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Do you ever feel overwhelmed by the extensive amount of jargon used in astronomy? This web site may offer visitors with an easy way to compare astronomy material from different authors. The Astronomy Thesaurus, created by Robyn M. Shobbrook of the Anglo-Australian Observatory and Robert R. Shobbrook of Sydney University, provides a way to standardize the terminology in the field of astronomy. Users can search through the web site alphabetically or by keywords. By supplying the thesaurus in English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish, this web site may also help individuals communicate with people from different cultural backgrounds.

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  • Science > General
  • Science > Astronomy

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