Table of Contents | 1 September 2003
Why do refracting telescopes show so much chromatic aberration? Why does building them longer reduce these effects to some degree? And what else can be done about this problem? The first and last of these questions were answered by the greatest scientist the world has ever known, Isaac Newton.
And if you happen to be Mrs. Hilda Rigsby, / do not walk down Coralview Avenue at 10:38 / this evening. . . .
Nayessa's mother was a spider. Nayessa didn't know how this was true—her mother had only the expected number of arms and legs—but the old people in the neighborhood on Blue Cat Way said it was true, and they were old enough to know such things.
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