Ancient Astronomers

Our Place in the Universe: Understanding Fundamental Astronomy from Ancient Discoveries, Second Edition

Our Place in the Universe: Understanding Fundamental Astronomy from Ancient Discoveries, Second Edition By Sun Kwok
English | EPUB | 2017 | 269 Pages | ISBN : 3319541714 | 7.4 MB

If you have ever wanted to understand the basic principles of astronomy and celestial movements, you should read this book. Using pictures of the sky observed from different places on Earth, as well as drawings of ancient astronomical methods and tools, Prof. Sun Kwok tells this story in an entertaining and fascinating way.
Our Place in the Universe: Understanding Fundamental Astronomy from Ancient Discoveries, Second Edition

Our Place in the Universe: Understanding Fundamental Astronomy from Ancient Discoveries, Second Edition By Sun Kwok
English | PDF | 2017 | 269 Pages | ISBN : 3319541714 | 11 MB

If you have ever wanted to understand the basic principles of astronomy and celestial movements, you should read this book. Using pictures of the sky observed from different places on Earth, as well as drawings of ancient astronomical methods and tools, Prof. Sun Kwok tells this story in an entertaining and fascinating way.
Elephants in Space: The Past, Present and Future of Life and the Universe (Astronomers' Universe) (Repost)

Ben Moore, "Elephants in Space: The Past, Present and Future of Life and the Universe (Astronomers' Universe)"
English | ISBN: 3319056719 | 2014 | 204 pages | PDF | 2 MB

TTC Video - The Remarkable Science of Ancient Astronomy [Reduced]  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by IrGens at June 7, 2017
TTC Video - The Remarkable Science of Ancient Astronomy [Reduced]

TTC Video - The Remarkable Science of Ancient Astronomy
Course No. 1866 | .M4V, AVC, 250 kbps, 640x360 | English, AAC, 160 kbps, 2 Ch | 24x30 mins | + PDF Guidebook | 2.04 GB
Lecturer: Bradley E. Schaefer, Ph.D.

The Remarkable Science of Ancient Astronomy  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by FenixN at June 1, 2017
The Remarkable Science of Ancient Astronomy

The Remarkable Science of Ancient Astronomy
DVDRips | M4V/AVC, ~2000 kb/s | 640x432 | Duration: 11:56:04 | English: AAC, 256 kb/s (2 ch) | + PDF Book
Size: 11.3 GB | Genre: Astronomy

In a world without artificial lights, the night sky was ablaze with over a thousand stars, whose patterns illustrated stories people had heard since childhood. Thus, ancient people viewed the sky differently than we do. Skywatching was crucial to daily life, since the motions of the heavens served as timekeeper, calendar, compass, and almanac for planning when to plant and harvest. The perfect regularity of celestial cycles was the only guaranteed aspect of life and inspired a wide range of religious and philosophical views, as different cultures struggled to grasp the unseen forces that govern the cosmos.
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