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ch3conceptmap-ans - AST 2002 Sec 0004 Fall 2009 Notice that...

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AST 2002 Sec 0004 - Fall 2009 Notice that there are several possible answers for each sentence. I give only one option here. 1. The Ancient Greeks had a fundamental assumption about the Universe that involved the perfection of the heavens. 2. The Ancient Greeks had a fundamental assumption about the Universe saying that if Earth were orbiting the Sun, they would see the parallax of the stars. 3. The Ancient Greeks had a fundamental assumption about the Universe that involved a stationary Earth. 4. The dominant model of the Universe in the time of the Ancient Greeks was the geocentric model, and within their worldview, they believed there was strong evidence in favor of this model. 5. The perfection of the heavens was an idea that the Ancient Greeks held dearly and which stated that all things in the sky must be either spheres or circles. 6. Ptolemy was an Ancient Greek that came up with a sophisticated geocentric model of the Universe that lasted for 1500 years.
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