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Celestial Knowledge Was Surprisingly Advanced in Ancient Times

Imagine going back thousands of years and showing off the cool astronomical functions of your smartphone. It can tell the date and time with incredible accuracy. It can pinpoint your location. It can even pull up a map of the stars, tell you the phases of the moon, and predict the next major astronomical event. These ancient people would be amazed, right?

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Celestial Knowledge Was Surprisingly Advanced in Ancient Times
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    What did ancient humans know about astronomy?

    What did ancient humans know about astronomy?

    Humanity's ability to track and monitor celestial cycles stretches back into prehistory. Imagine going back thousands of years and showing off the …

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