Ancient Origins of Science
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Modern science began on the shores of the Mediterranean around 700BC. What happened?
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Black Athena - The Fabrication of Ancient Greece

Examines the claims of Professor Martin Bernal who questions the assumption of the "Europeaness" of our civilisation placing instead the "black" Egyptians an...
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La Bocca della Verità: Pythagoras

La Bocca della Verità: Pythagoras | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Here a = 5, b = 5, and so c = 5...not 5 sqrt(2). Yet this is perfectly ordinary Euclidean plane geometry, just that some points are missing...er, actually, almost all of them. Sorry, Pythagoras, not even smart guys are right every time ...
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Ancient Philosophy of Mathematics 05 - Symbolic...

Ancient Philosophy of Mathematics 05 - Symbolic... | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
This video series will examine the ancient mathematical philosophy of Pythagoras and Plato. The focus will be on metaphysics and ontology, symbolism and cont...
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Really awesome Neolithic ruins in Sardinia. @jamesfrank08
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Robert Lanza » Does Death Exist? New Theory Says ‘No’

Robert Lanza  » Does Death Exist? New Theory Says ‘No’ | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Robert Lanza, M.D. is considered one of the leading scientists in the world. He is currently Chief Scientific Officer at Advanced Cell Technology, and Adjunct Professor at Wake Forest University School of Medicine.
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The Surreal Cave Paintings Of Stockholm’s Metro Stations

The Surreal Cave Paintings Of Stockholm’s Metro Stations | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
RT @Architizer: Painting goes underground in Scandinavia: http://t.co/KdN9esaoGD
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New Light on the Dawn: a new perspective on the Neolithic Revolution - The Rhind Lectures - Society of Antiquaries of Scotland

New Light on the Dawn: a new perspective on the Neolithic Revolution - The Rhind Lectures - Society of Antiquaries of Scotland | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
The Rhind Lectures presented by Emeritus Professor Trevor Watkins FSA FSA Scot, University of Edinburgh Friday 3rd April to Sunday 5th April 2009 (@AntiquityJ Interesting!
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Strange bedfellows: Two creatures shared ancient burrow - NBCNews.com (blog)

Strange bedfellows: Two creatures shared ancient burrow - NBCNews.com (blog) | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
iTech Post Strange bedfellows: Two creatures shared ancient burrow NBCNews.com (blog) The burrow was unearthed from what is today South Africa's Karoo Basin, which would have been part of the ancient supercontinent Gondwana at the start of the...
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THE GOLDEN HELLENIC VERSES OF PYTHAGORAS

THE GOLDEN VERSES OF PYTHAGORAS IN MANY WAYS the so-called Golden Verses of Pythagoras epitomize the Pythagorean way of life, outlining the principles of dai...
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Knowledge of Four Elements Pre-Dates Empedocles | AMAIC ...

Genesis 1:10 (BHS/WIVU) וַיִּקְרָ֨א אֱלֹהִ֤ים׀ לַיַּבָּשָׁה֙ אֶ֔רֶץ וּלְמִקְוֵ֥ה הַמַּ֖יִם קָרָ֣א יַמִּ֑ים וַיַּ֥רְא אֱלֹהִ֖ים כִּי־טֽוֹב׃ wayiqra – elohim – layyabbashah – erets ulemiqweh – hammayim – qara – yammim ...
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Philosophers Squared – Parmenides | Probaway - Life Hacks

Philosophers Squared – Parmenides | Probaway - Life Hacks | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Parmenides (c. 515 BCE-c.540 BCE) was from a colony in Elea, Italy which was Greek culturally. He stimulated the world to grow out of the pre-Socratic and pre-Greek myth based world view into one of empirical theory tested ...
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More Than 400 Animals Offered to Aztec Gods

More Than 400 Animals Offered to Aztec Gods | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Archaeologists in Mexico City have identified more than 400 species of animals among offerings to Aztec gods.
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Huge ancient city at Angkor Wat revealed by lasers - CBC.ca

Huge ancient city at Angkor Wat revealed by lasers - CBC.ca | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
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Huge ancient city at Angkor Wat revealed by lasers
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The discovery was announced late Monday in a peer-reviewed paper released early by the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
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The Philosophy of Frugality - The Simple Dollar

The Philosophy of Frugality - The Simple Dollar | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Diogenes of Sinope was a philosopher in ancient Greece who was a cynic in the classical sense of the word.
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Hafiz - For Three Days

@DannyPinn1 O one more thing: Parmenides was called an "Iatromantis." Reminds me of this Hafiz poem: http://t.co/dmvKE14nLG
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700,000-Year-Old Horse Genome Shatters Record for Sequencing of Ancient DNA | Wired Science | Wired.com

700,000-Year-Old Horse Genome Shatters Record for Sequencing of Ancient DNA | Wired Science | Wired.com | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
By piecing together the genetic information locked inside a frozen, fossilized bone, scientists have deciphered the complete genome of an extinct prehistoric horse that roamed the Yukon more than 700,000 years ago, reconstructing the story of the...
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Cave Paintings Showed True Colors of Stone Age Horses | Wired Science | Wired.com

Cave Paintings Showed True Colors of Stone Age Horses | Wired Science | Wired.com | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
A new study of prehistoric horse DNA suggests that spotted horses roamed ancient Europe, and that early artists may have been reproducing what they saw rather than creating imaginary creatures.
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philosophy bites: Raymond Tallis on Parmenides

philosophy bites: Raymond Tallis on Parmenides | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Parmenides was possibly the greatest of the pre-Socratic philosophers.
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Vandals graffiti Bronze Age standing stone in Brecon Beacons

Vandals graffiti Bronze Age standing stone in Brecon Beacons | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Specialists brought in to clean and restore monument believed to have been erected between 2500 and 1800 BC (#neolithic Vandals graffiti Bronze Age standing stone in Brecon Beacons - WalesOnline: WalesOnlineVandals graf...
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In Asia, ancient writing collides with the digital age - Science News

In Asia, ancient writing collides with the digital age - Science News | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
As a schoolboy, Akihiro Matsumura spent hundreds of hours learning the intricate Chinese characters that make up a part of written Japanese. Now, the graduate student can rely on his smartphone, tablet and laptop to ...
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Hormone Revolution Triggered By Two Mutations 500 Billion Years Ago - RedOrbit

Hormone Revolution Triggered By Two Mutations 500 Billion Years Ago - RedOrbit | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
RedOrbit Hormone Revolution Triggered By Two Mutations 500 Billion Years Ago RedOrbit The new study, published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, revealed two key mutations that sparked a hormonal revolution about 500 million years...
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World's Oldest Genome Sequenced From 700,000-Year-Old Horse DNA

World's Oldest Genome Sequenced From 700,000-Year-Old Horse DNA | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
A 700,000-year-old horse leg bone has yielded the world's oldest complete genome.
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High-tech inspired insights into Japan's ancient ... - Science News

High-tech inspired insights into Japan's ancient ... - Science News | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Japan's ancient 'Kofun' burial mounds: Fusion of traditional archaeology with cutting edge information technology to uncover the mysteries of ancient civilizations.
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What Ancient Wine Tasted Like

France is famous for its wine, and for good reason... they've been making wine longer than anyone else! Newly discovered artifacts show it was being made as ...
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Scans reveal ancient great city - Manawatu Standard

Scans reveal ancient great city - Manawatu Standard | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Manawatu Standard Scans reveal ancient great city Manawatu Standard The LiDAR revelations were "astonishing," said Roland Fletcher, an archaeologist at the University of Sydney in Australia and a member of the international team whose findings are...
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