19.02.2019 21:50:45

Thinking Outside the Orb: How Ancient Astronomers Figured Out the Universe

13. Feb. 2019
18:30 Uhr
Duration: 45mins - 1hour

Bibliothek Zug, 5th floor
St.-Oswalds-Gasse 21
6300 Zug
Cristian Violatti

Open Talk in English with Cristian Violatti.

With no access to modern instruments of measurement, provided only with observational skills and lucid thinking, ancient astronomers established the shape of our planet, its size, and other astronomical notions, many of which were astonishingly close to modern estimations. How did they do it?

If this topic intrigues you, join Cristian Violatti, author and former editor of the online Ancient History Encyclopedia, for another discussion on the human past.

Participation is free of charge.

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Ancient Astronomers