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Archeoastronomy is the combination of archeology, the study of human activity in the past, and astronomy, the study of celestial objects. Archeoastronomy is the study of how people of the past have interpreted the skies above. This type of study also looked at how ancient people adopted the phenomenon of the sky into their cultures. […] Continue reading → Continue reading
Galileo Galilei: 2/15/1564- 1/8/1642 Brief Profile Galilei is known as the “father of science” as well as the “father of modern physics”. He discovered the different phases of Venus via a telescope and also discovered for moons that orbited around Jupiter. Galilei also spent time studying the Sun, in particular he looked at sunspots and […] Continue reading → Continue reading
Reasoning out the Vast Size of the Universe The Universe is an interesting place that is constantly changing. In addition to it changing, people’s perceptions of the Universe have constantly been changing over time. For instance, the ancient belief of many famous philosophers was that the Universe was geocentric, meaning the Earth was located at […] Continue reading → Continue reading