Nature, Band 59

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Sir Norman Lockyer
Macmillan Journals Limited, 1899
 

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Seite 55 - Come near now, and kiss me, my son. And he came near, and kissed him: and he smelled the smell of his raiment, and blessed him, and said, See, the smell of my son is as the smell of a field which the LORD hath blessed...
Seite 132 - Science has already adopted and published resolutions favoring the adoption of the metric system of weights and measures in the United States...
Seite 131 - European species which infests many different plants, and it is spread throughout our country from the Atlantic to the Pacific, and from the Great Lakes to the Gulf of Mexico.
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Seite 104 - Award to be worthy of the prize shall have been offered. Essays intended for competition may be upon any subject in medicine, but...
Seite 66 - Cradled in snow and fanned by arctic air, Shines, gentle Barometz! thy golden hair; Rooted in earth each cloven hoof descends, And round and round her flexile neck she bends ; Crops the gray coral moss, and hoary thyme, Or laps with rosy tongue the melting rime. Eyes with mute tenderness her distant dam, Or seems to bleat, a vegetable lamb.
Seite 184 - These seeds are not sold to the general public, but are available for exchange with Colonial, Indian, and Foreign Botanic Gardens, as well as with regular correspondents of Kew.
Seite 35 - ... as existing on the earth. Like the lowest hottest layer, for some reason or other, this upper layer does not write its record among the lines which build up the general spectrum. GENERAL, RESULTS REGARDING THE LOCUS OF ABSORPTION IN STELLAR ATMOSPHERES We learn from the sun, then, that the absorption which defines the spectrum of a star is the absorption of a middle region, one shielded both from the highest temperature of the lowest reaches of the atmosphere, where most tremendous...
Seite 33 - But these are the only non-metals observed. Now, with regard to the metallic substances which we find, we deal chiefly with calcium, strontium, iron, and magnesium. Others are not absolutely absent, but their percentage quantity is so small that they are negligible in a general statement. Now do these chemical elements exist indiscriminately in all the celestial bodies, so that practically, from a chemical point of view, the bodies appear to us of similar chemical constitution ? No ; it is not so....
Seite 35 - ... stars presents us with quite new phenomena. We no longer deal with absorption alone, but accompanying it we have radiation, so that the spectra contain both dark lines and bright ones. Now, since such spectra are visible in the case of new stars, the ephemera of the skies, which may be said to exist only for an instant relatively, and when the disturbance which gives rise to their sudden appearance has ceased, we find their places occupied by...

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