Punch,  5 (1843), 94.

The British Association at Cork



Reportage, Drollery


Societies, Scientific Practitioners, Mechanics, Meteorology, Instruments

    Believes the 'sinking' British Association for the Advancement of Science 'shows its tact in trying to hold on at Cork' and adds that it should explore a cave near Cork which is alleged to have no end. Notes papers by Professor Wollops on the 'eccentric motion of the common jack-towel round the ordinary roller' and Professor Spooney's paper on 'The Phenomena of Fixed Weather-Cocks'.

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