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Series: Big ideas
Publication Date: 28 Aug 2017
Suitable for: Secondary
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How do we measure the Universe? Where is the event horizon? What is dark matter?
Since the dawn of humankind, people have look upwards at the heavens and tried to understand them. Over the centuries since, the science of astronomy has pushed back the frontiers of human knowledge in an attempt to understand the Universe and our place within it.
From myth to science 600BCE-1550CE
The telescope revolution 1550-1750
Uranus to Neptune 1750-1850
The rise of astrophysics 1850-1915
Atoms, stars, and galaxies 1915-1950
New windows on the universe 1950-1975
The triumph of technology 1975-present