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A misleading book title that creates the wrong impression

A new biography of Johannes Kepler has just appeared and although I haven’t even seen it yet, let alone read it, it brings out the HistSci Hulk side of my personality. 1,816 more words

History Of Astronomy

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Flat Earth Revisited

Recently the flat earth model of the earth has resurfaced in the alternative and conspiracy research community. Some folks claim the flat earth movement is completely made up of co-intelpro agents with the purpose of discrediting conspiracy theorists, the alt-right and other people searching for truth and sanity. 1,100 more words


Goodnight Moon: Kepler’s 'Somnium'

by guest contributor Nicholas Bellinson

One Bohemian night in 1608, the Imperial Mathematician gazed up at the moon and the stars. In the seven years since he had received that title, Johannes Kepler had discovered many things about these celestial bodies, some true and some (as Hesiod said) like the truth: that planets moved around the sun, not the earth; that they moved in ellipses, not perfect circles; that they were enormous magnets – to name a few. 1,075 more words

Think Pieces

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Wheels within Wheels

In the previous post, I left off the history of astronomy with Claudius Ptolemy, the last and greatest of the astronomers of ancient times. It was Ptolemy who brought the science of astronomy to its apex in classical times. 1,377 more words


Galileo Was Wrong

That is the idea behind an odd website that I found which promotes the theory of geocentrism or the idea that the Earth is the center of the… 1,257 more words


Interview 012 - Dr. Robert Sungenis on Geocentrism


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Today we are joined by Dr. Robert Sungenis, author of Galileo was Wrong and the executive producer of the Science documentary… 378 more words