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Amber

Fossilized tree resin

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Andromeda galaxy

Closest galaxy to the Milky Way

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Distillation

Way of separating the parts of a liquid mixture

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Heliocentric

Planets revolve around the sun

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Igneous rock

Formed from cooled lava

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Light year

About six trillion miles

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Metamorphic rock

An igneous or sedimentary rock exposed to heat and pressure

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Pulsar

A rotating and magnetized neutron star

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Quasar

Very bright nucleus of a distant galaxy

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Sedimentary rock

Formed by deposits in bodies of water

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Seismometer

Measures the motion of the ground

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Thermodynamics

Study of heat on other forms of energy

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Nicolaus Copernicus

First to propose heliocentric model

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Rudolf diesel

Inventor of Diesel engine

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Johannes Kepler

Known for planetary motion laws

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Guglielmo marconi

Inventor of the radio

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Blaise pascal

Inventor of mechanical calculator

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Ptolemy

Astronomer who wrote "Almagest"

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Wilhelm rontgen

Detected and produced x-rays