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Table of Contents

About volcanos and earthquakes.
The sun.
On comets.
The weather and weather prophets.
Celestial measurings and weighings.
On light: pt. I. Reflexion, refraction, dispersion, colour, absorption. pt. II. Theories of light, interferences, diffraction. pt. III. Double refraction, polarization.
On sensorial vision.
The yard, the pendulum, and the metre.
On atoms.
A dialogue.
On the origin of force.
On the absorption of light by coloured media, viewed in connexion with the undulatory theory.
On the estimation of skill in target shooting.

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xii, 507 p.

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OL7226853M
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