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Issue: 025, 18/04/28 p. 395-396
Heading: Celestial Phenomena -- Jupiter and his Satellites
Category: Astronomy   
Topic: [Communication describing the aspect of Jupiter, when nearest to the Earth]
Letter, 17/04/28
Issue: 028, 07/05/28 p. 443
Heading: Phenomena of Jupiter, for May
Category: Astronomy   
Topic: [Aspect of Jupiter, and satellites, in May, 1828]
, 08/05/28
Issue: 030, 14/05/28 p. 472, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Astronomy), Para 7
Category: Astronomy   
Topic: Return of Comets. [Comets do not return when predicted]
Person: ENCKE, Professor   

Issue: 031, 28/05/28 p. 490, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Astronomy), Para 8
Category: Astronomy   
Topic: A New Star. [Fifth star in the trapezium in the nebula of Orion]
Person: HERSCHEL   STRUVE, M.   
Institution: Astronomical Society   

Issue: 032, 04/06/28 p. 505, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Astronomy, Para 7
Category: Astronomy   
Topic: Herschel`s Discoveries anticipated. [Stars in the Milky Way]
Person: ADDISON   HERSCHEL   NEWTON, Sir Isaac   
Source: The Tatler   

Issue: 032, 04/06/28 p. 505, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Astronomy, Para 7
Category: Astronomy   
Topic: Sporting Stars. [Comment on a scientifically incorrect reference in "Loves of the Angels" by Thomas Moore]
Person: MOORE, Mr. Thomas   

Issue: 033, 11/06/28 p. 522, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-animated Nature. (Astronomy), Para 7
Category: Astronomy   Christian Religion   
Topic: Joshua commanding the Sun to stand still
Person: LADD, Dr.   
Source: American Museum   

Issue: 033, 11/06/28 p. 522, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-animated Nature. (Geology), Para 4
Category: Geology   Astronomy   
Topic: Fanciful System. [Dr. Halley imagined that the earth might have another world within it, lit up by "subterranean luminaries"]
Person: HALLEY   

Issue: 034, 18/06/28 p. 537, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Astronomy), Para 7
Category: Astronomy   Scientific Hypotheses   
Topic: Weight of the Inhabitants of the Sun. [Substances will weigh much heavier on the sun than on the earth, and on the moon, less]

Issue: 034, 18/06/28 p. 537, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Optics), Para 6
Category: Astronomy   Physics   Light   
Topic: Light of the Moon
Person: BONGUER, M.   DE LA HIRE, M.   

Issue: 034, 18/06/28 p. 541
Heading: Varieties, Para 6
Category: Astronomy   
Topic: The Comet of 1832. [Prediction by a "blundering teutonic astronomer" that the comet which will be seen in 1832 will collide with earth and cause destruction]

Issue: 037, 09/07/28 p. 588, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Astronomy), Para 6
Category: Astronomy   Philosophy   Cosmology   
Topic: The Universe in a Nut-shell. [Belief of Newton dismissed, that, if compressed, the universe could be "brought into a globular space of only one inch in diameter"]
Person: NEWTON, Sir Isaac   

Issue: 037, 09/07/28 p. 588, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Astronomy), Para 6
Category: Astronomy   Psychology   Imagination   Scientific Hypotheses   Illusions   
Topic: The Moon. [Observers of the moon, it is suggested, are suggestible, looking at it "with the notion of land, and water, and mountains, in their heads". What they think they see adds weight to the fantasy of an eminent unnamed commentator they do not wish to offend]
Person: BAKER   

Issue: 038, 16/07/28 p. 603, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Astronomy), Para 7
Category: Astronomy   Imagination   Scientific Hypotheses   Illusions   
Topic: Volcano in the Moon. [Luminous spot observed by Captain Rater as likely to be "the conflagration of a lunar forest" as the "volcanic appearance" he had guessed at]
Person: RATER, Capt.   

