Comptes rendus of observation and reasoning / by J.Y. Buchanan.

Author
Buchanan, J. Y. (John Young), 1844-1925 [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Cambridge [Eng.] : University press, 1917.
Description
xl, 452 pages, diagrams xiv plate (including frontispiece : portrait) : including illustrations, tables ; 22 cm

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Subject(s)
Notes
Reprinted from various sources.
Contents
Recent Antartic exploration.--Chemical and physical notes.--On ice and brines.--On steam and brines.--The size of the ice-grain in glaciers.--Ice and its natural history.--Beobachtungen uber die einwirkung der strahlung auf das gletschereis.--In and around the Morteratsch glacier: a study in the natural history of ice.--On the use of the globe in the study of crystallography.--On a solar calorimeter used in Egypt at the total solar eclipse in 1882.--Solar radiation.--The total solar eclipse of August 30, 1905.--Eclipse predictions.--The solar eclipe of April 17, 1912.--The publication of scientific papers.-The Royal society.--Nomenclature and notation in calorimetry.--Thermometric scales for meteorological use.--The metrical system.--The power of Great Britain.--And the House of commons?--Lord Milner and imperial scholarships. --History in handy volumes.
LCCN
17018064
OCLC
783454
RCP
C - S
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