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    One theory that was argued for a time was if the earth was a sphere. There was hypothesis that the earth was square. There were four corners and the mountains were at the edge, supporting the vault of the sky. However, Aristotle disagreed due to all the evidence he devised. He noticed the gradual disappearance of ships over the horizon, the tops of the sails disappearing last. There was also the shape of the curved shadows of the earth on the moon during eclipses and the variation of the star’s elevation with latitude. The fact that one sees new stars as ones move north or south on the earth’s surface was a backing to this idea. Another one, which most wouldn’t guess would be elephants. When someone travels west from Greece, they find elephants (African). When someone travels East they’ll find elephants (Asian) and they won’t realize they are different kinds of elephants. They would think that when they were traveling they ended up in the same place but going in opposite directions. Aristotle was a great astronomer and he’s the reason the world knows the planet is a sphere. Another theory that the Greeks had was that they weren’t the…

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    year Karl Schwarzschild proved that theory correct. And people have performed more and more experiments to enhance our understanding of black holes. In 2015 a star 25x the size of our sun was supposed to explode into a huge supernova but it got crushed under it's own weight and became a new black hole and that is the only black hole we have seen form in record. Our universe would be really different if we didn't have black holes so i'm going to tell you about how the universe would be…

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    "The sky is filled with stars, invisible by day."-Brainy Quote. There are a hundred stars in the sky on a clear night. There are also hundred more when looking through a telescope. With the announcment of the detection of the star Proxima Centauri, it set off excitement in the scientist community about an "Earth-like" star. Proxima Centauri is a red dwarf srat that has lowmass and is about 4.25 light years from the Sun. This star was discovered by Robert Innes who was an astronomer in…

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    the centre of the Milky Way. It contains a number of notable stars and deep sky objects, which makes it easier to find. The three main stars it contains are Antares, Shaula, and In Greek mythology, the constellation Scorpius was identified with the scorpion that killed Orion, the mythical hunter. The two constellations lie opposite each other in the sky, and Orion is said to be fleeing from the scorpion as it sets just as Scorpius rises. Antares Antares is known as the heart of the Scorpius…

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    HOW THE SUN CAME TO BE By Coleton Frizzle Long ago before the Sun was a huge star, it was a normal day until the smallest star ever born. Its name was “Sun.” Everyday Sun tried to talk to the other stars, all they did was laugh and say. “Look it’s midget man! The smallest star in-the galaxy!” All Sun could do was bow down his head and say nothing. One day the Sun ran into Sundray, the biggest star of them all, and his guards, the planets. “Look who it is, its Sun the smallest of them…

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    don't know going on below my feet in the ocean scare the crap out of me, but that big star filled sky does as well. It doesn't just scare me, but it probably scares and excites scientists studying it all over the world. Since we only know a fraction of the inter-workings of the universe, there are many questions and things going on that we simply have no answer for yet. Dark Energy darkenergy-1 Dark Energy is the unknown force/energy that takes up around 70% of the universe. Sure, you look up…

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    Pentacles Research Paper

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    A Pentacle is very similar to a pentagram. A pentagram is a five-pointed star, each point representing one of the five elements, earth, air, fire, water, and akasha also known as spirit. A pentacle is a pentagram encased in another shape; most commonly a circle but it can any shape, a pentagon, a triangle, or another star. The word its self is broken down into two pieces, “penta” meaning five sided, and “cle” referencing the circle. It is a symbol cloaked in history and dripping with meaning. …

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    Leon Battista Alberti

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    Quod phoenix est ut incenderent existo.’-The phoenix must burn to emerge. In accordance to this statement everything in this cosmos at one point of time must be reborn to emerge stronger than ever. There is a specific period in life when humans at a certain time become retrospective. Rebirth or The Renaissance during the Quattrocento period in Italy epitomized this phenomenon. Classical antiquity and the interest and learning that accompanied it was reborn after the Middle Ages in a period…

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    A star is known as “a fixed luminous point in the night sky that is a large, remote incandescent body like the sun” (Oxford Dictionary). The life cycle of a star is a very complex and magnificent process. Every star starts out as a nebula and have their own physical features. They all evolve and turn into something beautiful. Every star's physical features vary. Their diameters can range from 450 times smaller to 1,000 times larger than the sun. Temperatures expand from 3,000 degrees Celsius to…

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    Young Earth Creationism is a theory that states that the universe, including Earth, is 6000-12000 years old and was created in six literal days (Mortenson, 2011). One of the main arguments for this theory is that there are many naturally occurring phenomena in the universe which show that YEC is the only viable theory. This argument was proposed by Dr. Russell Humphreys, an expert in YEC. One of these phenomena includes the spiral shape of the known galaxies. Humphreys suggests that the spiral…

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