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Pythagorean prime | planetmath.org

Pythagorean prime | planetmath.org | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
A Pythagorean prime p p p is a prime number of the form 4 ⁢ n + 1 4 n 1 4n+1 . The first few are 5, 13, 17, 29, 37, 41, 53, 61, 73, 89, 97, etc., listed in A002144 of Sloane's OEIS. Because of its form, a Pythagorean prime is the ...
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The Aryabhata Complex: Ancient Science In Modern India

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A strange fact about modern India is this - by a large majority of its people, the zero is not seen as the beginning of mathematics, but rather as its end. A large number of Indians feel that by...
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Archaeologists Find Ancient Wonders Near ISIS Stronghold - NBCNews.com

Archaeologists Find Ancient Wonders Near ISIS Stronghold - NBCNews.com | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Archaeologists in Turkey have unveiled their latest discoveries, found amid the ruins of an ancient city that is within sight of an Islamic State stronghold ...
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BBC Documentary Space Documentary Genius of Pythagoras NEW Science Documentary

BBC Documentary Space Documentary Genius of Pythagoras NEW Science Documentary Animal Documentary 2014 The Lone Wolf Documentary on The Wolves of Yellow ston...
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The Magnificent Ancients of the Nelson Bunker Hunt Coin Collection - CoinWeek

The Magnificent Ancients of the Nelson Bunker Hunt Coin Collection - CoinWeek | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Ancient Coin Expert Mike Markowitz discusses the Nelson Bunker Hunt Coin Collection
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Gallery of Cave Art Paintings from the Chauvet Cave

Gallery of Cave Art Paintings from the Chauvet Cave | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
A Gallery of Cave Paintings from the Chauvet Cave as part of the Bradshaw Foundation France Rock Art Archive. The Chauvet Cave is one of the most famous prehistoric rock art sites in the world.
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Derveni Papyrus, Candidate for UNESCO List - Greek Reporter

Derveni Papyrus, Candidate for UNESCO List - Greek Reporter | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
The Derveni Papyrus is the only readable papyrus that has survived in Greece and the most ancient manuscript in Europe. Now it is a candidate for the UNESCO
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Cave Art May Have Been Inspired By Auditory Illusions - New Historian

Cave Art May Have Been Inspired By Auditory Illusions - New Historian | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Ever since humans first roamed the planet we have been painting pictures on walls. Cave art has been found all over the world, from Indonesia to Europe, and recent research has suggested that sound played a huge part in what early man drew.
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Pythagoras and the Music of the Future Part III - Musical Time

Pythagoras and the Music of the Future Part III - Musical Time | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Pitch is rhythm. Let us start with relatively recent events. In the 1950s, the German composer Karlheinz Stockhausen (1928-2007) wrote an article for the new music journal Die Rheihe [1], entitled ...
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Ancient Chinese Tomb Reveals Vivid Murals & Poetry (Photos)

Ancient Chinese Tomb Reveals Vivid Murals & Poetry (Photos) | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
A 1,000-year-old tomb covered with murals has been discovered in Datong City, in northern China, archaeologists say.
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[Tome] | The Origins of Ancient Philosophy - TIMEWHEEL

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TIMEWHEEL is an audiovisual production studio and blog.
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Ancient Phaistos Disk enigma gives up secrets

Ancient Phaistos Disk enigma gives up secrets | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
FOR more than a century, scientists have been puzzling over this mysterious 4000-year-old inscribed disk discovered on Crete. Now it’s been decoded. Well, three words have.
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Ancient auditory illusions reflected in prehistoric art?

Ancient auditory illusions reflected in prehistoric art? | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Some of mankind's earliest and most mysterious artistic achievements—including prehistoric cave paintings, canyon petroglyphs and megalithic structures such as Stonehenge—may have been inspired by the behaviors of sound waves being misinterpreted ...
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Ancient Disk's Mysterious Code Finally Cracked

Ancient Disk's Mysterious Code Finally Cracked | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Scientists have been trying to decipher the mysterious "Phaistos Disk" ever since the 4,000-year-old clay disk was discovered in 1908 on the Greek island of Crete.

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John Palmer: "Elemental Change in Empedocles" - Power Structuralism in Ancient Ontologies

John Palmer: "Elemental Change in Empedocles" - Power Structuralism in Ancient Ontologies | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
John Palmer on "Elemental Change in Empedocles": http://t.co/SolRsTzegO #philosophy #podcast http://t.co/7A9BuwyTjA
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The rise of modern Stoicism - ABC Online

The rise of modern Stoicism - ABC Online | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Joe Gelonesi explores why Stoicism is making a comeback in communities around the world, and what is attracting people to the ancient school of restraint and reserve.
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Science Catches Up With Inuit Oral History, 'Discovering' Ancient Paleo-Eskimos

Science Catches Up With Inuit Oral History, 'Discovering' Ancient Paleo-Eskimos | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Scientists looking into the genetics of ancient Arctic peoples have verified what Inuit history has long held: That earlier peoples from Siberia were the first to populate the m
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Decoding Rome's Old Master Graffiti

Decoding Rome's Old Master Graffiti | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Most accounts of the history of graffiti have the art form really taking off in the 1970s, but art historian Charlotte Guichard dates its emergence to slightly earlier — the 16th century.
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Pythagoras' iPhone: Is Listening A Lost Classroom Art?

Pythagoras' iPhone: Is Listening A Lost Classroom Art? | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
We began our 50 Great Teachers series with a look at Socrates, which raised a question: Do educators focus enough on teaching students how to listen?
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My Discovery of Ancient Indian Living

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Water Management and Hydraulic Engineering in India (c. 600 BCE – CE 1200) S. P. Shukla (Series Editor: O. C. Handa), Pentagon Press in association with
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D'argent en Cendre - archaicwonder: The Earliest Greek Alphabet,...

D'argent en Cendre - archaicwonder: The Earliest Greek Alphabet,... | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
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“ The Earliest Greek Alphabet, Cyprus, c. 800 BC
The tablets are in Greek on copper, consisting of 2 tablets with 20-23 lines in archaic Greek capitals with some North Semitic...
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37,000-year-old Russian skeleton has Neanderthal DNA that’s gone missing

37,000-year-old Russian skeleton has Neanderthal DNA that’s gone missing | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Sequences present in its genome haven't been found in modern human populations.
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The Ancient Art Of Cheese-Making Attracts Scientific Gawkers - NPR (blog)

The Ancient Art Of Cheese-Making Attracts Scientific Gawkers - NPR (blog) | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
In England, cheese-making is an art stretching back hundreds of years. But recently, scientists have become interested in the microbes that make the country's artisan cheeses so tasty.
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Stonehenge 'inspired by cave echoes heard by Prehistoric man'

Stonehenge 'inspired by cave echoes heard by Prehistoric man' | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
An archaeology expert believes sound waves reflecting from cave walls would have been mistaken for spirit voices, prompting how the monument's giant rock slabs were positioned
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Relevance of Ancient Indian Science, Technology and Philosophy

Not much research has gone into the Science, Technology and Philosophy of Ancient Indians. This video brings out some interesting facets proving that they remain highly relevant today.
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Rare Mineral Discovered in Ancient Meteorite Impact Crater

Rare Mineral Discovered in Ancient Meteorite Impact Crater | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
A rare mineral known from just three massive meteorite impacts has now turned up in a Wisconsin crater.
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