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Realm of Science February 20th 1913
First Paragraph: | The American Association for the Advancement of Science held its 64th annual meeting in Cleveland during the week beginning Monday, December 30, 1912.
Realm of Science April 20th 1913
First Paragraph: | The Woolworth Building, now nearing completion in New York City, is the highest building ever erected on earth. Its top is 785 feet above the sidewalk, and its foundation is 120 feet below it, so that ...
Realm of Science December 20th 1914
First Paragraph: | Hon. John A. McShane has lately presented the Scientific Department with a most valuable selection of lantern slides. He had bought them several years ago while on his trip around the world. As he has ...
Father Hagens Astrophotographic Journey
First Paragraph: | It was in the early part of April, 1906, that Father Hagen took his departure from the Georgetown College Observatory in order to obey the summons of Pope Pius X and assume the directorship of the Vatican ...
Gaging a Horizontal Cylinder
First Paragraph: | The actual amount of liquid present at any time in a horizontal cylindrical tank may be gaged very rapidly, if we make use of a graphic process such as is furnished by the diagram in this article. As the ...
The Frequency of Total Eclipses of the Sun at a Given Place
First Paragraph: | We may put it down as a fact, that whenever an eclipse of the Sun occurs at any place, the astronomer there is sure to be asked, especially by the representatives of the press: “Does an eclipse of the ...
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 ...
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 February 20th 1916
First Paragraph: | A short time ago when the writer of these lines was A called to the telephone, a female voice inquired: "What are the signs of the zodiac going to be tomorrow ?" "What are the signs of the zodiac going ...