Nature, Volume 61

Front Cover
Nature Publishing Group, 1900 - Science

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 132 - A clear, bold, distinctive type enables the reader to take In at a glance the arrangement and divisions of every page. And Mrs. Lankester has added to the technical description by the editor an extremely interesting popular sketch, which follows in smaller type. The English, French, and German popular names are given, and, wherever that delicate and difficult step is at all practicable, their derivation also. Medical properties, superstitions, and fancies, and poetic tributes and Illusions, follow....
Page 310 - ... to the degrees of master of arts, master of science, doctor of philosophy, and doctor of science.
Page 185 - Fellow of the Royal Society and of the Royal College of Physicians, LL.D.
Page 81 - Archaia; or, Studies of the Cosmogony and Natural History of the Hebrew Scriptures. By Professor "Dawson, Principal of McGill College, Canada.
Page xii - DAIRY CHEMISTRY FOR DAIRY MANAGERS, CHEMISTS, AND ANALYSTS A Practical Handbook for Dairy Chemists and others having Control of Dairies.
Page 298 - The explanation which seems to me to account in the most simple and straightforward manner for the facts is founded on a view of the constitution of the chemical elements which has been favourably entertained by many chemists ; this view is that the atoms of the different chemical elements are different aggregations of atoms of the same kind.
Page 221 - The book is primarily written to meet the needs of students preparing for the examinations of the Conjoint Board of the Royal Colleges of Physicians and Surgeons of England.
Page 298 - HC1, for example, I picture the components of the hydrogen atoms as held together by a great number of tubes of electrostatic force, the components of the chlorine atom are similarly held together while only one stray tube binds the hydrogen atom to the chlorine atom.
Page v - The Birds of Africa, comprising all the species which occur
Page 167 - On the Reptiles, Batrachians, and Fishes collected by the late Mr. John Whitehead in the Interior of Hainan.

Bibliographic information