Copernican Revolution
The Copernican Revolution was the paradigm shift from the Ptolemaic model of the heavens, which described the cosmos as having Earth stationary at the center of the universe, to the heliocentric model...
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4977 BC Universe Is Created, According To Kepler - April 27
On this day in 4977 B.C., the universe is created, according to German mathematician and astronomer Johannes Kepler, considered a founder of modern science. Kepler is best known for his theories expla...
Ballistic Pendulums Are As Awesome As They Sound
How does a ballistic pendulum give information about a bullet or ball? Here is a derivation of the classic introductory physics problem. ALTHOUGH IT’S NOT always so simple to set up, a ballistic pendu...
Copernican Revolution (metaphor)
The Copernican Revolution, which in terms of astronomy amounted to the acceptance of heliocentrism as suggested by Nicolaus Copernicus, has also been used widely as a metaphor supporting descriptions ...
Nicolaus Copernicus
Nicolaus Copernicus (/koʊˈpɜrnɪkəs, kə-/; Polish:  Mikołaj Kopernik ; German: Nikolaus Kopernikus; 19 February 1473 – 24 May 1543) was a Renaissance mathematician and astronomer...
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Galileo affair
The Galileo affair (Italian: Processo a Galileo Galilei) was a sequence of events, beginning around 1610, culminating with the trial and condemnation of Galileo Galilei by the Roman Catholic Inqui...
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Galileo Galilei
Galileo Galilei ([ɡaliˈlɛːo ɡaliˈlɛi]; 15 February 1564 – 8 January 1642), often known mononymously as Galileo, was an Italian physicist, mathematician, engineer, astronomer, and philosopher who ...
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Johannes Kepler
Johannes Kepler ([ˈkʰɛplɐ]; December 27, 1571 – November 15, 1630) was a German mathematician, astronomer, and astrologer. A key figure in the 17th century scientific revolution, he is best known...
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Isaac Newton
Sir Isaac Newton (/ˈnjuːtən/; 25 December 1642 – 20 March 1726/7) was an English physicist and mathematician (described in his own day as a "natural philosopher") who is widely recogni...
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4977 BC Universe Is Created, According To Kepler - April 27
On this day in 4977 B.C., the universe is created, according to German mathematician and astronomer Johannes Kepler, considered a founder of modern science. Kepler is best known for his theories expla...
Astronomical interferometry
An astronomical interferometer is an array of telescopes or mirror segments acting together to probe structures with higher resolution by means of interferometry. The benefit of the interferometer is ...
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Ballistic Pendulums Are As Awesome As They Sound
How does a ballistic pendulum give information about a bullet or ball? Here is a derivation of the classic introductory physics problem. ALTHOUGH IT’S NOT always so simple to set up, a ballistic pendu...
Cesare Cremonini (philosopher)
Cesare Cremonini, sometimes Cesare Cremonino ([ˈtʃezare kremoˈnini]; 22 December 1550 – 19 July 1631) was an Italian professor of natural philosophy, working rationalism (against revelation) and Arist...
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Sidereus Nuncius
Sidereus Nuncius (usually Sidereal Messenger, also Starry Messenger or Sidereal Message) is a short astronomical treatise (or pamphlet) published in New Latin by Galileo Galilei in March 1610. It was...
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Kepler (lunar crater)
Kepler (Latin Keplerus) is a lunar impact crater that lies between the Oceanus Procellarum to the west and Mare Insularum in the east. To the southeast is the crater Encke.Kepler is most notable for t...
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Copernican principle
In physical cosmology, the Copernican principle, named after Nicolaus Copernicus, is a working assumption that arises from a modified cosmological extension of Copernicus' Sun centered Heliocentric Un...
Vincenzo Maculani
Vincenzo Maculani (11 September 1578 - 16 February 1667) was an Italian Catholic Cardinal, inquisitor and military architect. He was known as a severe man, harsh and without compassion, who preferred ...
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Nicolaus Copernicus Gesamtausgabe
The Nicolaus Copernicus Gesamtausgabe (Nicolaus Copernicus Complete Edition) is a comprehensive, commented collection of works by, about, and related to Nicolaus Copernicus. The Gesamtausgabe includes...
Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica
Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica, Latin for "Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy", often referred to as simply the Principia, is a work in three books by Sir Isaac Newton, in Lati...
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Giovanni Francesco Sagredo
Giovanni Francesco Sagredo (1571– 5 March 1620) was a Venetian mathematician and close friend of Galileo, who wrote:Many years ago I was often to be found in the marvelous city of Venice, in dis...
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Visible-light astronomy
Visible-light astronomy encompasses a wide variety of observations via telescopes that are sensitive in the range of visible light (optical telescopes). It includes imaging, where a picture of some s...
Kepler College
Kepler College (formerly Kepler College of Astrological Arts and Sciences) is an unaccredited institution of higher learning which was permitted by the state of Washington to grant degrees between Ma...
And Yet It Moves
And Yet It Moves is a platform video game developed by independent developer Broken Rules. The game was released for Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux on April 2, 2009, and a Wii port was release...
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Astronomer Copernicus, or Conversations with God
Astronomer Copernicus, or Conversations with God (Polish: Astronom Kopernik, czyli rozmowa z Bogiem) is an oil painting by the Polish artist Jan Matejko, finished in 1873, depicting Nicolaus Coper...
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Robert Sungenis
Robert A. Sungenis (born 1955) is an American Catholic author of apologetic and polemical works critiquing the Protestant doctrines of Faith Alone and Scripture Alone. He is the founder and president ...
Europa (moon)
Europa /jʊˈroʊpə/ (Jupiter II), is the sixth-closest moon of the planet Jupiter, and the smallest of its four Galilean satellites, but still the sixth-largest moon in the Solar System. Europa was disc...
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Kepler triangle
A Kepler triangle is a right triangle with edge lengths in geometric progression. The ratio of the edges of a Kepler triangle is linked to the golden ratioand can be written: , or approximately 1 ...
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