Then, Father Angelo Secchi an Italian astronomer and director at the Pontifical Gregorian University compared the spectral signature of the Sun with those of other stars, and found them to be virtually identical. This demonstrated conclusively that our Sun was composed of the same materials as every other star in the universe. After his death, his Lowell Observatory conducted a search that ultimately led to Clyde Tombaugh discovery of Pluto in 1930..
Il Progresso reported, naturally, such milestones in ItalianAmerican immigrant history as the SaccoVanzetti trial, the political careers of Vito Marcantonio and Fiorello H. La Guardia, the Italian radical movement and Carlo Tresca. It carried, too, the firsthand reports from the Italian news agency ANSA through the early years of Fascist power in Italy..
The victim was driving a Jeep Grand Cherokee in the 7800 block of Peninsula Expressway before he stopped. A white four door Mercedes Benz was seen in the area of the shooting, said police, which released a video of the vehicle. Saturday in the 1600 block of Pentwood Road, between Fenwick Avenue and Hillen Road, in Northeast Baltimore, police said.
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