Astronomy Essay | Ancient Greek Astronomy

This student essay consists of approximately 6 pages of analysis of Ancient Greek Astronomy.
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Ancient Greek Astronomy

Summary: Discusses ancient greek astronomy's background and how it has shaped our laws of astronomy.  Gives vague significance of many astronomers.
For countless centuries, man has looked to the sky, marveling at the multitude of stars, planets, and even the occasional comet.  Some merely looked with wonder, but others, they wanted to know more, wanted to know what those stars were, what they were made of, and what else was beyond the looking glass of the naked eye.  Man developed telescopes, and so saw bits and pieces of what they craved, yet they did not know how to explain it.  Enter: the birth of astronomy.  Well alright, not exactly the birth of astronomy, but "little by little, however, given the unvarying cyclical nature of many celestial phenomena, mankind became aware of the existence of a world where the caprice of the elements and the unpredictability of supernatural forces was unknown but that was governed by laws capable of being discovered.  This was the...

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