Iron: An Illustrated Weekly Journal for Iron and Steel Manufacturers, Metallurgists, Mine Proprietors, Engineers, Shipbuilders, Scientists, Capitalists ..., Band 62

Perry Fairfax Nursey
Knight and Lacey, 1855

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Seite 52 - Man is his own star; and the soul that can Render an honest and a perfect man, Commands all light, all influence, all fate; Nothing to him falls early or too late. Our acts our angels are, or good or ill, Our fatal shadows that walk by us still.
Seite 294 - Newton generalized the law of attraction into a statement that every particle of matter in the universe attracts every other particle with a force which varies directly as the product of their masses and inversely as the square of the distance between them; and he thence deduced the law of attraction for spherical shells of constant density.
Seite 152 - ... which is equal to the difference of level between the surface of the water in the...
Seite 292 - Gravity must be caused by an agent acting constantly according to certain laws; but whether this agent be material or immaterial, I have left to the consideration of my readers.
Seite 292 - That gravity should be innate, inherent and essential to matter, so that one body may act upon another at a distance through a vacuum, without the mediation of anything else, by and through which their action and force may be conveyed from one to another, is to me so great an absurdity, that I believe no man who has in philosophical matters a competent faculty of thinking, can ever fall into it.
Seite 508 - The ox-gullet is now nearly filled with a concentrated solution of common salt, to which a few drops of hydrochloric acid have been added, and the...
Seite 295 - ... planets in different positions with respect to each other and the sun. Moreover, gravitation is not assumed to be a dual power, and in them only as yet have such removals been observed by experiment or conceived by the mind. The second sub-case, or that of a new or another form of power, is also one which has never been imagined by others, in association with the theory of gravity. I made some endeavours, experimentally, to connect gravity with electricity, having this very object in view (Phil.
Seite 422 - Scobell gave notice in the House of Commons of his intention to move for a " Select Committee to inquire into...
Seite 124 - Hand, and several other Insurance offices sprung into existence at the close of the 17th, and the beginning of the 18th centuries, each office collected and kept to itself the statistics of its own solitary experience. On the formation of the London Fire-engine...
Seite 342 - ... and lift a ship of war like a bauble in the air. It can embroider muslin and forge anchors, cut steel into...

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