cosmography : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  the science that maps the general features of the universe; describes both heaven and earth (but without encroaching on geography or astronomy)
  • n  a representation of the earth or the heavens
    the cosmography of Ptolemy

  • When, at 16, he entered the Paris Observatory, he had already written a volume on cosmography.
  • From the dry and brittle bones of paleontology to the vast reaches of cosmography.
  • When this stance was undermined by modern cosmography and anthropology, the church began promoting instead increasingly reason-divorced myth-dogma, e.
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  • New Project Maps 3D Motions Of The Nearby Universe In Unprecedented Detail
    Watch the video " Cosmography of the Local Universe " John P. Millis , PhD for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Visualizing the Universe is quite difficult. For one, the cosmos is enormous, far beyond the dimensions the human mind can comprehend. However, there is also the technical problem that we usually see images of the Universe as a two-dimensional image or map. Without the benefit of ...
    June 14, 2013 - redOrbit

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