Now showing items 1951-1956 of 1956
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 ...
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 ...
Children's Corner, Inc.
(Creighton University, 1975-12)
Children's Corner, Inc. is in the business of education. Its programs consist of providing pre-school, day care, and kindergarten services and facilities for young children. Both the state and federal requirements for ...
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 ...
The Accuracy of Oppolzers Eclipse Maps
First Paragraph: | There is a very general misconception of the accuracy of Oppolzer’s eclipse maps. This astronomer, as is well known, published in 1885 that immortal work entitled "Canon der Finsternisse,” which gives ...
Realm of Science November 20th 1912
First Paragraph: | Cloudy weather prevented the observation in Omaha of of two interesting astronomical events. The first, on September 15th, was the passage of Jupiter and his moons very close to the 4.5 magnitude star, ...