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Antikythera Mechanism: The World’s First Computer

By |2018-10-21T02:35:29+03:00October 21st, 2018|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , |

The world’s first computer was discovered on 17 May 1902 in a shipwreck off the Greek island of Antikythera, to the great puzzlement of archaeologists at the time. Since then, we have learned a great deal more about the sophistication of this ancient astronomical computer, [...]

A Brief History of Astronomy

By |2018-10-12T02:12:56+03:00October 12th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Astronomy is a natural science that studies celestial objects and phenomena. It applies mathematics, physics, and chemistry, in an effort to explain the origin of those objects and phenomena and their evolution. Objects of interest include planets, moons, stars, galaxies, and comets; the phenomena include [...]

The Mysterious Underground City of Derinkuyu

By |2018-08-07T11:39:24+03:00August 7th, 2018|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , , |

In the Cappadocia region of Turkey there is a town called Derinkuyu; and beneath Derinkuyu there is a city, vast and deep, of ancient design, preserved to this day. The mystery of who built it and why remains, although scholars have their theories. The region [...]

Ollantaytambo: Mysterious Megalithic Site

By |2018-10-10T13:59:05+03:00July 31st, 2017|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , |

Ollantaytambo is a small town and an archaeological megalithic site in southern Peru, 60 kilometers northwest of the city of Cusco. Located at an altitude of 2,792 meters (9,160 feet) above sea level in the district of Ollantaytambo, province of Urubamba, in the Sacred Valley. Ollantaytambo [...]