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Issue: 057, 26/11/28 p. 909, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Alchymical, Para 17
Category: Philosophy   Alchemy   Science   
Topic: The Alchymists misrepresented. [Brande, the Secretary of the Royal Society, complains that the Alchymists have been given too much historical credit, having proved nothing. The Athenaeum suggests that the Alchymists` methods of enquiry have formed the basis of modern science, from which Mr. Brande has profited]
Person: BRANDE   
Institution: Royal Society   

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]
Institution: Royal Institution   Royal Society   Society of Objects in Natural History and the Fine Arts   
Lecture, June, 1829
Issue: 120, 13/02/30 p. 95, Section: Scientific and Miscellaneous
Heading: The Use of Scientific Discoveries, Para 1
Category: Philosophy Of Science   
Topic: [Anecdote of Davy on the potential and growing use of science to society]
Person: DAVY, Sir Humphrey   
Source: Davy: Consolations in Travel   
Institution: Royal Society   

Issue: 121, 20/02/30 p. 111
Heading: Icebergs
Category: Geography   Polar Regions   Geology   Meteorology   
Topic: [Certain icebergs in the southern hemisphere may have been separated from the Antarctic land mass by an earthquake]
Person: BREWSTER, Dr.   
Institution: Royal Society   

Issue: 123, 06/03/30 p. 139
Heading: Royal Society
Category: Physics   Light   Zoology   Reptiles   Steam Power   
Topic: [Three papers: on polarized light; the skin of the crocodile; the steam-engine and its history]
Person: BREWSTER, Dr.   BELL, Charles   GILBERT, Davies   
Institution: Royal Society   
Paper[s], Feb., 1830
Issue: 124, 13/03/30 p. 155
Heading: Royal Society
Category: Inventions   Medicine   Public Health   Accidents   Safety   
Topic: [Aldini exhibits the model of an hydraulic machine which will make the revolving of lighthouse lamps unnecessary. The Athenaeum wishes Aldini well; it says he deserves attention and patronage]
Institution: Royal Society   
, March, 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
Source: Watson: Chemical Essays   Encyclopaedia Britannica   
Institution: Royal Institution   Royal Society   
Lecture, 19/03/1830
Issue: 126, 27/03/30 p. 187
Heading: Royal Society
Category: Physics   Light   
Topic: [Roget`s paper on the "Reflection of light from Specula" was ill attended. Many Fellows preferred coffee in the "Antiquaries room"]
Person: ROGET, Dr.   
Institution: Royal Society   
Paper, March, 1830
Issue: 127, 03/04/30 p. 203
Heading: Royal Society
Category: Medicine   Congenital Abnormalities   Disability   
Topic: The attention of the society was principally engrossed this evening by the presence of the Siamese Twins
Person: BOLTON   
Institution: Royal Society   
Demonstration, 01/04/1830
Issue: 131, 01/05/30 p. 267
Heading: Royal Society
Category: Mathematics   
Topic: [...] the attention of the Society was occupied by an abstruse mathematical communication from Mr. Lubbock
Person: LUBBOCK   
Institution: Royal Society   
Paper, 22/14/1830
Issue: 132, 08/05/30 p. 282
Heading: Royal Society
Category: Chemistry   Mineralogy   
Topic: [...]a chemical analysis of the mineral waters of this island, from which it appears, that they all contain iodine and the newly-discovered chemical substance called brome. [A second item in the report claims that of the three gentlemen balloted, one was "black-balled" because of a private quarrel]
Institution: Royal Society   
Paper, 06/05/1830
Issue: 134, 22/05/30 p. 316
Heading: Royal Society. Thursday, May 20
Category: Astronomy   Science   Professional Ethics   Social Relations   Medicine   Urogenital System   
Topic: [Report refers to an angry discussion involving the astronomer, Mr. South, without giving further details. Baron Heurteloup`s paper on dealing with calculi (stones) in the bladder without cutting, is postponed]
Person: SOUTH   GILBERT, Davies   SABINE, Capt.   HEURTELOUP, Baron   COSTELLO   CARTER, Dr. (R.N.)   
Institution: Royal Society   College of Surgeons   
, 20/05/1830
Issue: 136, 05/06/30 p. 347
Heading: Royal Society. Thursday, May 27
Category: Medicine   Urogenital System   Professional Ethics   Science   
Topic: [Refers to the argument which was only alluded to in the last Royal Society report (Issue 134, May 20, 1830): a "stormy sitting" had been expected because of "the charges which had been made against the management of the society, by some of the members in-doors, and by Mr. Babbage..." Then business carried on. Dr. Roget read "the communication from Mr. Costello on Lithotrity"]
Person: BABBAGE   ROGET, Dr.   COSTELLO   SABINE, Capt.   NORTHAMPTON, Marquis of   WYATVILLE, Sir Jeffrey   PUSEY, P.   WOOD, J. (of the Trinity House)   WATSON   
Institution: Royal Society   
Report, 27/05/1830
Issue: 137, 12/06/30 p. 363
Heading: Royal Society. Thursday, June 10th
Category: Chemistry   Mineralogy   Physics   Electricity   Engineering   
Topic: [1. Thompson of Glasgow on minerals. 2. Fox on the electric current. 3. Members, including Brunel, elected Fellows]
Person: ROGET, Dr.   THOMPSON, Dr.   FOX   BRUNEL   
Institution: Royal Society   
, 10/06/1830
Issue: 139, 26/06/30 p. 395
Heading: Royal Society. Thursday, June 17
Category: Steam Power   Gas Power   Engineering   Astronomy   Public Health   Safety   Ships   
Topic: [1. Brown on the gas engine. 2. Robertson on the Comet of 1822. 3. An account of a new burner for lighthouses]
Person: ROGET, Dr.   BROWN   ROBERTSON   HALL, Capt. Basil   
Institution: Royal Society   
Paper[s], 17/06/1830
Issue: 141, 10/07/30 p. 430
Heading: New Food for Silk Worms, Para 13
Category: Entomology   Botany   Ecology   Animal Husbandry   Animal Produce   
Topic: [According to Clara Girodin, silkworms can feed just as successfully on the leaves of Scorsonera as they can on white mulberry leaves]
Person: GIRODIN, Clara   BOSC   
Institution: Royal Society, Lille   

