He's been globe trotting for the last three weeks.
The size of a globe is usually given in terms of its diameter.
The zoology of Australia and Tasmania presents a very conspicuous point of difference from that of other regions of the globe, in the prevalence of non-placental mammalia.
Sir John Murray deduced the mean height of the land of the globe as about 2250 ft.
suggestion of Toscanelli, and under-estimating the diameter of the globe, by sailing due west.
492): Here, more perhaps than in any other part of the globe, in Compositae as in so many other orders, we ma~ fancy we see the scattered remains of ancient races dwindlinf down to their last representatives.
Grisebach, La Vgtatioif du globe, transl.
These accessories are indispensable if it be proposed to solve the problems usually propounded in books on the " use of the globes," but can be dispensed with if the globe is to serve only as a map of the world.
m., or one-sixth of the land surface of the globe (one twenty-third of its whole superficies).
In 1653 he had made the astonishing proposal to the Dutch that England and Holland should divide the habitable globe outside Europe between them, that all states maintaining the Inquisition should be treated as enemies by both the proposed allies, and that the latter "should send missionaries to all peoples willing to receive them, to inculcate the truth of Jesus Christ and the Holy Gospel."
You would know, you little globe trotter.
The globe itself rotates within a metallic meridian to which its axis is attached.
As we were passing a large globe a short time after she had written the questions, she stopped before it and asked, "Who made the REAL world?"
The Mediterranean is all that remains of a great ocean which at an early geological epoch, before the formation of the Atlantic, encircled half the globe along a line of latitude.
Once there were eleven tadpoles in a glass globe set in a window full of plants.
The first book, of fourteen short chapters, is concerned with the general properties of the globe; the remaining six books treat in considerable detail of the countries of Europe and of the other continents.
7 Vestiges of the Molten Globe (London, 1875).
We are acquainted with a mere pellicle of the globe on which we live.
The tidal wave of the Southern Ocean, which sweeps uninterruptedly round the globe from east to west, generates a secondary wave between Africa and South America, which travels north at a rate dependent only on the depth of the ocean.
The ball represented the terrestrial globe and the stick in his other hand a scepter.
"Pray tell me anything new that has happened to a man anywhere on this globe"--and he reads it over his coffee and rolls, that a man has had his eyes gouged out this morning on the Wachito River; never dreaming the while that he lives in the dark unfathomed mammoth cave of this world, and has but the rudiment of an eye himself.
I feel as if I were nearer to the vitals of the globe, for this sandy overflow is something such a foliaceous mass as the vitals of the animal body.
And without linking up the events of the day or drawing a conclusion from them, Pierre closed his eyes, seeing a vision of the country in summertime mingled with memories of bathing and of the liquid, vibrating globe, and he sank into water so that it closed over his head.
- The shortest distance between two places on the surface of a globe is represented by the arc of a great circle.
She was probably the only thoroughly sound-conditioned, healthy, and robust young lady that ever walked the globe, and wherever she came it was spring.
Finally the globe is covered with the paper gores upon which the map is drawn.
In fact, it's likelier that kids of that day were forbidden by proper parents from hanging out at the Globe Theater.
These " continents," " parts of the earth," or " quarters of the globe," proved to be convenient divisions; America was added as a fourth, and subsequently divided into two, while Australia on its discovery was classed sometimes as a new continent, sometimes merely as an island, sometimes compromisingly as an island-continent, according to individual opinion.
The area of the dry land was taken as 28.3% of the surface of the globe, and that of the oceans as 71.7%.
The other side of the globe is but the home of our correspondent.
It is a plain, straightforward description of the globe, and of the various phenomena of the surface, dealing only with definitely ascertained facts in the natural order of their relationships, but avoiding any systematic classification or even definitions of terms.
Indeed, the very name Australasia, often applied to this part of the world, would induce the belief that all the countless islands, be they large or small - and some of them are among the largest on the globe - were but a southern prolongation of the mainland of Asia.
A large number of articles by his hand appeared in Le Producteur, L'Organisateur, Le Globe, and other periodicals.
In all other cases recourse must be had to a map, a globe or mathematical formula.
The method of manufacturing a globe is much the same as it was at the beginning of the 16th century.
From the point of view of the economy of the globe this classification by species is perhaps less important than that by mode of life and physiological character in accordance with environment.
On the other hand a map drawn on the surface of a sphere representing a terrestrial globe will prove true to nature, for it possesses, in combination, the qualities which the ingenuity of no mathematician has hitherto succeeded in imparting to a projection intended for a map of some extent, namely, equivalence of areas of distances and angles.
Besides contributing to the Globe newspaper, he made appeals to the people by systematic preaching, and organized centres of action in some of the principal cities of France.
Buffon remarked that the same temperature might have been expected, all other circumstances being equal, to produce the same beings in different parts of the globe, both in the animal and vegetable kingdoms. Yet lawns in the United States are destitute of the common English daisy, the wild hyacinth of the woods of the United Kingdom is absent from Germany, and the foxglove from Switzerland.
There was no prince greater or more formidable in the habitable globe.
Del Cano was received with great distinction by the emperor, who granted him a globe for his crest, and the motto Primus circumdedisti me.
Boston ships went to all parts of the globe.
There are various herbaceous plants which may be similarly treated, such as sea-kale and horseradish, and, among ornamental plants, the beautiful autumn-blooming Anemone japonica, Bocconia cordata, Dictamnus Fraxinella - the burning bush; the sea hollies (Eryngium), the globe thistle (Echinops ritro), the Oriental poppy (Papaver orientale), the sea lavender (Statice latifolia), Senecio pulcher, &c. The sea-kale and horseradish require to be treated in the open garden, where the cut portions should be planted in lines in wellworked soil; but the roots of the others should be planted in pots and kept in a close frame with a little warmth till the young shoots have started.
The circular outline had given way in geographical opinion to the elliptical with the long axis lying east and west, and Aristotle was inclined to view it as a very long and relatively narrow band almost encircling the globe in the temperate zone.
Turning, therefore, to a globe, Asia, viewed as a whole, will be seen to have the form of a great isosceles spherical triangle, having its north-eastern apex at East Cape (Vostochnyi), in Bering Strait; its two equal sides, in length about a quadrant of the sphere, or 6500 m., extending on the west to the southern point of Arabia, and on the east to the extremity of the Malay peninsula; and the base between these points occupying about 60° of a great circle, or 4 500 m., and being deeply indented by the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal on either side of the Indian peninsula.
At Bankside were the Bear and the Paris Gardens, used for the popular sport of bear and bull baiting; and the Globe theatre, the scene of the production of many of Shakespeare's plays for fifteen years after its erection in 1599.
For De Maillet not only has a definite conception of the plasticity of living things, and of the production of existing species by the modification of their predecessors, but he clearly apprehends the cardinal maxim of modern geological science, that the explanation of the structure of the globe is to be sought in the deductive application to geological phenomena of the principles established inductively by the study of the present course of nature.
And it is a plausible conjecture that the vegetation of the globe had already in its main features been constituted at this period much as it exists at the present moment.
Damian sat at the desk, bent over his iPad as he scanned messages and reports from immortals across the globe.
