ancient astronomy

Ancient Coin Discovery With An Astronomical Mystery

What does the Roman coin found recently off the shores of Israel depict?

4 months ago

Ep. 529: Astronomy of the Andes – Then and Now Pt. 1

The Andes mountains in South America are a hotspot of astronomy today, but ancient peoples knew it was a great…

4 years ago

Ep. 527: Ancient Astronomy of the American Southwest

Ancient peoples had no light pollution, and they knew the night skies very well. In fact, they depends on them…

4 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout: Feb 20, 2019 – Dr. Emily Holt talks Archaeology and Ancient Astronomy

Hosts: Fraser Cain ( / @fcain) Dr. Paul M. Sutter ( / @PaulMattSutter) Dr. Kimberly Cartier ( / @AstroKimCartier )…

4 years ago

Prehistoric Cave Paintings Show That Ancient People Had Pretty Advanced Knowledge of Astronomy

According to a new study that examined ancient cave paintings and archaeological sites, it appears that prehistoric humans had a…

4 years ago

Mysterious Greek Device Found To Be Astronomical Computer

A decade of high-tech scanning has confirmed that the Antikythera Mechanism is an ancient astronomical computer.

6 years ago

Ancient Astronomical Calendar Discovered in Scotland Predates Stonehenge by 6,000 Years

A team from the University of Birmingham recently announced an astronomical discovery in Scotland marking the beginnings of recorded time.…

9 years ago

Was This Ancient Monolith a Stone Age Astronomy Tool?

[/caption] Is this 2-meter-high slab of lichen-covered rock in a UK park an astronomical marker used by Neolithic people? Researchers…

11 years ago