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Realm of Science March 20th 1915
First Paragraph: | If love of one’s own is a virtue, if praise of our heroes is a noble passion, then we as Catholics have every reason to glory in the achievements of our co-religionists in all the sciences, and especially ...
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 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 ...
The Astronomical Observatory
A list of facts related to Creighton's Observatory regarding the building, location, scientific instruments, and national recognition. Published by Creighton University
A Fifty-Foot Mercury Telescope
First Paragraph: | Some months ago the press brought the great news that a monster telescope, 50 feet in diameter, was being projected on an entirely novel and reliable principle, such that its construction would not only ...
The Reform of the Present Calendar Begun
First Paragraph: | Now that the first step has been taken towards reforming the present calendar, it would seem timely to place this long-disputed question in its true light. This step consisted in the fact that the Holy ...
Concerning a New Method of Tracing Cardioids
First Paragraph: | A cardioid may under certain conditions be traced by a point when its motion is the resultant of a rectilinear simple harmonic movement and a uniform angular one of the same period. The harmonic motion ...
A Heliostat for the Lecture Room
First Paragraph: | A heliostat, that will hold a beam of sunlight as steady as if it came from a stereopticon fed by a self-focusing arc-lamp, is looked upon by the majority of professors of physics as ideal but quite ...
Problems in Divided Circuits
First Paragraph: | Ten years ago the wire chief of the Western Union Telegraph Company in Omaha asked the writer to solve the following problem: | “A current of 44 milliamperes comes over a telegraph line and is connected ...
Realm of Science December 20th 1912
First Paragraph: | The National Geographic Magazine devoted nearly the whole of its October 1912 number to the canals and art treasures of China, illustrating them by eighty-five excellent photographs. The canal system is ...