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Read the latest news and articles about astronomy and space science. Plus, amazing photos of the night sky and dramatic imagery of cosmic phenomena.
What is Astronomy? Definition & History - Space.com
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Sep 7, 2017 ... In curriculum for K-4 students, NASA defines astronomy as simple "the study of stars, planets and space." Astronomy and astrology were historically associated, but astrology is not a science and is no longer recognized as having anything to do with astronomy. Below we discuss the history of astronomy and ...
Astronomy - ScienceDaily
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Astronomy is the scientific study of celestial objects (such as stars, planets, comets, and galaxies) and phenomena that originate outside the Earth's atmosphere (such as the cosmic background radiation). It is concerned with the evolution, physics, chemistry, meteorology, and motion of celestial objects, as well as the ...
Astronomy - Wikipedia
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The English astronomer John Flamsteed catalogued over 3000 stars. Further discoveries paralleled the improvements in the size and quality of the telescope. More extensive star catalogues were produced by Lacaille. The astronomer William Herschel made a detailed catalog of ...
astronomy | Popular Science
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An amateur astronomer accidentally caught an exploding star on camera—and it gets better. He was excited to test his new camera, but he also captured something totally unique. By Mary Beth Griggs · DIY ...
Cosmology and astronomy | Science | Khan Academy
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It's a great, big universe out there. In this section of Khan Academy, you'll learn about the brain-bending vastness of time and space. We go from plate tectonics here on Earth to entire galaxies and beyond.
Astronomy News - Space News, Exploration News, Earth Science ...
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Phys.org provides the latest news on astronomy, space, earth science and space exploration.
Astronomy | Science | The Guardian
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23 hours ago ... 3:09. Published: 14 Mar 2018. Cosmology's brightest star Stephen Hawking dies aged 76 – video. About 2,161 results for Astronomy. 1 2 3 4 … next. Topics. Space · Physics · Stephen Hawking · Black holes · Spring · US · World · Environment · Soccer · US politics · Business · Tech · Science · Homelessness.
News | Astronomy.com
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NASA's Juno Mission Provides Infrared Tour of Jupiter's North Pole. Scientists working on NASA's Juno mission to Jupiter shared a 3-D infrared movie depicting densely packed cyclones and anticyclones that permeate the planet's polar regions, and the first detailed view of a dynamo, or engine, powering the magnetic fi.
astronomy | Definition & Facts | Britannica.com
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Astronomy, science that encompasses the study of all extraterrestrial objects and phenomena. Until the invention of the telescope and the discovery of the laws of motion and gravity in the 17th century, astronomy was primarily concerned with noting and predicting the positions of the Sun, Moon, and planets, originally for ...
Space Science: Astronomy for Kids - Ducksters
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What is Astronomy? Astronomy is the branch of science that studies outer space focusing on celestial bodies such as stars, comets, planets, and galaxies. History of Astronomy Perhaps one of the oldest sciences, we have record of people studying astronomy as far back as Ancient Mesopotamia. Later civilizations such as ...
Astronomy is the World's Oldest Science - ThoughtCo
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Jul 19, 2017 ... Astronomy is the scientific study of all objects beyond our world. The word comes to us from the ancient Greeks, and is their term for "star law", It is also the science that allows us to apply physical laws to help us understand the origins of our universe and the objects in it. Both professional and amateur ...
Astronomy: The Science of the Stars | Middle East | Al ...
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Oct 13, 2015 ... We explore the evolution of astronomy, from Persian astronomer al-Tusi to Copernicus and the space scientists of today.
Astronomy | Carnegie Institution for Science
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CarnegieScience.edu showcases the exciting discoveries of our pioneering researchers in astronomy, Earth and planetary science, genetics and developmental biology, global ecology, matter at extremes states, and plant science. It also features our science education programs, and much, much more.
Astronomy Q&A: Science- and Hobby-Based Questions and ...
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Deepen your knowledge of astronomy as a science as you browse these Q&As and learn about the universe's fascinating array of celestial bodies, from planets to stars to black holes. Discover the difference (and evidence for) dark energy and dark matter, and learn about worlds closer to home such as Venus and Saturn.

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