The New Heavens
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The New Heavens

By George Ellery Hale
Free
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Table of Contents
  • THE NEW HEAVENS
  • PREFACE
  • CONTENTS
  • ILLUSTRATIONS
  • CHAPTER I
    • EARLY INSTRUMENTS
    • STRUCTURE OF THE UNIVERSE
    • MODERN METHODS
    • REFRACTORS AND REFLECTORS
    • 100-INCH TELESCOPE
    • ATMOSPHERIC LIMITATIONS
    • CRITICAL TESTS
    • CLOSE DOUBLE STARS
  • CHAPTER II
    • STAR IMAGES
    • THE INTERFEROMETER
    • A LABORATORY EXPERIMENT
    • THE 20-FOOT INSTRUMENT
    • THE GIANT BETELGEUSE
    • STELLAR EVOLUTION
    • TWO OTHER GIANTS
  • CHAPTER III
    • SOLAR HELIUM
    • SUN-SPOTS AS MAGNETS
    • THE TOWER TELESCOPE
    • STELLAR CHEMISTRY
    • ASTROPHYSICAL LABORATORIES
    • NEWTON AND EINSTEIN
    • TRANSMUTATION OF THE ELEMENTS
    • COSMIC PRESSURES
    • PRACTICAL VALUE OF RESEARCHES ON THE CONSTITUTION OF MATTER
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