Maclaurin, by a fluxionary calculation, which is to be found in the Transactions of the Royal Society of London. He has determined precisely the angle required ; and he found, by the most exact mensuration the subject could admit, that it is the very... Animal Intelligence - Page 161by George John Romanes - 1888 - 520 lehteFull view - About this book
| Dugald Stewart - 1827
...determined precisely the angle re" quired ; and he found, by the most exact mensuration the " subject could **admit, that it is the very angle in which the " three...the bottom of the cell of a honey-comb do " actually** meet. " Shall we ask here who taught the bee the properties of so" lids, and to resolve problems of... | |
| Gill's scientific, technological and microscopic repository - 1829
...accordingly been resolved by some mathematicians, particularly by the ingenious Maclaurin, by a fluxionary **calculation, which is to be found in the transactions...the bottom of the cell of a honey-comb do actually** meet! It has been therefore demonstrated (as far as geometry and mathematics can show it), that bees... | |
| Alexander Crombie - 1829
...determined precisely the angle required ; and he found, by the most exact mensuration, the subject could **admit, that it is the very angle in which the three...the bottom of the cell of a honey-comb do actually** meet."* * Reid's Essays. The same curious fact was ascertained by a German mathematician. It was discovered... | |
| Ichabod Nichols - 1829 - 184 lehte
...He has determined the angle required ; and he found by the most exact mensuration the subject could **admit, that it is the very angle in which the three planes in the bottom of the cell of a** honey comb do actually meet." Another curious example of philosophical instinct is the web of the spider.... | |
| Thomas Curtis - 1829
...angle required. Upon the most exact mensuration which the subject could admit, he afterwards found, **ނ Β ׂZ %~39 ͢ |_S *:K 8 < |# Ou[E+ ~ ^Y1 "p @ : L ** honey-comV do actually meet. Shall we ask here, Who taught the bees the properties of solids, and to... | |
| Thomas Cogswell Upham - 1831
...determined precisely the angle required ; and he found, by the most exact mensuration the subject could **admit, that it is the very angle, in which the three...the bottom of the cell of a honey-comb do actually** meet. Shall we ask here, who taught the bee the properties of solids, and to resolve problems of maxima... | |
| William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1834
...compose the bottom ought to meet. The late celebrated mathematician, Maclaurin, by a fluxionary calculus, **determined precisely the angle required; and he found,...very angle in which the three planes in the bottom of** a cell of a honey-comb do actually meet. The same curious fact was ascertained by a German mathematician... | |
| 1834
...the bottom ought to meet. The late celebrated mathematician. Mac lam in, by a fluSionury calculus, **determined precisely the angle required; and he found,...very angle in which the three planes in the bottom of** a cell of a honey-comb do actually meet. The same curious fact was ascertained by a German mathematician... | |
| Thomas Cogswell Upham - 1837
...determined precisely the angle required ; and he found, by the most elact mensuration the subject could **admit, that it is the very angle, in which the three...the bottom of the cell of a honey-comb do actually** meet. Shall we ask here,who taught the bee the properties of solids, and to resolve problems of maxima... | |
| Thomas C. Upham - 1841
...determined precisely the angle required ; and he found, by the most exact mensuration the subject could **admit, that it is the very angle in which the three planes in the bottom of the** ceil of a honeycomb do actually meet. " Shall we ask here, who taught the bee the properties of solids,... | |
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