Science And Astronomy Essay

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Humans have the tendency to attribute natural phenomenon to external and powerful forces, but in reality this events can be attribute to a radical alternative which states the world functions according to certain rules that are inherent in nature, no direct actions by gods. In addition the Earth consist of four basic elements which combined make all material on Earth: the earth, water, air, and fire.
Science and Astronomy have roots in Greek thinkers. One of the most influential to Astronomy was Aristotle, he developed the theories about how the universe is structured and how it functions. According to him, the Earth lies unmoving at the center of the universe and its shape is round. The sun, the moon, and stars all circle the earth. The
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For example, Venus is the brightest wandering star, Mercury and Saturn are unremarkable in their brightness. Saturn is relatively dim, drift the most slowly through the constellations, and it was named for the father of the Greek and Roman gods. Jupiter is very bright, wonder more quickly than Saturn but still not rapidly, name of the king of the gods. Mars wanders rapidly and erratically, (god of war) bright vary wildly, reddish hue, other planets are yellow and white. Venus wander but stays close to the sun, seen in the morning & evening sky, name of Greek and roman goddess of love and beauty. Mercury hangs over closing to the sun than Venus, bears the name of the swift messenger of the …show more content…
While the wandering star were carried around the Earth on the deferent, the rotation of the epicycle brought the wandering stars closer to the earth and then carried it further from Earth. When further from Earth the movement caused by the epicycle and the deferent work together and allowing the wander move in one direction against the stars. In contrast, when the wandering stars are close to the Earth, the movement caused by the epicycle and the deferent are contrary to each other, this will cause the wander to slowdown, stop, and move in opposite direction of the deferent for a little

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