With the exception just named, the islands, which agree very closely in geological structure, are mountainous, and present, perhaps, the most wonderful example of volcanic rocks to be found on the globe.
It was natural, if not strictly logical, that the ocean river should be extended from a narrow stream to a world-embracing sea, and here again Greek theory, or rather fancy, gave its modern name to the greatest feature of the globe.
The old instinctive idea of symmetry must often have suggested other oekumene balancing the known world in the other quarters of the globe.
Eventually a Biscayan named Sebastian del Cano, sailing home by way of the Cape of Good Hope, reached San Lucar in command of the " Victoria " on the 6th of September 1522, with eighteen survivors; this one ship of the squadron which sailed on the quest succeeded in accomplishing the first circumnavigation of the globe.
Many English voyages were also made to Guinea and the West Indies, and twice English vessels followed in the track of Magellan, and circumnavigated the globe.
This voyage proved to be the most important to geography that had been undertaken since the first circumnavigation of the globe.
m., the volume of water below sea-level 323,800,000, and the total volume of the water equal to about hth of the volume of the whole globe.
(corresponding to 30001, -, the mean level of the whole globe).
The remarkable line of volcanoes around the whole coast of the Pacific and along the margin of the Caribbean and Mediterranean seas is one of the most conspicuous features of the globe.
The New Zealand Subregion, considered by Professors Newton and Huxley and various other zoogeographers as deserving the rank of a region, is, and to all appearance has long been, more isolated than any other portion of the globe.
Reiches (1881); Voyeikov, The Climates of the Globe (Russ., 1884), containing the best general information about the climate of Russia.
may be regarded as standard, since it prevails on probably three-quarters of the railways of the globe.
For about 10 years Pennsylvania was the one great oil producer of the world, but since 1870 the industry has spread all over the globe.
Generally from to 24 gores and two small segments for the polar regions printed on vellum paper are used for each globe.
On this globe an equatorial and a meridional ocean divide our earth FIG.
- The Globe of Crates of Mallus.
Aratus of Soli in Cilicia, in his poetical Prognostics of Stars and the World, refers to a globe in his possession.
The geographical ideas which prevailed at the time Columbus started in search of Cathay may be most readily gathered from two contemporary globes, the one known as the Laon globe because it was picked up in 1860 at a curiosity shop in that town, the other produced at Nuremberg in 1492 by Martin Behaim.1 The Laon globe is of copper gilt, and has a diameter of 170 mm.
The Nuremberg globe is a work of a more ambitious order.
Ravenstein, Martin Behaim, his Life and his Globe (London, 1908).
- a_= = The globe is of pasteboard covered with whiting and parchment, and has a diameter of 507 mm.
A further difficulty arose in connexion with the variation of the compass, which induced Pedro Reinel Behaim'S Globe 1492 Fig.
1 On the other hand, the globe is made gay with flags and other decorations, the work of George Glockendon, a well-known illuminator of the time.
He published in 1507 a huge map of the world, in 12 sheets, together with a small globe of a diameter of I 10 mm., the segments for which were printed from wood-blocks.
Leonardo da Vinci's rough map of the world in 8 segments (c. 1513) seems likewise to have been intended for a globe.
The so-called " Nancy globe " is of chased silver, richly ornamented, the earliest works are a map of Palestine (1537), a map of the world on a double heart-shaped projection (1525), and a topographical map of Flanders based upon his own surveys (1540), a pair of globes (1541, diam.
About the same date is assigned to a globe by Robert de Bailly, engraved on copper and gilt (diam.
Busch, of Limburg (1656-1664), manufactured a globe for Duke Frederick of Holstein, formerly at Gottorp, but since 1713 at Tsarskoye Zelo.
in diameter was set up by Dr Roger Long at Cambridge; the terrestrial globe which Count Ch.
A relief globe.
The first globe of this description for the use of the blind, was made by A.
James Wyld's hollow globe, or " Georama," diam.
The giant globe proposed by Elisee Reclus in 1895 has never been erected; he has, however, produced maps on a concave surface, as suggested by J.
On the site of the hunting lodge he founded an imperial palace, in which were preserved the jewelled imperial crown, sceptre, imperial globe, and sword of Charlemagne.
The name Atlas given to these mountains by Europeans - but never used by the native races - is derived from that of the mythical Greek god represented as carrying the globe on his shoulders, and applied to the high and distant mountains of the west, where Atlas was supposed to dwell.
In his early manhood, while employed as an engineer, he became a convert to the theories of Saint Simon; these he ardently advocated in the Globe, the organ of the Saint Simonians, which he edited until his arrest in 1832 on a charge of outraging public morality by its publication.
musculus, the house-mouse, originally a native of Central Asia, has spread to all the inhabited parts of the globe.
These four nations sent out well-equipped expeditions to various quarters of the globe, both in 1874 and 1882, to make the required observations; but when the results were discussed they were found to be extremely unsatisfactory.
The greatest of Gilbert's discoveries was that the globe of the earth was magnetic and a magnet; the evidence by which he supported this view was derived chiefly from ingenious experiments made with a spherical lodestone or lerrella, as he termed it, and from his original observation that an iron bar could be magnetized by the earth's force.
In the first group are found Infinite Time, or Cronus; Tellus and Atlas supporting the globe, representing the union of Earth and Heaven; Oceanus; the Fates; Infinite Time giving into the hand of his successor Ormazd the thunderbolt, the symbol of authority; Ormazd struggling with a giant of evil - the Mithraic gigantomachy.
Having worked first as a mason and then as a compositor, he joined P. Dubois in the foundation of Le Globe which became in 1831 the official organ of the Saint-Simonian community, of which he became a prominent member.
A submarine cable from Durban goes to Zanzibar and Aden, whence there is communication with every quarter of the globe.
The " Theatre " and the " Curtain " were situated at Shoreditch; the " Globe," the " Swan," the " Rose " and the " Hope " on the Bankside; and the Blackfriars theatre, although within the walls, was without the city jurisdiction.
1819); Traite sur la structure exterieure du globe, 3 vols.
This only requires to be annealed and is then ready for cutting up, but the lump of glass by which the original globe was attached to the pipe remains as the bullion in the centre of the disk of glass.
They occur in vertebrate animals throughout the globe, though varying in abundance in different districts and at different times.
Observations made at the most diverse parts of the globe, and the general distribution area of the disease, show that mere questions of elevation, or even configuration of the ground, have little or no influence.
The result has been that in subsequent years mosquitoes have been collected, studied and described by naturalists and medical men in all parts of the globe.
Between that date and the Revolution there had been only two secretaries of state, whose duties were divided by a geographical division of the globe into northern and southern departments.
When the rays of the sun or a candle, or dark radiation from a warm body, are incident on the vanes, the dark side of each vane is repelled more than the bright side, and thus the vanes are set into rotation with accelerated speed, which becomes uniform when the forces produced by the radiation are balanced by the friction of the pivot and of the residual air in the globe.
