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Famous Astronomers and Astrophysicists - From Galileo to Neil deGrasse Tyson: Science Kids Series

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This title is a part of the series Science Kids Series

Catalogue Number:  WE0342
Producer:  Wonderscape Entertainment
Producers:  Yonis, Jeff; Gallo, Fred
Directors:  Yonis, Jeff; Gallo, Fred
Producing Agencies:  Wonderscape Entertainment, LLC
Subject:  Astronomy, Physics, Science
Language:  English
Grade Level:  6 - 8, 9 - 12
Country Of Origin:  United States
Copyright Year:  2023
Running Time:  26:32

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Learn about famous astronomers and astrophysicists who have significantly advanced our understanding of the universe, their major discoveries, theories, and contributions to astronomy and astrophysics.  Includes: church opposition to the heliocentric system proposed by Copernicus; astronomer Tycho Brahe’s discovery that stars changed over time; Kepler’s theories of planetary motion; the founder of modern science Galileo’s experiments and astronomical discoveries confirmed the heliocentric theory; Hubble’s discoveries about nebulae, other galaxies, the expanding universe, and the Big Bang Theory; Vera Rubin’s work on galaxy clustering, spiral galaxies, and dark matter; stellar astrophysicist Cecelia Payne’s study of high-luminosity stars, the Milky Way, and stellar evolution; astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson‘s many books, writings, and TV appearances which have helped people understand the complex concepts of astrophysics.

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