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___________ was the Polish astronomer that thought the sun was the center of our universe.
Copernicus
______ was the 1st to observe that light that passes through a prism would seperate into various colors.(r.o.y.g.b.i.v)
Issac Newton
starts with i
The scientist that first theorized that there was once a "super continent" joined together was _________.
Wagner
Starts with w
The "Father of Geology"
James Huton
starts with J
An American named _________ was the first to hypothsize that new crust is forming at the ocean ridges, due to magma oozing upward.
Harry Heist
h h
Thr scientist ________ named seafloor spreading.
Deats
d
The earth is ____ percent covered water and ____ percent of all the water is salt water.
71,97
no hint
Greek philosopher that theorized, incorrectly, that the earth was the center of the universe and that every thing revovled around it was __________.
Aristotle
ar
Who invented the telescope?
Galileo
2 l's
Who completed Tycho Branches work explaining mathmatically about planetary movement?
Capler
c
__________ discovered pluto by accident.
Tombough
tomb