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Re: [ontology-summit] [ontolog-forum] Estimating number of all known fac

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From: Professor James Davenport <jhd@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 25 May 2012 17:09:03 +0100 (BST)
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On Fri, 25 May 2012, Tara Athan wrote:
>             Fact examples:
>              1. The earth revolves around the sun.
> The earth, sun and everything else "in" the solar system follow paths around
> the center of mass of the system, which is itself revolving about the center
> of mass of the galaxy. Because the sun is more massive than everything else
> in the solar system, for some purposes the model consisting of a stationary
> sun and an earth which revolves around it is a useful model.
And in fact it is the FALSITY of the fact as postulated above, for other 
solar systems, that permits the Doppler-based detection of exo-planets!    (01)

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