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Realm of Science December 20th 1917
First Paragraph: | A short time ago a little boy about ten years old asked me this question, “What makes the stars shine!” I dare say that most of us would feel somewhat puzzled in an attempt to give a simple and satisfactory ...
Realm of Science April 20th 1917
First Paragraph: | It has often been said that no astronomer can be an atheist. The scale upon which the universe is built; the endless variety and the infinite number of the visible stars, all of which are self-luminous ...
Realm of Science November 20th 1917
First Paragraph: | If there is anything in the realm of the wonderful science of astronomy that commands the admiration of the world, learned as well as unlearned, it is the accuracy with which eclipses are predicted, and ...
Realm of Science January 20th 1917
First Paragraph: | The American Association for the Advancement of Science is the largest scientific society in America. It was established in 1848 and numbers over eleven thousand members. Its presidents have been the ...
Realm of Science October 20th 1917
First Paragraph: | The term nebula (plural nebulae) is a Latin word meaning a cloud. It is applied by astronomers to a class of heavenly bodies that look like shining clouds with patches or regions of brighter or fainter ...