DocuWatch on Facebook
Art America Britain History Science Societies War Shop
DocuWatch

The Story Of Science
The Story Of Science 01
The Story Of Science 02 - What is the World Made Of?
The Story Of Science 03 - How did we get here?
The Story Of Science 04 - Can We Have Unlimited Power?
The Story Of Science 05 - What Is the Secret of Life?
The Story Of Science 06 - Who Are We

« The Story of Electricity

Tim Hunt »

Description

From Wikipedia

The Story Of Science
Episode One

Astronomy is the oldest of the natural sciences, dating back to antiquity, with its origins in the religious, mythological, and astrological practices of pre-history: vestiges of these are still found in astrology, a discipline long interwoven with public and governmental astronomy, and not completely disentangled from it until a few centuries ago in the Western World (see astrology and astronomy). Early astronomy involved observing the regular patterns of the motions of visible celestial objects, especially the Sun, Moon, stars and naked eye planets. Study of the changing position of the Sun along the horizon or the changing appearances of stars in the course of the year could be used to establish an agricultural or ritual calendar. In some cultures astronomical data was used for astrological prognostication.

Tags

Other videos in channel "Science":

 Aristotle's Lagoon Aristotle's Lagoon  Richard Feynman Richard Feynman Absolute Zero Absolute Zero
Bruno Bettleheim Bruno Bettleheim Carl Sagan - Biography Carl Sagan - Biography
Copernicus Copernicus Galileo Galilei Galileo Galilei Greatest Discoveries - TopTen Greatest Discoveries - TopTen
Heretic Heretic Humboldt's Tales From The Americas Humboldt's Tales From The Americas
Islam And Science Islam And Science Issac Newton - The Dark Heretic Issac Newton - The Dark Heretic Jenny Clack Jenny Clack
Jocelyn Bell Burnell Jocelyn Bell Burnell Joy of Science Joy of Science Light Fantastic Light Fantastic
Louis Pasteur Louis Pasteur Marie Curie Marie Curie Order and Disorder Order and Disorder
Peter Atkins - The Joy of Science Peter Atkins - The Joy of Science Programming of Life Programming of Life Richard Dawkins Richard Dawkins
Richard Dimbleby Lecture 2012 - The New Enlightenment (Sir Paul Nurse) Richard Dimbleby Lecture 2012 - The New Enlightenment (Sir Paul Nurse) Robert Hooke - Victim Of Genius Robert Hooke - Victim Of Genius Royal Institution Christmas Lectures 2009 - 01 Plant Wars Royal Institution Christmas Lectures 2009 - 01 Plant Wars
Sience Under Attack Sience Under Attack Sigmund Freud Sigmund Freud The Book That Can't Be Read The Book That Can't Be Read
The Extraordinary Genius of Albert Einstein The Extraordinary Genius of Albert Einstein The Machine that Changed the World The Machine that Changed the World The Mars Underground The Mars Underground
The Material World The Material World The Missing Secrets Of Nikola Tesla The Missing Secrets Of Nikola Tesla The President's Guide To Science The President's Guide To Science
The Story of Electricity The Story of Electricity The Story Of Science The Story Of Science Tim Hunt Tim Hunt
Understanding Electricity Understanding Electricity Visions Of The Future 01 -  The Intelligence Revolution Visions Of The Future 01 - The Intelligence Revolution What We Still Don't Know What We Still Don't Know
Video channels
Videos in this channel
Adsense
Featured
Featured
Featured
Featured
Featured
Featured