MYS206: How did humanity come to know the world around us, the structure of our planet, our solar system, and the universe. Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli discuss the mystery of the nature of the universe and the historical figures who found the answers we have today.
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Links for this episode:
- Michael Hoskin’s book The History of Astronomy
- Marcia Bartusiak’s book The Day We Found the Universe
- Video about the speed of light not being infinite
- Tycho’s Supernova
- Library of Congress article on Descartes’ Vortices
- Does the Universe Go on Forever?
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- 1994 Los Angelenos Call 911 to Report Weird Cloud in Night Sky
- Object from another star system crashed into Earth in 2014
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