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Comptes Rendus of Observation and Reasoning

  • Date Published: December 2013
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107653580

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  • John Young Buchanan (1844–1925) was a Scottish chemist and oceanographer who worked extensively on the chemistry of marine environments. Originally published in 1917, this book gathers together a selection of Buchanan's papers on a broad variety of topics, some of them non-scientific. Numerous illustrative figures are also included and the contents listing contains extensive notes on each of the papers. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in the writings of Buchanan, chemistry, oceanography and the history of science.

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    • Date Published: December 2013
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107653580
    • length: 516 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 140 x 29 mm
    • weight: 0.65kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Recent Antarctic exploration
    2. Chemical and physical notes
    3. On ice and brines
    4. On steam and brines
    5. The size of the ice-grains in glaciers
    6. Ice and its natural history
    7. Beobachtungen über die Einwirkung der Strahlung auf das Gletschereis
    8. In and around the Morteratsch glacier: a study in the natural history
    9. On the use of the globe in the study of crystallography
    10. On a solar calorimeter used in Egypt at the total eclipse in 1882
    11. Solar radiation
    12. The total solar eclipse of August 30, 1905
    13. Eclipse predictions
    14. The solar eclipse of April 17, 1912
    15. The publication of scientific papers
    16. The Royal Society
    17. Nomenclature and notation in calorimetry
    18. Thermometric scales for meteorological use
    19. The metrical system
    20. The power of Great Britain
    21. And the House of Commons
    22. Lord Milner and imperial scholarships
    23. History in handy volumes
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    J. Y. Buchanan

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