Man’s Cosmic Home: Spanish Language Astronomy Materials Education Center

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Title: Man’s Cosmic Home

Author: Marco Arturo Moreno Corral

Publisher: Fondo de Cultura Económica

Collection: Science for Everyone

Year: 1997

ISBN: 968-16-5421-8

Suggested reader’s academic level: High School

In this 278-page book the author presents to the reader a very complete view of astronomy from the ancient times in which we first asked what is the place of the earth in the universe and what does the universe look like to our current astronomy.

Man’s Cosmic Home

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In this 278-page book the author presents to the reader a very complete view of astronomy from the ancient times in which we first asked what is the place of the earth in the universe and what does the universe look like to our current astronomy. The author explains the beginning of astronomy, ancient cosmological views, the first intents at reason, the medieval vision of the world, heliocentrism, mathematical astronomy, the dimensions and origin of the solar system, the expanding universe, the birth of astrophysics, and the galaxy and beyond.

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