ancient Greek astronomers
Archaeologists in the ancient Greek city of Soli Pompeipolis in Turkey unveiled the tomb of the Ancient Greek astronomer Aratus there.
While civilized society was just learning to use the wheel on earth, ancient Greeks were aiming at celestial space and the stars.
Since the beginning of time, people have turned their eyes to the sky and discerned the shapes of animals and objects in the stars.
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...
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...