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Blog #2: Archaeoastronomy, or Ancient Astronomy

Archaeoastronomy is the study of the practice of astronomy in prehistory, or Ancient Astronomy. Once the subject of much debate by scientists, it is now accepted that astronomy was indeed practiced in prehistory. Human astronomical observations began in the Palaeolithic¬†period, with the discovery of “decorated Baboon fibula with 29 parallel notches incised notches from Kwazulu… Continue reading Blog #2: Archaeoastronomy, or Ancient Astronomy

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Blog #1: An Overview of Astronomy Apps

Today, we are going to explore a popular, modern, and convenient means of exploring our universe, stargazing apps.¬†Available on the Apple App Store (iOS) and the Google Play store (Android), these apps use a multitude of information our mobile devices take in, including location (GPS or Wi-Fi), date and time, compass direction, and gyroscopic information… Continue reading Blog #1: An Overview of Astronomy Apps