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The Evolution of Galaxies: A Metaphysics Viewpoint

  title={The Evolution of Galaxies: A Metaphysics Viewpoint},
  author={James M. Schombert},
  journal={arXiv: Astrophysics},
  • J. Schombert
  • Published 28 February 2004
  • Physics
  • arXiv: Astrophysics
This is the written version of an invited review talk for the 13 Feb 2004 AAAS Meeting in Seattle. The talk's goal is to present a philosophical view of extragalactic astronomy as it applies to the sub-field of galaxy evolution. The talk is divided into three parts: 1) How we got to where we are (technology drivers to our science goals), 2) What's new and special (how that technology has achieved our recent science results) and 3) How an improved worldview will help us in the near future. The… 
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