Issue: 040, 30/07/28 p. 636, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Optics), Para 6
Category: Astronomy   Physics   Light   
Topic: Rapidity of Light. [c=170,000 miles per second]
Person: HERSCHEL   

Issue: 041, 06/08/28 p. 652, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Astronomy), Para 6
Category: Astronomy   Cosmology   
Topic: An Astronomer`s Dream. [Kepler`s hypothesis that the planets are large animals swimming round the sun, and Lucretius` description of planets as the "flaming walls of the world"]
Person: KEPLER   LUCRETIUS   
Source: Kepler`s Somnium Astronomicum   

Issue: 042, 13/08/28 p. 670, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Astronomy), Para 6
Category: Astronomy   
Topic: Extraordinary Effect of Telescopes. [Kepler`s assertion that the better the telescope, the smaller the fixed stars would appear]
Person: KEPLER   KITCHENER, Dr.   

Issue: 046, 10/09/28 p. 732, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Astronomy), Para 6
Category: Astronomy   
Topic: Comets. [Saumarez asserts that they are consumed and dissipated before one revolution is completed]
Person: SAUMAREZ   

Issue: 048, 24/09/28 p. 766, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Astronomy), Para 7
Category: Astronomy   
Topic: Transit of Venus. [First reported sighting of the transit of Venus over the disc of the sun, which was to confirm the system of Copernicus, was by Horrox and Crabtree, at Hoole and Manchester respectively, in 1639]
Person: HORROX, Jeremiah   CRABTREE, William   
Source: Horrox`s Venus in sole visa   

Issue: 051, 15/10/28 p. 812, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Astronomy), Para 6
Category: Astronomy   Christian Religion   
Topic: Creation of the Sun and Moon. [Biblical account of the creation reconciled with the discoveries of Sir William Herschel]
Person: HERSCHEL   ROSENMULLER   
Source: Philosophical Transactions   Old Testament: Genesis i. 1   

Issue: 051, 15/10/28 p. 812, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Astronomy), Para 7
Category: Astronomy   
Topic: Encke`s Comet. [Should "Encke`s Comet" be more properly regarded as one of the "new planets", Pallas, Ceres, Juno and Vesta?]
Person: ENCKE, Professor   

Issue: 054, 05/11/28 p. 861, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Astronomy), Para 10
Category: Astronomy   Religion   Folklore   
Topic: Creation of the Moon. [According to Mungo Park, the African Indians believe the old moon is literally destroyed and the new moon created]
Source: Mungo Park`s Travels   

Issue: 057, 26/11/28 p. 908, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Scholastic, Para 10
Category: Astronomy   Cosmology   
Topic: The Sun, Stars, and Planets. [The earth might not be the centre of creation but a "little silly excrescence, or superfluous tumour of the elements, if not a gangrene in nature"]
Source: Isidore: apud Miscellanea Curiosa   

Issue: 058, 03/12/28 p. 924, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Astronomy), Para 12
Category: Astronomy   Religion   
Topic: New Stars. [Might the new stars in the constellations Lacerta, Perseus, Bootes, Hydra, Monoceros, Cepheus, be new creations of God?]

Issue: 058, 03/12/28 p. 924, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Hydrology), Para 8
Category: Astronomy   The Earth   Tides   
Topic: Ebbing and Flowing Well at Sligo. [The well on the summit of Knock-na-Shony is governed by the tide]

Issue: 060, 17/12/28 p. 957, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Astronomy), Para 9
Category: Astronomy   Literature   
Topic: The Copernican System not unknown to the Ancients
Source: Seneca: Nat. Quaest. vii.2   

Issue: 060, 17/12/28 p. 957, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Astronomy), Para 9
Category: Astronomy   
Topic: Lost Stars. [There are three lost stars in the constellation Hercules, besides others in other constellations]

Issue: 067, 04/02/29 p. 76
Heading: Miscellaneous Notices, Para 3
Category: Astronomy   
Topic: Comet of 1811. [Dimensions of the comet visible in the year 1811]
Person: LAMBERTI, Prof. (of Dorpat)   

