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### Mathematical astronomy

Mathematical astronomy is a science of using mathematical equations to describe the universe or predict various aspects of the universe.

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### Hipparchus

##### Astronomy; Mathematical astronomy

Greek astronomer who made the first known chart of the stars and planets. He calculated the sizes of the Sun and the Moon.

### Pythagoras

##### Astronomy; Mathematical astronomy

Greek philosopher who believed that all things in nature could be understood through mathematics. He used mathematical principles in astronomy.

### mathematical astronomy

##### Astronomy; Mathematical astronomy

Mathematical astronomy is the science of using mathematical equations to describe the universe or to predict various aspects of the universe.

### Bakt'un

##### Astronomy; Mathematical astronomy

It's a cycle from the Mayan calendar. A b'ak'tun is 20 Katun cycles of the ancient Maya Long Count Calendar. It contains 144,000 days, equal to 394.26 tropical years. The Classic period of Maya ...

### holographic universe

##### Astronomy; Mathematical astronomy

The scientific conjecture that the universe is just one big 3D projection of a 2D flat universe. First proposed in 1997 by theoretical physicist Juan Maldacena, the holographic model describes a ...

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