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Other

Description:

This tutorial talks about how the distance to the stars was determined. It begins with the first attempt made by Aristarchus and the subsequent wrong answers until final understanding was reached by the scientific community.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9

Keywords:

Space Science,distance,Astronomy,NSDL,Physics,Undergraduate (Lower Division),greek,Historical Astronomy,High School,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,parallax,Stars,Mathematics,Informal Education,Collections,History/Policy/Law,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061003061658701T,General Physics,Higher Education,size

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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