Francis Heyden, S.J.: "Our Sun, the Nearest Star." Tape 4
Heyden, Francis J.
Fourth in a series of transcribed lectures on Astronomy by Francis J. Heyden, S.J., Director of the Georgetown Observatory. "Our Sun, the Nearest Star" describes how the details of the sun and distant stars have been uncovered by an instrument called a spectroscope, which breaks up and analyzes the light or radiation from distant bodies. It is from this data that the atomic composition and physical structure of our universe is investigated.
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