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CHAPTER IX. THE ETHER AND PONDERABLE MATTER
MODERN DEVELOPMENT OF THE PHYSICAL
THE SUCCESSORS OF NEWTON IN ASTRONOMY
HEVELIUS AND HALLEY
1758. Halley's Study of Meteors
BRADLEY AND THE ABERRATION OF LIGHT
FRENCH ASTRONOMERS
LEONARD EULER
THE PROGRESS OF MODERN ASTRONOMY
THE NEBULAR HYPOTHESIS OF KANT
LAPLACE AND THE NEBULAR HYPOTHESIS
ASTEROIDS AND SATELLITES
COMETS AND METEORS
III. THE NEW SCIENCE OF PALEONTOLOGY
WILLIAM SMITH AND FOSSIL SHELLS
CUVIER AND FOSSIL VERTEBRATES
CHARLES LYELL COMBATS CATASTROPHISM
THE ORIGIN OF SPECIES
chapter that revealed the geological record in an
M. de Perthes gave me the freest access to his
Librorum Prohibitorum could avail to hide from eager
MM. Tournal and Christol had made independent discoveries
THE FOSSIL-BEDS OF AMERICA
PALEONTOLOGY OF EVOLUTION
IV. THE ORIGIN AND DEVELOPMENT OF MODERN GEOLOGY
MODERN GEOLOGY
NEPTUNISTS VERSUS PLUTONISTS
"The second stratum was granite DISINTEGRATED;
LYELL AND UNIFORMITARIANISM
AGASSIZ AND THE GLACIAL THEORY
MM. Venetz and J. de Charpentier noticed them for
THE GEOLOGICAL AGES
V. THE NEW SCIENCE OF METEOROLOGY
METEORITES
1803. This "miracle" was the appearance of a "fireball"
THE AURORA BOREALIS
1801. The merit of his studies was at once recognized,
ISOTHERMS AND OCEAN CURRENTS
CYCLONES AND ANTI-CYCLONES
MODERN THEORIES OF HEAT AND LIGHT
COUNT RUMFORD AND THE VIBRATORY THEORY OF HEAT
THOMAS YOUNG AND THE WAVE THEORY OF LIGHT
ARAGO AND FRESNEL CHAMPION THE WAVE THEORY
VII. THE MODERN DEVELOPMENT OF ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM
GALVANI AND VOLTA
DAVY AND ELECTRIC LIGHT
ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM
FARADAY AND ELECTRO-MAGNETIC INDUCTION
VIII. THE CONSERVATION OF ENERGY
MAYER'S PAPER OF 1842
MAYER AND HELMHOLTZ
JOULE'S PAPER OF 1843
JOULE OR MAYER?
LORD KELVIN AND THE DISSIPATION OF ENERGY
THE FINAL UNIFICATION
IX. THE ETHER AND PONDERABLE MATTER
REFERENCE-LIST
CHAPTER I
CHAPTER II
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CHAPTER III
THE NEW SCIENCE OF PALEONTOLOGY
CHAPTER IV
THE ORIGIN AND DEVELOPMENT OF MODERN GEOLOGY
CHAPTER V
THE NEW SCIENCE OF METEOROLOGY
CHAPTER VI
CHAPTER VII
THE MODERN DEVELOPMENT OF ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM
CHAPTER VIII
THE CONSERVATION OF ENERGY
CHAPTER IX
THE ETHER AND PONDERABLE MATTER
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A History of Science (Volume 3)

A History of Science (Volume 3)

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