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And The Heaven He Raised

In History by Brian Koberlein

Modern astronomy has a rich Islamic history. As with many cultures, the motions of the Sun, Moon and stars are an important part of Islam, and so Muslim astronomers needed to develop sophisticated astronomical techniques. To this day, many stars in the northern hemisphere continue to bear the Arabic names given them by Muslim astronomers. 

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Phantom Time

In History by Brian Koberlein

Did the Catholic Church simply make up 300 years of early Medieval history? Astronomy clearly says no.

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Dark Beginnings

In History by Brian Koberlein

The history of dark matter spans more than a century, and continues to raise interesting questions.