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" night, colder than the atmosphere, by radiating their heat to the heavens, I perceived immediately a just reason for the practice, which I had before deemed useless. Being desirous, however, of acquiring some precise information on this subject, I fixed,... "
Encyclopædia metropolitana; or, Universal dictionary of knowledge, ed. by E ... - Page 131
by Encyclopaedia - 1845
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 12

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, John Murray, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - 1815 - 656 pages
...But, when I had learned, that bodies on the surface of the earth become, during a still and serene night, colder than the atmosphere, by radiating their...acquiring some precise information on this subject, 1 drove into the earth of a grassplat four slender sticks, in such a manner, as to make them rise six...
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An Essay on Dew: And Several Appearances Connected with it

William Charles Wells - 1815 - 174 pages
...But, when I had learned, that bodies on the surface of the earth become, during a still and serene night, colder than -the atmosphere, by radiating their...before deemed useless. Being desirous, however, of ac¿ quiring some precise information on this subject, I fixed, perpendicularly, in the earth of a...
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Two Essays: One, Upon Single Vision with Two Eyes; the Other, On Dew; A ...

William Charles Wells - 1818 - 554 pages
...But, when I had learned, that bodies on the surface of the earth become, during a still and serene night, colder than the atmosphere, by radiating their...subject, I fixed, perpendicularly, in the earth of a grassplat, 4 small sticks, and over their upper extremities, which were 6 inches above the grass,...
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Two Essays: One Upon Single Vision with Two Eyes; the Other on Dew

William Charles Wells - 1818 - 536 pages
...But, when I had learned, that bodies on the surface of the earth become, during a still and serene night, colder than the atmosphere, by radiating their...subject, I fixed, perpendicularly, in the earth of a grassplat, 4 small sticks, and over their upper extremities, which were 6 inches above the grass,...
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Two Essays: One Upon Single Vision with Two Eyes; the Other on Dew

William Charles Wells - 1818 - 536 pages
...But, when I had learned, that bodies on the surface of the earth become, during a still and serene night, colder than the atmosphere, by radiating their...sub-ject, I fixed, perpendicularly, in the earth of a grassplat, 4 small sticks, and over their upper extremities, which were 6 inches above the grass,...
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An Encyclopaedia of Gardening: Comprising the Theory and Practice of ...

John Claudius Loudon - 1822 - 1506 pages
...learned, that bodies on the surface of the earth become, during a still and serene night, colder man the atmosphere, by radiating their heat to the heavens,...subject, I fixed, perpendicularly, in the earth of a grass-plat, four small sticks, and over their upper extremities, which were six inches above the...
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The Technical repository, by T. Gill, Volume 9

Thomas Gill (patent-agent) - 1826 - 440 pages
...injured. But when I had learned that bodies on the surface of the earth became, during a still and serene night, colder than the atmosphere, by radiating their...for the practice which I had before deemed useless." The power of emitting heat in straight lines in every direction, independently of contact, may be regarded...
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A Dictionary of Chemistry: In which the Principles of the Science are ...

Andrew Ure - 1827 - 904 pages
...But when I had learned, that bodies on the surface of the earth become, during a still arid serene night, colder than the atmosphere, by radiating their...for the practice which I had before deemed useless. Bring desirous. however, of acquiring some precise information on this subject, 1 fixed perpen. dicularly,...
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art ..., Volume 7

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington) - 826 pages
...injured. But when I had learned that bodies on the surface of the earth become, during a still and serene night, colder than the atmosphere, by radiating their...subject, I fixed perpendicularly, in the earth of a grass-plat, four small sticks, and over their upper extremities, which were six inches above the...
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of ..., Part 1, Volume 7

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington) - 394 pages
...injured. But when I had learned that bodies on the surface of the earth become, during a still and serene night, colder than the atmosphere, by radiating their...acquiring some precise information on this subject, I fix*d perpendicularly, in the earth of a grass-plat, four small sticks, and over their upper extremities,...
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