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Assignment 2-astro

Assignment 2-astro - Astrobiology Assignment 2 By Tosh...

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Astrobiology: Assignment 2 By Tosh Lloyd For: Prof. Vali Due: March 19 th , 2010
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Since the days of Copernicus scientific man has attempted to intelligibly quantify our universe in hopes of answering a few fundamental questions; where did we come from? Where are we headed? As it turns out, the answers to these questions may be floating amongst the stars. And with the right telescope one day we may see them. Our modern quest for answers began with Einstein’s theory of general relativity. Unifying and magnificent as it is, it did fall pray to some problems. The problems arose with the mixture of conventional wisdom and gravity. The static universe in which Einstein believed he lived was not real. Soon came the discovery that we do not live in a static unchanging universe but rather an ever-changing universe with a beginning. Edward Hubble aided in this discovery. His stargazing led to the notion that we are not the only galaxy in the universe but rather one of countless (400 billion in the observable universe) floating in a sea of empty space. And not only are we floating, we’re flying. Flying away
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