heliocentric model

What is an Orrery?

For centuries, human beings have been creating mechanical models the Solar System, which today is known as an orrery,

6 years ago

Who Discovered Gravity?

Among Sir Isaac Newton's many contributions to science was the discovery of gravity. one of the fundamental forces of the…

6 years ago

What Is The Geocentric Model Of The Universe?

The geocentric model of the universe, in which the Sun, planets and stars revolved around the Earth, was the accepted…

7 years ago

What Is The Heliocentric Model Of The Universe?

In 1543, Polish astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus revolutionized astronomy by proposing his heliocentric model of the Universe

7 years ago

Who Was Galileo Galilei?

When it comes to scientists who revolutionized the way we think of the universe, few names stand out like Galileo…

7 years ago

Astronomy Cast Ep. 338: Copernicus

It's safe to say that the Polish astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus shook up the whole Universe. Well, our understanding of our…

9 years ago

Kepler’s Third Law

[/caption] "The square of the orbital period of a planet is proportional to the cube of the semi-major axis of…

13 years ago

Who Discovered Jupiter?

[/caption] Jupiter is one of the 5 planets visible with the unaided eye. That means you can go out on…

13 years ago