Tag Archives: ASTRONOMY

What is Astronomy? (x)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  28/06/18) The Lives of Stars How do you figure out the life history of stars? How can we determine the typical history of a person? We could watch a person live out their whole life. But that … Continue reading

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Nox Oculis – actero nomia poetika xii–the Ancient Mariner

Hymn Before Sun-rise, In The Vale Of Chamouni Hast thou a charm to stay the morning-star In his steep course ? So long he seems to pause On thy bald awful head, O sovran BLANC, The Arve and Arveiron at … Continue reading

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What is Astronomy? (ix)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  11/06/17) Solar Neutrinos Stars and their Properties Distance Use trigonometric parallax (triangulation) for nearby stars. Parallax = angle subtended (i.e., covered) by 1 A.U., the distance from Earth to the Sun. (1/2 of the diameter of Earth’s … Continue reading

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Nox Oculis – actero nomia poetika xi–L’AURORE BOREALE/DARKNESS

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  9/11/16) L’Aurore boréale La nuit d’hiver étend son aile diaphaneSur l’immobilité morne de la savaneQui regarde monter, dans le recueillement,La lune, à l’horizon, comme un saint-sacrement.L’azur du ciel est vif, et chaque étoile blondeBrille à travers les … Continue reading

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THE DODECAHEDRAL SYN-PAN PRIMARLY EXPLAINED BY PYTHAGORAS

A new analysis of the Poincare dodecahedral space model S. Caillerie 1 , M. Lachi`eze-Rey 1 , J.-P. Luminet 2 , R. Lehoucq 1 , A. Riazuelo 3 , and J. Weeks 4 1. Introduction After lying dormant during the … Continue reading

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What is Astronomy? (viii)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  15/05/16) Forces The Standard Model predicts that there are Four fundamental forces of Nature. Each of the forces is moderated by a Boson. Gravity is by far the weakest of the forces, but because the 2 nuclear … Continue reading

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Nox Oculis – actero nomia poetika x-lune armee

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  15/03/16)   Paul Chamberland (1939- ) Poète et essayiste québécois, né à Longueuil le 16 mai 1939. Paul Chamberland obtient son baccalauréat ès arts au Collège Saint-Laurent en 1961 et sa licence en philosophie à l’Université de … Continue reading

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