Ancient Astronomers

Astronomy for Older Eyes: A Guide for Aging Backyard Astronomers (The Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series)

Astronomy for Older Eyes: A Guide for Aging Backyard Astronomers (The Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series) by James L. Chen
English | 13 Apr. 2017 | ISBN: 3319524127 | 236 Pages | PDF | 13.59 MB

This book is for the aging amateur astronomy population, including newcomers to astronomy in their retirement and hobbyists who loved peering through a telescope as a child. Whether a novice or an experienced observer, the practice of astronomy differs over the years. This guide will extend the enjoyment of astronomy well into the Golden Years by addressing topics such as eye and overall health issues, recommendations on telescope equipment, and astronomy-related social activities especially suited for seniors.
A Portable Cosmos: Revealing the Antikythera Mechanism, Scientific Wonder of the Ancient World

A Portable Cosmos: Revealing the Antikythera Mechanism, Scientific Wonder of the Ancient World by Alexander Jones
2017 | ISBN: 019973934X | English | 312 pages | PDF | 14 MB
History Channel - The Universe Ancient Mysteries Solved: Series 1 (2015)

History Channel - The Universe Ancient Mysteries Solved: Series 1 (2015)
720p BluRay | 1280 x 722 | .MP4/AVC @ 2065 Kbps | 4x~44mn | 2.86 GB
Audio: English AAC 160 Kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary, Science

To our ancestors, the appearance of certain astronomical events meant something big and something bad was coming. They were portends of death, plague, famine, or war. But what were they really seeing? And how did fear of these objects in the sky actually change the course of history?

Searching for the Oldest Stars: Ancient Relics from the Early Universe  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Underaglassmoon at Jan. 13, 2016
Searching for the Oldest Stars: Ancient Relics from the Early Universe

Searching for the Oldest Stars: Ancient Relics from the Early Universe
Princeton University Press | Astronomy & Astrophysics | November 17, 2015 | ISBN-10: 0691165068 | 320 pages | pdf | 11.65 mb

Author: Frebel, Anna
Astronomers study the oldest observable stars in the universe in much the same way that archaeologists study ancient artifacts on Earth. Here, Anna Frebel—who is credited with discovering several of the oldest and most primitive stars using the world’s largest telescopes—takes readers into the far-flung depths of space and time to provide a gripping firsthand account of the cutting-edge science of stellar archaeology.

Ancient Astronomy  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Grev27 at Dec. 16, 2015
Ancient Astronomy

Juan Antonio Belmonte, Helge Kragh, David W. Pankenier, "Ancient Astronomy: India, Egypt, China, Maya, Inca, Aztec, Greece, Rome, Genesis, Hebrews, Christians, the Neolithic and Paleolithic"
English | ASIN: B016Z6XUXG | 2015 | EPUB | 454 pages | 14,3 MB

The Complex Lives of Star Clusters (Astronomers' Universe) (Repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by insetes at Nov. 23, 2015
The Complex Lives of Star Clusters (Astronomers' Universe) (Repost)

The Complex Lives of Star Clusters (Astronomers' Universe) By David Stevenson
2015 | 360 Pages | ISBN: 331914233X | PDF | 6 MB
The Mythology of the Night Sky: An Amateur Astronomer's Guide to the Ancient Greek and Roman Legends (Repost)

David E. Falkner, "The Mythology of the Night Sky: An Amateur Astronomer's Guide to the Ancient Greek and Roman Legends"
2011 | pages: 253 | ISBN: 1461401364 | PDF | 5,2 mb
Fleeting Footsteps: Tracing the Conception of Arithmetic and Algebra in Ancient China

Fleeting Footsteps: Tracing the Conception of Arithmetic and Algebra in Ancient China By Lam Lay Yong, Ang Tian Se
2004 | 268 Pages | ISBN: 9812386963 | PDF | 4 MB

Universe Unveiled: The Cosmos in My Bubble Bath (Astronomers' Universe)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Grev27 at Dec. 7, 2014
Universe Unveiled: The Cosmos in My Bubble Bath (Astronomers' Universe)

C. V. Vishveshwara, "Universe Unveiled: The Cosmos in My Bubble Bath (Astronomers' Universe)"
English | ISBN: 3319082124 | 2014 | PDF | 243 pages | 3,3 MB
Skywatching in the Ancient World: New Perspectives in Cultural Astronomy Studies in Honor of Anthony F. Aveni (repost)

Skywatching in the Ancient World: New Perspectives in Cultural Astronomy Studies in Honor of Anthony F. Aveni by Clive Ruggles and Gary Urton
English | 2007-11-30 | ISBN: 0870818872 | PDF | 392 pages | 5,7 MB