... (1865), who based his conception on the [[Great Mosque of Samarra|Minaret of Samarra]].]]
...is story is often used within a religious context to explain the existence of many different languages.
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...|280px|This view from the [[International Space Station]] shows the shadow of the Moon cast upon the eastern [[Mediterranean Sea]] near [[Cyprus]]. ''[[N
...t to the star is called the '''occulting object,''' as it blocks the light of the star as seen from the more distant object.
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...ge:Internal view of the Stanford torus.jpg|thumb|350px|Artist's conception of a [[space habitat]] called the [[Stanford torus]], by [[Don Davis (artist)|
...fiction themes|theme]] in [[science fiction]], as well as a long-term goal of various national [[space program]]s.
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...ome views include humans (consciousness, activities, etc), but independent of their creations.
... character or fundamental quality of a person or thing, it is in the sense of the '''natural world''', '''physical universe''', or '''material world''' '
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| symbol = [[Image:Neptune symbol.svg|25px|Astronomical symbol of Neptune]]
| caption = Image of Neptune taken by ''Voyager 2'' in 1989.
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... planet]]s (including [[Pluto]]) with their four known moons, and billions of [[small solar system body|small bodies]], classified primarily as [[asteroi
* the [[asteroid belt]] of small rocky bodies
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...humb|right|Understanding planetary habitability is partly an extrapolation of the [[Earth]]'s conditions, as it is the only [[planet]] currently known to
...regard is a component of [[planetary science]] and the emerging discipline of [[astrobiology]].
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... came from asteroids, gives us precious information on the early evolution of our [[solar system]]. They are precious gifts to humanity so that we can un
...ds of asteroids have been discovered within the solar system, and the rate of discovery has been increasing. Each asteroid discovered is given a tentativ
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| symbol = [[File:Pluto symbol.png|25px|Astronomical symbol of Pluto]]
| caption = Computer-generated map of Pluto from [[Hubble space telescope|Hubble]] images, synthesized true color
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...The brown dwarf, called Gliese 229B, is about 20 to 50 times the mass of [[Jupiter]].]]
...egieinstitution.org/News4-3,2001.html Are They Planets or What?]) and 80 [[Jupiter]] masses (<math>M_J</math>). Alternative names have been proposed, includin
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... [[coaxial]] with the [[Earth]]. All objects in the [[sky]] can be thought of as lying upon the sphere. Projected from their corresponding [[geographic]]
...e|Aristotelic]] and [[Ptolemaic]] models, the celestial sphere was thought of as a physical reality rather than a geometrical projection.
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|alma_mater = [[University of Chicago]]
|known_for = [[SETI|Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence (SETI)]]<br/>[[Cosmos: A Personal Voyage
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[[Image:Glieseupdated.jpg|thumb|235px|right|Artist's impression of Gilese 581 c, the first extrasolar planet discovered in its star's habitabl
...e from [[humanoid]] and monstrous beings to life at the much smaller scale of [[bacterium|bacteria]].
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... our [[solar system]] and is named after the [[Roman mythology|Roman god]] of war. It is also known as the "Red Planet," due to its reddish appearance wh
...llite|moon]]s, [[Phobos (moon)|Phobos]] and [[Deimos (moon)|Deimos]], both of which are small and oddly shaped.
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[[Image:Kuiper oort.jpg|350px|right|thumb|Artist's rendering of the Kuiper Belt and hypothetical more distant [[Oort cloud]].]]
...he [[Sun]]. The objects within the Kuiper belt, together with the members of the [[scattered disk]] extending beyond, are collectively referred to as [[
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[[Image:DianaLouvre.jpg|thumb|150px|The [[Diana of Versailles]]]]
... [[Latona]], Diana was born with her twin brother [[Apollo]] on the island of [[Delos]].
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... was [[Mariner 10]], from 1974 to 1975, which mapped only 40 to 45 percent of the planet's surface.
... the Sun would appear directly overhead) being the hottest and the bottoms of craters near the [[geographical poles]] being the coldest.
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...erm "Doppler [[radar]]" used for [[weather]] reports. Moreover, the impact of Doppler's work on [[astronomy]] has been enormous, particularly as the [[Do
..., he was allowed to follow an academic career. His father asked the advice of Simon Stampfer, a local educator, as to the boy's future. Stampfer recogniz
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[[File:Planets2013.jpg|thumb|right|420px|The eight '''planets''' of the solar system. ''(Sizes to scale; distances and illumination not to scal
...u.org/news/pressreleases/detail/iau0603/ IAU 2006 General Assembly: Result of the IAU Resolution votes.] Retrieved May 6, 2015.</ref>
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[[Image:Universum.jpg|thumb|300px|Color enhanced version of the Flammarion woodcut. The original was published in Paris in 1888.]]
...=mathematicus&service=&searchtype=stemmed&service=latin2english Definition of “mathematicus.”] Retrieved July 3, 2007. </ref>
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