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Timeline of space exploration

Astronomy is the the oldest of the natural sciences! Back in antiquity, it also contained Astrology, but they were separated to two different sciences during the Renaissance period. Also, Astronomy contained Astrophysics, Cosmology, and other “pieces” which became independent sciences in the 20th century. Astronomy started many-many years ago in ancient countries such as Egypt, […] Continue reading

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The Future of Space Exploration

One of the most interesting perspectives that Astronomy 201 has given me on space exploration is the role that funding plays. While in the past much of the money needed to fuel new discoveries came from government grants, budget cuts and restructurings have left astronomers with less and less funding from this outlet. The future […] Continue reading

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