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Issue: 033, 11/06/28 p. 522, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Useful Arts. (Mechanics), Para 3
Category: Inventions   Mechanical Measuring Instruments   
Topic: Improved Pedometer
Person: HARRIS, Mr. (Optician of Holborn)   

Issue: 082, 20/05/29 p. 318, Section: Varieties
Heading: Meteorological Observations and Predictions, Para 3
Category: Meteorology   Inventions   Engineering   Mechanical Measuring Instruments   
Topic: [Morin, having learned all the languages of Europe, now asks for help in his researches from learned Europeans. He describes the hygrometer of Daniell and various barometers. He gives a theoretical and practical account of short-term and long-term weather forecasting]
Person: MORIN, M.   GREURY, M. Carilian   DANIELL   
Source: Morin: Memoir on the Progress of the Correspondence for the Advancement of Meteorology   
Institution: Observatory of Paris   

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: 113, 23/12/29 p. 808, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: A Musical Barometer, Para 1
Category: Meteorology   Mechanical Measuring Instruments   
Topic: [The barometer in Saint James`s Church predicts the weather "by the variation of its tone and touch"]
Person: PEARSON, Mr.   
Source: Sydney Gazette   

Issue: 123, 06/03/30 p. 138
Heading: Royal Institution. Foundering of Ships Prevented
Category: Inventions   Public Health   Safety   Accidents   Engineering   Physics   Microscopy   Mechanical Measuring Instruments   Manufactures   Labour   
Topic: [Two-column account of Watson`s lecture, explaining his scheme to prevent damaged ships sinking. Other paragraphs mention that, at the same meeting Dr. Wollaston`s Doublet microscope was on show, a mountain barometer, and specimens of cheap cutlery produced by division of labour]
Person: WATSON   POCOCK   WOLLASTON   
Institution: Royal Institution   London Institution   United States American Government   
Lecture, Feb., 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: 145, 07/08/30 p. 494
Heading: Watch-making, Para 7
Category: Engineering   Mechanical Measuring Instruments   Horology   
Topic: [Watch-making school to be established at Macon]

Issue: 149, 04/09/30 p. 559
Heading: Public Thermometer, Para 8
Category: Engineering   Inventions   Mechanical Measuring Instruments   Meteorology   
Topic: [Huge thermometer to go on the outside of the Warsaw bank]
Person: GIRARD   

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