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March 18, 2012

Science fair project

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What are these devices called as? Connect the name to 3.

Cracked by: KK , tanwi , rickde , rohanquizzer , Rogi , Manish Achuth , Bharath , Sumanth Patlolla , raklodramA , anurag , badideabear , Mayukh Bose , jowens , Ananth and Dibyo

Answer:
Orrery, named for the (4th) Earl of Orrery

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18 Responses to “Science fair project”

  1. KK
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    Orrery.
    3 is Charles Boyle, 4th Earl of Orrery`


  2. tanwi

    Devices are called orrery
    Picture is that of Earl of Orrery. Device was named after him.


  3. rickde
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    Orrey a mechanical device that illustrates the relative positions and motions of the planets and moons in the Solar System in a heliocentric model
    It is called so ‘cos the first of its kind in modern era was presented to the earl of orrey


  4. A Orrery which is named after the 4th Earl of Orrery(Charles Boyle)


  5. vishal

    they are called the heliocentric models of solar sytem .have no clue about the connection.


  6. Rogi
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    I’ve always wanted an orrery. Thought to be named for the Earl of the same name.
    A tale of Newton having one and telling an athiest friend it was created by nobody is likely what you’re referencing.


  7. Manish Achuth
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    Orrery. Mechanical Model of the solar system. First gifted to (3)Earl of Orrery.


  8. Bharath
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    Orrery
    Charles Boyle- Earl of Orrery
    Boyle became a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1706. In 1713, under the patronage of Boyle, clockmaker George Graham created the first mechanical solar system model that could demonstrate proportional motion of the planets around the Sun. The device was named the orrery in the Earl’s honour.


  9. Sumanth Patlolla
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    Orrery

    The first orrery was produced in 1704, and one was presented to the Earl of Orrery (thus, the origin of the name)


  10. Orrery aka Solar system orrery
    Charles Boyle, 4th Earl of Orrery

    Quoting wki
    the first orrery that was a planetarium of the modern era was produced in 1704, and one was presented to the Earl of Orrery — whence the name came.


  11. anurag

    Orrery. The first one was presented to the Charles Boyle, the Earl of Orrery (3).


  12. badideabear
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    orrery. Named after Charles Boyle, 4th Earl of Orrery.


  13. Mayukh Bose
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    Orreries, named after Earl of Orrery


  14. jowens
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    Orrery, named for the (4th) Earl of Orrery


  15. Ananth
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    Orrery
    3 is the Earl of Orrery


  16. Dibyo
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    it’s an orrery


  17. quite interesting blog. thanks for posting.http://www.agenciadempregos.com


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