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    Dr. Smith began as a veterinarian, but she soon realized that her passion lied elsewhere. While she started late, she was lucky enough to be “at the right place and right time” to receive a job at Caltech and claims that as long as you have passion, it’s never too late to begin. “All careers have challenges,” she explained, “it’s just about choosing the one where your passions outweigh them.” All of the astronomers I interviewed possessed a passion for their field. Dr. Christensen described the job as “just fantastic” and “pure serendipity” despite the difficulties the field posed; insisting the field needed more interested astronomers, he warned me never to lose my passion, “a rare gift.” Dr. Treuthardt shared similar sentiments and expressed his love of __ in astronomy, described by him as…

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    Astronomer Edwin Hubble

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    HUBBLE REASEARCH Astronomer Edwin Hubble reversed the field of astrophysics his research helped prove the universe is expanding, and he created a classification system for galaxies that had been used for several decades.Mr. Hubble displayed a classification system that had been used for years. Edwin Hubble was born November 20th, 1889 in Missouri. He died on September 28th, 1953. He played a crucial role in establishing the field of extragalactic. He is known today as being one of the greatest…

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    The Ancient Greek astronomers played an integral part in the construction of modern astronomy and our current understanding of our solar system. They were far from the first ancient astronomers; most of their work was built upon pre-existing knowledge from the Babylonians and Egyptians. However, what distinguishes the Ancient Greek philosophers from their predecessors was their attempt to not only observe the night sky but also to understand it. The Greek astronomers theorised the workings of…

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    We watch nature on a tv screen or a small phone but, we do not realize the beauty of nature until we see it in person. In Walt Whitman’s short poem, “When I heard the Learn’d Astronomer” he describes how seeing something on a projector is nothing compared to experiencing it for yourself. This can relate to anything from how watching sports can be cool but playing sports is a lot more enjoyable. Another example that happened to me was when I went snorkeling in Hawaii, online I would see videos of…

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    Experiencing and Understanding Experiencing and understanding have an odd relationship in nature. But they both bring enlightenment to the reader or voyager. Literary examples will display how even if you fail to understand a topic you can still enjoy it, how understanding and experiencing can trigger one another, and how sometimes understanding and experiencing are completely separate events. In “When I Heard the Learn’d Astronomer,” Walt Whitman states, “How soon unaccountable I became…

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    Astronomer Giovanni Cassini Astronomer Giovanni Cassini is the scientist I chose because he discovered the moons of my favorite planet. He is associated with many amazing astronomical discoveries, including the first observations of Saturn's moons. For this reason, the Cassini spacecraft was named after him. It was launched in 1997 and plunged into the planet in 2017. Born on June 8, 1625, in Perinaldo, Republic of Genoa (now Italy), he was given the name Giovanni Domenico by his parents, Jacopo…

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    To cope with their traumas and steadily declining mental health’s, Lux Lisbon and Esther Greenwood both turn to sex as an outlet for their emotions, at this point not caring about any societal double standards or judgments. In doing this, neither really receives the gratification they are looking for and are forced to deal with their problems in different ways. a. “According to the boy’s descriptions, Lux had lost weight, thought we couldn’t tell through the binoculars. All sixteen mentioned…

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    Many were astonished that he was the one who had made the discovery since he was not an experienced astronomer. Finally in March of 1792, he cited his discover of his new planet, it even made its way to King George III, thus the planet Uranus is also known as the Georgian Planet. William Herschel’s discovery of Uranus helped lead the way to the discover of the other planets in the Solar System, it helped show that there are more planets out there, just waiting to be discovered, just as Herschel…

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    Though Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson use different structures and figurative language, they convey a similar attitude about education and religion, which are common institutions. In “When I Heard the Learn’d Astronomer” by Walt Whitman and “324” by Emily Dickinson both poets use personification to describe their tone in order to explain the view of their groups. Although, they use different poem structures and figurative language. Whitman and Dickinson have a similar attitude, in the poem…

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    As rebels of the industrial era, Romantic poets cultivated their reverence for the natural world, and shared the reverence in their poems. In "When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer", Whitman narrates his experience of depressed by the astronomer’s lecture and pleased again by looking at the stars himself. In “324” Dickinson tells within nature she can hear from God and go to heaven without the need of going to church. Though they use different poetic devices, they both express the similar…

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