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SCIENCE
The Complete Cosmos: Space Watch
 
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Pioneers

Aims
  • To show how ancient people used the motions of the heavens to measure time and establish their calendars.
  • To give a brief overview of how our ideas of the Universe have changed over time.
  • To identify the most important figures in astronomy in the past.
  • To present the important discoveries and innovations in astronomy through the ages, and demonstrate how these have increased our understanding of the Universe.