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Memorial Tomb of Ancient Greek Astronomer Aratus Unearthed in Turkey

Archaeologists in the ancient Greek city of Soli Pompeipolis in Turkey unveiled the tomb of the Ancient Greek astronomer Aratus there.

How Ancient Greeks Set Humanity on the Path to Space Exploration

While civilized society was just learning to use the wheel on earth, ancient Greeks were aiming at celestial space and the stars.

The Ancient Greek Stars Lighting Up Our Night Skies

Since the beginning of time, people have turned their eyes to the sky and discerned the shapes of animals and objects in the stars.

Greek Stars Lighting Up Our Night Skies

Since the beginning of time, people have turned their eyes to the sky and discerned the shapes of animals and objects in the stars.

Gaia Satellite Sent into Space to Monitor the Galaxy

People have always been fascinated with space secrets and want more information. The European Space Agency operated the first step of further discovering space secrets, by orbiting satellite "Gaia." The satellite took its name from the goddess of Greek mythology...

Antikythera Mechanism Becomes Lego Game

The Antikythera mechanism is regarded to be humanity's oldest computer. It dates back to the early 1st century BC and is designed so that ancient Greek astronomers were able to calculate astronomical positions. Local divers discovered it in a shipwreck...