Secrets of the Deep Sky
Optics, physics, astronomy, physiology, anatomy, philosophy, geography, mathematics, botany, acoustics, ballistics, hydraulics, architecture, sculpture, painting - none of these disciplines held any secrets for him. He discovered the laws of gravitation before Copernicus, the constancy of light emitted by the stars before Kepler. He demonstrated the laws of acceleration of falling bodies before Galileo, and developed plans for instruments and machines that were built long after he died.
Bed than in that of any other goddess or mortal. He slept with her for nine days and nights, and the result of that coupling was the birth of the nine Muses, the goddesses who preside over love poetry, epic poetry, hymns, dance, comedy, tragedy, music, history and astronomy. For the Greeks, then, the infusion of energy (Zeus) into memory (Mnemosyne) produced both creativity and knowledge.
Those who have done this notice a surprising and rewarding trend. After a reasonable length of time, the boundaries of the Mind Map begin to edge into other subjects and disciplines. Thus the periphery of a Master Mind Map on psychology begins to touch on neurophysiology, mathematics, philosophy, astronomy, geography, meteorology, ecology, and so on.
The ACT Science Reasoning Test has 40 questions that must be answered in 35 minutes. Content includes biology, chemistry, physics, and the Earth space sciences (including geology, astronomy, and meteorology). The questions evaluate your interpretation, analysis, evaluation, reasoning, and problem-solving skills. You are presented with seven passages that fall into three skill categories Data Representation, Research Summaries, and Conflicting Viewpoints. Each passage is followed by a number of multiple-choice test questions that direct you to interpret, evaluate, analyze, draw conclusions, and make predictions about the information. In the Science Reasoning Test, passages does not only mean written information there may be text, figures, charts, diagrams, tables, or any combination of these. Specifically, you will be asked to
But as Cliff Stoll said in his enlightening book High-Tech Heretic, you can't have all three. (Stoll was the astronomer who broke up an international spy ring by noticing an excess charge of seventy-five cents on his Harvard main frame computer he tells his spy-thriller, scientist-detective story in his gripping memoir, Cuckoo's Egg.)
If you follow the development of astronomy and physics and some of the sciences, you will see that Newton's work built upon Coperni-cus's, Einstein's work built upon Newton's, and Stephen Hawking's work built upon Einstein's. All these were within one category, but you can also, of course, be inspired by people outside your category.
Wearing a purple robe, holding an iron wand in his hand, the 'Master' would walk around the room touching patients at strategic points on their back and stomach. Bailly, an astronomer and member of France's Royal Academy of Science, submitted a report on Mesmer. Here is an excerpt
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