Issue: 068, 11/02/29 p. 94, Section: Miscellaneous Notices
Heading: The Copernican System, Para 3
Category: Astronomy   
Topic: [Copernicus was first in proving that the earth moves. According to a calculation based on his own account of his work, this must have been as early as the year 1516. Celio Calcagnini was an "erudite scholar" but recent suggestions that he was the first "reformer of the solar system", are wrong]
Person: COPERNICUS   CALCAGNINI, Celio   PAUL III, Pope   
Source: Copernicus: De Revolutionibus Orbium Coelestium   

Issue: 078, 22/04/29 p. 254, Section: Foreign Varieties
Heading: The Globe Upset, Para 1
Category: Cosmogony   The Earth   Astronomy   Natural History   Christian Religion   Classical Literature   
Topic: [A satirical account of Sandal`s theory that the earth twisted from its course at certain significant times in its history, for example at the (biblical) Flood. Before the Flood the Arctic was in the same place as the equator. This would account for the existence of mammoth bones in the far north]
Person: SANDAL   HERODOTUS   CICERO   
Source: Sandal: Cosmogoniae Antiquitatis   

Issue: 085, 10/06/29 p. 366, Section: Varieties
Heading: Influence of the Aurora Borealis on the Magnetic Needle, Para 2
Category: Physics   Magnetism   Electromagnetism   Astronomy   Geodesy   
Topic: [There is a puzzling correspondence between the movements of the magnetic needle in Paris and the occurrence of the Aurora Borealis, visible at Casan in Siberia. Since there seems to be so much evidence against a single magnetic pole, it is possible Siberia has a peculiar magnetic pole which influences other regions]
Person: ARAGO, M.   BREWSTER, Dr.   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   

Issue: 107, 11/11/29 p. 714
Heading: London University
Category: Education   Science   Astronomy   Political Economy   Physics   Chemistry   
Topic: [Opening of the ordinary session of the London University. Introductory lecture by Lardner]
Person: LARDNER, Dr.   NEWTON, Sir Isaac   LAVOISIER   WATT, James   DAVY, Sir Humphrey   AMOS, Prof.   DALE   
Institution: University of London   
Paper, 02/11/29
Issue: 108, 18/11/29 p. 727
Heading: The Leith Smack
Category: Geography   Travel   Ships   Scotland   Medicine   Astronomy   Education   Science   
Topic: [Informal, personal account of a sea trip from London to Leith in 1829. Contains a vignette upon the old Scottish chaperone of two young ladies and her comments upon the modern (scientific) education of girls]
, 01/06/1829 Signed: P. W.

Issue: 108, 18/11/29 p. 727
Heading: The Leith Smack
Category: Geography   Travel   Ships   Scotland   Medicine   Astronomy   Education   Science   
Topic: [Informal, personal account of a sea trip from London to Leith in 1829. Contains a vignette upon the old Scottish chaperone of two young ladies and her comments upon the modern (scientific) education of girls]
, 01/06/1829 Signed: P. W.

Issue: 110, 02/12/29 p. 762, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Major Muller`s Cosmosphere, Para 2
Category: Astronomy   Inventions   Mechanical Measuring Instruments   Maps   
Topic: [Muller`s "Cosmosphere" approved by the Astronomical Society of London. He has also made an "orographical" model of England]
Person: MULLER   
Institution: Astronomical Society   University of Cambridge   

Issue: 117, 23/01/30 p. 45, Section: Science
Heading: Antiquity of the Sciences, Para 5
Category: Astronomy   History Of Science   
Topic: [Astronomy is the oldest science, according to Cuvier. The Chinese observed an eclipse in 776 B.C.]
Person: CUVIER   CALLISTHENES   ARISTOTLE   
Source: Cuvier: First Lecture on the Natural Sciences   
Lecture
Issue: 117, 23/01/30 p. 46
Heading: Length of Night in various parts
Category: Astronomy   Time   
Topic: [Comparative lengths of night-time in different parts of the globe]

Issue: 126, 27/03/30 p. 186
Heading: Mont Blanc. (From the Notes of a Traveller)
Category: Geography   Geology   Astronomy   Geodesy   Mountains   Alps   
Topic: [Estimations of the height of Mont Blanc and a small statistical table of early recorded ascents (between 1786 and 1827)]
Person: ZACH, Baron de   PACCARD, Dr.   BALMAT, James   

Issue: 126, 27/03/30 p. 190
Heading: Equality of Level of the Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea
Category: Geography   Astronomy   Mathematics   Geodesy   
Topic: [Two officers are measuring France to obtain "a trigonometrical description of that kingdom". They have found no proof that the Mediterranean is lower than the [Atlantic] Ocean]
Person: FOURRIER, M.   

