History Stories
Ancient Babylonians Used Sophisticated Math to Track Jupiter
February 1, 2016

A small clay tablet created between 350 B.C. and 50 B.C. shows that Babylonian astronomers tracked Jupiter’s motion using geometric principles thought to have been invented some 1,400 years later. Read More

Hanging Gardens Existed, but not in Babylon
May 14, 2013

An Oxford researcher says she has found evidence of the elusive Hanging Gardens of Babylon—but 300 miles from Babylon. Read More