On the other hand, if the effects arose from balanced stresses set up inside the globe by the radiation, the effects on the vanes and on the case would be of the nature of action and reaction, so that the establishment of motion of the vanes in one direction would involve impulsion of the case in the opposite direction; but when the motion became steady there would no longer be any torque either on the vanes or on the case, and the latter would therefore come back to its previous position of equilibrium; finally, when the light was turned off, the decay of the motion of the vanes would involve impulsion of the case in the direction of their motion until the moment of the restoring torque arising from the suspension of the case had absorbed the angular momentum in the system.
The important part played by the residual air in the globe had also been deduced by Osborne Reynolds from observing that on turning off the light, the vanes came to rest very much sooner than the friction of the pivot alone would account for; in fact, the rapid subsidence is an illustration of Maxwell's great theoretical discovery that viscosity in a gas (as also diffusion both of heat and of the gas itself) is sensibly independent of the density.
Hymenoptera are probably less widely distributed than Aptera, Coleoptera or Diptera, but they are to be found in all except the most inhospitable regions of the globe.
xxiii., 1901; the latter paper deals also especially with the Ichneumonoidea of the globe.
As originated by Regnault, it consisted in filling a large glass globe with the gas by alternately exhausting with an air-pump and admitting the pure and dry gas.
the change in volume of the experimental globe due to shrinkage under diminished pressure; this may be experimentally determined and amounts to between o 04 and o 16% of the volume of the globe.
- Hemiptera are widely distributed, and are plentiful in most quarters of the globe, though they probably have not penetrated as far into remote and inhospitable regions as have the Coleoptera, Diptera and Aptera.
Two species of the former family inhabit our islands, but the Belostomatidae are found only in the warmer regions of the globe; some of them, attaining a length of 4 to 5 in., are giants among insects.
Bachian is remarkable as the most eastern point on the globe inhabited by any of the Quadrumana, a black ape occurring here as in Celebes.
- The arrangement of the water surface on the globe is far from uniform, the ocean forming 61% of the total area of the northern and 8,% of that of the southern hemisphere.
If the globe is divided into hemispheres by the meridians of 20° W.
A great circle can be drawn upon a terrestrial globe in such a way as to divide it into two hemispheres, one of which contains the greatest amount of land and the other the greatest amount of sea of any possible hemispheres.
These proportions are not readily grasped from a map of the world on Mercator's projection, and must be studied on a globe.
If the whole globe were covered with a uniformly deep ocean, and if there were no difference of density between one part and another, the surface would form a perfect ellipsoid of revolution, that is to say, all the meridians would be exactly equal ellipses and all parallels perfect circles.
energy and skill required and the length (three to five years when sailing vessels were employed) of the ever-widening voyages which finally took the fishermen into every quarter of the globe, contributes the most romantic chapters in the history of American commerce.
The accidental use of a single name, America, for the pair of continents that has a greater extension from north to south than any other continuous land area of the globe, has had some recent justification, since the small body of geological opinion has turned in favour of the theory of the tetrahedral deformation of the earth's crust as affording explanation of the grouping of continents and oceans.
However, before the conquest, in no other part of the globe did language tally so nearly with kinship. Marriage was exogamic among clans in a tribe, but practically, though not wholly, endogamic as between tribes, wife and slave capture being common in places.
The fore-sight was a small globe, and in the original patterns this was placed on a movable leaf on which deflection for speed of one's own ship was given, while deflection for speed of enemy's ship and wind were given on the tangent sight.
The establishment of a system of magnetic observatories in various parts of British territory all over the globe was accomplished mainly on his representations; and a great part of his life was devoted to their direction, and to the reduction and discussion of the observations.
He suggests that the propagation of earthquake disturbances is probably affected by the curvature of the surface of the globe, which may act like a whispering gallery.
The first investigates mathematical facts relating to the earth as a whole, its figure, dimensions, motions, their measurement, &c. The second part considers the earth as affected by the sun and stars, climates, seasons, the difference of apparent time at different places, variations in the length of the day, &c. The third part treats briefly of the actual divisions of_the surface of the earth, their relative positions, globe and map-construction, longitude, navigation, &c. Varenius, with the materials at his command, dealt with the subject in a truly philosophic spirit; and his work long held its position as the best treatise in existence on scientific and comparative geography.
HERRING (Clupea harengus, Haring in German, le hareng in French, sill in Swedish), a fish belonging to the genus Clupea, of which more than sixty different species are known in various parts of the globe.
The keynote of his History is contained in his assertion that the Reformation was "the root and source of the expansive force which has spread the Anglo-Saxon race over the globe."
,It embraces a consideration of the external forms of plants - of their anatomical structure, however minute - of the functions which they perform - of their arrangement and classification - of their distribution over the globe at the present and at former epochs - and of the uses to which they are subservient.
The plants which adorn the globe more or less in all countries must necessarily have attracted the attention of mankind from the earliest times.
The department of geographical botany made rapid advance by means of the various scientific expeditions which have been sent to all quarters of the globe, as well as by individual effort (see Plants: Distribution) since the time of A.
The bear family is widely distributed, being found in every quarter of the globe except Australia, and in all climates, from the highest northern latitudes yet reached by man to the warm regions of India and Malaya.
In his early years he was an active political journalist, and from 1826 to 1830 opposed the reactionary policy of the king in Le Globe.
Bohemian glass enjoys a world-wide reputation, which is well deserved: the crystal ware of Bor (Haida), the imitation jewelry and stones of Jablonec (Gablonz), the paste and semi-precious stones of Turnov, are exported to every part of the globe.
Its area is greater than the whole land surface of the globe, and the volume of its waters is six times that of all the land above sealevel.
Buchan describes the island-studded portion of the western Pacific as the most extensive region of the globe characterized by an unusually heavy rainfall.
North of this salinity diminishes steadily, especially to the north-west, the Sea of Okhotsk showing the lowest salinity observed in any part of the globe.
In the department of natural theology and the Christian evidences he ably advocated that method of reconciling the Mosaic narrative with the indefinite antiquity of the globe which William Buckland (1784-1856) advanced in his Bridgewater Treatise, and which Dr Chalmers had previously communicated to him.
The task of the palaeontologist thus begins with the appearance of life on the globe, and ends in close relation to the studies of the archaeologist and historian as well as of the zoologist and botanist.
The chief conclusions of astronomers concerning the .spherical figure and dimensions of the earth, its relation to the heavenly bodies, and the great circles of the globe - the equator, the ecliptic and the tropics - were considered as well established.
"E a hollow copper globe.
" FF a stirrup of wire screwed to the globe at C.
as is likewise the distance of the lower scale from the surface of the globe.
But, the length of the stem being settled, the lower scale may be made lighter, and, consequently, the globe less, the greater its distance is taken from the surface of the globe; and the contrary."
In 1844 he began, independently of his father, the issue of the Toronto Globe.
Soon afterwards Brown refused the lieutenant-governorship of Ontario, and on two subsequent occasions the offer of knighthood, devoting himself to the Globe and to a model farm at Bow Park near Brantford.
Brown Globe, including Magnum Bonum; White Globe; Yellow Danvers; White Spanish, in its several forms; Trebons, the finest variety for autumn sowing, attaining a large size early, ripening well, and keeping good till after Christmas; Ailsa Craig; Ronsham Park Hero; James's Keeping; Cranston's Excelsior; Blood Red, strong-flavoured.
