Astronomy and Architecture at the Roots of Civilization

Part of the Undergraduate Lecture Notes in Physics book series (ULNP)


Nowadays most of us do not look at the sky. Nevertheless, most people know “what star sign they belong to”. And yet the vast majority of people do not know what “belonging to a zodiac sign” actually means and have never seen their “sign” in the night sky. Indeed, hardly anyone ever glances at more than a few stars at night– for most people the issue simply never arises.


Summer Solstice Winter Solstice Monumental Architecture Homo Sapiens Neolithic Revolution 
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  1. 1.School of Civil ArchitecturePolitecnico di MilanoMilanItaly

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