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- adj. Relating to cepheid variables.
- n. A cepheid variable.
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This gave me a chance to talk about the cosmological distance ladder, parallax, cepheid variables, type Ia supernovae, and much more.
Harlow Shapley (18851972), from an extensive study of the distribution of globular clusters and cepheid variable stars, increased the estimated size of our galaxy about ten times.
Edwin P. Hubble (18891953) detected cepheid variable stars in the Andromeda Nebula, a discovery that allowed him to determine the distances between galaxies.
Therefore: Would I rather flit to the mainland and its bright lights, or have Chives phone the nearest cepheid agency?
A reconciliation of the non-GAAP financial measures to the most directly comparable GAAP measures can be found in today's press release made available on our website again at www. cepheid.com.
Today's conference call is being broadcast live to an audio web cast and a replay of the call will be available later today at www. cepheid.com.
"A private gentleman, and he must really have liked what he saw in the catalogue, because he outbid two different cepheid houses.