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Issue: 124, 13/03/30 p. 153
Heading: Ascent of the Elborouss
Category: Geography   Russian Empire   Mountains   Geodesy   
Topic: ["Scientific expedition" to investigate the Elborouus, considered the highest mountain of the Caucasus chain]

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: 124, 13/03/30 p. 155
Heading: Royal College of Physicians
Category: Medicine   Infectious Diseases   Congenital Abnormalities   Disability   Nervous System   
Topic: On the character and effects of the fever at Gibraltar of the autumn of 1828. [Paper by Barry]. Siamese Youths. [Paper by Mayo]. On the table was a wax model of the human brain...[Made by Tuson]
Person: BARRY, Dr.   HALFORD, Sir Henry   GILBERT, Davies   MAYO   TUSON   
Institution: Royal College of Physicians   
Paper[s], March, 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]
Person: GILBERT, Davies   ALDINI   STANLEY   LLOYD   
Institution: Royal Society   
, March, 1830
Issue: 124, 13/03/30 p. 155
Heading: Society of Antiquaries
Category: Archaeology   
Topic: [Croker`s description of druidical remains in Limerick]
Person: CROKER, Crofton   
Institution: Society of Antiquaries   
, March, 1830
Issue: 124, 13/03/30 p. 158
Category: Chemistry   
Topic: [Dalton of Manchester chosen to be foreign member of Academie des Sciences, Paris]
Person: DALTON   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   

Issue: 124, 13/03/30 p. 158
Heading: A Visionary of Fifty Years ago
Category: Science   Literature   Philosophy   Imagination   Inventions   Steam Power   
Topic: [A literary item, illustrating public resistance to new scientific ideas]
Person: GARRICK   DAVIES   BOSWELL   JOHNSON, Dr. Samuel   PRITCHARD   

Issue: 124, 13/03/30 p. 158
Heading: Baron Heurteloup`s Lithotritic Operation
Category: Medicine   Urogenital System   Philosophy Of Science   
Topic: [Heurteloup has given demonstrations at the "principal London medical institutions". The Athenaeum admires both his surgical skill and theoretical knowledge]
Person: HEURTELOUP, Baron   

Issue: 124, 13/03/30 p. 158
Heading: Cheap Editions in France
Category: Communication   Printing   Natural History   
Topic: [New French edition of Buffon]
Person: BUFFON   

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Reviews

Issue: 124, 13/03/30 p. 148-149
Heading: Christopher Columbus
Category: Geography   Exploration   Geography Of History   North America   
Title: The Family Library, No. XI.--The Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus, abridged from [the] Larger Work
Author: IRVING, Washington   

Issue: 124, 13/03/30 p. 151
Category: Geography   Education   Children   
Title: A Compendium of Modern Geography. Second edition
Author: STEWART, Rev. Alexander   

Issue: 124, 13/03/30 p. 151
Category: Medicine   Surgery   Education   
Title: Lectures on Practical and Medical Surgery, forming part of an Extended Course on the Principles and Practice of Surgery. Delivered in 1828 and 1829
Author: ALCOCK, Thomas   

Issue: 124, 13/03/30 p. 151
Heading: Emigration
Category: Emigration   Poverty   
Title: An Enquiry into the Causes and Remedies of Pauperism. Ist, 2nd and 3rd Series
Author: HORTON, R. Wilmot   
Attribution: M. P.

Issue: 124, 13/03/30 p. 152
Category: Education   Reference Books   
Title: Treasury of Knowledge and Library of Reference. Parts I and II
Author: MAUNDER, Samuel   

Issue: 124, 13/03/30 p. 152
Category: Mathematics   Education   
Title: A Concise System of Mathematics, in Theory and Practice
Author: INGRAM, Alexander   

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