Learn the history of Western astronomy through a ‘dinner meeting’ of famous astronomers from Ptolemy to Galileo in "Astronomy's Biggest Stars." Examining the history of astronomy, students see that science is a human endeavor that is limited by the observations and instruments of that era. It was not until the 16th century that the notion of the sun being the center of the known universe became scientifically accepted. With the advancement of technology and mathematics astronomers continue to enhance our understanding of the universe. This is from "Spaced Out: A Cosmic Scene" which tackles insights into the study of astronomy and physics in a humorous and entertaining fashion.
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