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Video Assignment 2 “What’s Up in the Universe?” HONR217 – Tuesday Logan Miller 111076642 Freshmen History Major 2111, Denton Hall University of Maryland College Park, MD 20742 logan0111@yahoo.com 609-335-8091 I. Astronomy – our relationship to the universe A. More than simply science
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1. Art and science formerly one a. Leonardo Da Vinci B. Nature of humanity is to explore 1. Relationship between past navigation and exploration on Earth and future in Space 2. Polynesians used stars to navigate the Pacific Ocean a. Reached out across open ocean b. Currently, must reach out across space to other planets 3. Ancient Polynesians could navigate to remote locations without instruments a. Easter Island, Rapa Nui, required skilled navigation techniques using celestial bodies II. Moon and Earth A. Moon rocks look like Earth material 1. Subject to some extra heating event 2. Believed to be an impact that the Earth experienced 3. Hit at an off-center angle, started Earth spinning B. Moon coalesced from material after impact with Earth 1. Unique situation a. Without moon, Earth probably remain uninhabitable 2. Moon originally very close to Earth a. Earth’s day only four or five hours long C. In order to communicate basic principles, better to combine art and science
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