Firmament
The firmament is the sky, conceived as a solid dome. According to Genesis, God created the firmament to separate the "waters above" the earth from those below. The word is anglicized from Latin firmam...
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Heavenly sphere
The celestial spheres, or celestial orbs, were the fundamental entities of the cosmological models developed by Plato, Eudoxus, Aristotle, Ptolemy, Copernicus and others. In these celestial models th...
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Flat Earth
The Flat Earth model is an archaic belief that the Earth's shape is a plane or disk. Many ancient cultures have had conceptions of a flat Earth, including Greece until the classical period, the Bronze...
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Dynamics of the celestial spheres
Ancient, medieval and Renaissance astronomers and philosophers developed many different theories about the dynamics of the celestial spheres. They explained the motions of the various nested spheres ...
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Flat Earth Society
Modern flat Earth societies, formerly represented by the International Flat Earth Research Society (IFERS), are present day organizations which aim to promote the idea based on a disputed quote in th...
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Chinese astronomy
Astronomy in China has a very long history, with historians indicating that they [the Chinese] were the most persistent and accurate observers of celestial phenomena anywhere in the world before the A...
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Indian astronomy
From pre-historic to modern times, Indian astronomy continues to play an integral role. Some of the earliest roots of Indian astronomy can be dated to the period of Indus Valley Civilization or earlie...
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Myth of the Flat Earth
The myth of the Flat Earth is the modern misconception that the prevailing cosmological view during the Middle Ages saw the Earth as flat, instead of spherical.During the early Middle Ages, virtually ...
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History of geodesy
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center's brief history of geodesy.Geodesy (/dʒiːˈɒdɨsi/),[1] also named geodetics, is the scientific discipline that deals with the measurement and representation of the Ea...
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