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    • Realm of Science January 20th 1917 

      Rigge, William F., S.J. (1917)
      First Paragraph: | The American Association for the Advancement of Science is the largest scientific society in America. It was established in 1848 and numbers over eleven thousand members. Its presidents have been the ...
    • Realm of Science January 20th 1918 

      Rigge, William F., S.J. (1918)
      First Paragraph: | In a recent number, l’Astronomie, the official journal of the Societe Astronomique de France, mentions the case of a French soldier who though captured by the Germans, contrived to escape from his prison. ...
    • Realm of Science March 20th 1913 

      Rigge, William F., S.J. (1913)
      First Paragraph: | Popular Astronomy for March contains two short articles by Professor Eigge on the total eclipse of the moon on March 22nd and the partial eclipse of the sun of April 6th, as they will appear in the United ...
    • Realm of Science March 20th 1914 

      Rigge, William F., S.J. (1914)
      First Paragraph: | The wonderful diversity of genius that is shown by writers in scientific journals, is at times intensely astonishing. While one astronomer, for example, not proficient in the higher mathematics, will ...
    • Realm of Science March 20th 1915 

      Rigge, William F., S.J. (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 March 20th 1916 

      Rigge, William F., S.J. (1916)
      First Paragraph: | Accustomed as we have been all our lives, and our fathers as well for many centuries, to give the month of February 28 days in common years and 29 days in leap years, what would we say to such a date as ...
    • Realm of Science March 20th 1918 

      Rigge, William F., S.J. (1918)
      First Paragraph: | On next June 8th, a considerable section of the United States will enjoy a celestial spectacle for which astronomers often travel halfway round the earth. This will be a total eclipse of the sun, when ...
    • Realm of Science May 20th 1913 

      Rigge, William F., S.J. (1913)
      First Paragraph: | The National Geographic Magazine for February has an interesting and richly illustrated article on the eruption, of Katmai Volcano in Alaska on June 6, 1912. Although fortunately not a single life was ...
    • Realm of Science May 20th 1914 

      Rigge, William F., S.J. (1914)
      First Paragraph: | The solar system is commonly divided into four parts. The first is the sun, occupying the central position, and dominating the motions of all the other members by his overpowering attraction. The second ...
    • Realm of Science May 20th 1915 

      Rigge, William F., S.J. (1915)
      First Paragraph: | Natural science does not and cannot lay claim to the actual possession of all truth even in its own individual and specific field. But it does with full justice seek every particle of the truth and when ...
    • Realm of Science May 20th 1918 

      Rigge, William F., S.J. (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 November 20th 1912 

      Rigge, William F., S.J. (1912)
      First Paragraph: | Cloudy weather prevented the observation in Omaha of of two interesting astronomical events. The first, on September 15th, was the passage of Jupiter and his moons very close to the 4.5 magnitude star, ...
    • Realm of Science November 20th 1913 

      Rigge, William F., S.J. (1913)
      First Paragraph: | Wireless telegraphy possesses a peculiar charm of its own. To be able to send and receive messages without any apparent medium of communication, seems intensely marvelous. Even if one has become accustomed ...
    • Realm of Science November 20th 1914 

      Rigge, William F., S.J. (1914)
      First Paragraph: | The latest volume of the Annals of the Zo-se Observatory in Zi-ka-wei, near Shanghai in China, was received recently and is more than usually interesting. It is for the year 1911, and consists of four ...
    • Realm of Science November 20th 1915 

      Rigge, William F., S.J. (1915)
      First Paragraph: | The Lick Observatory on Mount Hamilton, in California, fills a glorious chapter in the history of astronomy. Thoroughly familiar as the writer was with its inception, growth, outfit, personnel, and work, ...
    • Realm of Science November 20th 1916 

      Rigge, William F., S.J. (2016)
      First Paragraph: | The great and marvelous discoveries that have lately been made in the heavens, and the continued increase in the size and perfection of our instruments, have given birth in the minds of astronomers to ...
    • Realm of Science November 20th 1917 

      Rigge, William F., S.J. (1917)
      First Paragraph: | If there is anything in the realm of the wonderful science of astronomy that commands the admiration of the world, learned as well as unlearned, it is the accuracy with which eclipses are predicted, and ...
    • Realm of Science October 20th 1912 

      Rigge, William F., S.J. (1912)
      First Paragraph: | The editor has an article under the title "Why Is the Moon!" in St. Michael's Almanac for 1913. Its object is to show the great benefits conferred upon the earth by our moon. After mentioning the amount, ...
    • Realm of Science October 20th 1913 

      Rigge, William F., S.J. (1913)
      First Paragraph: | Three very important scientific meetings have lately been held in Europe. The first was that of the International Union for Solar Research which was convened in Bonn, Germany, from July 30th to August ...
    • Realm of Science October 20th 1914 

      Rigge, William F., S.J. (1914)
      First Paragraph: | Readers of “The Chronicle” may remember that mention was made in two previous numbers (February and March, 1914), of a series of eight astronomical panoramic views taken from the dome of the Observatory ...