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" Ш) one yet knows. The spectroscope, if we interpret its indications in the usual way, tells us that a comet is simply a mass of hydrocarbon vapor, shining by its own light. But there must be something wrong in this interpretation. That the light is reflected... "
The Origin and Economy of Energy in the Universe ... - Page 300
by Israel Kaufman - 1903 - 422 pages
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Problems of Astronomy: An Address at the Dedication of the Flower ...

Simon Newcomb - Astronomy - 1897 - 20 pages
...attraction of which tends to keep the mass together? No one yet knows. The spectroscope, if we interpret its indications in the usual way, tells us that a...approaches the sun and its disappearance as it passes away. I can only mention among the problems of the spectroscope the elegant and remarkable solution of the...
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The Skies and the Earth

Astronomy - 1902 - 191 pages
...attraction of which tends to keep the mass together ? No one yet knows. The spectroscope, if we interpret its indications in the usual way, tells us that a comet is simply a mass of hydro-carbon vapour, shining by its own light. But there must be something wrong in this interpretation. That the...
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Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution, Volume 51

Smithsonian Institution, Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents - Discoveries in science - 1898
...attraction of which tends to keep the mass together! Ш) one yet knows. The spectroscope, if we interpret its indications in the usual way, tells us that a...approaches the sun and its disappearance as it passes away. Great attention has recently been bestowed upon the physical constitution of the planets and the changes...
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Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution

Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents - Discoveries in science - 1898
...attraction of which tends to keep the mass together? No one yet knows. The spectroscope, if we interpret its indications in the usual way, tells us that a...by its own light. But there must be something wrong iu this interpretation. That the light is reflected sunlight seems to follow necessarily from the increased...
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