A decisive step was taken in the seventeenth century by Johannus Kepler in Germany, a renowned mathematician, the founding father of modern astronomy. Protestant of confession and thus little concerned by the recommendations of Rome which was in a blind alley, Kepler did not seek to “save the phenomena” while maintaining at any cost the …
In China, the greatest astronomer of the Middle Kingdom was Tcheou Kong, the brother of Emperor Wou Wang who lived in the eleventh century before our era. He built an observatory in the city of Honan-fu, determined the position of the solstices, discovered the latitude, and deduced the inclination of the axis of the Earth …
Most astronomy positions require a Ph.D. in the field of astronomy, which usually takes 5-7 years to complete. These programs are likely to contain courses in astrophysics, stellar and planetary physics, galaxies, cosmology, interstellar medium and optics.
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It is called “astronaut” in Europe and “cosmonaut” in Russia but these words mean the same thing.
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