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Realm of Science January 20th 1918
First Paragraph: | In a recent number, l’Astronomie, the official journal of the Societe Astronomique de France, mentions the case of a French soldier who though captured by the Germans, contrived to escape from his prison. ...
Realm of Science February 20th 1918
First Paragraph: | The title of this article may strike the reader as odd, and too elementary for a university magazine. I am sure, however, that before he has got well into the subject, he will find it greater than he had ...
Realm of Science May 20th 1918
First Paragraph: | The most wonderful and unique geographical wonder of the world in its own line has lately been discovered in Alaska. It is called the Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes, because from innumerable vents of all ...
Realm of Science March 20th 1918
First Paragraph: | On next June 8th, a considerable section of the United States will enjoy a celestial spectacle for which astronomers often travel halfway round the earth. This will be a total eclipse of the sun, when ...
The Lunar Saros
First Paragraph: | In speaking of the Saros, that period of 18 years 10 or 11 days (according as 5 or 4 leap years intervene) 7 hours and 42 minutes, after which eclipses repeat themselves in the same order and with very ...
Father Angelo Secchi
First Paragraph: | A century ago, on June 29,1818, there was born at Reggio in AEmilia, Italy, a child that was destined to become one of the greatest astronomers of his age. He was to open up new avenues of research and ...