Issue: 127, 03/04/30 p. 206
Heading: Experiments on the Magnetic Needle
Category: Physics   Magnetism   Astronomy   Geodesy   
Topic: [The delayed progress of Humboldt`s project to observe magnetic phenomena, at equinoxes and solstices. Simultaneous observations were intended to be made at Berlin, Frisberg, Paris, St. Petersburg, the Crimea and Siberia]
Person: HUMBOLDT   PUKSCHIN, M. Masin   KUPFER   

Issue: 131, 01/05/30 p. 268
Heading: Paris Chit-Chat
Category: Law   Periodicals   Communication   Mathematics   Geometry   Astronomy   Botany   Trees   
Topic: A New Censorship. [A miscellaneous column, only one item of which has a heading: 1. Printers in France serve as censors, refusing to print what might turn out to be libellous. 2. A copyright law for periodicals may shortly be introduced. 3. Poisson, who specializes in geometry, is a new foreign member of the Royal Academy of Sciences of Berlin. So is Arago who represents France in astronomy. 4. One ninth of France is estimated to be forest]
Person: POISSON, M.   LAPLACE   ARAGO, M.   VOLTA, M.   
Source: Gazette Constitutionelle de l`Allier   Revue Francaise   Revue de Paris   
Institution: Royal Academy of Sciences, Berlin   
Column
Issue: 131, 01/05/30 p. 270
Heading: Aerolites
Category: Astronomy   Geology   Meteorites   
Topic: [A recent storm in Russia in which "stones fell from the air"]
Institution: Imperial Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg   

Issue: 132, 08/05/30 p. 285, Section: Paris Chit-Chat
Heading: Solar Tides, Para 15
Category: Astronomy   The Earth   Tides   Geography   Polynesia   
Topic: [Kotzebue claims that the tides in the bight of Matarai (Otaheite) do not obey the moon but the sun]
Person: KOTZEBUE   

Issue: 133, 15/05/30 p. 297-298
Heading: Geodesical Survey of Ireland. Royal Institution. Conversazione, April 7
Category: Geography   Geodesy   British Isles   Astronomy   The Earth   Philosophy Of Science   
Topic: [Extension of the geodesical survey of Britain to include Ireland, which has been done on a larger scale than the survey of England. Improvement of methods, including the use of a geometrical "base line", to ensure greater accuracy. The physical difficulty of seeing distant points is converted, in this account, into a metaphor for the advancement of scientific knowledge.]
Person: FARADAY   COLBY, Col.   TROUGHTON   SIMS   
Institution: Government Office of Ordnance   East India Company   
Lecture, 07/04/1830
Issue: 133, 15/05/30 p. 298
Heading: National Repository, King`s Mews
Category: Industry   Inventions   Manufactures   Domestic Economy   Astronomy   Geography   Maps   
Topic: [The Athenaeum correspondent singles out exhibits from the National Repository: the "Cosmosphere" of Dr. Muller, the "Folding Terrestrial Globe" of Mr. Pocock of Bristol, the solid globe of Mr. Addison of the Strand, and the flannel fabric of Mr. Smith of Mossley, near Manchester]
Person: MULLER   POCOCK   ADDISON   SMITH (of Manchester)   
Institution: National Repository   
Exhibition
Issue: 134, 22/05/30 p. 316
Heading: Royal Society. Thursday, May 20
Category: Astronomy   Science   Professional Ethics   Social Relations   Medicine   Urogenital System   
Topic: [Report refers to an angry discussion involving the astronomer, Mr. South, without giving further details. Baron Heurteloup`s paper on dealing with calculi (stones) in the bladder without cutting, is postponed]
Person: SOUTH   GILBERT, Davies   SABINE, Capt.   HEURTELOUP, Baron   COSTELLO   CARTER, Dr. (R.N.)   
Institution: Royal Society   College of Surgeons   
, 20/05/1830
Issue: 138, 19/06/30 p. 382
Category: Astronomy   The Sun   Physics   Optics   Light   
Topic: [At Lyons, a circle of primary colours has been observed round the sun]

