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Issue: 046, 10/09/28 p. 731, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Geology), Para 3
Category: Geology   
Topic: Granite Veins. [Is it true that "every vein must be of date posterior to that of the body which contains it"?]
Person: BRANDE   

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: 059, 10/12/28 p. 939, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Astrological, Para 16
Category: Philosophy   Astrology   Religion   Folklore   
Topic: Bringing down the Sun. [Brande describes having "made the sun dance" when he was a boy, by watching its reflection tremble in a basin of water. There still exists a folk tradition of going out on Easter mornings to see the rising sun dance, a relic of astrological beliefs]
Person: BRANDE   
Source: Antiqities of Newcastle   

Issue: 067, 04/02/29 p. 79
Heading: Varieties, Para 9
Category: Engineering   Public Health   Steam Power   Water   Inventions   
Topic: Water. [Brande exhibits a model of a water-filtering invention]
Person: BRANDE   

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