Helios the sun god
Astronomy History

Who Discovered the Sun is a Star?

March 9, 2017 James Miller 0

In ancient Greece, early scientists such as Thales of Miletus (624-546 BC) first started to suspect that the Sun was not the deity Helios (Apollo) driving his chariot around the Earth, but was instead merely […]

Astronomy History

The Babylonians and Geometric Astronomy

February 24, 2016 James Miller 0

Historians have long known that ancient civilizations had an interest in outer space, but have held that it wasn’t until the Europeans began seriously studying heavenly bodies during the 14th century that planets were accurately […]

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