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cosmosphere

(ˈkɒzməˌsfɪə)
n
a device consisting of a glass globe on which the stars are shown, and within which is another globe representing the Earth, that shows the position of the Earth, at any given time, in relation to the stars
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cosmosphere

a hollow glass globe for depicting the position of the earth in relation to the fixed stars at a given time.
See also: Earth
a hollow glass globe, for depicting the position of the earth in relation to the fixed stars at a given time.
See also: Representation
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RCB Bank is partnering with the Cosmosphere International Science Education Center & Space Museum in Hutchinson, Kansas, to send 10 students in sixth through eighth grade to Cosmosphere Camp this summer.
The news staff and digital developers coordinated to build specialty sites which display community coverage ranging from multimedia stories about the Cosmosphere, a local Smithsonian affiliated space museum, to reports on the rise of earthquakes in the region.
The bag in question was part of a collection of priceless items that was seized from the home of Max Ary, director of Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center, the report said.
17, 2011, Kansas Cosmosphere & Space Center, IMAX Dome Theater, 1100 North Plum, (620) 662-2305.
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Hutchinson (population 40,000) is home to the Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center, a Smithsonian Institute museum.
She also noted brisk sales of combination admission tickets to the salt museum and to the Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Museum.
Many of the panels were created by the Kansas Cosmosphere, a Smithsonian-affiliated space museum in Hutchinson, Kan.
A 10-minute drive away is the Cosmosphere, a brilliant interactive space museum with one of the largest collections of artefacts and spacecraft in the world.
When Carl Sagan Productions moved the cosmos into retail, one item available was The Cosmosphere (1981), a "bowl-shaped star-finder." According to Carl Sagan's accompanying text, "...
In the following passage, Ong is setting forth Teilhard's account of the history of the earth in terms of spheres: the cosmosphere, the biosphere, and the noosphere: In a third stage, slowly, man, with human intelligence, has made his way over the surface of the earth into all its parts, and now in our day--with the whole world alerted simultaneously every day to goings-on in Washington, Paris, London, Rio de Janeiro, Rome, and (with reservations) Moscow--human consciousness has succeeded in enveloping the entire globe in a third and still more perfect [i.e., more fully developed] kind of sphere, the sphere of intelligence, the "noosphere," as it has been styled by Father Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, S.J.
To situate McLuhan's efforts, Ong deftly summarized key points from Teilhard's The Human Phenomenon regarding the cosmosphere, the biosphere, and the noosphere (from Greek nous or noos, signifying mind).