a reflecting telescope in which a mirror or reflecting prism is mounted on the axis near the eyepiece so that the image may be viewed from outside the telescope tube at right angles to the axis.
a type of astronomical reflecting telescope in which light is reflected from a large concave mirror, onto a plane mirror, and through a hole in the side of the body of the telescope to form an image
[noot-n-mee-ter, nyoot-] /ˈnut nˌmi tər, ˈnyut-/ noun, Physics. 1. . newton-meter n. A unit of the meter-kilogram-second system equal to the energy expended, or work done, by a force of one newton acting through a distance of one meter and equal to one joule.
- Newton-raphson iteration
algorithm An iterative algorithm for solving equations. Given an equation, f x = 0 and an initial approximation, x(0), a better approximation is given by: x(i+1) = x(i) – f(x(i)) / f'(x(i)) where f'(x) is the first derivative of f, df/dx. Newton-Raphson iteration is an example of an anytime algorithm in that each approximation is […]
[noo-toun, nyoo-] /ˈnuˌtaʊn, ˈnyu-/ noun 1. a town in SW Connecticut. /ˈnjuːtaʊn/ noun 1. a new town in central Wales, in Powys. Pop: 10 358 (2001)
noun 1. (sometimes initial capital letters) a comprehensively planned, self-sufficient urban community that provides housing, educational, recreational, and commercial facilities and often serves to absorb residents from a nearby overcrowded metropolis. noun 1. (in Britain) a town that has been planned as a complete unit and built with government sponsorship, esp to accommodate overspill population