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- Astrology : Any belief that correlates the patterns and positions of celestial bodies to human personalities, human affairs, or terrestrial events.
- Astronomy : The study of objects and processes in the observable universe, e.g. stars, planets, comets or asteroids.
- Cosmology : A branch of astronomy and of metaphysics committed to the study of the universe as a whole, of the contents, structure, and evolution of the universe from the beginning of time to the future.
- Galileo Galilei : (1564-1642) Italian scientist, a pioneer in combining mathematical theory with systematic experiment in science, who came into conflict with the Church.
- Geometry : The mathematics of spacial concepts.
- Hamlet : Tragedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written between 1599 - 1601, set in Denmark, recounts how Prince Hamlet exacts revenge on his uncle Claudius, who has murdered Hamlet's father, the King, and then taken the throne and married Gertrude, Hamlet's mother.
- History of astronomy : Chronology of the development and history of astronomy.
- Johannes Kepler : (1571-1630) German astronomer best known for his three laws of planetary motion.
- Nicolaus Copernicus : (1473–1543) Astronomer, founder of the heliocentric system.
- Paracelsus : (1493-1541) An early Renaissance alchemist, philosopher and physician credited with founding the modern fields of pharmacology and toxicology.
- Parallax : the apparent change in the position of an object resulting from a change in position of the observer.
- Prague : "Capital city of the Czech Republic and, historically, capital of the medieval Bohemian kingdom."
- Protoscience : A field of study that appears to conform to the initial phase of the scientific method, but involves speculation.
- Silver : A metallic element with the periodic symbol Ag; a precious metal.
- Solar system : The sun and the planets orbiting it.
- Star : A massive, luminous ball of plasma that is held together by gravity.
- Sun : The star that defines our solar system.
- Tychonic system : The model of universe developed by the observational astronomer Tycho Brahe in response to astronomical and cosmological discussions that took place in his time.