Nature, Volume 5

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Sir Norman Lockyer
Macmillan Journals Limited, 1872 - Electronic journals

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Page 180 - O'er bog or steep, through strait, rough, dense, or rare, With head, hands, wings, or feet, pursues his way, And swims, or sinks, or wades, or creeps, or flies.
Page 15 - Champlain, the Green Mountains of Vermont, and the White Mountains of New Hampshire. The...
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Page 182 - The sun's rays are the ultimate source of almost every motion which takes place on the surface of the earth. By its heat are produced all winds, and those disturbances in the electric equilibrium of the atmosphere which give rise to the phenomena of lightning, and probably also to those of terrestrial magnetism and the aurora.
Page 137 - In that paper it was demonstrated experimentally, that the mechanical power exerted in turning a magneto-electric machine is converted into the heat evolved by the passage of the currents of induction through its coils; and, on the other hand, that the motive power of the electro-magnetic engine is obtained at the expense of the heat, due to the chemical reaction of the battery by which it is worked.
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