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ASTRONICA: Blessing or Nightmare for Astrology?
If NASA's engineers only had eleventh-century astronomy knowledge, do you think they could have landed the "Rover" on Mars? If modern day astrophysicists could only make use of ancient Assyrian astronomy, do you think they would have been able to...
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The Martellus Map
Claudius Ptolemy was a Greco-Egyptian mathematician, astronomer and geographer whose map-making skills were used by navigators well over a thousand years after his death in 170 AD. His greatest accomplishment was the Geography, in which Ptolemy ...
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In the second century BC, Hipparchus, a Greek philosopher, proposed a 24-hour clock and developed an early system of longitude based on 360 degrees. These were further divided into minutes and seconds by Claudius Ptolemy in about AD150. In the 18th ...
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The 16th-century John Dee was a magician in the court of Elizabeth I, a man who had conversations with angels, an astrologer once imprisoned for predicting Queen Mary Tudor's death through her horoscope, and a spy. He signed his coded name as 007, ...
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