Thus the pope laid the foundations of that wonderful and silent engine of universal government by which Rome still rules the Catholics of every land on the face of the globe.
He then took a globe of copper fitted with pump and stopcock, and discovered that he could pump out air as well as water.
Granolithic, globe granite and synthetic stone are examples of these.
Taken as a whole, the finches, concerning which no reasonable doubt can exist, are not only little birds with a hard bill, adapted in most cases for shelling and eating the various seeds that form the chief portion of their diet when adult, but they appear to be mainly forms which predominate in and are highly characteristic of the Palaearctic Region; moreover, though some are found elsewhere on the globe, the existence of but very few in the Notogaean hemisphere can as yet be regarded as certain.
Here were discovered in the caves near Walzin the bones of prehistoric men, and other evidence of the primitive occupants of this globe at a period practically beyond computation.
- From what has now been said it will readily be inferred that the distribution of lichens over the surface of the globe is regulated, not only by the presence of suitable substrata, but more especially by climatic conditions.
to heathen or nonChristian countries, we shall find the whole of these parts of the globe carefully mapped and parcelled out by propaganda to a variety of missionary agencies or religious orders.
It was a continental formation, such as is now being formed within the desert belt of the globe.
du Globe, organe de la soc. de geographie de Geneve, tome xli.
Part I.-Principles Or Science Of Horticulture Horticulture, apart from the mechanical details connected with the maintenance of a garden and its appurtenances, may be considered as the application of the principles of plant physiology to the cultivation of plants from all parts of the globe, and from various altitudes, soils and situations.
In some instances buds form on the roots, and may be used for purposes of propagation, as in the Japan quince, the globe thistle, the sea holly, some sea lavenders, Bocconia, Acanthus, &c. Of the tendency in buds to assume an independent existence gardeners avail themselves in the operations of striking " cuttings," and making " layers " and " pipings," as also in budding and grafting.
In the last week, sow red globe or Chirk Castle turnip for a full winter crop, spinach for an early winter supply and Enfield Market cabbage for early summer use.
Sow spinach for fall use, but not yet for the winter crop. Red top, white globe, and yellow Aberdeen turnips should now be sown; ruta-baga turnips sown last month will need thinning, and in extreme southern states they may yet be sown.
It consisted of a globe of sulphur fixed on an axis and rotated by a winch, and it was electrically excited by the friction of warm hands held against it.
Sir Isaac Newton appears to have been the first to use a glass globe instead of sulphur (Optics, 8th Query).
Hawksbee in 1709 also used a revolving glass globe.
A metal chain resting on the globe served to collect the charge.
The coincidence that so indispensable a thing should also be so abundant, that an iron-needing man should be set on an iron-cored globe, certainly suggests design.
Though the common jay of Europe inhabits nearly the whole of this quarter of the globe south of 64° N.
He drifted into journalism, and after working for the Stirling Journal he went to London in 1862 and joined the staff of the Globe.
Finally, Atlas was explained as the name of a primitive astronomer, who was said to have made the first celestial globe (Diodorus iii.
In works of art he is represented as carrying the heavens or the terrestrial globe.
Tyers, &c.; far above all, of course, the unique Life by James Boswell, first published in 1791, and subsequently encrusted with vast masses of Johnsoniana in the successive editions of Malone, Croker, Napier, Fitzgerald, Mowbray Morris (Globe), Birrell, Ingpen (copiously illustrated) and Dr Birkbeck Hill (the most exhaustive).
The last twelve or fifteen years of his life were spent in Paris, whence he supplied the Globe with a series of piquant letters on the incidents of the day.
The Reliques of Father Prout were collected from Fraser's Magazine and published in two volumes in 1836; The Final Reliques of Father Prout, chiefly extracted from the Daily News and the Globe, were edited by Blanchard Jerrold in 1876, and an edition of his works, edited by Charles Kent, was published in 1881.
character - he can claim the protection of this government, and it may respond to that claim without being obliged to explain its conduct to any foreign power; for it is its duty to make its nationality respected by other nations and respectable in every quarter of the globe."
In the years1872-1878the Afghan Jamal ud-Din, a professor in the Azhar mosque at Cairo, attempted to read Avicenna with his scholars, and to exercise them in things that went beyond theology, bringing, for example, a globe into the mosque to explain the form of the earth.
In the broadest way variation in organisms is primarily the necessary result of the absence of uniformity in the distribution of physical forces on the globe, in fact is a mere necessary response to the variation of inorganic conditions.
His other principal works are: - Traite ele'mentaire de mneralogie, avec des applications aux arts (2 vols., Paris, 1807); Histoire naturelle des crustace's fossiles (Paris, 1822); Classification et caracteres mineralogiques des roches homogenes et hete'rogenes (Paris, 1827); the Tableau des terrains qui component l'ecorce du globe, ou Essai sur la structure de la partie connue de la Jerre (Paris, 1829); and the Traite des arts ceramiques (1844).
GREAT SOUTHERN OCEAN, the name given to the belt of water which extends almost continuously round the globe between the parallel of 40° S.
Meanwhile, in 1577, Sir Francis Drake had circumnavigated the globe, and on his way home had touched at Ternate, one of the Moluccas, the king of which island agreed to supply the English nation with all the cloves it produced.
See, Dutch Zee, &c.; the ultimate source is uncertain), in its widest sense that part of the surface of the globe which consists of salt water, in distinction from dry land.
The movements of the atmosphere, however, are upon a scale large enough to make this observation easy, and the simplest evidence is obtained from a study of the direction of the air movements in the great wind systems of the globe.
But a globe of gaseous matter under similar conditions will continually contract in volume, and in so doing transforms potential energy into heat.
Having arrogated to himself the practical control of the foreign policy of the nation, Li's yamen became the scene of many important negotiations, and attracted distinguished visitors from all parts of the globe.
435 there was still in Egypt a brazen globe attributed to Ptolemy which had belonged to Khalid (Ibn Qifti, p. 440, 1.15).
But the colonizing genius which, with the British Isles as centre, has taken up the "white man's burden" in all quarters of the globe, is universally recognized.
The lithological characters of the Cambrian rocks possess a remarkable uniformity in all quarters of the globe.
There are about 450 species of acacia widely scattered over the warmer regions of the globe.
Thus in the gyroscope the flywheel (represented by the globe in fig.
He alone, accordingly, has spread over every quarter of the globe.
As the best and original state, he seems to have conceived a period when love was predominant, and all the elements formed one great sphere or globe.
Without challenging or adopting this speculation, it may be safely affirmed that nothing so pregnant of results has happened as this exploration of the globe.
A new series of Jatulian deposits was formed and a new system of foldings followed; but these were the last in this part of the globe.
He asserted that the glass globe, when rubbed, attracted the electrical fire, and took it from the rubber, the same globe being disposed, when the friction ceases, to give out its electricity to any body which has less.
Starting from the fact that if an electrified globe, placed within two hemispheres which fit over it without touching, is brought in contact with these hemispheres, it gives up the whole of its charge to them - in other words, that the charge on an electrified body is wholly on the surface - he was able to deduce by most ingenious reasoning the law that electric force varies inversely as the square of the distance.
