Aristarchus

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Aristarchus

(ăr'ĭstär`kəs), in the New Testament, Macedonian companion of Paul.

Aristarchus

(a-ră-star -kŭs) See table at craters.

Aristarchus

[‚ar·ə′stär·kəs]
(astronomy)
A crater on the moon.
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Panos Boumis of the National Observatory of Athens and John Meaburn of the University of Manchester set out to study this system, installing a narrowband imaging camera on the Aristarchos telescope, the largest aperture instrument in south-eastern Europe, to measure the expansion more accurately.
The inscription on its marble pedestal read, "Copernicus copied Aristarchos 1530 A.D." (see photo at right).
On the request for information about what action has been taken by the WCC regarding Kosovo made by public issues committee member, Archbishop Aristarchos of Constantini, it was said that a Minute on Kosovo was adopted at the last central committee meeting (August-September 2006) and that copies would be provided to this session's plenary.
By this token the ancient Greek astronomers Aristarchos and Erastosthenes counted for him as experimentalists (ibid.), and the innovation in modern science, to which the word 'experimental' refers, must by implication consist in the inclusion of the use of instruments among the options from which scientists can select the crucial conditions of observation.