Realm of Science April 20th 1914
Rigge, William F., S.J.
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First Paragraph: What is the latest in astronomy? Have astronomers recently made any startling discoveries? Is the question that an astronomer is often called upon to answer. While its general tenor is very flattering, inasmuch as it implies that the oldest of the sciences is as vigorous today as any of her younger sisters, the questioners forget that great discoveries are always the result of years of painstaking labor, that it requires the united work of many inconspicuous plodders to prepare the ground, so that the proper genius coming at the proper time, may complete the work, and thus seem to have done it himself.