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The Astronomy Book

The Astronomy Book

  • Author: DK
  • Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
  • ISBN: 0241322758
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 352
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Explore the world of astronomy with key quotes and bold graphics to illustrate over 100 of the universe's biggest ideas. The Astronomy Book is an exciting voyage of discovery through the cosmos. Venture from ancient speculations about the nature of the universe, to the mind-boggling theories of recent science, including those of Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking. Learn about the incredible histories of Halley's comet, Hubble's telescope, and NASA's modern-day trailblazing, as well as the discoveries of famous figures including Ptolemy, Isaac Newton, Walter Adams, Carl Sagan, and Alan Stern. The Astronomy Book, part of DK's bestselling Big Ideas series, is is the perfect introduction to our ideas about space, time, and the physics of the cosmos.

The Astronomy Book Study Guide and Workbook

The Astronomy Book Study Guide and Workbook

  • Author: Jonathan Henry
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9780890516874
  • Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Page: 51
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If you want to be awed by God's glorious creation, just study the solar system. God's handiwork will boggle your mind! In the almost infinite expanse above us, we can examine planets, galaxies, and phenomena so beautiful and complex that we never outgrow a childlike wonder. This study guide takes you through each main idea of the Astronomy Book, which includes the following topics: How big is the universe? The origin fo the universe. The history of space exploration. Why Mars doesn't support life. Asteroid legends and the extinction of the dinosaurs. What are UFOs?

Galileo

Galileo

  • Author: Nancy Dickmann
  • Publisher: Raintree
  • ISBN: 1474758754
  • Category:
  • Page: 48
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The Realities of 'Realities' - Part II: Making Sense of Why Modern Science Advances (Volume 2)

The Realities of 'Realities' - Part II: Making Sense of Why Modern Science Advances (Volume 2)

  • Author: Fritz Dufour, MBA, DESS
  • Publisher: Fritz Dufour
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Philosophy
  • Page: 204
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The difference between Part I and Part II – Volumes 1 & 2 – of this series, is that in Part I the author showed how what we call reality starts with the inner self whereas Part II describes what, in fact, impacts and modifies the environment or reality and what are the factors behind that dynamics. What impacts and modifies the environment is science. This Volume 2 starts by showing how technology plays an important role in scientific progress. Although the relationship between the two is symbiotic, science can exist without technology but technology desperately needs science. Military technology is an example of how technology can help science advance. Some military inventions end up having civilian use. Science being at the center of society, the book makes the case for the direct impact of such social sciences as politics and economics on the advancement of science. Politics, says the author, influences science because of uncertainty in science, and economics does it thanks to the availability of money to scholars and scientists for their research. On the other hand, government also influences scientific progress through regulations. The book gives cyberspace regulation as an example. Furthermore, by showing how art influences science, the author really argues for the polyfactorial aspect of scientific progress. In that line of thought, he goes on to also prove that factors such as skepticism, curiosity, and the quest for knowledge greatly influence the advancement of science. That, says the author, “is a ninety-degree turn … By ending Part two that way, I wanted to, somehow, link it to Part I, which argues that reality starts from within.”

Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking

  • Author: Robert Snedden
  • Publisher: Raintree
  • ISBN: 1474758797
  • Category:
  • Page: 48
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The Science Book

The Science Book

Big Ideas Simply Explained

  • Author: DK
  • Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
  • ISBN: 0241202361
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 352
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All the big ideas in science, simply explained Part of the popular Big Ideas series, The Science Book explores the history of science, how scientists have sought to explain our incredible universe and how amazing scientific discoveries have been made. Discover how Galileo worked out his scientific theories of motion and inertia, why Copernicus's ideas were contentious and what the discovery of DNA meant. All the big scientific ideas and discoveries are brought to life with quirky graphics, pithy quotes and step-by-step 'mind maps', plus every area of science is covered, including astronomy, biology, chemistry, geology, maths and physics. You'll be brought up-to-date on scientific ideas from black holes to genetic engineering with eye-catching artworks showing how the ideas of key scientists have impacted our understanding of the world. Whether you are a science student or just have an interest in scientific ideas, The Science Book is a perfect way to explore this fascinating subject.

The New Astronomy Book

The New Astronomy Book

  • Author: Danny Faulkner
  • Publisher: New Leaf Publishing Group
  • ISBN: 1614584141
  • Category: Religion
  • Page: 96
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The universe is an amazing declaration of the glory and power of God! Beautiful and breathtaking in its scale, the vast expanse of the universe is one that we struggle to study, understand, or even comprehend in terms of its purpose and size. Now take an incredible look at the mysteries and marvels of space in The New Astronomy Book! Discover the best ways to observe the heavens, along with up-to-date astronomical data and concepts Learn about the dynamics of planets, stars, galaxies, and models for the cosmology of the universe What we know and are still trying to discover about planets, moons, and comets within our own solar system. If you watch the stars at night, you will see how they change. This speaks to the enormity and intricacy of design in the universe. While the stars appear timeless, they instead reflect an all–powerful Creator who speaks of them in the Bible. Many ancient pagan cultures taught that the changing stars caused the seasons to change, but unlike these pagan teachings, the Book of Job gives credit to God for both changing stars and seasons (Job 38:31-33). When Job looked at Orion, he saw about what we see today, even though he may have lived as much as 4,000 years ago.

God and the Astronomers

God and the Astronomers

  • Author: Robert Jastrow
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
  • ISBN: 9780393850062
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 149
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Summarizes current theories about the creation of the universe, compares these with the Biblical story of creation, and looks at the role of scientists in increasing our understanding of the universe

The big strawberry book of astronomy

The big strawberry book of astronomy

  • Author: Jeanne Bendick
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9780884700609
  • Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Page: 61
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Discusses many aspects of astronomy, including early astronomers, origin of the universe, the solar system, stars, galaxies, and UFO's.

God's Universe

God's Universe

  • Author: Owen Gingerich
  • Publisher: Harvard University Press
  • ISBN: 9780674023703
  • Category: Religion
  • Page: 139
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The author argues that individuals can be both a creative scientist and a believer in divine design in a critical examination of how it is possible to contemplate a universe in which God plays an interactive role that is not excluded by science.