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From Ancient Roman Omens, New Data on Solar Activity

From Ancient Roman Omens, New Data on Solar Activity

Because aurorae, comets, and meteors were omens, the Romans and other ancient peoples observed the sky fastidiously, recording heavenly observations alongside detailed accounts of earthly events and military triumphs. Twenty centuries later, those historical records have become scientific data for researchers such as WHOI Senior Scientist Andy Solow.

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