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Modern science began on the shores of the Mediterranean around 700BC. What happened?
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That Time Indiana Almost Made Pi Equal to 3.2 And Other True Stories About Pi - Smithsonian (blog)

That Time Indiana Almost Made Pi Equal to 3.2 And Other True Stories About Pi - Smithsonian (blog) | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Smithsonian (blog) That Time Indiana Almost Made Pi Equal to 3.2 And Other True Stories About Pi Smithsonian (blog) 250 BC: Archimedes of Syracuse approximates the area of a circle by using the Pythagorean Theorem to find the areas of two shapes–a...
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Arte e Storia - Residence Antares

Arte e Storia - Residence Antares | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
A jewel of the Archaic Greek Art at MARTA,Taranto
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omgtsn: therealmrslovett: earthfolk: Because...

omgtsn: therealmrslovett: earthfolk: Because... | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
omgtsn: “ therealmrslovett: “ earthfolk: “ Because you don’t want to sound neolithic when you’re throwing a temper tantrum. ” Because everyone should have this on their blog ” useful for class ” our...
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Ancient Chinese Coin Found on Kenyan Island by Field Museum Expedition | The Field Museum

Ancient Chinese Coin Found on Kenyan Island by Field Museum Expedition | The Field Museum | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
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Ancient Egyptian Cemetery Holds Proof of Hard Labor

Ancient Egyptian Cemetery Holds Proof of Hard Labor http://t.co/ZRBI6hBh38 RT @NatGeo http://t.co/hC3t7E6hyn
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Stonehenge and the Ice Age: More on Neolithic boats

Stonehenge and the Ice Age: More on Neolithic boats | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
This looks like an interesting book -- relevant to some of our earlier discussions about Doggerland and about Neolithic seafaring. I have glanced at a few pages (on the Amazon web site!) and I get the impression that around ...
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Bill Nye and the Origin of Everything

I ask Bill Nye to tell me about the beginning of it all. Thanks for talking with me, Bill. Check out the important work being done by The Planetary Society h...
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The Morgan Library & Museum Online Exhibitions

The Morgan Library & Museum Online Exhibitions | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Online exhibitions include Illuminating Fashion: Dress in the Art of Medieval France and the Netherlands, Jim Dine: The Glyptotek Drawings, Written in Stone, Demons and Devotion: The Hours of Catherine of Cleves, Rome After Raphael, and A Woman's...
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Falkland Islands Wolf: Ancient DNA Solves A Mystery ... - Science 2.0

Falkland Islands Wolf: Ancient DNA Solves A Mystery ... - Science 2.0 | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
How did the now extinct Falkland Islands wolf come to be the only land-based mammal there, when they islands are almost 300 miles from Argentina?. Previous hypotheses floated the idea that the wolf somehow rafted on ice ...
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Diamonds traced to ancient sea floor - ABC Science Online

Diamonds traced to ancient sea floor - ABC Science Online | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
ABC Science Online Diamonds traced to ancient sea floor ABC Science Online Sparkling find Many of the world's diamonds, including most of those found in Western Australia's famous Argyle mine, may have begun as organic matter on the ocean floor, a...
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Ancient Penis-Headed Worm Pushes Fossil Record Back 200 Million Years

Ancient Penis-Headed Worm Pushes Fossil Record Back 200 Million Years | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Behold Spartobranchus tenuis, a newly discovered creature that’s proving to be a crucial evolutionary missing link. The finding shows that biodiversity over half a billion years ago was more complex — and creepier — than previously thought.
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QUEST FOR BEAUTY

QUEST FOR BEAUTY | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
THIS COLLECTION OF PHOTOGRAPHS IS MY "QUEST FOR BEAUTY". FROM THE MARBLES OF ANTIQUITY. OLD MASTER...
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Happy 3.14159265358979 Day; Greek Pi (π) Celebrations - Greek Reporter

Happy 3.14159265358979 Day; Greek Pi (π) Celebrations - Greek Reporter | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
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The famous mathematician used the Pythagorean Theorem to find that the number was between 3 1/7 and 3 10/71.
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Photo by eomurray • Instagram

#Neolithic #PortalTomb #Burren #Clare #Ireland #March2013 #History
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Early Bird Species Had Four Wings, Scientists Find

Early Bird Species Had Four Wings, Scientists Find | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Some bird species had a four-wing body plan before they lost hind-limb feathers and started to use those limbs to walk, scientists reported Thursday.
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Ancient Chinese coin may prove that the ‘Christopher Columbus of China’ went to Kenya | Science Recorder

Ancient Chinese coin may prove that the ‘Christopher Columbus of China’ went to Kenya | Science Recorder | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Manda was home to an advanced civilization from 200AD to 1430AD, before it was abandoned and never again inhabited.
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Herculaneum reliefs together again after 2000 years - The History Blog

Herculaneum reliefs together again after 2000 years - The History Blog | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
... time since 79 A.D. This panel depicts a dancing Maenad and a bearded man, probably Dionysius, facing each other on the right side while on the left two other figures stand before an archaic Greek sculpture of Dionysius.
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The Scale of the Universe 2

Zoom from the edge of the universe to the quantum foam of spacetime and learn about everything in between.
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Six Nations 2013: Why Wales' sought-after seven is a cultural icon - WalesOnline

Six Nations 2013: Why Wales' sought-after seven is a cultural icon - WalesOnline | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Six Nations 2013: Why Wales' sought-after seven is a cultural icon
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And when the Jewish bible was being finalised the seven vowels of the Greek alphabet became linked to Hebrew concepts of perfection.
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The Morgan Library & Museum Online Exhibitions - The Black Hours

The Morgan Library & Museum Online Exhibitions - The Black Hours | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
This Book of Hours is one of a small handful of manuscripts written and illuminated on vellum stained or painted black.
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Dimensions of ancient Egypt | Harvard Gazette

Dimensions of ancient Egypt | Harvard Gazette | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
The Temple of Amun-Ra at Karnak isn't the most famous ancient site in Egypt — that honor goes to the Pyramids at Giza — but newly developed reconstructions using 3-D virtual reality modeling make clear its architectural importance and rich history.
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Horton quarry yields 'unprecedented' historical discovery - Slough and Windsor Observer

Horton quarry yields 'unprecedented' historical discovery - Slough and Windsor Observer | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Horton quarry yields 'unprecedented' historical discovery Slough and Windsor Observer The discovery will help archaeologists and historians at a national level learn more about lifestyles and architecture in Neolithic times with a 3D model of what...
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Evidence of Stone Age Cultic Sexual Symbols Found in Israel

Evidence of Stone Age Cultic Sexual Symbols Found in Israel | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Signs of the agricultural revolution in the Stone Age were found in northern Israel. Archaeologists discovered remains of an ancient village, along with sexual symbols.
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Harrison Birtwistle: Nenia - The Death of Orpheus - Atonality.net - Chamber music, Harrison Birtwistle, Voices, YouTube

Harrison Birtwistle: Nenia - The Death of Orpheus - Chamber music, Harrison Birtwistle, Voices, YouTube - Atonality.net. Music by Thomas Bjørnseth and atonal music resource and catalogue. Free downloads, music streaming and links.
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