New and Original Theories of the Great Physical Forces
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New and Original Theories of the Great Physical Forces

By Henry Raymond Rogers
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Table of Contents
  • CONTRIBUTIONS
  • TO
  • SOLAR AND TERRESTRIAL PHYSICS.
    • NEW AND ORIGINAL
  • THEORIES
  • GREAT PHYSICAL FORCES.
    • HENRY RAYMOND ROGERS, M.D.
    • PUBLISHED BY THE AUTHOR.
      • MDCCCLXXVIII.
    • MDCCCLXXVIII.
  • PREFACE.
  • CONTENTS.
    • CHAPTER I.
      • CHAPTER II.
      • CHAPTER III.
      • CHAPTER IV.
      • CHAPTER V.
      • CHAPTER VI.
      • CHAPTER VII.
      • CHAPTER VIII.
      • CHAPTER IX.
      • CHAPTER X.
      • CHAPTER XI.
      • CHAPTER XII.
      • CHAPTER XIII.
      • CHAPTER XIV.
      • CHAPTER XV.
    • CHAPTER II.
    • CHAPTER III.
    • CHAPTER IV.
    • CHAPTER V.
    • CHAPTER VI.
    • CHAPTER VII.
    • CHAPTER VIII.
    • CHAPTER IX.
    • CHAPTER X.
    • CHAPTER XI.
    • CHAPTER XII.
    • CHAPTER XIII.
    • CHAPTER XIV.
    • CHAPTER XV.
  • ILLUSTRATIONS.
    • THE
  • GREAT PHYSICAL FORCES.
  • CHAPTER I.
    • INTRODUCTORY.
      • The Sun.
    • The Sun.
  • CHAPTER II.
    • WHAT IS PROPOSED.
      • The Great Problem.
    • The Great Problem.
  • CHAPTER III.
    • THE GREAT FORCES, THEIR CHARACTER AND OPERATIONS.
      • Sunlight and Sun-heat.
      • The Great Law of Conservation of Force.
      • How are the Spheres constructed?
      • The Grand Magnetic Circuit.
    • Sunlight and Sun-heat.
    • The Great Law of Conservation of Force.
    • How are the Spheres constructed?
    • The Grand Magnetic Circuit.
  • CHAPTER IV.
    • SUNLIGHT.
      • Its Source and Nature.
      • Its Limits.
      • The Sun not Incandescent.
      • The New Hypothesis.
      • No Borrowed Light.
      • The Sun Dependent for His own Supply.
      • Light as a Substance.
      • Velocity of Light.
    • Its Source and Nature.
    • Its Limits.
    • The Sun not Incandescent.
    • The New Hypothesis.
    • No Borrowed Light.
    • The Sun Dependent for His own Supply.
    • Light as a Substance.
    • Velocity of Light.
  • CHAPTER V.
    • SUN-HEAT.
      • Its Source and Limits.
      • Tendencies to unsettle in Science.
      • Present theories of Supply of Sun-heat.
      • The true Source of Supply.
      • The Earth's part in the Process.
      • The Sun's part in the Process.
      • We seek a new Philosophy.
      • Old Phenomena, and new Interpretations.
      • Well understood Processes in Confirmation.
      • Heat without Combustion.
      • Inter-currents.
      • Solution of the Problem.
    • Its Source and Limits.
    • Tendencies to unsettle in Science.
    • Present theories of Supply of Sun-heat.
    • The true Source of Supply.
    • The Earth's part in the Process.
    • The Sun's part in the Process.
    • We seek a new Philosophy.
    • Old Phenomena, and new Interpretations.
    • Well understood Processes in Confirmation.
    • Heat without Combustion.
    • Inter-currents.
    • Solution of the Problem.
  • CHAPTER VI.
    • THE SEASONS.
      • Why their varying Temperature?
    • Why their varying Temperature?
  • CHAPTER VII.
    • GRAVITY.
      • Its Essential Nature, and its Source.
    • Its Essential Nature, and its Source.
  • CHAPTER VIII.
    • THE ATMOSPHERE.
      • A Veritable Ocean.
      • How Constituted.
      • Extent and Character of this Influence.
      • Note the Functions of this Ocean.
      • Not yet fully Comprehended.
      • Have we been Mistaken?
      • New Light.
      • The Character and Virtue of this Element may not be Mistaken.
    • A Veritable Ocean.
    • How Constituted.
    • Extent and Character of this Influence.
    • Note the Functions of this Ocean.
    • Not yet fully Comprehended.
    • Have we been Mistaken?
    • New Light.
    • The Character and Virtue of this Element may not be Mistaken.
  • CHAPTER IX.
    • WINDS.
      • Entertained theories Erroneous.
      • Their true Character.
      • What gives rise to the Currents.
      • Philosophical Considerations drawn from Observation.
      • Winds may not arise from Presumed Causes.
      • A Great Cosmical System.
    • Entertained theories Erroneous.
    • Their true Character.
    • What gives rise to the Currents.
    • Philosophical Considerations drawn from Observation.
    • Winds may not arise from Presumed Causes.
    • A Great Cosmical System.
  • CHAPTER X.
    • SUN-SPOTS.
      • Grave Doubts.
      • Overestimate of the Degree of Spot-shadow.
      • What They are not, and what They are.
      • They are Caused by Magnetic Perturbations.
      • Inconsistency of the Present Accepted Philosophy.
      • Figures that are Deceptive.
      • Effects of these Wonderful Phenomena.
      • Mistaken Conceptions.
      • May not be Tabulated.
      • Unbiassed Estimate of their Character and Location.
    • Grave Doubts.
    • Overestimate of the Degree of Spot-shadow.
    • What They are not, and what They are.
    • They are Caused by Magnetic Perturbations.
    • Inconsistency of the Present Accepted Philosophy.
    • Figures that are Deceptive.
    • Effects of these Wonderful Phenomena.
    • Mistaken Conceptions.
    • May not be Tabulated.
    • Unbiassed Estimate of their Character and Location.
  • CHAPTER XI.
    • SOUND.
      • Essential Character and Medium of Transmission.
    • Essential Character and Medium of Transmission.
  • CHAPTER XII.
    • SOME OF THE RESULTS OF THE FOREGOING THEORIES.
  • CHAPTER XIII.
    • THE DIRECT INFLUENCE OF THESE FORCES AS CAUSATION OF DISEASE.
  • CHAPTER XIV.
    • THE ARTIFICIAL PRODUCTION OF LIGHT, HEAT, AND POWER, AND THEIR UTILIZATION.
  • CHAPTER XV.
    • WHY WAS NOT THIS DISCOVERY SOONER MADE?
  • APPENDIX.
    • Action and Retro-action.
      • The Earth and all Spheres framed alike.
      • Mutual Relations of Earth and Sun.
      • The Sun's Body Dark.
      • A New Theory of the Nature of Water.
      • Sun-heat.
      • Auroræ.
      • The Great Sun Battery.
      • Gravity.
      • Static Electricity.
      • Solar Spectrum, its origin.
    • The Earth and all Spheres framed alike.
    • Mutual Relations of Earth and Sun.
    • The Sun's Body Dark.
    • A New Theory of the Nature of Water.
    • Sun-heat.
    • Auroræ.
    • The Great Sun Battery.
    • Gravity.
    • Static Electricity.
    • Solar Spectrum, its origin.
  • ADDENDUM.
  • Transcriber's Notes
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