Sentence Examples


  • C. Watson's Theoretical Astronomy is the most complete in the English language.
  • Berry, A Short History of Astronomy, p. 200; R.
  • In 1844 he was elected ordinary professor of higher mechanics and astronomy, a position which he held till his death on the 26th of September 1868.
  • His leisure was devoted to the study of astronomy, and he was appointed in 1870 secretary to the duke of Devonshire's royal commission on science.
  • Ball, Spherical Astronomy, p. 303.