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I. On a distinct form of transient hemiopsia
From a comparison of the different accounts of “Hemiopsia,” “Halfvision,” or “Half-blindness,” given by Dr. Wollaston (Phil. Trans. 1824, p. 222), M. Arago (Annales de Chimie et de Physique, tom.Expand
Microscopic Examination of Air
IN support of the conclusions arrived at by Mr. Douglas Cunningham, of Calcutta, in his “Microscopic Examinations of Air” (NATURE, vol. ix. p. 330), and in illustration of the method which heExpand
XIII. On a distinct form of Transient Hemiopsia
  • Hubert Airy
  • Engineering
  • Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society…
It is certainly matter of surprise that a morbid affection of the eyesight, so striking as to engage the attention of Wollaston, Arago, Brewster, Herschel, and the present Astronomer Royal, shouldExpand
On leaf-arrangement
  • Hubert Airy
  • Physics
  • Proceedings of the Royal Society of London
Assuming, as generally known, the main facts of leaf-arrangement,— the division into the whorled and spiral types, and in the latter more especially the establishment of the convergent series ofExpand
Hovering of Birds
I AM much obliged to his Grace the Duke of Argyll and to Mr. H. T. Wharton for the notice they have taken of my letter on the hovering of birds. It may be hoped that the question will not be allowedExpand
Pollen-grains in the Air
I AM very sorry to find that, owing to my absence from home at the time, a question addressed to me by Mr. A. W. Bennett, in NATURE, vol. ix. p. 485, has escaped my notice hitherto and remainedExpand
A White Swallow
THE enclosed paragraph from Yarmouth, in the Norfolk News of this day, will have interest for your correspondent at Milnethorpe.
Blackburn's Double Pendulum
I TRUST I may be pardoned for observing, in reference to Prof. A. M. Mayer's description of the curves produced by Blackburn's Double Pendulum (NATURE, vol. xviii. p. 594), that a typical series ofExpand
Pendulum Autographs
I.PERHAPS I shall best put the reader in possession of all that I have to say, and shall best explain the nature of the accompanying figures, by giving some account of the successive steps that firstExpand