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THE following are the arrangements for the Friday evening meetings of the Royal Institution of Great Britain before Easter, 1881:—January 21, Warren De La Rue, D.C.L., F.R.S., Sec. R.I., The Phenomena of the Electric Discharge with 14,400 Chloride of Silver Cells; January 28, Dr. Andrew Wilson, F.R.S.E., The Origin of Colonial Organisms; February 4, Dr. Arthur Schuster, F.R.S., The Teachings of Modern Spectroscopy; February 11, Robert S. Ball, LL.D., F.R.S., The Distances of the Stars; February 18, Sir John Lubbock, Bart., M.P., D.C.L., F.R.S., M.R.I., Fruits and Seeds; February 25, Dr. J. S. Burdon-Sanderson, LL.D., F.R.S., Excitability in Plants and Animals; March 4, Sir William Thomson, LL.D., F.R.S., Elasticity viewed as Possibly a Mode of Motion; March n, uncertain; March 18, Wm. H. Stone, M.D., Musical Pitch and its Determination; March 25, Alexander Buchan, M.A., F.R.S.E., Sec. Met.Soc. Scot., The Weather and Health of London; April I, uncertain; April 8, Prof. Tyndall, D.C.L., F.R.S., M.R.I.

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