In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Not content with the instruments he had, Monty built microscopes, a spectroscope and other pieces of equipment, including a micrometer with a powered eyepiece for better speed control.
- Astronomers could pass moonlight through spectroscopes to infer the chemical composition of the moon by comparing the moon's spectrum with that of known substances here on earth.
- We have found five planets orbiting that star, and with our spectroscopes we found one within the star's habitable zone that has an atmosphere.
- Princeton University sent a team that was reputed to be the best equipped, with the latest telescopes and spectroscopes needed for the job.
- In 1859, Kirchoff and Bunsen invented the spectroscope and demonstrated that different atoms absorb and emit different wavelengths of light.
- To do this they use a device known as a spectrometer or a spectroscope.
- In 1868, the French astronomer Pierre Janssen studied light from the Sun during a solar eclipse using a spectroscope.
- Within a century of Comte's death, thanks to the invention of the spectroscope, much of astronomy had become astrochemistry - a science he had roundly declared impossible.
- Rubidium and cesium were discovered in 1860 by Robert Bunsen using the newly developed spectroscope which shows light-emission patterns that are characteristic for each element.
- Both groups are exposed to basic principles behind astronomical instrumentation such as CCD cameras, spectroscopes, and (for the solar group) an optical bench setup to observe the sun in H-alpha light.
- A spectroscope splits light up into its component hues so that its precise mixture of colours can be analysed separately.
- During the late 1800s, the widespread use of spectroscopes, coupled with the relatively new science of photography, enabled the field of astronomy to be reborn as the discipline of astrophysics.
- Bruno believed that other heavenly bodies are presumably made up of the same materials as the earth, a guess which required the spectroscope of the 19th century to prove scientifically valid.
- Turin instead proposed that our sense of smell works in much the same way as a spectroscope - an instrument used to identify elements and molecules.
- Renishaw is a specialist in spectroscopes including Raman microscopes.
- Film colours are colours such as are seen in a spectroscope or a patch of blue or uniformly grey sky.
- The demonstrated differences can be attributed to the fact that the girls with CF did less total work than control subjects in the magnetic resonance spectroscope.
- Janssen used an instrument called a spectroscope to analyze the sunlight.
- An eclipse in India in 1868 offered an opportunity to do something never before done, pass light from the Sun's atmosphere through a spectroscope.
- To isolate harmful food, inspectors from 82 municipal laboratories armed with spectroscopes and radiation detectors comb the city's 69 open-air markets.
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