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Familiar lectures on scientific subjects / by Sir John F. W. Herschel; Herschel, John F. W. (John Frederick William), Sir, 1792-1871; London : A. Strahan & co., 1867, [pref.1866]; 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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