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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: 126, 27/03/30 p. 186
Heading: Mont Blanc. (From the Notes of a Traveller)
Category: Geography   Geology   Astronomy   Geodesy   Mountains   Alps   
Topic: [Estimations of the height of Mont Blanc and a small statistical table of early recorded ascents (between 1786 and 1827)]
Person: ZACH, Baron de   PACCARD, Dr.   BALMAT, James   

Issue: 126, 27/03/30 p. 187
Heading: Royal College of Physicians
Category: Medicine   Circulatory System   Respiratory System   Psychosomatic Aspects of Disease   Psychology   Phrenology   
Topic: Apoplexy of the lungs, coincident with thickening of the mitral valves of the heart. [The paper given is described as full of "classical and poetical" quotations. The author puts the increase in heart disease down to the "strenuous efforts with which the most powerful emotions are endeavoured to be concealed or suppressed" rather than "the feelings they seek to hide"]
Person: HALFORD, Sir Henry   BISHOP OF BRISTOL   BISHOP OF ST. ASAPH   WILSON, James   
Institution: Royal College of Physicians   
Paper, March, 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: 126, 27/03/30 p. 187
Heading: Society of Antiquaries
Category: Architecture   Archaeology   
Topic: The Oriel of Pointed Architecture. [Paper by Hamper, read by Ellis]
Person: HAMPER   ELLIS   
Institution: Society of Antiquaries   
Paper, March, 1830
Issue: 126, 27/03/30 p. 187
Heading: Society of Arts. Conversazione, Tuesday, March 23rd
Category: Agriculture   History   Engineering   Inventions   Manufactures   Steam Power   Education   Popularization Of Science   
Topic: Corn Mills. [The Athenaeum finds the subject of the lecture resistant to illustration or public demonstration; the material could have been found in books]
Person: AIKEN   VITRUVIUS   
Institution: Society of Arts   
Lecture, 23/03/1830
Issue: 126, 27/03/30 p. 190
Category: Medicine   Anatomy   Locomotor System   Popularization Of Science   
Topic: At a lecture on Comparative Anatomy [...] a fine adult skeleton of an individual stated to have belonged to Napoleon`s Legion of Honour [...] was produced
Person: DEWHURST   
Institution: Westminster Co-operative Institution   
Lecture, 12/03/1830
Issue: 126, 27/03/30 p. 190
Heading: Equality of Level of the Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea
Category: Geography   Astronomy   Mathematics   Geodesy   
Topic: [Two officers are measuring France to obtain "a trigonometrical description of that kingdom". They have found no proof that the Mediterranean is lower than the [Atlantic] Ocean]
Person: FOURRIER, M.   

Issue: 126, 27/03/30 p. 190
Heading: Expense of maintaining Roads in France
Category: Public Administration   Engineering   Roads   Communication   
Topic: [Statistics on different grades of road in France: "routes royales", "routes departementales" and "routes vicinales"]
Person: FOURRIER, M.   

Issue: 126, 27/03/30 p. 191
Heading: Resemblance between Chinese Music and Scotch
Category: Historical Sciences   History Of Civilization   General Coincident Historical Considerations   Music   
Topic: [The coincidental similarity of Chinese music and Scottish music proves the antiquity of both]
Person: SEMEDO, Father   CARERI, Dr.   BURNEY, Dr.   ROUSSIER, Abbe   RAMEAU   DU HALDE   LIND, Dr.   
Source: Constable`s Miscellany - History of Music   Roussier: Memoires sur la Musique des Anciens   

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Reviews

Issue: 126, 27/03/30 p. 178-179
Heading: The New Zealanders
Category: Geography   New Zealand   Social Anthropology   Cannibalism   
Title: The Library of Entertaining Knowledge. Volume V. Part I
Institution: Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge   

Issue: 126, 27/03/30 p. 180-182
Heading: Travels in Asia Minor
Category: Geography   Turkey   Demography   Geology   Medicine   Infectious Diseases   Plague   Social Anthropology   Popularization Of Science   
Title: Voyages en Orient, entrepris par ordre du Gouvernement Francais, de l`Annee 1821 a l`Annee 1829. Vol. I. [Second notice]
Author: FONTANIER, V.   
Attribution: Ancien eleve de l`Ecole Normale Etc, Paris; Naturalist to the French Embassy to Constantinople
French
Issue: 126, 27/03/30 p. 182-183
Category: Geography   North America   Canada   Education   
Title: Letters from Nova Scotia; comprising Sketches of a Young Country
Author: MOORSOM, Capt. W.   
Attribution: 52nd Light Infantry

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