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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: 107, 11/11/29 p. 714
Heading: London University
Category: Education   Science   Astronomy   Political Economy   Physics   Chemistry   
Topic: [Opening of the ordinary session of the London University. Introductory lecture by Lardner]
Person: LARDNER, Dr.   NEWTON, Sir Isaac   LAVOISIER   WATT, James   DAVY, Sir Humphrey   AMOS, Prof.   DALE   
Institution: University of London   
Paper, 02/11/29
Issue: 107, 11/11/29 p. 715, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Aldini`s Fire-Proof Dress, Para 2
Category: Inventions   Public Health   Safety   Textiles   Fire   
Topic: [Aldini`s fire-proof dress has been demonstrated before the French Academy and Aldini consequently invited to apply for the Monthyon prize]
Person: ALDINI   DAVY, Sir Humphrey   GAY-LUSSAC   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   

Issue: 116, 09/01/30 p. 31
Heading: Iodic Acid: Error of Sir Humphry Davy, Corrected
Category: Chemistry   History Of Science   Illusions   False Scientific Doctrines   
Topic: ["All authors" take for granted the existence of iodo-sulphuric, iodo-nitric, and iodo-phosphoric acids, because they were described by Davy. Serullas has now disproved the existence of these compounds having procured pure iodic acid]
Person: DAVY, Sir Humphrey   SERULLAS, M.   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   
, 21/12/1829
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: 142, 17/07/30 p. 444
Heading: Sheathing of Ships
Category: Engineering   Materials Testing   Ships   Physics   Chemistry   Philosophy Of Science   Theory And Practice   
Topic: [Copper bottoms for ships are effective at stopping shells and seaweeds attaching themselves but the copper soon wears out. If the copper is in contact with zinc or iron, this does not happen. (Davy made some unsuccessful experiments on "sheathing" ships and another unnamed "scientific man" is working on the same thing now). Even if this research into electric action on metals may not be applied to the cladding of ships, it may be applied to other structures or in building]
Person: DAVY, Sir Humphrey   
Ed`s Mark: PARKE

Issue: 147, 21/08/30 p. 525
Heading: Paris Academy of Sciences. July 26
Category: Science   Biography   
Topic: M. Cuvier read a long and interesting paper, relating to our distinguished countryman, the late Sir Humphrey Davy...
Person: DAVY, Sir Humphrey   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   
Paper, 26/07/30
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