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Issue: 019, 28/03/28 p. 299
Heading: Mr. Carpenter`s Microcosm, Regent Street
Category: Physics   Mechanics   Microscopy   
Topic: [Public exhibition using fourteen microscopes, in London]
Person: CARPENTER, Mr.   
Exhibition
Issue: 094, 12/08/29 p. 504-505
Heading: Mr Martin`s Inventions
Category: Inventions   Mechanics   Engineering   Ships   Steam Power   Coal Mining   Public Health   Safety   
Topic: [Seven new inventions by John Martin. The Athenaeum believes Mr. Martin should be in a book it has recently reviewed, "Pursuit of Knowledge under Difficulties". The inventions range from an "elastic iron ship", an instrument to remedy the inconvenience of "back-water" in steam navigation, a new use of the paddle in steam navigation, an elastic chain-cable for ships, coast lights, a means of preventing explosion in coal mines, a system of purifying London water, a plan to drain marshy lands by the Thames]
Person: MARTIN, John   

Issue: 095, 19/08/29 p. 522
Heading: Mr. Martin`s Inventions. (Concluded from p.504)
Category: Inventions   Mechanics   Engineering   Ships   Coal Mining   Public Health   Safety   Water Supply   
Topic: [A closer examination of some of Martin`s inventions. The Athenaeum considers: the plan for coast lights, the plan to purify air in coal mines, optional plans to supply London with water from the Coln and to dam the Thames for a purer water supply, and the plan to drain the marshes by the Thames]
Person: MARTIN, John   

Issue: 127, 03/04/30 p. 207
Heading: Mechanical Collision exemplified in Pugilism
Category: Physics   Mechanics   
Topic: [When a large and small body collide, the shock they sustain is the same]
Source: Cabinet Cyclopaedia   

Issue: 129, 17/04/30 p. 238
Heading: Equestrian Feat explained
Category: Physics   Mechanics   
Topic: The properties of compounded motions
Source: Cabinet Cyclopaedia   

Issue: 131, 01/05/30 p. 266-267
Heading: On the Flowing of Sand. Conversazione at the Royal Institution
Category: Physics   Mechanics   Mechanical Properties Of Solids   Engineering   Mining   
Topic: [Sand flows out of a tube with a hole near the bottom at the same rate, whether the tube was filled up with it or nearly empty to begin with. Some of the weight must be borne by the sides of the tube. The resistance offered by sand in an open pipe makes it a useful material in mining, to confine the gunpowder when blasting rocks]
Person: FARADAY   
Institution: Royal Institution   
Lecture, 23/04/30
Issue: 142, 17/07/30 p. 443-444
Heading: Steam-Carriages
Category: Steam Power   Physics   Mechanics   Engineering   Philosophy Of Science   Theory And Practice   
Topic: [The limitations of steam power. Steam engines could not be made to go up hills without making them wastefully large. As yet this only makes them suitable for level railways. It is impossible to predict what future changes may be made. In the case of steam navigation it took from 1736 (when the idea of steam-boats was first patented) to 1805, to put a boat to sea]
Ed`s Mark: PARKE

Issue: 143, 24/07/30 p. 460
Heading: Velocity of Bodies. To the Editor of the Athenaeum
Category: Ornithology   Animal Physiology   Flight   Physics   Mechanics   Fluid Mechanics   Aeromechanics   Steam Power   
Topic: [Letter responding to a short item in Athenaeum, Issue 142, p. 446, on the estimated speeds of different birds in the air. The letter says the paragraph in question makes a common mistake. It does not take into account the movements of the wind. It is the same mistake as overestimating the speed at which a steam boat travels by discounting the speed of the wind]
Letter Signed: "H."; Ed`s Mark: PARKE

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Issue: 094, 12/08/29 p. 497-498
Heading: The Pursuit of Knowledge
Category: Physics   Mechanics   Barometers   Philosophy Of Science   
Title: The Library of Entertaining Knowledge, Vol. III. Part I. The Pursuit of Knowledge under Difficulties; illustrated by Anecdotes

Issue: 101, 30/09/29 p. 609
Heading: Mechanics
Category: Mechanics   Physics   Engineering   Mathematics   
Title: A concise System of Mechanics in Theory and Practice, with Original and Practical Remarks, Rules, Experiments, Tables, and Calculations, for the Use of Practical Men
Author: HAY, James   
Attribution: Land Surveyor

Issue: 132, 08/05/30 p. 276-278
Heading: Lardner`s Cabinet Cyclopaedia
Category: Encyclopaedias   Physics   Mechanics   Popularization Of Science   Philosophy Of Science   History Of Science   Philosophy   Natural Philosophy   Manufactures   Labour   Inventions   Creativity   
Title: A Treatise on Mechanics
Author: KATER, Capt. Henry   LARDNER, Rev. Dionysius   
Attribution: R. S.; LL. D.; F. R. S.

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