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The Scientific Odyssey

The Scientific Odyssey is a podcast exploration of scientific inquiry through it's history and philosophy.  New episodes weekly.

Jan 17, 2016

An examination of the motion of the Sun through the sky.  We discuss the use of gnomons to make measurements and the Sun's path through the Zodiac on the ecliptic with special attention to the equinoxes and solstices.  We conclude with an discussion of the yearly calendar in many cultures.