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Stories by Henry Norris Russell

93,000,000 Miles

After a Decade of Laborious Calculations, the Sun's Distance is Slightly Corrected

December 1, 1941 — Henry Norris Russell

High Pressures Within

How Astronomers Derive Such Stupendous Internal Pressures for Earth and Stars

November 1, 1941 — Henry Norris Russell

Star Stuff

Finding Out With the Spectroscope What the Sun and the Other Stars are Made of

October 1, 1941 — Henry Norris Russell

The Sun's Faint Edge

How Three Dutch Astronomers Verified a Theory of the Sun with Simple Apparatus

September 1, 1941 — Henry Norris Russell

A Puzzle Solved?

A New and Promising Interpretation of the Old Problem of the Solar Corona

August 1, 1941 — Henry Norris Russell

Wartime Astronomy

A Mere War Does Not Sidetrack European Astronomers from Regular Work

July 1, 1941 — Henry Norris Russell

The Shape of the Earth

New Determination of Its Polar Flattening, with a Saner Proposal for Submarines

June 1, 1941 — Henry Norris Russell

A Strange Picture

Chairman of the Department of Astronomy and Director of the Observatory at Princeton University. Research Associate of the Mount Wilson Observatory of the Carnegie Institution of Washington...

May 1, 1941 — Henry Norris Russell

A New Tool for Science

A Noteworthy New Atlas Shows Astronomers What the Solar Spectrum is Really Like

March 1, 1941 — Henry Norris Russell

Sun-Spot Distribution

What Had Seemed to be an Anomaly Proves to be an Optical Effect with Odd Cause

February 1, 1941 — Henry Norris Russell

The Brightest Known Star

Recent Search Reveals a Star Shining at Least 45.000 Times Brighter than Our Sun

January 1, 1941 — Henry Norris Russell

What is on Venus?

Newest Evidence Hints Venus is Clothed In Dense Clouds of Polyoxymethelene Hydrates

December 1, 1940 — Henry Norris Russell

The Origin of the Earth

Astrophysicists Still Are Unable to Solve This Near-at-Home Problem with Finality

November 1, 1940 — Henry Norris Russell

Interstellar Gas

More and More, Astronomers are Finding Matter as Particles Between the Stars

September 1, 1940 — Henry Norris Russell

An Ideal Experiment

Taking the Moon's Temperature During an Eclipse Reveals a Phenomenally Big Drop

August 1, 1940 — Henry Norris Russell

Bleak Black Ball of Rock

After Ten Years the Planet Pluto's Mass Has Been Determined, Denser, Darker, More Massive than Was Expected, Laborious Computations

July 1, 1940 — Henry Norris Russell

What Causes Magnetic Storms?

Not Sun-Spots but Gases Erupted from the Sun and Traveling to Earth at Times of Solar Turmoil, Sun-Spots May but Need Not Accompany This

June 1, 1940 — Henry Norris Russell

Even the Earth Errs

Man's Most Accurate Clock is the Rotating Earth but the Earth Goes Fast and Slow ... Science Must Keep Eternal Watch on its Subtle Changes

May 1, 1940 — Henry Norris Russell
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