Encyclopedia > Hemisphere

  Article Content

Hemisphere

The term hemisphere is used in three different meanings:

  1. one-half of the Earth (or other planetary or stellar body)
  2. one-half of any spherical object
  3. one of the two principal parts of the brain (left or right hemisphere)



All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

 
  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
 
 
  
  Featured Article
William Count of Poitiers

... have been there nine months before William was born. Whenever he was born, he died in 1156 but had been given the title of Count of Poitiers. For the pa ...