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ERIC Number: EJ458249
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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ISSN: ISSN-0036-8733
Astronomy in the Age of Columbus.
Gingerich, Owen
Scientific American, v267 n5 p100-05 Nov 1992
Presents an historical perspective of astronomy. Discusses how Columbus' discovery of America demonstrated the incompleteness of the ancient knowledge of the world and paved the way for unorthodox astronomical ideas, including the sun-centered cosmology of Copernicus. (MCO)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - General; Guides - Classroom - Learner; Tests/Questionnaires
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Language: English
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