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Under Ancient Skies

This is Kokino. It may not look like much anymore, but it’s one of the oldest observatories in the world. Located in Northeastern Macedonia, Kokino is a temple. Part of an ancient culture dating back at least 3800 years. The … Continue reading

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Ancient Greek Computers…

So this afternoon’s astronomy seminar was by a guest speaker, Mike Edmunds of Cardiff University, on what I can honestly say is the most fascinating artefact from the ancient world ever discovered. The Antikythera Mechanism, as it’s been dubbed, dates … Continue reading

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