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FOREIGN ARRIVALS AND MOVEMENTS…

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SCIENCE NOTES AND NEWS.

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"ELECTRIC STEEL" IN GERMANY.

MEASURING THE INFINITE

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MEASURING THE INFINITE Of all the sciences, astronomy, probably, is the Host impressive and awe-inspiring Th. space within the confines of the solar systc^n 4 which earth is part, and the outermost known membef of which is nearly 3,000,000.000 miles from the oentre, is but a drop in the ocean of space. We think -if and measure distances on earth in terms of an inch or a yard or a mile. The smallest yard-stick, so to speak, with which the astro- nomer measures distance in the universe is the semi-diameter of the earth's orbit, roughly speaking, 93,000,000 miles. Such figure* are of very little use to the ordinary person, but they may serve, says the Tutorial Magazine, to give some notion of the grandeur of that human intel- lect which can unravel and systematise the mys- teries of the stars

THE ORIGIN OF GUNPOWDER.

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