Science: Forearmed

Advance notice was given to the public of a total eclipse of the sun impending on the 24th of January next. Prof. Ernest W. Brown of Yale University, a gentleman who has spent many years of his life making exceedingly accurate tables of the moon's behavior so that phases of the moon can be predicted accurately years in advance, has been appointed by the American Astronomical Society as Chairman of a Committee to inform the public concerning the eclipse —a very necessary function because of the proclivity of the press to garble...

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