Category Archive: Astronomy

Nov 16

The Total Eclipse of the Sun

By Professor James A. Greenhill — August, 1900 Clinton, Iowa: The total eclipse of the sun that was scheduled for May 28th, of the present year, can now be numbered among events of the past. Over the greater portion of Iowa and Illinois clouds hid the face of the god of day till after the …

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Nov 04

We are Living on a Ball

By Professor J.A. Greenhill — February, 1901 Clinton, Iowa: It is not to be supposed, nor even taken for granted, that all the facts connected with the phenomena presented in the study of astronomy, are fully and clearly understood by the scientist of to-day, yet it must be admitted that much of what is true …

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