While ethnography was gathering up the facts from every part of the globe, psychology began to analyse the forms of belief, of action and emotion, to discover if possible the key to the multitudinous variety which history revealed.
This alliance does in fact include Baptists in every quarter of the globe, as will be seen from the following statistics: The figures for Russia include only the German-speaking Baptists.
Thus, the horse and the domestic fowl, both natives of very warm countries, flourish without special protection in almost every inhabited portion of the globe.
Admirable descriptions of this inhospitable region, the farthest south of the inhabited parts of the globe, may be found in the Narrative of the Surveying Voyages of His Majesty's Ships "Adventure" and " Beagle" between the years 1826 and 1836 (3 vols., 1839).
With this exception these regions are the most arid on the face of the globe, highly heated by a tropical sun during the day and chilled at night by the proximity of snow-covered heights and a cold ocean current.
The Copper Queen at Bisbee from 1880-1902 produced 378,047,210 lb of crude copper, which was practically the total output of the territory till after 1900, when other valuable mines were opened; the Globe, Morenci and Jerome districts are secondary to Bisbee.
as able to carry on one particular series of fermentations or decompositions only, and since they require no organic food materials, or at least are able to work up nitrogen or carbon from inorganic sources, he regards them as primitive forms in this respect and terms them Prototrophic. They may be looked upon as the nearest existing representatives of the primary forms of life which first obtained the power of working up non-living into living materials, and as playing a correspondingly important role in the evolution of life on our globe.
The combined nitrogen of dead organisms, broken down to ammonia by putrefactive bacteria, the ammonia of urea and the results of the fixation of free nitrogen, together with traces of nitrogen salts due to meteoric activity, are thus seen to undergo various vicissitudes in the soil, rivers and surface of the globe generally.
It is scarcely too much to say that, in the general opinion of his contemporaries, the whole glory of these years was due to his single genius; his alone was the mind that planned, and his the spirit that animated the brilliant achievements of the British arms in all the four quarters of the globe.
He settled in London in 1846 as an official of the Agra Bank, but resigned in 1851 on his appointment as secretary of the Globe Insurance Company.
Many of the larger species of Crustacea are used as food by man, the most valuable being the lobster, which is caught in large quantities on both sides of the North Altantic. Perhaps the most important of all Crustacea, however, with respect to the part which they play in the economy of nature, are the minute pelagic Copepoda, of which incalculable myriads form an important constituent of the " plankton " in all the seas of the globe.
MATURIN MURRAY BALLOU (1820-1895), son of the first Hosea, was a pioneer in American illustrated journalism, edited Gleason's Pictorial and Ballou's Monthly and many collections of quotations, and in 1872 became editor-in-chief of the Boston Daily Globe, of which he was one of the founders.
The link by which they are connected is of a higher and immaterial nature; and their connexion is to be sought in the view of the Creator himself, whose aim in forming the earth, in allowing it to undergo the successive changes which geology has pointed out, and in creating successively all the different types of animals which have passed away, was to introduce man upon the surface of our globe.
Anthropological researches undertaken all over the globe have shown the necessity of abandoning the old theory that a similarity of customs and superstitions, of arts and crafts, justifies the assumption of a remote relationship, if not an identity of origin, between races.
Many grasses are almost cosmopolitan, such as the common reed, Phragmites communis; and many range throughout the warm regions of the globe, e.g.
Aphrodite Urania was represented in Greek art on a swan, a tortoise or a globe; Aphrodite Pandemos as riding on a goat, symbolical of wantonness.
The continuous spectrum leads to no inference, except that of the temperature of the central globe; but the multitude of dark lines by which it is crossed reveal the elements composing pe ct rum o the truly gaseous cloaks which enclose it.
The absence of lines of the spectrum of any element from the solar spectrum is no proof that the element is absent from the sun; apart from the possibility that the high temperature and other circumstances may show it transformed into some unknown mode, which is perhaps the explanation of the absence of nitrogen, chlorine and other non-metals; if the element is of high atomic weight we should expect it to be found only in the lowest strata of the sun's atmosphere, where its temperature was nearly equal to that of the central globe, and so any absorption line which it showed would be weak.
Early next year the school obtained possession of [he Globe through Pierre Leroux, who had joined the school, which now numbered some of the ablest and most promising young men of France, many of the pupils of the Ecole Polytechnique having caught its enthusiasm.
When the main equatorial current reaches the African coast a minor stream is sent northwards to the source of the Indian counter-current, but the discharge is chiefly by the Mozambique current, which south of Cape Corrientes becomes the Agulhas current, one of the most powerful stream currents of the globe.
In every direction English influence penetrated, and Englishmen before 1603 might be found in every quarter of the globe, following Drakes lead into the Pacific, painfully breaking the ice in search of a north-east or a north-west passage, hunting for slaves in the wilds of Africa, journeying in caravans across the steppes of Russia into central Asia, bargaining with the Turks on the shores of the Golden Horn, or with the Greeks in the Levant, laying the foundations of the East India Company, or of the colonies of Virginia and Newfoundland.
In every portion of the globe the sixtieth anniversary of the queens reign excited interest; in every country the queens name was mentioned with affection and respect; while the people of the United States vied with the subjects of the British empire in praise of the queens character and in expressions of regard for her person.
One of the chief early descriptions of Antilia is that inscribed on the globe which the geographer Martin Behaim made at Nuremberg in 1492 (see MAP: History).
- For an account of the "realms" and "regions" into which the surface of the globe has been divided by those who have made a special study of the geographical distribution of animals, see Zoological Distribution.
parts of the globe, a considerable body of evidence, from which he suggested that it may have arisen out of the custom of providing refreshments for the dead, either by actually feeding the corpse, or by leaving eatables and drinkables for its use.
This instrument is used to find the hour of the day, the sun's azimuth, &c., and other common problems of the sphere or globe, and also to take the altitude of an object in degrees.
Knowing Alexandria and Syene to be situated 5000 stadia apart on the same meridian, he found the sun to be 7° 12' south of the zenith at the northern extremity of this arc when it was vertically overhead at the southern extremity, and he hence inferred a value of 252,000 stadia for the entire circumference of the globe.
The sun too remained stationary, while the planets, including our own globe, circulated round him.
quadrant, and of a celestial globe 5 ft.
Halley in 1716; they were later insisted upon by Lalande; an enthusiasm for co-operation was evoked, and the globe, from Siberia to Otaheite, was studded with observing parties.
To him the human race is indebted, in large measure, for the maritime exploration, within one century (1420-1522), of more than half the globe, and especially of the great waterways from Europe to Asia both by east and by west.
(See Eclipse.) The varying phases of the moon, due to the different aspects presented by an opaque globe illuminated by the sun, are too familiar to require explanation.
Consequently, the face which the moon presents to the earth is subject to a corresponding variation, the globe as we see it slightly oscillating in a period nearly that of revolution.
This shows that the side of the moon presented to us is held in position as it were by the earth, from which it also follows that the lunar globe is more or less elliptical, the longer axis being directed toward the earth.
In 1830, having become an ardent follower of Andrew Jackson, he was made editor of the Washington Globe, the recognized organ of the Jackson party.
