2 edition of Astronomical broadsheets and their scientific significance found in the catalog.
Astronomical broadsheets and their scientific significance
Written in English
From : Endeavour, New series, Vol. 3, no. 4, 1979. pp.163-170.
|Statement||P. Verón and G.A. Tammann.|
|Contributions||Tammann, G. A.|
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Astronomy is a natural science that studies celestial objects and phenomena. It uses mathematics, physics, and chemistry in order to explain their origin and evolution. Objects of interest include planets, moons, stars, nebulae, galaxies, and comets. Relevant phenomena include supernova explosions, gamma ray bursts, quasars, blazars, pulsars, and cosmic microwave background radiation. More generally, astronomy studies everything that originates outside Earth's . Relies on evidence? In the few cases where astrology has been used to generate testable expectations and the results were examined in a careful study, the evidence did not support the validity of astrological ideas. 2 This experience is common in science — scientists often test ideas that turn out to be wrong. However, one of the hallmarks of science is that ideas are modified when warranted.
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