In 1920 he was able to demonstrate by means of light-interference that the diameter of Alpha Orionis was 260,000,000 miles.
I'm not going on blind dates or being hooked up with hairy alpha males.
"Because I know how alpha males like you work," she retorted.
The grand entrance was by the richly carved west door, above which was the Alpha window.
Sarah could never understand why; she guessed it was some macho alpha male thing, but Jackson would occasionally go out looking for trouble.
Alpha (a) iron is the form normal and stable for regions 5, 6 and 8, i.e.
Thus in the true idea of things there is no irreducible residuum of matter: mind is the Alpha and Omega, at once the initial postulate and the final truth of reality.
By the word alphabet, derived from the Greek names for the first two letters - alpha and beta - of the Greek alphabet, is meant a series of conventional symbols each indicating a single sound or combination of sounds.
As this was placed at the end of the ordinary (not the numeral) Greek alphabet, "alpha and omega" has become a proverbial phrase for first and last.
A website called Wolfram Alpha is amazing to me, especially in its aspirations.