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Realm of Science March 20th 1916
First Paragraph: | Accustomed as we have been all our lives, and our fathers as well for many centuries, to give the month of February 28 days in common years and 29 days in leap years, what would we say to such a date as ...
First Paragraph: | In this age of large telescopes that are all exclusively photographic and devoted to the detailed analysis of the heavenly bodies, it would seem that visual observations and comprehensive surveys had ...
First Paragraph: | One way of drawing a cardioid is to make a pen start in phase 90° from the center of a disk and move along a radius with simple harmonic motion, while the disk revolves with a uniform angular speed of ...
Identification of Wires in a Cable
First Paragraph: | For telephone men and others who are accustomed to handle cables with hundreds of wires in them, their identification is mere child’s play, as it is done by the color or character of its insulation, its ...
Double Star Systems
First Paragraph: | The continual increase in the number and size and perfection of astronomical instruments, together with the progress in the skill of men that use them and study and measure and discuss their results, are ...
Some Problems on the Orthographic Projection of the Sphere
First Paragraph | When a sphere is orthographically projected upon a plane, the location of a point on its surface and of its projection upon the plane is determined by certain systems of coordinates, the interrelation of ...
Partial Eclipse of the Moon, January 29, 1907
First Paragraph: | There will be a partial eclipse of the moon on the morning of January 29, 1907. Less than three- fourths (71 per cent.) of the moon’s diameter will be obscured.
Realm of Science April 20th 1914
First Paragraph: | What is the latest in astronomy? Have astronomers recently made any startling discoveries? Is the question that an astronomer is often called upon to answer. While its general tenor is very flattering, ...
Is the Earth Falling into the Sun
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 ...
First Paragraph: | Creighton University offers its students facilities in the study of practical Astronomy that are surpassed by few institutions in the country. The Observatory that it places at their command is of the ...