Issue: 147, 21/08/30 p. 525
Heading: Society of Arts at Dusseldorf. Berlin, 2nd August, 1830
Category: Education   Art   Manufactures   Public Administration   
Topic: [Society for] the fostering of native art by affording encouragement and support to the pupil as well as the artist himself...
Person: FREDERICK, Prince   
Institution: Royal Society of Arts for the Rhenish provinces and Westphalia   School of Arts, Dusseldorf   
, 02/08/1830
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Issue: 030, 14/05/28 p. 469
Heading: The Gold-Headed Cane
Category: History Of Medicine   Biography   
Title: The Gold-Headed Cane. Second Edition
Author: MACMICHAEL, Dr. [William]   
Institution: Royal Society   

Issue: 120, 13/02/30 p. 82-83
Heading: Sir H. Davy`s Posthumous Work
Category: Philosophy Of Science   History Of Science   Christian Religion   Geology   Astronomy   Physics   Chemistry   
Title: Consolations in Travel; or, The Last Days of a Philosopher
Author: DAVY, Sir Humphrey   
Attribution: Late President of the Royal Society
Institution: Royal Society   

Issue: 134, 22/05/30 p. 305-306
Category: Philosophy Of Science   Professional Ethics   History Of Science   Education   Astronomy   Geography   Geodesy   
Title: Reflections on the Decline of Science in England, and on some of its Causes
Author: BABBAGE, Charles   
Institution: Royal Society   Government Office of Ordnance   Board of Longitude   

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