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A Preliminary Discourse on the Study of Natural Philosophy
Part I. Of the General Nature and Advantages of the Study of Physical Sciences: 1. Of man 2. Of abstract science 3. Of the nature and objects Part II. Of the Principles on which Physical ScienceExpand
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A Treatise On Astronomy
Introduction 1. General notions 2. Of the nature of astronomical instruments and observations in general 3. Of geography 4. Of uranography 5. Of the sun's motion 6. Of the moon 7. Of terrestrialExpand
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I. On the chemical action of the rays of the solar spectrum on preparations of silver and other substances, both metallic and non-metallic, and on some photographic processes
  • J. Herschel
  • Chemistry
  • Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society…
1. Lest the title of this communication should induce an expectation of its containing any regular and systematic series of researches developing definite laws, or pointing to any distinct theory ofExpand
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XIX. Observations of nebulæ and clusters of stars, made at Slough, with a twenty-feet reflector, between the years 1825 and 1833
  • J. Herschel
  • Physics
  • Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society…
The following sheets contain the results of observations begun about the year 1825, and prosecuted with more or less assiduity from that time up to the commencement of the present year, in pursuanceExpand
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IX. On circulating functions, and on the integration of a class of equations of finite differences into which they enter as coefficients
  • J. Herschel
  • Mathematics
  • Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society…
(1). So much has been written on the subject of recurring series, and the equations of differences from which they arise, that we can now expect little more to be added to their theory. This is notExpand
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IV. ’Aμóρϕω⋎a, no. I.— on a case of superficial colour presented by a homogeneous liquid internally colourless
  • J. Herschel
  • Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society…
A certain variety of fluor spar, of a green colour, from Alston Moor, is well known to mineralogists by its curious property of exhibiting a superficial colour, differing much from its transmittedExpand
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