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through the dust of the room. a scrap of white paper


(detail, front endpaper)
John Tyndall. Six Lectures on Light Delivered in America in 1872-1873.
Third edition. New York, 1901
NYPL copy, digitized Apr 18, 2006

epigram p 173

in New York, for example, we may have our grate and fuel; but the heat
and light of our fire may be made to appear at San

Francisco. Removing the thin wire and attaching to the severed
ends of the thick one two rods of coke, we obtain, on
bringing the rods together
(as in fig. 1), a small star of   p *

8 March 2015

distances; heat and light; light; paper; rounds; sic erat scriptum
John Tyndall