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Issue: 032, 04/06/28 p. 505, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Astronomy, Para 7
Category: Astronomy   
Topic: Herschel`s Discoveries anticipated. [Stars in the Milky Way]
Person: ADDISON   HERSCHEL   NEWTON, Sir Isaac   
Source: The Tatler   

Issue: 037, 09/07/28 p. 588, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Astronomy), Para 6
Category: Astronomy   Philosophy   Cosmology   
Topic: The Universe in a Nut-shell. [Belief of Newton dismissed, that, if compressed, the universe could be "brought into a globular space of only one inch in diameter"]
Person: NEWTON, Sir Isaac   

Issue: 063, 07/01/29 p. 14, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Biographical, Para 4
Category: Physics   Science   Professional Ethics   Literature   Biography   
Topic: Newton and Stillingfleet. [Whiston, who wrote the "Theory of the Earth" reports that he angered Newton by contradicting him, and was publicly silenced out of fear of angering Newton further, and even of killing him. There are other examples of professional rifts, such as that of Stillingfleet and Locke]
Person: WHISTON   NEWTON, Sir Isaac   STILLINGFLEET   BENTLEY, Dr.   LOCKE   
Source: Whiston: Theory of the Earth   

Issue: 071, 04/03/29 p. 143, Section: Varieties
Heading: Newton, Para 6
Category: Biography   Literature   Philosophy   Science   
Topic: There is in the records of Newton a sentence in the spirit of Shakspeare
Person: NEWTON, Sir Isaac   SHAKESPEARE   

Issue: 099, 16/09/29 p. 585-586
Heading: Answer to a Critique of an Essay upon Oikology
Category: Political Economy   Science   Philosophy Of Science   History Of Science   
Topic: [Ephraim Mullens "answers" the points raised in Johnson`s "Critique" in eight allegedly unconnected paragraphs, implicitly accusing Johnson of incoherence and obtuseness. The paragraphs include comments upon the lowering of standards in the "learned professions"]
Person: MULLENS, Ephraim   JOHNSON, Jonathan   WHEWELL, Mr.   RICARDO   NORTH, Sir Dudley   NEWTON, Sir Isaac   SMITH, Adam   BACON, Lord   MARCET, Mrs.   
Letter
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: 128, 10/04/30 p. 219-220
Heading: The Marmoset
Category: Zoology   Primates   Man   Biological Sciences   Anthropology   Phrenology   
Topic: [The] comparative excellence of men and monkeys. [The likeness is admitted to be "mortifyingly conspicuous"]
Person: LA BROSSE   SCHOUTEN   LAVATER   BUFFON   BOSMAN   VAN DORTCH   NEWTON, Sir Isaac   RHOOP-CHAUND   MEETAH DHOOD   CHESTERFIELD   
Essay Signed: J.

Issue: 137, 12/06/30 p. 362-363
Heading: Theory of Colour. Royal Institution. Conversazione, Friday, June 4
Category: Physics   Optics   Light   Psychology   Philosophy   Medicine   Nervous System   Sense Organs   The Eye   Sight   Vision   Art   
Topic: [Brockedon on colour. Its pleasure and interest. The spectrum. Primary or "primitive" colours. Complementary or "antagonist" colours. White and black. Black letters on printed posters "much modified by the complementary hue of the surrounding ground". "The radiated membrane" recently discovered in the human eye. An invention by Mr. Field to help artists gauge the effects of different colour combinations]
Person: BROCKEDON   FERGUSON   NEWTON, Sir Isaac   FIELD   
Source: Ferguson: Lectures - Optics   
Institution: Royal Institution   
Lecture, 04/06/1830 Ed`s Mark: PARKE

Issue: 143, 24/07/30 p. 462
Heading: A Literary Radical, Para 13
Category: Philosophy   Natural Philosophy   Natural History   Physics   Astronomy   
Topic: [The Athenaeum has seen the prospectus of a book by Sieber. It "will embrace medicine, physics, poetry, philosophy, and politics" and will surely be "among the aberrations of literary radicalism or radical hallucination"]
Person: SIEBER, Francis William   NEWTON, Sir Isaac   ARISTOTLE   BACON, Lord   LOCKE   
Source: Sieber: Systeme de la Nature Physique et Spirituelle   
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

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