What is Pluto?

Pluto is a dwarf planet, that is to say, a celestial body that draws an orbit around the Sun and that its mass is sufficient…

THE RENAISSANCE.

THE RENAISSANCE. This period is the arrival point of humanism characterized by a wide cultural movement that occurs in Western Europe during the fifteenth and…

Astronomy History 2 EGYPT

EGYPT The Nile was vital to Egyptian culture since the stone age. Climate change and desertification Sahara around 8000 BC. C. forced the migrated and…

HISTORY OF THE ASTRONOMY

Astronomy is one of the oldest sciences and at the same time one of the most modern. Apparently despised until a few years ago, under…

Galileo

Galileo was born in Pisa in 1564 (the year Michelangelo died) and died in Arcetri in 1642 (the year Newton was born). Dedse 1597 he…

Tycho Brahe

Tycho Brahe (1546 – 1601) after studying at various European universities, returned to Denmark, his homeland, where he was appointed Astronomer Royal. Thanks to the…

Copernican innovation

“The very famous and very learned Nicolaus Copernicus, incomparable astronomer” was canon of Warmia – a province governed by his uncle and tutor, Bishop Luis…