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History of Astronomy From the Roman Empire to the Present, Part 6

History of Astronomy From the Roman Empire to the Present, Part 6 ROMANTIC THEORIES This history of the evolution of astronomy would not be complete if we omitted to mention here the fact that, though the French school of astronomers … Continue reading

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History of Astronomy From the Roman Empire to the Present, Part 5

History of Astronomy From the Roman Empire to the Present, Part 5 THE DISTANCE TO THE MOON Let us pass on to something more important, the measurement of the distance to the moon, the first of the heavenly bodies to … Continue reading

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History of Astronomy From the Roman Empire to the Present, Part 2

History of Astronomy From the Roman Empire to the Present, Part 2 Chapter Two Copernicus and Galileo Ptolemy’s was still the astronomy of the world when Columbus discovered America, 1492, but there was living at that time— in the little … Continue reading

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History of Astronomy from the Roman Empire to the Present, Part 1

Kings Dethroned History of Astronomy from the Roman Empire to the Present, Part 1 A history of the evolution of astronomy from the time of the Roman Empire up to the present day; showing it to be an amazing series … Continue reading

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