- astronautical engineering,
- astronomer royal,
- astronomical clock,
- astronomical distance,
- astronomical frame of reference
Origin of astronomer
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“A lot of the critical details in the plot were a mishmash of ideas that made no sense,” astronomer Phil Plait wrote at Slate.Meet Kip Thorne, the Man Who Crafted the Artful Science of ‘Interstellar’|Asawin Suebsaeng|November 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The new Research Institute set features an all-female cast: a paleontologist, astronomer, and chemist.Why It Took LEGO So Long to Get the Memo: Girls Like Science, Too|Samantha Allen|August 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In 1859, astronomer Richard Carrington observed a strong solar flare that was directed at the Earth.
Calvin astronomer Howard Van Till was for years the leading evangelical champion of the Big Bang Theory.The Christian Reformed Church Still Won’t Stand Up For Science|Karl W. Giberson|June 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Sabbath-school teacher, and not the astronomer, is the proper person to correct such errors.Fables of Infidelity and Facts of Faith|Robert Patterson
Without hesitation they appointed him astronomer and surveyor of the North-West Company.The Remarkable History of the Hudson's Bay Company|George Bryce
With more certainty than the illustrious Roman astronomer, Barbicane was enabled to recognize their nature.
The fact is that Christianity was in existence for fifteen hundred years before there was an astronomer in Christendom.The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 4 (of 12)|Robert G. Ingersoll
We put up in an excellent hotel kept by M. Arago, the brother of the great French astronomer.Tracks of a Rolling Stone|Henry J. Coke
late 14c., from astronomy (q.v.), replacing French import astronomyen (c.1300), which, had it survived, probably would have yielded *astronomian. Still in Shakespeare used in places where we would write astrologer.