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    Astronomy is a very interesting career. It is the branch of science that deals with outer space objects, space, and the physical universe as a whole. They use data on movements, compositions, and other properties of space objects and phenomena. I chose this career because astronomers make a good bit of money, and also because I enjoy reading and learning about outer space. They increase our understanding of the universe, and our place in it. There are a number of skills needed for an astronomer. They need to be good at physics and math. Astronomers work a lot with computers so good computer and programming skills are helpful. Some build their own instruments that they use to work with, so those people who do so need to learn about electronics, materials fabrication, and machining. Many astronomers teach as they learn so they need to have good teaching skills. In order for them to write grant proposals to get money and telescope time for their projects they need to be good at writing. Good communication is helpful as well. They need this to be able to communicate with their colleagues and share…

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    What Shaped Astronomy Have you ever looked up and wondered how man ever figured out that there are different planets and galaxies around the world and how they the can affect man . In the renaissance era astronomy was expanding in many ways helping us understand the world we live in . with new people finding astronomy interesting comes new inventions or devices that help use learn more about the bodies in space. In the renaissance period galileo was very important along with technology that…

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    Ancient Greek Astronomy

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    correlation between astronomy and the ancient Greeks. This correlation became more prominent as the curiosity of the idea of not being alone in the universe and scientifically explaining what's out there became stronger. The idea that the Greeks relied on their religion to explain the things they did not understand is a great one. It is clear and easily proven that astronomy played a huge role in the religion, even in the beginning of it. "The nocturnal character of some Greek religious…

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    elementary school to my freshman year of high school, I remembered the passion those nights with my father had sparked so long ago, and my major seemed clear: astronomy, or as I later realized, astrophysics. Astronomy is a field of science that studies space, and astrophysics is a branch that focuses on the physical and chemical aspects. Since I had always loved chemistry, physics, and space, the field seemed perfect, but when I delved deeper into the subject through research and interviews,…

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    The ancient Greeks contributed much to modern astronomy, inventing and utilizing the scientific method to study and chart the heavens through experiments, careful observation and meticulous records of their findings. However, they were not only good at the observational aspect of astronomy, but also the theoretical aspect as well, speculating about the Universe's size, structure and nature, and about everything that the Universe encompassed. Indeed, the Greeks were masters of this art, and their…

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    PREHISTORIC TO MIDDLE AGE ASTRONOMY Over the course of countless millennia, astronomy has served as a widespread source of curiosity amongst mankind. The stars, planets and various other objects that engulf our skies have captured the interests of this world’s inhabitants, from the simplest of tribesmen to city dwelling scholars and philosophers alike. As early as 32,000 years ago, humans are believed to have been tracking cosmic cycles like our Moon’s phases (Burnham, Dyer & Kanpipe 22).…

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    Ava Hutchins#15 November 16, 2015 Social Studies/ ELA Mrs. Popolizio/Ms. Polini Ancient Islamic Astronomy Our century is currently the most advanced time period in history because we are so advanced in math, technology, astronomy, etc. The more we learn, the more advanced we are. Now think about the civilizations before us, they have made some discoveries that may seem dull to us, but they are actually extremely important. Without the little discoveries of astronomy, would we even…

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    Greek Astronomy Essay

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    The breakthroughs achieved by Galileo, Kepler, and Newton revolutionized our worlds understanding of the universe. They were willing to accept the consequences of their discoveries, and made surmountable contributions to the furtherment astronomy. Early astronomy at one time called archaeoastronom, struggled to comprehend how the universe allied with the nature of human kind. Early Greek astronomy searched for understanding outside traditional religious beliefs, and assumed a more philosophical…

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    How is the different between ancient Chinese astronomy and the western Astronomy is one of the most ancient disciplines and it can be traced back to around thousands of years ago. (Unsold et al 2001, p.6) As for the ancient Chinese astronomy and ancient western astronomy during their origin period both had a very similar purpose – fate and surviving. More specifically, when ancient human realized to observe stars by naked eyes, they all thought the stars and sky are holy; during the ancient…

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    Astronomy Vs Astronomy

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    Using the most the most comprehensive telescope ever created astronomers have found that the universe is slowly dying. By looking at a lot of data, 200,000 galaxies in 21 wavelengths, they have found out that our universe was producing two times the amount of energy 2 billion years ago, in comparison to today. Eventually our universe with be cold, empty, darkness, but we do not have to worry because scientists suspect that our sun will burn out long before our universe does. The area of…

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