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    PROF. CORNU, the Vice-President of the Paris Academy of Sciences, is now in England, and will deliver the discourse at the Royal Institution to-morrow evening. On Tuesday evening he was entertained by the members of the Athenæum Club who are members of the Institut de France, either as Associates or Correspondants. There were present, representing the Académie des Sciences, Lord Kelvin (Associate), Sir H. Gilbert, Mr. Huggins, Mr. Lockyer, Admiral Sir G. H. Richards, and Mr. Sylvester (Correspondants); representing the Académie des Inscriptions, Sir J. Evans and Sir E. Maunde Thompson; representing the Académie des Beaux Arts, Mr. Herkomer. Letters of regret for unavoidable absence were read from Mr. Frankland and Sir Joseph Lister, Associates of the Académie des Sciences; and Sir J. Hooker, Lord Rayleigh, Sir A. Geikie, Dr. Williamson, and Sir H. Roscoe, Correspondants; Académie des Beaux Arts, Sir J. Millais, Mr. Alma-Tadema, Sir E. Burne-Jones; Académie des Sciences Morales et Politiques, Mr. Goschen, Mr. Bryce, Mr. Lecky, and Sir F. Pollock.

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    Notes. Nature 52, 133–135 (1895) doi:10.1038/052133a0

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