Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM

Copy

Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.

DeleteCancel

Make your likes visible on Facebook?

Connect your Facebook account to Prezi and let your likes appear on your timeline.
You can change this under Settings & Account at any time.

No, thanks

Astronomy Timeline

No description
by

Sam Spicher

on 7 November 2013

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of Astronomy Timeline

Astronomy Timeline
By: Sam Spicher and Grayson Twigg
A Mister. ELL Project
Before and After the Telescope
From 30,000 B.C. to 2009

Bone carvers kept track of moon phases.
(The study begins)
30,000 B.C
2,000 B.C.
Lunar eclipse observed at Ur in Mesopotamia.
(Oldest known record of lunar eclipse)
Greek philosophers
study the existence
of other worlds
450 B.C
Copernicus becomes the first
modern astronomer to
say that the Earth and
other planets orbit the sun.
He was right!!
1543
1580

Tycho carries out best pre-telescope.
(the telescope starts to take form)
1600
William Gilbert says that Earth
has magnetic fields.
(he found that Earth is like giant magnet)
1609
Galileo introduces the
telescope.
(very useful tool that will help us get a better look at space)
William Herchel discovers Uranus.
(first new planet discovered
since ancient times)
1781
1925
Edwin Hubble proves galaxies
are groups of stars .
(discovery is amazing and will change our look at universe forever)
Debut of "Star Trek". It introduces exoplanets and aliens into pop culture.
(this show could have started to make people think even more about life on other planets)
1966
The Hubble Space Telescope is launched and will discover exoplanets.
(this telescope helped get more information on space)
1990
Planet PSR B1620-26 b is found orbiting a white dwarf planet. The planet is 2.5 times the size of Jupiter and it takes 100 years to do 1 orbit.
(huge planet and a super long orbit)
1993
There is a planet found orbiting a star called Iota Draconis which 13x the diameter of the sun and 40x brighter. This was the first time an exoplanet was found orbiting a giant star.
(gigantic and most likely scorching star)
2002
HI
Spitzer Space Telescope finds water vapor on a planet.
(first time water is found on an exoplanet)
2007
The Kepler mission launches. It looks for
Earth-like planets.
(if it finds planets like ours there could be other life in space)
2009
.
.
.
Or is it
Full transcript