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  • After the pulse, the precession frequencies gradually become unsynchronized again as the protons return to their upright orientation, spinning off at different rates like dancers embarking on their solos.

  • A radiofrequency pulse not only knocks protons down, but synchronizes their spins with each other, matching their precession frequencies into a coordinated group choreography.

  • This is due to what is known as "precession;" a slow movement of the axis upon which the earth rotates.

    The Astronomy of the Bible | E. Walter Maunder
  • Does the precession of the equinoxes have any effect upon the seasons or upon the climate of different parts of the earth?

    A Text-Book of Astronomy | George C. Comstock
  • Will the precession ever bring back the right ascensions and declinations to be again what they now are?

    A Text-Book of Astronomy | George C. Comstock
  • This slow movement forward of the goal-post is called precession—the precession of the equinoxes.

    Pioneers of Science | Oliver Lodge
  • Instruct the computer to discontinue precession operations that have been initiated.

    Where I Wasn't Going | Walt Richmond

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