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ˌskyɑ pəˈrɛl i or, esp. for 1 , ˌskæp əˈrɛl i, ˌʃæp-schi·a·par·el·li

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  1. Schiaparelli, Giovanni Virginio Schiaparellinoun

    Italian astronomer who first noted lines (which he called canals) on the surface of Mars (1835-1910)

  2. Schiaparelli, Elsa Schiaparellinoun

    fashion designer born in Italy who was noted for her use of synthetic materials and brilliant colors (1896-1973)


  1. Schiaparelli

    Schiaparelli is an impact crater on Mars named after Giovanni Schiaparelli located near Mars' equator. It is 461 kilometers in diameter and located at latitude 3° South and longitude 344°. A crater within Schiaparelli shows many layers that may have formed by the wind, volcanoes, or deposition under water. Layers can be a few meters thick or tens of meters think. Recent research on these layers by scientists at California Institute of Technology suggest that ancient climate change on Mars caused by regular variation in the planet's tilt, may have caused the patterns in layers. On Earth, similar changes of climate results in ice-age cycles. The regular appearance of rock layers suggests that regular changes in climate may be the root cause. Regular changes in climate may be due to variations of a planet's tilt. The tilt of the Earth's axis changes by only a little more than 2 degrees since our moon is relatively large. In contrast Mars's tilt varies by tens of degrees. When the tilt is low, the poles are the coldest places on the planet, while the equator is the warmest. This could cause gases in the atmosphere, like water and carbon dioxide, to migrate poleward, where they'd freeze. When the obliquity is higher, the poles receive more sunlight, causing those materials to migrate away. When carbon dioxide moves from the Martian poles, the atmospheric pressure increases, maybe causing a difference in the ability of winds to transport and deposit sand. Also, with more water in the atmosphere sand grains may stick and cement together to form layers.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Schiaparelli in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Schiaparelli in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Schiaparelli in a Sentence

  1. Guillemette Andreu:

    The museum, founded in 1824, is filled with treasures found in digs commissioned by Savoy kings and completed with the finds of Italian Egyptologist Ernesto Schiaparelli. The vast holdings include a captivating statue of Ramses II, one of the world's most important papyrus collections and nearly the entire contents of an architect's tomb dating back well over 3,000 years. The large-scale renovations nearly doubled the space, allowing many artifacts to be taken out of storage and a more complete and modern exposition of those already on display. The museum remained open during the years of work, rotating closures of wings. `' It is a very important improvement from an archaeological and Egyptological point of view.

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    long and thin and often limp
    • A. currish
    • B. dicotyledonous
    • C. bonzer
    • D. lank

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