HyperDic: astrónomo

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NOMBREperson astrónomo, uranologista physicist who studies astronomy
Español > astrónomo: 1 sentido > nombre 1, person
SentidoA physicist who studies astronomy.
CategoríaastronomíaThe branch of physics that studies celestial bodies and the universe as a whole
CasosAlhacen, Ibn al-HaythamAn Egyptian polymath (born in Iraq) whose research in geometry and optics was influential into the 17th century
AnaximandroA presocratic Greek philosopher and student of Thales who believed the universal substance to be infinity rather than something resembling ordinary objects (611-547 BC)
Anders Celsius, CelsiusSwedish astronomer who devised the centigrade thermometer (1701-1744)
Arthur Stanley Eddington, Eddington, Sir Arthur Stanley EddingtonEnglish astronomer remembered for his popular elucidation of relativity theory (1882-1944)
Asaph HallUnited States astronomer who discovered Phobos and Deimos (the two satellites of Mars) (1829-1907)
Benjamin Peirce, PeirceUnited States mathematician and astronomer remembered for his studies / studies of Uranus and Saturn and Neptune (1809-1880)
Brahe, Tycho BraheDanish astronomer whose observations of the planets provided the basis for Kepler's laws of planetary motion (1546-1601)
Claudio Ptolomeo, Ptolomeo, TolomeoAlexandrian astronomer (of the 2nd century) who proposed a geocentric system of astronomy that was undisputed until the late Renaissance
Clyde Tombaugh, Clyde William TombaughUnited States astronomer who discovered the planet Pluto (1906-1997)
Copérnico, Nicolaus CopernicusPolish astronomer who produced a workable model of the solar system with the sun in the center (1473-1543)
David RittenhouseUnited States astronomer said to have built the first telescope made in America
Edmond Halley, Edmund HalleyEnglish astronomer who used Newton's laws of motion to predict the period of a comet (1656-1742)
Eratóstenes, EratosthenesGreek mathematician and astronomer who estimated the circumference of the earth and the distances to the Moon and sun (276-194 BC)
Friedrich Wilhelm BesselGerman mathematician and astronomer who made accurate measurements of stellar distances and who predicted the existence on an 8th planet (1784-1846)
Galileo Galilei, GalileoItalian astronomer and mathematician who was the first to use a telescope to study the stars
George Ellery HaleUnited States astronomer who discovered that sunspots are associated with strong magnetic fields (1868-1938)
Gerard Kuiper, Gerard Peter KuiperUnited States astronomer (born in the Netherlands) who studied the solar system and suggested in 1951 that there is a belt of comet-like debris at the edge of the solar system (1905-1973)
Giovanni Virginio Schiaparelli, SchiaparelliItalian astronomer who first noted lines (which he called canals) on the surface of Mars (1835-1910)
Harlow Shapley, ShapleyUnited States astronomer (1885-1972)
Henry Norris RussellUnited States astronomer who developed a theory of stellar evolution (1877-1957)
HiparcoGreek astronomer and mathematician who discovered the precession of the equinoxes and made the first known star chart and is said to have invented trigonometry (second century BC)
HypatiaGreek philosopher and astronomer
Johan Kepler, Johannes Kepler, KeplerGerman astronomer who first stated laws of planetary motion (1571-1630)
John Herschel, Sir John Frederick William HerschelEnglish astronomer (son of William Herschel) who extended the catalogue of stars to the southern hemisphere and did pioneering work in photography (1792-1871)
LaplaceFrench mathematician and astronomer who formulated the nebular hypothesis concerning the origins of the solar system and who developed the theory of probability (1749-1827)
Maria MitchellUnited States astronomer who studied sunspots and nebulae (1818-1889)
Newcomb, Simon NewcombUnited States astronomer (1835-1909)
Omar KhayyamPersian poet and mathematician and astronomer whose poetry was popularized by Edward Fitzgerald's translation (1050-1123)
Percival LowellUnited States astronomer whose studies / studies of Mars led him to conclude that Mars was inhabited (1855-1916)
RegiomontanusGerman mathematician and astronomer (1436-1476)
Sir William HugginsEnglish astronomer who pioneered spectroscopic analysis in astronomy and who discovered the red shift (1824-1910)
Tales, ThalesA presocratic Greek philosopher and astronomer (who predicted an eclipse in 585 BC) who was said by Aristotle to be the founder of physical science
William HerschelEnglish astronomer (born in Germany) who discovered infrared light and who catalogued the stars and discovered the planet Uranus (1738-1822)
EspecíficoastrofísicoAn astronomer who studies the physical properties of celestial bodies
cosmólogoAn astronomer who studies the evolution and space-time relations of the universe
Generalfísica, físicoA scientist trained in physics
Inglésastronomer, uranologist, stargazer
Catalánastrònom, uranologist
NombresastronomíaThe branch of physics that studies celestial bodies and the universe as a whole
Verbosmirar las estrellasobserve / observe the stars

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