrait, frontispiece)
Henri Ernest Baillon
William Topley
Index
Title, Contents, &c.