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Issue: 058, 03/12/28 p. 924, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Optics), Para 11
Category: Medicine   Opthalmology   Physics   Optics   
Topic: Reading Glasses known to the Ancients
Person: PLINY   SENECA   

Issue: 067, 04/02/29 p. 78, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Botany), Para 7
Category: Botany   Physics   Optics   Light   
Topic: Alpine Flowers. [Do the brilliant alpine flowers, in some sense take their colours from the intense blue sky?]

Issue: 086, 17/06/29 p. 379
Heading: Royal Institution
Category: Physics   Optics   Microscopy   Glass   Natural History   Art   
Topic: [Farraday`s] experiments [in association with Dollond] to obtain a perfect material for the object-glasses of telescopes. [Account of the variable refracting properties of different densities of glass.] [At the same meeting, the exhibition of a specimen of New Forest Oak timber, to show its strength, by Mrs. Jones and Mr. Henning]
Person: FARADAY   DOLLOND   HERSCHEL   WOLLASTON   YOUNG   DAVY, Sir Humphrey   FRAUENHASSER   JONES, Mrs.   HENNING, Mr.   
Institution: Royal Institution   Royal Society   Society of Objects in Natural History and the Fine Arts   
Lecture, June, 1829
Issue: 137, 12/06/30 p. 362-363
Heading: Theory of Colour. Royal Institution. Conversazione, Friday, June 4
Category: Physics   Optics   Light   Psychology   Philosophy   Medicine   Nervous System   Sense Organs   The Eye   Sight   Vision   Art   
Topic: [Brockedon on colour. Its pleasure and interest. The spectrum. Primary or "primitive" colours. Complementary or "antagonist" colours. White and black. Black letters on printed posters "much modified by the complementary hue of the surrounding ground". "The radiated membrane" recently discovered in the human eye. An invention by Mr. Field to help artists gauge the effects of different colour combinations]
Person: BROCKEDON   FERGUSON   NEWTON, Sir Isaac   FIELD   
Source: Ferguson: Lectures - Optics   
Institution: Royal Institution   
Lecture, 04/06/1830 Ed`s Mark: PARKE

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: 155, 16/10/30 p. 654
Heading: Colour of the Red Sea, Para 12
Category: Physics   Optics   Light   Biology   
Topic: [Ehrenberg says the colour of the Red Sea comes from an Oscillatoria, "one of those Lilliputian products, which holds a place between the animal and vegetable kingdoms"
Person: EHRENBERG   
Source: Ehrenberg: Travels in Egypt   
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

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Issue: 111, 09/12/29 p. 768-770
Heading: Elements of Physics, Etc. (Concluded from p. 749)
Category: Physics   Light   Optics   Medicine   Sense Organs   
Title: Elements of Physics, or Natural Philosophy, General and Medical, explained independently of Technical Mathematics. In two volumes. Volume II. Part I. comprehending the subjects of Heat and Light
Author: ARNOTT, Neil   
Attribution: M.D.; Of the Royal College of Physicians
Institution: Royal College of Physicians   

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