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Issue: 018, 25/03/28 p. 285
Heading: Royal Institution, Friday, March 21
Category: Manufactures   Paper   Communication   
Topic: The Origin, Progress, and Present State of Paper Manufactories.
Person: MILLINGTON, Professor   SOMERSET, Duke of   DANIELL   JERDAN, W.   FARADAY   
Paper, 21/03/28
Issue: 081, 13/05/29 p. 300
Heading: The Royal Institution
Category: Engineering   
Topic: [Models of Brunel`s block machinery demonstrated by Farraday]
Person: BRUNEL   FARADAY   
Institution: Board of Admiralty   Royal Institution   
Demonstration, May, 1829
Issue: 083, 27/05/29 p. 332-333
Heading: Royal Institution
Category: Physics   Vibrations   Sound   
Topic: [An enthusiastic account of Faraday`s lecture on] the operation of vibration on the surfaces of elastic substances
Person: FARADAY   WHEATSTONE   NOBLE   PIGGOT   WALLACE, Dr. [of Oxford]   GALILEO   CLADNE   SAVARD   
Lecture, 22/05/29
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: 121, 20/02/30 p. 111
Heading: Mr. Watson`s Plan for preventing Ships from foundering at Sea, Etc.
Category: Inventions   Public Health   Safety   Accidents   Science   
Topic: [The Athenaeum applauds Faraday`s announcement that Watson will demonstrate his safety scheme at the Royal Institution at last. He has been demonstrating it to friends, at home, for some time]
Person: WATSON   FARADAY   
Institution: Royal Institution   

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: 127, 03/04/30 p. 202-203
Heading: Statistics. Conversazione at the Royal Institution
Category: Social Sciences   Demography   Mortality   Mathematics   Insurance   Medicine   Public Health   
Topic: The doctrine of Life Expectancies formed the subject of a lecture delivered by Mr. Brookes this evening. [After the lecture, Faraday announced that Drummond`s lecture on the geodaetical survey of Ireland had been postponed]
Person: BROOKES   HALLEY   CONDORCET   LAPLACE   YOUNG   FARADAY   DRUMMOND   
Institution: Royal Institution   
Lecture, 26/03/1830
Issue: 131, 01/05/30 p. 266-267
Heading: On the Flowing of Sand. Conversazione at the Royal Institution
Category: Physics   Mechanics   Mechanical Properties Of Solids   Engineering   Mining   
Topic: [Sand flows out of a tube with a hole near the bottom at the same rate, whether the tube was filled up with it or nearly empty to begin with. Some of the weight must be borne by the sides of the tube. The resistance offered by sand in an open pipe makes it a useful material in mining, to confine the gunpowder when blasting rocks]
Person: FARADAY   
Institution: Royal Institution   
Lecture, 23/04/30
Issue: 133, 15/05/30 p. 297-298
Heading: Geodesical Survey of Ireland. Royal Institution. Conversazione, April 7
Category: Geography   Geodesy   British Isles   Astronomy   The Earth   Philosophy Of Science   
Topic: [Extension of the geodesical survey of Britain to include Ireland, which has been done on a larger scale than the survey of England. Improvement of methods, including the use of a geometrical "base line", to ensure greater accuracy. The physical difficulty of seeing distant points is converted, in this account, into a metaphor for the advancement of scientific knowledge.]
Person: FARADAY   COLBY, Col.   TROUGHTON   SIMS   
Institution: Government Office of Ordnance   East India Company   
Lecture, 07/04/1830
Issue: 135, 29/05/30 p. 330-331
Heading: Production of Musical Sounds. Royal Institution. Conversazione, Friday, May 21
Category: Physics   Sound   Music   Inventions   Manufactures   History Of Civilization   General Coincident Historical Considerations   
Topic: [...]the invention and subsequent improvements of the method of arranging metallic springs, as a new principle for producing a continued musical sound. [The Athenaeum links this two-column report with that in Athenaeum 124, called "Transmission of Sound"]
Person: FARADAY   DOWLER, Dr.   DAY   MANBY, Capt.   
Institution: Royal Institution   
Lecture, 21/05/1830
Issue: 138, 19/06/30 p. 378-379
Heading: Royal Institution. Conversazione, Friday, June 11
Category: Physics   Sound   Music   Inventions   Time   Time Measurement   
Topic: The lecture of this evening was one of several delivered this and the last season, in which the ingenious researches of Mr. Wheatstone have [...]contributed to the interest among the members [...] by the [...]developement, and [...] discoveries of the principles of sound
Person: WHEATSTONE   GALILEO   RAMEAU   FARADAY   
Institution: Royal Institution   
Lecture, 11/06/1830 Ed`s Mark: PARKES

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