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Issue: 063, 07/01/29 p. 13, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Poetical, Para 1
Category: Anthropology   Medicine   Brain   Phrenology   Craniology   Mathematics   Literature   
Topic: Sir Walter Scott and Dr. Gall, the Phrenologist. [The Athenaeum exposes Dr. Gall`s mistaken apprehensions about certain anonymous busts]
Person: GALL   CHANTREY   TROUGHTON   SCOTT, Sir Walter   POMFRET, Earl of   

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
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