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XXXIV. Experiments and observations made in Britain, in order to obtain a rule for measuring heights with the barometer
  • William Roy
  • Education
    Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society…
INTRODUCTION. In philosophical inquiries of every kind, where any point is to be ascertained by experiments, these cannot be repeated too often, nor varied too much, in order to obtain the truth: for
XII. An account of the trigonometrical operation, whereby the distance between the meridians of the Royal Observatories of Greenwich and Paris has been determined
  • William Roy
  • History
    Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society…
The trigonometrical operation which becomes the subject of the present Paper, had is commencement, as will be remembered, in the measurement of a base on Hounslow Heath in 1784, an account of which
XXIV. An account of the measurement of a base on Hounslow-Heath.
  • William Roy
  • Political Science
    Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society…
Accurate surveys of a country are universally admitted to be works of great public utility, as affording the surest foundation for almost every kind of internal improvement in time of peace, and the
XIX. An account of the mode proposed to be followed in determining the relative situation of the Royal Observatories of Greenwich and Paris
  • William Roy
  • Environmental Science
    Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society…
Two years have nearly elapsed since an account of the measurement of a base on Hounslow-Heath was laid before the Royal Society, being the first part of an operation ordered by his Majesty to be
Horse Latitudes, Tokyo Longitudes : A Fictional Marriage of Imagination and Experience
HORSE LA TJTUDES/TOKYO LONGITUDES. A FICTIONAL MARRIAGE OF IMAGINATION AND EXPERIENCE Horse Latitudes/Tokyo Longitudes is a work of fiction that explores the creative process. During the process of