“Occult” literally means “hidden from view,” which is why we use it both in astronomy and to refer to secret knowledge.
After To Die For, Affleck moved to New York and attended Columbia University for two years, majoring in physics and astronomy.
His specialty was astronomy, a subject in which he had made several major discoveries.
Cosmic ray observations are more challenging than many other forms of astronomy.
Muslims made many discoveries in mathematics, chemistry, physics, medicine, astronomy and psychology.
He was a proficient scholar in Greek and Hebrew, in mathematics, astronomy and chemistry.
The history of astronomy is, in one respect, only too like many other histories.
Plato touched on astronomy, for he touches on everything, and fully believed that the earth was round.
Nor have we yet exhausted the resources of astronomy in its bearing on this question.
My favorite pursuit, after my daily excursions at the foundry, was astronomy.
The scientific study of the universe and the objects in it, including stars, planets, nebulae, and galaxies. Astronomy deals with the position, size, motion, composition, energy, and evolution of celestial objects. Astronomers analyze not only visible light but also radio waves, x-rays, and other ranges of radiation that come from sources outside the Earth's atmosphere.