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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]
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: 106, 04/11/29 p. 694-695
Heading: Shades of the Dead.--No. XI. Joan of Arc
Category: Social Anthropology Folklore Psychology Philosophy Imagination
Topic: [The story of Joan of Arc, containing suggestions as to the psychology of women]
Person: JOAN OF ARC TURNER, Mr. Sharon
Source: Turner: History of England during the Middle Ages
Issue: 124, 13/03/30 p. 158
Heading: A Visionary of Fifty Years ago
Category: Science Literature Philosophy Imagination Inventions Steam Power
Topic: [A literary item, illustrating public resistance to new scientific ideas]
Person: GARRICK DAVIES BOSWELL JOHNSON, Dr. Samuel PRITCHARD
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