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Modern science began on the shores of the Mediterranean around 700BC. What happened?
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Hide and Seek

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  Jun 10, 2013 Astronomers claim to have found the galaxies missing in their earlier observations. “Astronomers always knew they were missing some fraction of the galaxies in Lyman-alpha surveys, but for the first time we now have a measurement.
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Remedies for the Plague, ca. 1569

Remedies for the Plague, ca. 1569 | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
In 1559 Jan van der Noot published a pamphlet offering his readers signs to predict an outbreak of plague, a...
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lascaux-elk.jpg (1600x1060 pixels)

lascaux-elk.jpg (1600x1060 pixels) | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Cave painting of #Megaloceros, the prehistoric elk that stood 8.5' at the shoulders almost 12 at the head. http://t.co/5E9vZnWX4r
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Twitter / MissionArtist: Early artists progressed from ...

Twitter / MissionArtist: Early artists progressed from ... | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Early artists progressed from painting on rock cave walls to elaborate stone carvings like this from ancient Egypt. http://t.co/sQos5gcxgR
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A Santa Rosa resident's history of the Earth

A Santa Rosa resident's history of the Earth | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Retired accountant John Brigham has spent a lifetime collection historical artifacts and antiques from across the globe in his home. (#neolithic A Santa Rosa resident's history of the Earth - Santa Rosa Press Democrat: A Santa Rosa resident's h...
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Sadhguru Online | The Science Behind Sanatan Dharma

Sadhguru Online | The Science Behind Sanatan Dharma | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
What is the basis behind India's ancient system of Sanatan Dharma? Sadhguru explains the profundity of this ancient Dharma, which predates religion, and is based on an understanding of the fundamental longing within every human being.
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The devastating decline of Britain's 'precious' ancient trees - Express.co.uk

The devastating decline of Britain's 'precious' ancient trees Express.co.uk But the majority of the 115,000 ancient, veteran or notable trees registered on the Woodland Trust's Ancient Tree Hunt website could be facing the threat of diseases and...
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Greek Hellenistic Macedonian, Civilization

Greek Hellenistic Macedonian, Civilization | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Greek and Hellenistic Reproductions
Ancient Greece was a civilization lasting from the archaic period of the 8th century BC though the Classical age of 338 BC when the Macedonians conquered it with the Battle of Chaeronea.
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Ancient Greece is my all time favorite to study!

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Cool website with a lot of sculptures and artwork

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Nursery ideas

Nursery ideas | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
the Enochian Communications System of the Pythagorean Order of Death (the Enochian Communications System of the Pythagorean Order of Death http://t.co/ER0ZHY0Y1i)...
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Prehistoric cave art in the Dordogne - The Guardian

Prehistoric cave art in the Dordogne - The Guardian | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
The Guardian Prehistoric cave art in the Dordogne The Guardian In the 25km of the Vézère valley between Montignac and Les Eyzies there are 15 caves – including Rouffignac, Lascaux and others – which have been rated Unesco World Heritage sites...
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The devastating decline of Britain's 'precious' ancient trees - Express.co.uk

The devastating decline of Britain's 'precious' ancient trees - Express.co.uk | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
The devastating decline of Britain's 'precious' ancient trees Express.co.uk But the majority of the 115,000 ancient, veteran or notable trees registered on the Woodland Trust's Ancient Tree Hunt website could be facing the threat of diseases and...
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LET US REDISCOVER THE ANCIENT SCIENCE OF YOGA - SpeakingTree (blog)

LET US REDISCOVER THE ANCIENT SCIENCE OF YOGA - SpeakingTree (blog) | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
LET US REDISCOVER THE ANCIENT SCIENCE OF YOGA
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When we talk about Yoga, we find that the word itself has much significance. Yoga means union, merging, joining, connecting, conducting.
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Baroque Sundials in Austria

Baroque Sundials in Austria | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
As recent posts suggest, I spent the last month working in Central Europe. Here are a couple photos of sundials...
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What Relevance does History (of Science) Have?

A recent exchange raised once again the question: what relevance does the history of science have in broader discussions about...
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Twitter / MissionArtist: Lascaux cave painting 17,000 ...

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Lascaux cave painting 17,000 years ago in France. It's interesting that older 32,000 year old paintings are so good. http://t.co/1uQ589gVAj
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Scenes from the Stone Age: The Cave Paintings of Lascaux

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Scenes from the Stone Age:  The Cave Paintings of Lascaux by Betty Mohr It was a balmy September in 1940 when an 18-year-old Marcel Ravidat was exploring some caves near Montignac, a picturesque...
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7 - The Road Less Traveled: Parmenides | History of Philosophy without any gaps

7 - The Road Less Traveled: Parmenides | History of Philosophy without any gaps | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
RT @RandyATX: This is an exceptionally clear treatment of Parmenides, esp in historical context http://t.co/lLapAqKsHt cf @HistPhilosophy
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Ancient Road Systems

Ancient Road Systems | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Ancient road systems are of fascination, because they are engineering feats which were built for a variety of reasons, from the mundane of crossing a wet place, to the imperial of keeping your cities under control.
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French Wine Has Ancient Origins - Science AAAS

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A new study confirms what archaeologists had long figured: Though the ancient Romans brought their own wine to France, the country was making and importing it long before they arrived.
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How does world's oldest water taste? 'Terrible.'

How does world's oldest water taste? 'Terrible.' | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Nearly 1.5 miles beneath Earth's surface in Canada, scientists have found pockets of water that have been isolated from the outside world for more than 1 billion years. (RT @Earth_News: How does world's oldest water taste?
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Secret Teachings of All Ages: The Life and Philosophy of Pythagoras

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Secret Teachings of All Ages, by Manly P.
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Chinese authorities turn to digital photography to preserve Buddhist cave ... - AsiaOne

Chinese authorities turn to digital photography to preserve Buddhist cave ... - AsiaOne | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Chinese authorities turn to digital photography to preserve Buddhist cave ...
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Ancient Red Dye Powers New “Green” Battery

Ancient Red Dye Powers New “Green” Battery | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Rose madder – a natural plant dye once prized throughout the Old World to make fiery red textiles – has found a second life as the basis for a new “green” battery.
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Ancient Egyptian space jewelry? Iron in bead came from meteorite - NBCNews.com

Ancient Egyptian space jewelry? Iron in bead came from meteorite - NBCNews.com | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
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Ancient Egyptian space jewelry? Iron in bead came from meteorite
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