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Página xvii - To give a stronger impulse and a more systematic direction to scientific inquiry, — to promote the intercourse of those who cultivate Science in different parts of the British Empire, with one another and with foreign philosophers, — to obtain a more general attention to the objects of Science, and a removal of any disadvantages of a public kind which impede its progress.
Página 34 - We submit therefore, that § 10. A name should be changed which has before been proposed for some other genus in zoology or botany, or for some other species in the same genus, when still retained for such genus or species.
Página 221 - Drs. E. Schunck, R. Angus Smith, and HE Roscoe, on the Recent Progress and Present Condition of Manufacturing Chemistry in the South Lancashire District ; — Dr.
Página 222 - Supplementary Report on the Present State of our Knowledge with regard to the Mollusca of the West Coast of North America...
Página xvii - They shall receive gratuitously the Reports of the Association for the year of their admission and for the years in which they continue to pay without intermission their Annual Subscription. By omitting to pay this subscription in any particular year, Members of this class (Annual Subscribers) lose for that and XXU BULKS OF THE ASSOCIATION.
Página xix - Association has formerly met. 5. Foreigners and other individuals whose assistance is desired, and who are specially nominated in writing for the Meeting of the year by the President and General Secretaries. 6. The Presidents, Vice-Présidents, and Secretaries of the Sections are ex-offiño members of the General Committee for the time being. SECTIONAL COMMITTEES.
Página 41 - It is recommended that in subdividing an old genus in future, the names given to the subdivisions should agree in gender with that of the original group. [Etymologies and types of new genera to be stated.] — It is obvious that the names of genera would in general be far more carefully constructed, and their definitions would be rendered more exact, if authors would adopt the following suggestion : — § F.
Página xlvi - Action of Gases on Light 18 16 1 Establishment at Kew Observatory, Wages, Repairs, Furniture, and Sundries ... 133 4 7 Experiments by Captive Balloons 81 8 0 Oxidation of the Rails of Railways 20...
Página 139 - This seems to have been the origin of some of the round grains met with in meteorites ; for they occasionally still contain a considerable amount of glass, and the crystals which have been formed in it are arranged in groups, radiating from one or more points on the external surface, in such a manner as to indicate that they were developed after the fragments had acquired their present spheroidal shape (Aussun, &c.).