The most general conclusions reached by this combination may be summed up as follows: The heavenly bodies are composed of like matter with that which we find to make up our globe.
They can call up ghosts, or can go to the ghosts, in Australia, New Caledonia, New Zealand, North America, Zululand, among the Eskimo, and generally in every quarter of the globe.
During the Tertiary era the geographical configuration of the globe was steadily approaching that of the present day; but in the earlier part of the time there still existed the great equatorial ocean "Tethys," and there is evidence that East India and Africa, Australia and Asia, north Europe and North America were probably severally united by land connexions.
Another brief biography of great merit is attached to the Globe edition of Cowper's Works.
When the fluctuation in the position of the pole was fully confirmed, its importance in astronomy and geodesy led the International Geodetic Association to establish a series of stations round the globe, as nearly as possible on the same parallel of latitude, for the purpose of observing the fluctuation with a greater degree of precision than could be attained by the miscellaneous observations before available.
We must begin by briefly considering this southern Palaeozoic province if we would trace the Mesozoic floras to their origin, and obtain a connected view of the vegetation of the globe as it existed in late Palaeozoic times and at the beginning of the succeeding era.
These must either have been ejected by submarine volcanoes or drifted by the wind from active vents, as the fine ash discharged by Krakatoa was wafted over the whole globe.
He was educated at Harpeth academy, and in 1825 entered the navy as midshipman, circumnavigating the globe in the "Vincennes," during a cruise of four years (1826-1830).
His comments echo an increasingly common refrain ringing out across the globe.
acclaim from critics across the globe.
accountancy based IFA's with offices covering the globe.
management accountants are involved at every level within organizations across the globe.
But in the field of music education, KodÃ¡ly is a towering figure, hugely admired all over the globe.
Millions of children across the globe are enjoying the magical adventures of Harry Potter.
The Globe company needs to experiment with casting actors who are androgynous enough to be sexually alluring to heterosexual men.
apposition of the lid to the globe caused by shortening of the lid secondary to excess skin removal.
The watering was caused by poor apposition of the lid to the globe caused by shortening of the lid secondary to excess skin removal.
preparing Vegetables Tips on preparing a globe artichoke for cooking and how to skin a tomato.. .
You would be better off growing their cousin the globe artichoke for eating.
Aurora borealis on the globe lies a few degrees south of here, nearer to the Arctic Circle.
Offer the longer-term goal of eliminating the threat posed by ballistic missiles to all the people of the globe.
The media say that bird flu is going to sweep around the globe and kill us all: - or is it?
This seismic axis plotted on the globe nearly bisects the unknown area of the Polar Ocean.
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The need of a constantly expanding market for its products chases the bourgeoisie over the entire surface of the globe.
bourgeoisie over the entire surface of the globe.
That competition in both its free market and state capitalist form have combined to produce the economic disaster we see across the globe today.
captivated millions around the globe.
celestial globe in the background.
circumnavigate the globe by balloon.
In competing in these events he will become the first person with a disability to single-handedly circumnavigate the Globe non-stop.
The modern galleon has also circumnavigated the globe, and is a floating museum open to the public.
continents of the globe, except Australia and Antarctica.
It continues to export narcotics and other contraband across the globe.
corners of the globe.
correspond with writers from all over the globe.
crisscrossing the entire globe.
Patients come from across the globe to have tumors treated by the UK ' s only medical cyclotron.
Another popular SF theme was that of the world dictator, the iron man, who rules the globe or the galaxy.
echo an increasingly common refrain ringing out across the globe.
Resource definitions like " fisheries " or " aquatic ecology " could encompass the entire globe.
encirclelsh children are taking part in the great adventure of encircling the globe with their Message.
engaged Buddhists " has begun to sweep the globe.
enveloping the globe, is a unity.
eradicate polio from the face of the globe by 2005.
The British empire expanded to cover almost a quarter of the globe while British industry and finance were world leaders.
This 12 inch (30cm) globe is supplied filled with new fib... .
The truth is we are decadent and other countries across the globe have more fizz.
using the flashlight to simulate the light of the sun, shine the light upon the globe.
The Met Office produces long-range forecasts for all regions of the globe using a number of different methods.
Follow Iggy round the globe as he suffers stage fright in front of David Bowie, and single-handedly takes on Pepsi Cola.
In addition, his left hand points to the globe and is the only hand which wears a gauntlet.
Meanwhile, their rivals the Spanish headed west, hoping to reach India by circumnavigating the globe.
A bald head with an elongated whisper of hair encircling that wondrous globe which is the swimmer's bonce.
Instead of confining himself to London he now scours the globe for the incidental.
Have you caught up with the new craze that is sweeping the globe?
No matter how far flung its peoples may be, subtle lines of interconnection span the globe, creating unity between them.
Much of this transport is needless: every day, identical commodities pass in opposite directions, criss-crossing the globe.
There is also a celestial globe in the background.
There is not a place on the habitable globe where these men can find refuge and in which they will not be tracked down.
On the ninth day after leaving Yokohama, Phileas Fogg had traversed exactly one half of the terrestrial globe.
It brings back lots of fine memories, such as the BBC1 globe, and the famous BBC Two '2 ' .
Wide area networks can be made up of interconnected smaller networks spread throughout a building, a state or the entire globe.
He sat beside her and together they watched the golden globe chase away the pre-dawn cool.
globe trotter, designed for maximum versatility in all situations.
globe thistle and sea holly against the bold yellow of the yarrow is a sight to behold.
globe temperature T g The globe thermometer occupies a central place in the instrumentation of comfort surveys.
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Childrens globes £ 29.99 US$58.48 E46.48 Top quality 9 inch/23 cm globe.
Gioconda Scott reveals how to cook globe artichokes, and it's easier than you might think.
Sweet peppers, tomatoes, cucumbers, aubergines, celery, salads and globe artichokes can all be sown in a frost-free greenhouse.
The removal of the post is also raising hackles across the globe.
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For western hegemony of the globe had been on for the best part of the last three centuries.
A notable ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic was formed of two serpents in connection with a globe or egg, representing the world.
The rich blues of the globe thistle and sea holly against the bold yellow of the yarrow is a sight to behold.
holographic projection around key areas of the globe, such a figure could appear in the miraculous manner expected by religious adherents.
You've now spread unwarranted mass hysteria across the globe.
Our displays provide the perfect icebreaker, bringing your guests face to face with marine life from the furthest reaches of the globe.
But sadly, it would become the final incarnation of the globe - and the shortest-lived BBC1 ident since color began.
To my mind, the Middle Temple Twelfth Night lacked the refreshing irreverence of some recent productions at the Globe's main house.
What kind of financial security does jagged Globe offer?
He has led jagged Globe expeditions to Aconcagua and Everest and is a key Guide on our Alpine Courses.
Traditional Balkan gypsy songs are remixed by club producers from around the globe to make kaleidoscopes of sound.
Around the globe operators are now kick-starting their network transformation into all-IP networks.
like-minded folk around the globe.
lino flooring, white globe lights and Formica tables, it looks rather unremarkable.
malaise spread to developed markets across the globe.
In our opinion, Young's most recent masterwork is undoubtedly " The Shipping News " which won him a Golden Globe nomination.
