Friday, 6 March 2009
In astronomy, during a transit or eclipse, first contact is the moment when the apparent positions of the two bodies first touch. Historically, measuring the precise time of each point of contact during a transit, was one of the most accurate ways to determine the positions of astronomical bodies.
(D.C. General Hospital. MULDER enters and finds SCULLY [in very flattering burgundy scrubs] in SKINNER's room. They speak together quietly and privately.)
"[A Faraday cage] will stop you doing anything other than having a conversation. It is a very crude, but very secure, way of talking,"