Punch,  41 (1861), 114.

Astronomical Insects





Mathematics, Astronomy, Natural History, Zoology, Animal Behaviour

    Discusses papers on 'Geometrical Nets in Space' and on geometric nets spun by spiders delivered at the recent British Association for the Advancement of Science meeting (probably referring to Hamilton 1862 and West 1862). Questions whether spiders are responsible for the 'geometrical nets which exist in absolute space'.

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