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Issue: 081, 13/05/29 p. 300
Heading: The Royal Institution
Category: Engineering   
Topic: [Models of Brunel`s block machinery demonstrated by Farraday]
Person: BRUNEL   FARADAY   
Institution: Board of Admiralty   Royal Institution   
Demonstration, May, 1829
Issue: 085, 10/06/29 p. 362
Heading: Royal Institution
Category: Geography   Mountains   Alps   
Topic: [Dr. Clarke`s ascent of Mont Blanc]
Person: CLARKE, Dr.   
Institution: Royal Institution   
Paper, June, 1829
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: 121, 20/02/30 p. 111
Heading: Mr. Watson`s Plan for preventing Ships from foundering at Sea, Etc.
Category: Inventions   Public Health   Safety   Accidents   Science   
Topic: [The Athenaeum applauds Faraday`s announcement that Watson will demonstrate his safety scheme at the Royal Institution at last. He has been demonstrating it to friends, at home, for some time]
Person: WATSON   FARADAY   
Institution: Royal Institution   

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: 124, 13/03/30 p. 154
Heading: Transmission of Sound. Royal Institution
Category: Physics   Sound   Music   
Topic: At the conversazione on Friday the 5th inst., Mr Faraday gave a most able lecture on the transmission of sound through solid conductors, and the power of such substances to render audible the sound they conduct [...] to a great distance. [Four column report]
Person: FARADAY   HERSCHEL   HOOK, Dr.   
Institution: Royal Institution   
Lecture, 5/03/1830
Issue: 126, 27/03/30 p. 186-187
Heading: Photometry. Conversazione at the Royal Institution
Category: Physics   Light   Heat   Geography   Alps   History Of Science   
Topic: [Ritchie`s lecture on] the comparison of the relative intensity of light
Person: RITCHIE   RUMFORD, Count   GAUTHIER   LANDER   WATSON   LESLIE   DRUMMOND   
Source: Watson: Chemical Essays   Encyclopaedia Britannica   
Institution: Royal Institution   Royal Society   
Lecture, 19/03/1830
Issue: 127, 03/04/30 p. 202-203
Heading: Statistics. Conversazione at the Royal Institution
Category: Social Sciences   Demography   Mortality   Mathematics   Insurance   Medicine   Public Health   
Topic: The doctrine of Life Expectancies formed the subject of a lecture delivered by Mr. Brookes this evening. [After the lecture, Faraday announced that Drummond`s lecture on the geodaetical survey of Ireland had been postponed]
Person: BROOKES   HALLEY   CONDORCET   LAPLACE   YOUNG   FARADAY   DRUMMOND   
Institution: Royal Institution   
Lecture, 26/03/1830
Issue: 128, 10/04/30 p. 220
Heading: Radiation of Heat. Conversazione at the Royal Institution
Category: Physics   Heat   
Topic: [...]difficulties attending experiments on heat, which have led to a supposition that cold exists as a positive principle, and that it is in certain cases actually radiated from a cold body
Person: AINGER   
Institution: Royal Institution   
Lecture, 02/04/1830
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: 135, 29/05/30 p. 330-331
Heading: Production of Musical Sounds. Royal Institution. Conversazione, Friday, May 21
Category: Physics   Sound   Music   Inventions   Manufactures   History Of Civilization   General Coincident Historical Considerations   
Topic: [...]the invention and subsequent improvements of the method of arranging metallic springs, as a new principle for producing a continued musical sound. [The Athenaeum links this two-column report with that in Athenaeum 124, called "Transmission of Sound"]
Person: FARADAY   DOWLER, Dr.   DAY   MANBY, Capt.   
Institution: Royal Institution   
Lecture, 21/05/1830
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. 378-379
Heading: Royal Institution. Conversazione, Friday, June 11
Category: Physics   Sound   Music   Inventions   Time   Time Measurement   
Topic: The lecture of this evening was one of several delivered this and the last season, in which the ingenious researches of Mr. Wheatstone have [...]contributed to the interest among the members [...] by the [...]developement, and [...] discoveries of the principles of sound
Person: WHEATSTONE   GALILEO   RAMEAU   FARADAY   
Institution: Royal Institution   
Lecture, 11/06/1830 Ed`s Mark: PARKES

Issue: 143, 24/07/30 p. 459-460
Heading: Mr. Buckingham`s Proposed Voyage round the Globe
Category: Geography   Exploration   Trade   Manufactures   Agriculture   Steam Power   Ships   Safety   
Topic: [Public meeting at the Royal Institution to attract support for Buckingham`s plan to make a voyage round the world to discover new markets for British goods. As well as increasing knowledge of geography, the voyage would "lay the foundations for a future commercial intercourse with the coasts and islands discovered" by leaving specimens of British manufactures in these places]
Person: SUSSEX, Duke of   WATSON   SOMERSET, Duke of   GOWER, Lord Leveson   PENDARVIS   DURHAM, Lord   WADE, Rev. Dr.   SMITH, Sir Sidney   JOHNSTON, Sir Alexander   PONSONBY, G.   SINCLAIR, Sir John   HUSKISSON   
Institution: Royal Institution   
Signed: "H."; Ed`s Mark: PARKE

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