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XXV. Observations on the Nebulæ
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  • Engineering
    Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society…
In laying before the Royal Society an account of the progress which has been made up to the present date in the re-examination of Sir John Herschel’s Catalogue of Nebulæ published in the
XXVIII. On the construction of specula of six-feet aperture; and a selection from the observations of nebulæ made with them
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    Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society…
The period seems now to have arrived when it may be proper to lay before the Royal Society some further account of researches in sidereal astronomy, carried on with a Newtonian telescope of 6-feet
Arbiters of Social Unrest: Military Responses to the Arab Spring
Abstract : What explains the variance in military behavior during popular uprisings in Northern Africa and the Middle East? Contrary to models which tout the internal characteristics of the military,
The monster telescopes, erected by the Earl of Rosse, Parsonstown : with an account of the manufacture of the specula, and full descriptions of all the machinery connected with these instruments
I. The manufacture of the three foot speculum, and the machinery of the small telescope 2. The manufacture of the six foot speculum, and the machinery of the Monster telescope.
Machiavelli’s Legacy: The Prince after Five Hundred Years. By Timothy Fuller, ed. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015. 216p. $47.50.
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    Perspectives on Politics
  • 18 August 2017
mitigate their effects and, importantly, to better realize the value of equal opportunity (p. 131). The opportunity structure of any society, Fishkin argues, falls on a spectrum between two ideal
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