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III. An essay on the cohesion of fluids
  • T. Young
  • Geology
    Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society…
It has already been asserted, by Mr. Monge and others, that the phenomena of capillary tubes are referable to the cohesive attraction of the superficial particles only of the fluids employed, and
II. The Bakerian Lecture. On the theory of light and colours
  • T. Young
  • Mathematics
    Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society…
TLDR
The object of the present dissertation is not so much to propose any opinions which are absolutely new, as to refer some theories, which have been already advanced, to their original inventors, to support them by additional evidence, and to apply them to a great number of diversified facts which have hitherto been buried in obscurity.
I. The Bakerian Lecture. Experiments and calculations relative to physical optics
  • T. Young
  • Physics, Education
    Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society…
Experimental demonstration of the general law of the interference of light. In making some experiments on the fringes of colours accompanying shadows, I have found so simple and so demonstrative a
I. The Croonian Lecture. On the functions of the heart and arteries
  • T. Young
  • Art
    Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society…
The mechanical motions, which take place in an animal body, are regulated by the same general laws as the motions of inanimate bodies. Thus the force of gravitation acts precisely in the same manner,
XIV. An account of some cases of the production of colours, not hitherto described
  • T. Young
  • Physics
    Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society…
Whatever opinion may be entertained of the theory of light and colours which I have lately had the honour of submitting to the Royal Society, it must at any rate be allowed that it has given birth to
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