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The increased pressure in the globe can cause central artery occlusion.
Purton says ow now presents a more seamless face around the globe.
A flutter there needed to in pacific palisades over the globe.
pandemic strain of flu is likely to spread rapidly across the globe.
Take, for example, the reports from widely scattered regions of the globe, of the seemingly paranormal aspects of some UFO reports.
We remain on course too to eradicate polio from the face of the globe by 2005.
With regard to the number of large quadrupeds, there certainly exists no quarter of the globe which will bear comparison with Southern Africa.
Such political maneuvering did, of course, expand British trade to the farthest reaches of the globe.
Vegetarian and vegans recipes from all round the globe.
Travel the globe with this selection of 12 fine red wines.
regions of the globe.
European empires, enslaving or exterminating new worlds elsewhere on our globe, had been equally remorseless.
revolving globe had gone, possibly to be recycled for the war effort.
They are coming from every corner of the globe to perform the sacred rites of Hajj.
roaming the globe.
scattered around the globe.
scattered across the globe.
scouring the globe for the players who he hopes can rescue their disastrous season to date.
servile conditions throughout the globe.
Of part Cherokee descent, she has studied with many native shamans around the globe.
shelf supermarket shelves stock products from across the globe.
During both world wars, tons of the black stuff was shipped to British soldiers around the globe.
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The increase in rates in the US sparked speculation in markets across the rest of the globe.
straddles the globe of the Earth.
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The Globe: Information from Answers.com The Globe (tabloid) The Globe is a supermarket tabloid published in North America.
One such event was a two hour telethon shown around the Globe which included many celebrities from various walks of life.
These can be measured using a ' wet bulb globe thermometer ' .
The white Lychnis, the globe thistles Echinops and bronze fennel that has yellow flowers continue also to provide interest and color.
elliptical trainers have long been a staple of fitness facilities around the globe.
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But before you apply for a visa and become seasoned globe trotters, make sure you stop by London first.
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During the workshop the students will visit their local woodland and carry out a Biometry Study using the scientifically valid GLOBE Protocols.
Shortly on, in 1918, an especially virulent strain of influenza swept the globe leaving further millions dead in its wake.
voice choirs travel to all corners of the globe on St David's day, to entertain Welsh Communities abroad.
wanewever, signs of its waning popularity have started to appear across the globe.
wildfire around the globe to Russia and then South America.
The symbol of the campaign, adopted around the globe, is a white wristband.
The species of Nymphaea are found in every quarter of the globe.
The novel was received with instant acclamation, and Sainte-Beuve only confirmed the judgment of the public when he pronounced in the Globe that this new author (then to him unknown) had struck a new and original vein and was destined to go far.
Some of the most profound changes that have taken place on this globe occurred in Mesozoic times, and a great portion of Australia was already dry land when vast tracts of Europe and Asia were submerged; in this sense, therefore, Australia has been rightly referred to as one of the oldest existing land surfaces.
It has been described as at once the largest island and the smallest continent on the globe.
South of this anticyclone, from about the latitude of the Cape, we find the region where, on account of the uninterrupted sea surface right round the globe, the planetary circulation is developed to the greatest extent known; the pressure gradient is steep, and the region is swept continuously by strong westerly winds - the " roaring forties."
Three years later, being thrown upon his own resources, he began a course of lectures in his own house, and formed literary connexions with Le Courrier francais, Le Globe, L'Encyclopedie moderne, and La Revue europeenne.
The fact that it has become necessary to introduce regulations for its control by national legislation and international conferences shows the supremely important position which it has taken in the short interval of one decade as a means of communicating human intelligence from place to place over the surface of the globe.
We must content ourselves by referring to the progress of physical (including chemical) theory, which has led to the great generalization of the conservation of energy; to the discovery of the fundamental chemical identity of the matter of our planet and of other celestial bodies, and of the chemical relations of organic and inorganic bodies; to the advance of astronomical speculation respecting the origin of the solar system, &c.; to the growth of the science of geology which has necessitated the conception of vast and unimaginable periods of time in the past history of our globe, and to the rapid march of the biological sciences which has made us familiar with the simplest types and elements of organism; finally, to the development of the science of anthropology (including comparative psychology, philology, &c.), and to the vast extension and improvement of all branches of historical study.
The vast authority of Cuvier was employed in support of the traditionally respectable hypotheses of special creation and of catastrophism; and the wild speculations of the Discours sur les revolutions de la surface du globe were held to be models of sound scientific thinking, while the really much more sober and philosophical hypotheses of the Hydrogeologie were scouted.
Thus the characteristic assemblage of plants to which Sir Joseph Hooker has given the name Scandinavian is present in every latitude of the globe, and is the only one that is so (Trans.
If the surface of the globe had been symmetrically divided into sea and land, and these had been distributed in bands bounded by parallels of latitude, the character of vegetation would depend on temperature alone; and as regards its aggregate mass, we should find it attaining its maximum at the equator and sinking to its minimum at the poles.
The simplicity of the zonal distribution of solar energy on the earth's surface, which would characterize a uniform globe, is entirely destroyed by the dissimilar action of land and water with regard to radiant heat, and by the influence of crust-forms on the direction of the resulting circulation.
Pythagoras had speculated as to the existence of antipodes, but it was not until the first approximately accurate measurements of the globe and estimates of the length and breadth of the Problem oekumene were made by Eratosthenes (c. 250 B.C.) that of the the fact that, as then known, it occupied less than a quarter Antipodes.
An elaborate criticism of all the existing data regarding the volume relations of the vertical relief of the globe was made in 1894 by Professor Hermann Wagner, whose recalculations of volumes 4 " On the Height of the Land and the Depth of the Ocean," Scot.
The sum of the organic life on the globe is termed by some geographers the biosphere, and it has.
Turning, therefore, to a globe, Asia, viewed as a whole, will be seen to have the form of a great isosceles spherical triangle, having its north-eastern apex at East Cape (Vostochnyi), in Bering Strait; its two equal sides, in length about a quadrant of the sphere, or 6500 m., extending on the west to the southern point of Arabia, and on the east to the extremity of the Malay peninsula; and the base between these points occupying about 60Ã‚° of a great circle, or 4 500 m., and being deeply indented by the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal on either side of the Indian peninsula.
(P. LA.) Climate Among the places on the globe where the temperature falls lowest are some in northern Asia, and among those where it rises highest are some in southern Asia: The mean temperature of the north coast of eastern Siberia is but a few degrees tore.
The armillary sphere survives as useful for teaching, and may be described as a skeleton celestial globe, the series of rings representing the great circles of the heavens, and revolving on an axis within a horizon.
In this period of destitution the cotton-growing resources of every part of the globe were tested to the utmost; and in the exhibition of 1862 the representatives of every country from which supplies might be expected met to concert measures for obtaining all that was wanted without the aid of America.
Nevertheless, it should be observed that our globes take no account of the oblateness of our sphere; but as the difference in length between the circumference of the equator and the perimeter of a meridian ellipse only amounts to o 16%, it could be shown only on a globe of unusual size.
