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Lithospheric failure on Venus
We develop a predictive model which has the ability to explain a postulated style of episodic plate tectonics on Venus, through the periodic occurrence of lithospheric subduction events. Present‐dayExpand
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Catalogue of errors
The British government needs to learn from the way it has damaged its own research enterprise.
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Solar and Magnetic Distrubances
IN connection with the magnetic storm of Saturday last, October 31, it may be of interest to record that observations made between 10 and 11 a.m. on that day by Prof. Callendar and myself showed aExpand
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The Analysis of Line Spectra
RATHER more than sixty years ago, when the spectroscope became an effective instrument of scientific research through the work of Kirchhoff and Bunsen, it was regarded essentially as providing a newExpand
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Our Astronomical Column
OBJECTS FOR THE SPECTROSCOPE. Sidereal Time at Greenwich at 10 p.m. on July 10 = 17h. 15m. 5s. VI., in three zones, of which the green is the brightest. He states that the spectrum is rather feeblyExpand
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The Lick Observatory
  • A. Fowler
  • Geology, Medicine
  • Nature
  • 1 December 1894
THE recent issue of volumes ii. and iii. of the “Publications” of the Lick Observatory serves to give some indication of the growing activity of this world-famed institution, and to foreshadow theExpand
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The Total Eclipse of the Sun, May 18, 1901
THE approaching total eclipse of the sun is a notable one, not only on account of the unusually long duration of totality at the most favoured stations, but also because it occurs very near a time ofExpand
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Sir Norman Lockyer's Contributions to Astrophysics.
By the death of Sir Norman Lockyer the science of astrophysics has lost the energising and stimulating influence of the last of the great pioneers whose labours opened the way to so vast an extensionExpand
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