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Major achievements of Galileo Galilei

Major achievements of Galileo Galilei


Reading the works of these great scientists, Newton grew more ambitious about making discoveries himself. While still working part-time as a servant, he wrote a note to himself. In it he posed questions which had not yet been answered by science. These included questions about gravity, the nature of…
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Heliocentric Model facts

Heliocentric Model facts


Andreas Cellarius s illustration of the Copernican system, from the Harmonia Macrocosmica (1708). Credit: Public Domain The Scientific Revolution, which took in the 16th and 17th centuries, was a time of unprecedented learning and discovery. During this period, the foundations of modern science were laid, thanks to breakthroughs in the fields of physics, mathematics, chemistry…


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Latest Telescope

Latest Telescope


A new type of orbiting telescope could take images more than 1, times sharper than those snapped by NASA s famous Hubble Space Telescope, the technology s developers say. Researchers have dubbed their concept the Aragoscope,after French scientist Francois Arago, who was the first to discover that light waves diffract around a disk. The Aragoscope would consist of an orbiting…


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Theories of Astronomy

Theories of Astronomy


History of Astronomy — Modern Theories NASA/JPL ephemeris - Latin, originally from the Greek ephémeros, -on,daily. An almanac of the daily motions of the planets and stars. ephemeris.com - A website devoted to information about time and motion in the universe. History of Astronomy — The Modern Theories Planetary Theories: Copernicus, Galileo, Brahe, Kepler, Newton, and Einstein…


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Latest News on Astronomy

Latest News on Astronomy


Mike Brown (left) and Konstantin Batygin. LANCE HAYASHIDA/CALTECH Outside scientists say their calculations stack up and express a mixture of caution and excitement about the result. “I could not imagine a bigger deal if—and of course that’s a boldface ‘if’—if it turns out to be right, ” says Gregory Laughlin, a planetary scientist at the University of California (UC), Santa…


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Planet same size as Earth

Planet same size as Earth


Artwork depicting the newly discovered Earth-size planet Kepler-186f and its sister planets. Click to embiggen, and you really want to; this is a pretty stunning piece of artwork. Drawing by NASA Ames/SETI Institute/JPL-CalTech I have some cautiously exciting exoplanets news: Astronomers have announced the discovery of a planet that is very nearly the same size as Earth and…


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Astronomical Inventions

Astronomical Inventions


Just as 2005, commemorating the Centennial of Einstein’s Annus Mirabilus (“Miracle Year”) was celebrated as the “Year of Physics, ” 2009 commemorating the 400th Anniversary of the invention of the astronomical telescope was celebrated as the “Year of Astronomy.” It is generally known that the German-Dutch lens maker Hans Lipperchey had received the first patent for “the spyglass…


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Galileo Galilei theories

Galileo Galilei theories


Galileo Galilei (The Father of Physics and Astronomy) Galileo was the oldest of six brothers and sisters. He was born in Pisa in February, 1564. His mother was called Giulia and his father was a musician called Vincenzo. The family surname was Galilei. This means that Galileo s first name was virtually the same as his surname! In fact, he is often just referred to as Galileo…


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