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By Yurij Baryshev

A presentation of effects at the greatest fractal buildings within the universe. It seeks to steer the reader, in an easy method, to the frontiers of astronomy, explaining how fractals seem in cosmic physics, from our sunlight procedure to the megafractals in deep house. It additionally deals a private view of the background of the belief of self-similarity and of cosmological ideas, from Plato's excellent structure of the heavens to Mandelbrot's fractals within the sleek actual cosmos. additionally, it discusses the nice fractal debate in astronomy (after Luciano Pietronero's first fractal research of the galaxy universe), which illustrates how new strategies and deeper observations display unforeseen points of nature.

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Modern cosmographers know that the Earth is round, but even they cannot actually travel much further than Cosmas did. Their eyes are no better, but since Galileo they have learned to play with the heavenly messengers, the rays of light descending from the sky. Telescopes help a lot, but even in our days it is not easy to draw a picture of the cosmic landscapes. 13 The birth of cosmological principles The world edifice of the Middle Ages In the 12th century, people started to translate the Greek texts into Latin, mostly from Arabic versions.

Only in 1616, seven decades after its publication, did the Holy Office take action. Perhaps the long time when any Catholic could read Copernicus was thanks to a preface added to the book without the author's consent. It explained that the book offers a new method to calculate the positions of 24 The gate into cosmic order planets and does not claim that the Sun really is the center of the universe. Such a statement reflected a long tradition. The astronomer may devise complex models which explain the appearances in the sky, without thinking that all the spheres really exist in the heavens.

Their eyes are no better, but since Galileo they have learned to play with the heavenly messengers, the rays of light descending from the sky. Telescopes help a lot, but even in our days it is not easy to draw a picture of the cosmic landscapes. 13 The birth of cosmological principles The world edifice of the Middle Ages In the 12th century, people started to translate the Greek texts into Latin, mostly from Arabic versions. The works of Aristotle and others were received with enthusiasm among the European scholars.

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