Astronomy is the oldest of the natural sciences, dating back to antiquity, with its origins in the religious, mythological, cosmological, calendrical, and astrological beliefs and practices of prehistory. We look at some of these ancient texts and the greatest astronomers in history.
Tycho Brahe died suddenly more than 400 years ago and there's been a mystery around if he fell victim to natural causes or was murdered.
- 25th Feb, 2019
When astronomy was closely linked to astrology, astronomical symbols were used to represent various celestial objects including the planets.
- 20th Apr, 2013