To find its scale divide the mean diameter of the earth (1,273,500 m.) by the diameter of the globe; to find its circumference multiply the diameter by Map Printing.
145 B.C.) embodied the views of the Stoic school of philosophy in a globe which has become typical as one of the insignia of royalty.
In the museum of Naples there is a celestial globe, 2 metres in diameter, supported upon the shoulders of an Atlas, which E.
Archimedes, the famous mathematician, had a celestial globe of glass, in the centre of which was a small terrestrial globe.
The celestial globe of Hipparchus still existed in the Alexandrian library in the time of Ptolemy, who himself refers to globes in his Almagest, as also in the Geography.
1294), and indeed all men of leading had accepted as a fact and not a mere hypothesis the geocentric system of the universe and sphericity of the globe, the authors of maps of the world, nearly all of whom were monks, still looked in the main to the Holy Scriptures for guidance in outlining the inhabited world.
The Arabians are not known to have produced a terrestrial globe, but several of their celestial globes are to be found in our collections.
Another globe (of 1225) is at Velletri; a third by Ibn Hula of Mosul (1275) is the property of the Royal Asiatic Society of London; a fourth (1289) from the observatory of Maragha, in the Dresden Museum, two globes of uncertain age at Paris (see fig.
- Globe in Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris a celestial globe (an older globe by Ho-shing-tien, 4 metres in circumference was produced in 450), and an atlas of the empire on a large scale by Thu-sie-pun (1311-1312) of which new enlarged editions with many maps were published in the 6th century and in 1799.
Weigel (1696) produced a hollow celestial globe in copper, having a small terrestrial globe in its centre.
A hollow celestial globe 18 ft.
If the globe is divided into hemispheres by the meridians of 20Ã‚° W.
acf aZpa, a ball or globe), in geometry, the solid or surface traced out by the revolution of a semicircle about its diameter; this is essentially Euclid's definition; 1 in the modern geometry of surfaces it is defined as the quadric surface passing through the circle at infinity.
The results are given in various memoirs published by the Brussels Academy, and in his works Sur le climat de la Belgique and Sur la physique du globe (the latter forms vol.
Modern asterisms first appear in the Phaenomena of Eudoxus about 370 B.C. But Eudoxus, there is reason to believe, consulted, not the heavens, but a celestial globe of an anterior epoch, on which the stars and the signs were forced into unnatural agreement.
Jouffroy in the establishment of the Globe; and he was also a member of the committee of the society which took for its motto Aide-toi, le ciel t'aidera.
Though the common jay of Europe inhabits nearly the whole of this quarter of the globe south of 64Ã‚° N.
GREAT SOUTHERN OCEAN, the name given to the belt of water which extends almost continuously round the globe between the parallel of 40Ã‚° S.
Similarly, though not with equal precision, the last wave of influenza was shown to have started from central Asia in the spring of 1889, to have travelled through Europe from east to west, to have been carried thence across the sea to America and the Antipodes, until it eventually invaded every inhabited part of the globe (see Influenza).
The Atchison Globe (established 1878) is one of the best-known of western papers.
Knowing Alexandria and Syene to be situated 5000 stadia apart on the same meridian, he found the sun to be 7Ã‚° 12' south of the zenith at the northern extremity of this arc when it was vertically overhead at the southern extremity, and he hence inferred a value of 252,000 stadia for the entire circumference of the globe.
Horses are now diffused by the agency of man throughout almost the whole of the inhabited parts of the globe, and the great modifications they have undergone in consequence of domestication, crossing, and selective breeding are well exemplified by comparing such extreme forms as the Shetland pony, dwarfed by uncongenial climate, the thoroughbred racer, and the London dray-horse.
By the end of disease, we accomplish all that the preceding paragraphs describe—the full spectrum of human ailments, vanquished from the globe.
This is made possible by technology and the Internet, which is used to connect buyers and sellers worldwide and bring information (world commodity prices) to the far reaches of the globe.
Around the world, more than a billion mobile devices that both take and send photographs are currently in use, spread even to the poorest parts of the globe.
The world is developing a shared popular culture with elements drawn from around the globe.
Nearly four hundred years after his death, Shakespeare's works are read and studied around the globe.
Many have believed that Walden reached quite through to the other side of the globe.
"Wait a bit," said the old man, and showed Pierre a globe.
The moon was a luminous, bright globe in the dark sky, radiant with silver light.
Bark as Cloth Cloth made from beaten bark is found only in the tropical regions of the globe.
The revolving globe had gone, possibly to be recycled for the war effort.
My father 's family came from Massachusetts and I 'm curious about any relatives I may have roaming the globe.
Mazes have been present in many ancient cultures scattered around the globe.
He made a lot of friends on the course and stays in touch with them even tho they are now scattered across the globe.
Sunderland manager Mick McCarthy is scouring the globe for the players who he hopes can rescue their disastrous season to date.
The Globe Arena is a sport and culture arena with seating for 16,000 spectators.
Plastic support for a moon globe with the inner section only under crossed-polars and Sellotape dispenser with tape removed.
Even today, according to the UN, 200 million people work in servile conditions throughout the globe.
Our supermarket shelves stock products from across the globe.
Britain once ruled over a vast and powerful Empire, spanning the globe.
The dragon of Nature straddles the globe of the Earth.
Although Gopher spread rapidly across the globe in only a couple of years, it is now being largely supplanted by hypertext.
These can be measured using a ' wet bulb globe thermometer '.
Elliptical trainers have long been a staple of fitness facilities around the globe.
Cooking the books From Ireland to India, Caroline Boucher traverses the globe in search of the best new year cookbooks.
Whatever your health concerns, get answers here Globe Q. Do I need typhoid vaccinations for South Africa?
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Male voice choirs travel to all corners of the globe on St David 's day, to entertain Welsh Communities abroad.
However, signs of its waning popularity have started to appear across the globe.
A financial crisis in Southeast Asia spreading like wildfire around the globe to Russia and then South America.
Our only complaint - the sparkles inside the globe always stuck to the bottom and would not move.
Here you can get tickets to see your favorite bands play live, your favorite sports teams battle their bitter rivals and attend your favorite events around the globe.
Our readers come from all over the globe to contribute shopping tips and buying information to help you find the best product for the best price.
Our users come from all over the globe to contribute shopping tips and buying information to help you find the best product for the best price.
Birds have fascinated people from around the globe for hundreds of years.
Not many people are aware of this, but Apple doesn't sell their iPods in every country on the globe.
From its first cat shows in Buffalo and Detroit, the organization has grown to license over 400 shows across the globe.
Kids have the benefit of finding books from many countries around the globe.
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There are a number of fraudulent individuals located all throughout the globe who make their living by stealing computer information.
This allows cardholders to travel to a wide variety of locations around the globe, knowing their prepaid cards will be accepted by most merchants.
This type of fraud can occur in any nation around the globe since most airport kiosks are similar in design.
Perpetrators of these crimes, which can bring its victims to financial and personal ruin, do not discriminate by nationality; bank fraud and identity theft occur all over the globe.
Water pollution is a major issue all around the globe.
Deforestation, particularly clear cutting forests by the lumber industry, accounts for nearly 25 percent of the carbon dioxide emitted every year around the globe.