Nature, Volume 99

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Sir Norman Lockyer
Macmillan Journals Limited, 1917

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Page 139 - London; (5) the Joint Matriculation Board of the Universities of Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds, Sheffield, and Birmingham : (6) the University of Durham ; (7) the University of Bristol.
Page 232 - science" because of my conviction that, for long to come if not for ever, it will be the remorseless enemy of mankind. I see it destroying all simplicity and gentleness of life, all the beauty of the world; I see it restoring barbarism under a mask of civilization; I see it darkening men's minds and hardening their hearts; I see it bringing a time of vast conflicts, which will pale into insignificance "the thousand wars of old", and, as likely as not, will whelm all the laborious advances of mankind...
Page 98 - The antithesis between a technical and a liberal education is fallacious. There can be no adequate technical education which is not liberal, and no liberal education which is not technical: that is, no education which does not impart both technique and intellectual vision.
Page 281 - That in order to aid in acquiring and diffusing among the people of the United States useful and practical information on subjects connected with agriculture, and to promote scientific investigation and experiment respecting the principles and applications of agricultural science...
Page 321 - Society for election persons who, in their opinion, either have rendered conspicuous service to the cause of science or are such that their election would be of signal benefit to the Society...
Page 77 - What people call applied science is nothing but the application of pure science to particular classes of problems.
Page 172 - Telford gold medals to Messrs. GW Humphreys and JB Ball ; George Stephenson gold medals to Messrs. PV O'Brien and John Parr; Telford premiums to Messrs. PV O'Brien, JL Hodgson, W. Brown and PM Crosthwaite, and a Crampton prize to Mr. F. J. Waring.
Page 237 - Nature be knowne and considered ; and to this, is requisite the inspection of particulars, especially those as are extraordinary in their Fabrick, or usefull in Medicine, or applyed to Manufacture or Trade.
Page 117 - To consider what steps should be taken to make provision for the education and Instruction of children and young persons after the war, regard being had particularly to the interests of those (1) who have been abnormally employed during the war; (2) who can not immediately find advantageous employment; (3) who require special training for employment.
Page 239 - History was repeating itself, for Leo Africanus, writing in the early part of the sixteenth century, thus described the chemical society of the learned Arabians at Fez, "there is a most stupid set of men who contaminate themselves with sulphur and other horrible stinks.

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