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first man to suggest that the earth revolved around the sun
involves the study of matter and engery in the structure of the universe
an intrument that is used to obersve faraway objects
the earth revolves around the sun in how many days
365 days and 366 in a leap year
the moon orbits the earth in how many days
28 days which is one month
planets in order
what planet is in the milky way that we live on
the basic types of galaxies are
a spiral b elliptical c irregular
a unit of length equal to the average distance between the earth and the sun (93 million miles)
astromical unit (AU)
the distance light travels in a vacuum in one earth year(6 trillion miles)
order of the universe [smallest to largest]
our planet is exactly in the right position for life to survive
our planet exactly has the right balance for living things to survive.
air, preditors vs. prey.
the earth was desinged and positioned in just the right way for life to exist here.
The Anthropic Principle
-are alike because we are positioned "just right" for life to exist
Goldilocks and the Anthropic Principle