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Colburn, Mr, new demonstration of the

Binomial Theorem 474
Comet, Encke's, return of 387
of 1823, Mr Colburn on the 201
elements of 98
Condylura, description of a new spe-
cies of 580
Conybeare, Rev Mr, notice of 208
Copper, Mr Mushet's process for al-
loying - - 391
“ plates, on preserving 206
“ sheeting, on the corrosion of 266–565
“ influence of on the needle 496

Copper, state of the, on a Ship's
bottom, with excess of protection
&c. 568
Curves, on a simple method of drawing 340

D
Dalton, Mr, process for determining
the value of indigo 390
Daniell, Mr, on evaporation 39
Davy, Sir H. on the corrosion of cop-
per sheeting 266
“ his improved copper sheeting 300
“ additional experiments 565
Diallage, remarks on 120
Distillation, on the use of the ther-
mometer in 53
Distilling, improvement in 390
Doebereiner, on the application of his
discovery to Eudiometry 230
44 his instantaneous light ap-
paratus 294
Dubuc, Mr, on muriate of lime as a
inallure 295
Dupin, M. Charles, notice of his
work 187
Dyar, H. G., his improvement in clocks
and watches 83
E

Earthquake, account of one in Chili 21
Edinburgh Royal Society, transac-

tions of 118
Edystone lighthouse - 537
Electricity, distinction of positive and

negative 389
Electro-magnetic experiment 388
Elements of the comet of 1823 98.

Elm trees, on the diseased state of 272

Emerson, Mr, translation of Prof.
Ferrara's account of earthquakes in
Sicily 138

Engine, explosive 296

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Sementini, M., on iodus acid
Serullas, M., on alloys of potassium
and the inflammation of gunpowder
under water 61
Shepard, Mr, notice of new localities
of minerals 395-607
Ship, state of the copper on the bottom

293

of one &c. 568
Sicily, account of earthquakes in 138
Silicon, obtained by Berzelius 102
Simia satyrus, dissection of one &c. 570
Smith, Adam, notice of a French
translation of his Inquiry 65
Snow, red 385
Society, American Geological 203
Solutions, on the boiling points of 366
Somervillite, a new mineral 102
South America, observations in 103
Spar, calcareous, effect of heat on the
form of 387
Stars, singular scintillation of 498
Steam engine, Mr Perkins's 204
Steel, on the art of engraving in mez-
zotinto upon 564
* Steel plates, menstruum for biting-in 557
Stevenson, his account of the erec-
tion of the Bell-rock lighthouse 521
Stones, meteoric, fall of 298-386
Stromeyer & Hausmann, Professors,
on a new ore of lead 597

Sugar of lead, on the manufacture of 50

Sulphur, illustrations of some pheno-
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Oersted, Prof., on the compressibility

of water 390

“ improvement in distilling 390
Olbers, Dr, astronomical observations 392
Olmstead, Prof., on the gold mines of

North Carolina 388
Optic Nerves, semidecussation of 98–393

Ourang outang, description of one 570
P
Paratonnerres, M. Gay-Lussac on 429
Parkes, Mr, account of the manufac-
ture of tin plates 243
“ on the manufacture of edge
tools 348
“ on plumbago and the mine of
Borrowdale 332
Perkins, Mr, his steam engine 204
Phosphorescence of acetate of lime 387
Planets, on the light of the 301
Playfair, Prof., biography of 466
Plumbago, on 332
Poisons, Paris and Fonblanque on 172
Portlock, Lieut., observations on the
lakes of Canada 104
Potassium, on the alloys of 61
Powell, Mr, remarks on solar light
and heat 159-252
Power, luminous, of the glow-worm 101
Premium, nautical magnetic 100
R
Red Snow 385
Rhinoceros, horms of, in Scotland 547

Rio Vinagre, analysis of the waters of
the 460-513
Rivero, M. Mariano, analysis of the
water of the Rio Vinagre 460-513
Roads, remarks on 195

** on the form of 361
Robinson, Dr, his Catalogue of Amer-

ican Minerals 505
Rocks, on a method of splitting 380

Rock formations, Baron Humboldt
on 15-105
Rosa, mount, account of a journey to

and ascent of 413
S
Schow, Prof., on the geographical dis-
tribution of the vine 308
Science, new works on 502
Sea, on the attempts to reach the sea
by Mackenzie's river 121

Seal and walrus, Sir E. Home on the 207
Selenium, an attendant of sulphur 389
Selenieuret of lead 597

Sulphuretted hydrogen, inflammation

of by nitric acid 294

Sulphuric acid, antidote for 502
T

Temperature of the night, influence

of the humidity of the atmosphere

on 452
Thermometer, on its use in distilla-

tion 58
Thrush, musical, of Brazil 598
Tides, height of 504

Tin plate, account of the manufacture
of 248

Titanium, metallic 298
Tools, edge, on the manufacture of 348
Tourmaline, at Dunstable 104

Transactions of the Royal Society of
Edinburgh 118

Treadwell, Mr, notice of Dupin's
work 187

o 44 account of the passage of
water in an aqueduct, &c. :

Trinkets, gold, method of cleaning

Turner, Dr, experiments on the appli-

cation of Doebereiner's discovery
to eudiometry 230-423

&&. on the art of engraving
in mezzotinto upon steel 564

Turrell, Mr, on a menstruum forbiting-
in on steel plates 557

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Unicorn, new proofs of the existence
of 6O1

V

W
Waagner, Dr Joseph, his cabinet of
minerals 298
Water, of Boston harbour, analysis of 96
“ compressibility of 390
Webster, Dr, on the geology of Bos-
ton and its vicinity 277
“ analysis of water of Boston harbour 96
“ notice of M. Brongniart's me-

moir on the lignites 88
Wire bridges of Geneva, account

of 34
Wollaston, Dr, on semidecussation of

the optic nerves 98
Works, new scientific 502

Z

Vanuxem, Prof., on fusion of charcoal 602

44 and Keating on the miner-
als of Franklin, N. J. 133

Vincent, J. N. and J. Zumstein,
journey to Mount Rosa 413

Vine, on the geographical distribution
of the 308

Zach, Baron, on a singular scintilla-

tion of the stars 498

Zumstein, J. and J. N. Vincent, jour-
ney to Mount Rosa 413

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