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    • The Remarkable Science of Ancient Astronomy

    • By: Bradley E. Schaefer, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Bradley E. Schaefer
    • Length: 11 hrs and 51 mins
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    The Sun, Moon, and stars are crucial to your daily existence. The perfect regularity of the heavens is the only guaranteed part of life and inspires deep religious and philosophical ideas, while unexpected events such as eclipses and comets incite fear. Experience this ancient outlook with noted astrophysicist and historian of astronomy Professor Bradley Schaefer of Louisiana State University. An award-winning teacher, Dr. Schaefer takes you around the world, exploring the close relationship that people thousands of years ago had with the sky.

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    • By Jeffrey L. Smith, PE on 02-22-19

    Regular price: $34.95