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Headword Date Article Type
Uranus discovered 1781 T Note
Triton discovered by William Lassell 1846 T Note
Maxwell theorizes on the nature of Saturn’s rings 1856 T Note
Solar flares discovered by Richard Carrington 1859 T Note
Differential nature of solar rotation discovered by Richard Carrington 1863 T Note
Herschel's General Catalogue of stars and nebulae 1864 T Note
William Clifford suggests that the motion of matter may be due to changes in the geometry of space 1876 T Note
Jeans length determined 1902 T Note
Edward Maunder plots the first sunspot ’butterfly diagram’ 1904 T Note
Arthur Eddington begins his statistical study of stellar motions 1906 T Note
Dirac’s cosmological theory 1938 T Note
Steady state cosmologies proposed 1948 T Note
Carbon-12 resonance predicted 1953 T Note

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