Issue: 139, 26/06/30 p. 395
Heading: Royal Society. Thursday, June 17
Category: Steam Power   Gas Power   Engineering   Astronomy   Public Health   Safety   Ships   
Topic: [1. Brown on the gas engine. 2. Robertson on the Comet of 1822. 3. An account of a new burner for lighthouses]
Person: ROGET, Dr.   BROWN   ROBERTSON   HALL, Capt. Basil   
Institution: Royal Society   
Paper[s], 17/06/1830
Issue: 142, 17/07/30 p. 445-446
Heading: Chronoglobion, Para 1
Category: Astronomy   Physics   Inventions   Mechanical Measuring Instruments   Time   
Topic: This most ingenious contrivance exhibits [the time, the time of day all over the globe, day of the month, motion of the earth, motion of the sun, position of earth and sun, the position of the moon in relation to the earth and sun, the turning of the moon and its eclipses]
Person: ASTRONOMER IMPERIAL AT VIENNA   ZIEBERMAYR   
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 143, 24/07/30 p. 462
Heading: A Literary Radical, Para 13
Category: Philosophy   Natural Philosophy   Natural History   Physics   Astronomy   
Topic: [The Athenaeum has seen the prospectus of a book by Sieber. It "will embrace medicine, physics, poetry, philosophy, and politics" and will surely be "among the aberrations of literary radicalism or radical hallucination"]
Person: SIEBER, Francis William   NEWTON, Sir Isaac   ARISTOTLE   BACON, Lord   LOCKE   
Source: Sieber: Systeme de la Nature Physique et Spirituelle   
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 155, 16/10/30 p. 649
Heading: The Moon`s Rays
Category: Astronomy   The Moon   Physics   Light   Heat   Chemistry   Meteorology   
Topic: [Moonlight and sunlight compared]
Signed: P. C.; Ed`s Mark: Philip Cunningham

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Reviews

Issue: 019, 28/03/28 p. 291-293
Heading: Drake`s Mornings in Spring
Category: Astronomy   
Title: Mornings in Spring; or, Retrospections, Biographical, Critical, and Historical. [Containing a passage upon the meeting of John Milton and Galileo in 1639]
Author: DRAKE, Nathan   

Issue: 091, 22/07/29 p. 456
Heading: Timbuctoo
Category: Astronomy   Cosmology   Poetry   
Title: Timbuctoo: a Poem, which obtained the Chancellor`s Medal at the Cambridge Commencement
Author: TENNYSON, A.   
Attribution: Of Trinity College, Cambridge

Issue: 092, 29/07/29 p. 470-471
Heading: New System of Astronomy
Category: Astronomy   
Title: Idees Nouvelles sur le Systeme Solaire
Author: CHABRIER, J.   
Attribution: Ancien Officier Superieur; Correspondent de la Societe d`Histoire Naturelle; Author of "Essay upon the Flight of Insects"; Author of "Observations upon the Mechanism of the Progressive Movements of Man and Vertebrated Animals"
Institution: Societe d`Histoire Naturelle   
French
Issue: 120, 13/02/30 p. 82-83
Heading: Sir H. Davy`s Posthumous Work
Category: Philosophy Of Science   History Of Science   Christian Religion   Geology   Astronomy   Physics   Chemistry   
Title: Consolations in Travel; or, The Last Days of a Philosopher
Author: DAVY, Sir Humphrey   
Attribution: Late President of the Royal Society
Institution: Royal Society   

Issue: 134, 22/05/30 p. 305-306
Category: Philosophy Of Science   Professional Ethics   History Of Science   Education   Astronomy   Geography   Geodesy   
Title: Reflections on the Decline of Science in England, and on some of its Causes
Author: BABBAGE, Charles   
Institution: Royal Society   Government Office of Ordnance   Board of Longitude   

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