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THE opening of the Eclipse Expedition was not propitious. Portsmouth, on the 5th of December 1870, was swathed by a fog, which was intensified by smo ...
... a small blue-jacket, intended to carry a gun or two. Its roof I thought would form an admirable basis for my telescope, while the view of the ...
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THE opening of the Eclipse Expedition was not propitious. Portsmouth, on Monday, December 5, 1870, was swathed by fog, which was intensified by smoke ...
... a small blue-jacket, intended to carry a gun or two. Its roof I thought would form an admirable basis for my telescope, while the view of the ...
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Whether man was given a beginning in a Mesopotamian Eden, or awoke to intelligence in some cradling valley of Central Asia, his first impression of e ...
... possibility of life on the planet Mars, due in great part to the peculiar markings on the surface when studied with a powerful telescope. There is also some ...
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TO give even the briefest account, within the limits of a single chapter, of the lives of note-worthy American scientists and educators is, of course ...
... sup-porting them in natural positions while he painted them; others which he could not approach, he drew With the aid of a telescope, representing them amid their ...
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To count the stars involves a task which lies beyond the power of man. Even without the aid of a telescope we can see a great multitude of stars from ...
... 20th century) To count the stars involves a task which lies beyond the power of man. Even without the aid of a telescope we can see a great ...
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Telepathy may be roughly defined as the communication of mind with mind, other than by means of the five senses to which material science limits man, ...
... uninterrupted. On the physical plane, man, in order to see things beyond his normal vision, must make use of the telescope. Chat-ham, on the ...
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THE Impruneta, famous for its black Madonna, is seven miles from the Porta Romana. One road branches off from the Via Sanese at the foot of the desce ...
... from soft-toned, but what Milton here locutus to are his discoveries on the precession surface, by means of a telescope, constructed by himself in 1609. The ...
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A VOYAGE to Greece does not at first sight seem a great undertaking. We all go to and fro to Italy as we used to go to France. A trip to Rome, or eve ...
... lonely and deserted. A single sail in the large gulf of Tainaron, and a few miserable huts, discernible with a telescope, only added to the feeling ...
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ONE of the most important functions of physical science, considered as a discipline of the mind, is to enable us by means of the sensible processes o ...
... accessible to thought which lies beyond them. From a few observations of a comet, when it comes within the range of his telescope, an astronomer can calculate ...
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The notion of an attractive force, which draws bodies toward the centre of the earth, was entertained by Anaxagoras and his pupils, by Democritus, Py ...
... acidulated from air-currents, and the vacua were read off through a glass plate in the case, by means of a telescope and scale placed at a considerable distance ...
Terms matched: 1  - Score: 2 - URL: http://www.oldandsold.com/articles21/science-31.shtml

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