| 1817 - 430 pages
...to any inflammation of elastic fluids, but must depend upon the ignition of solid bodies. Dr. Halley **calculated the height of a meteor at ninety miles,...motion must be probably sufficient to ignite the mass;** and all the phenomena may be explained, if falling stars be supposed to be small solid bodies moving... | |
| 1818 - 462 pages
...to any inflammation of elastic fluids, but must depend upon the ignition of solid bodies. Dr. Halley **calculated the height of a meteor at ninety miles;...estimated at seventeen miles high. The velocity of motion** in these bodies must in all cases be immensely great ; and the heat produced by the compression of... | |
| 1818 - 482 pages
...any inflammation of elastic fluids., but must depend upon the ignition of solid bodies. Dr. Halley **calculated the height of a meteor at ninety miles...estimated at seventeen miles high. The velocity of motion** in these bodies must in all cases be immensely great; and the heat produced by the compression of the... | |
| Andrew Ure - 1821 - 432 pages
...to any inflammation of elastic fluids, but must depend on the ignition of solid bodies. Dr. Halley **calculated the height of a meteor at ninety miles,...cases be immensely great, and the heat produced by** from the velocity of motion, must be probably sufficient to ignite the mass. All the phenomena may... | |
| Andrew Ure - 1821 - 436 pages
...must in all cases be immensely great, and the heat produced by 42 the compression of the most rarified **air, from the velocity of motion, must be probably...ignite the mass. All the phenomena may be explained, if** falling stars be supposed to be small solid bodies moving around the earth in very eccentric orbits,... | |
| Patrick Murphy - 1825 - 180 pages
...to any inflammation of elastic fluids, but must depend on the ignition of solid bodies. Dr. Halley **calculated the height of a meteor at ninety miles,...ignite the mass. All the phenomena may be explained, if** falling stars be supposed to be small solid bodies moving round the earth in very eccentric orbits,... | |
| Andrew Ure - 1828 - 872 pages
...to any inflammation of elastic fluids, but must depend on the ignition of ¡olid bodies. Dr. H alley **calculated the height of a meteor at ninety miles,...probably sufficient to ignite the mass. All the phenomena** mny be explained, if falling stars be supposed to be smull solid bodies moving round the earth in very... | |
| John Ayrton Paris - 1831 - 598 pages
...be owing to any inflammation of gas, but must depend upon the ignition of solid matter. Dr. Halley **calculated the height of a meteor at ninety miles,...which threw down showers of stones, was estimated at** only seventeen miles high. The velocity of the motion of such bodies must in all cases be immensely... | |
| John Ayrton Paris - 1831 - 582 pages
...be owing to any inflammation of gas, but must depend upon the ignition of solid matter. Dr. Halley **calculated the height of a meteor at ninety miles,...which threw down showers of stones, was estimated at** only seventeen miles high. The velocity of the motion of such bodies must in all cases be immensely... | |
| 1833 - 540 pages
...upon the ignition of solid bodies. Dr. H alley calculated the height of a meteor at ninety miles, arid **the great American meteor which threw down showers...motion must be probably sufficient to ignite the mass** ; and all the phenomena may be explained, if falling stars be supposed to be small solid bodies moving... | |
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