Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution, Band 38
The Institution, 1884
Vols. for 1847-1963/64 include the Institution's Report of the Secretary, also published separately.
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Seite 479 - B with the sound velocity where y is the ratio of the specific heat at constant pressure to the specific heat at constant volume, and p is the gas pressure.
Seite 713 - Bonnet, and a host of other observers, in the latter part of the seventeenth and the first half of the eighteenth centuries, drew the attention of biologists to the gradation in the complexity of organisation which is presented by living beings, and culminated in the doctrine of the " echelle des etres," so powerfully and clearly stated by Bonnet ; and, before him, adumbrated by Locke and by Leibnitz.
Seite 723 - Ocean, the first thing which strikes us is, that, the north-east and south-east monsoons, which are found the one on the north and the other on...
Seite 272 - Library, the Chairman of the House Committee on the Library, the Librarian of Congress, the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, and the Archivist of the United States. The said Council shall define the classes of material...
Seite 553 - The Action of Carbonate of Ammonia on the Roots of certain Plants.
Seite 39 - On the Construction of a Silvered Glass Telescope, fifteen and a half inches in aperture, and its use in Celestial Photography.
Seite 275 - Institution, from a very early date, to enrich the annual report required of them by law with memoirs illustrating the more remarkable and important developments in physical and biological discovery...
Seite 269 - Exposition, and of the awards to be made to exhibitors thereat, be prepared at some mint of the United States for the board of directors...
Seite 269 - Philadelphia in the year eighteen hundred and seventy-six, shall be admitted without the payment of duty or of customs fees or charges, under such regulations as the Secretary of the Treasury shall prescribe : Provided, That all such articles as...