Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine,  2 (1817–18), 218–20.


[William Laidlaw?] *


Reportage, Literary Gossip


Crystallography, Discovery, | Natural History, Biogeography, Geology, Stratigraphy | Astronomy | Medical Treatment, Disease | Vivisection, Physiology | Mineralogy, Chemistry, Light | Chemistry, Light, Metallurgy

People mentioned:

Alexander von Humboldt, Friedrich W Bessel , David Brewster, William F Edwards, Edmund Davy, Humphry Davy

Institutions mentioned:

Institut de France, Paris

Publications cited:

Journal of Science and the Arts

    Gives an account of 'a very important discovery [...] made in crystallography by J. F. Daniel,Esq. F.R.S., which seems to give support to the theory of spherical atoms, first suggested by Dr Hooke, and afterwards ingeniously supported by Dr Wollaston' (218).

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