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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

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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The historic engines were recovered from the sea by Seattle-based Bezos Expeditions in 2013 and have been under conservation at the Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center.
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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.
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:
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).
Cyril Bennis, who has also served as a district and county councillor, has just returned from an intensive astronaut training programme at the Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Centre, in America.
A few months ago, the mock-up was put on loan to the Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Museum in Hutchinson, Kan.