Solsystem, kosmos, universet
This is a modification of the Flammarion Woodcut is an enigmatic woodcut by an unknown artist. It is referred to as the Flammarion Woodcut because its first documented appearance is in page 163 of Camille Flammarions LatmosphËre: mÈtÈorologie populaire (Paris, 1888), a work on meteorology for a general audience. The woodcut depicts a man peering through the Earths atmosphere as if it were a curtain to look at the inner workings of the universe.
The original caption below the picture (not included here) translated to: «A medieval missionary tells that he has found the point where heaven and Earth meet...».
I anledning astronomiåret 2009 reflekterer Øystein Elgarøy over menneskenes forhold til stjernene. Hva må vi vite om astronomi for å delta i alminnelig dannet samtale?
Denne uken: Eskatologi
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