Astronomy

How the First Nations people from the great southern continent saw the Stars

Aboriginal Astronomy

'Australian' First Nations people are the longest living continuous culture on earth, but modern researchers have just started to look at the wisdom that comes with the many thousand years of residency, and that's especially true of astronomy. They tracked and predicted interstellar movements in highly sophisticated ways, looking up at the night with eyes intriguingly different to our own. To hear some examples of things that they could teach us, I met with Swinburne University's Dr. Alan Duffy, who specializes in Australian First Nations astronomy. Read more about How the First Nations people from the great southern continent saw the Stars

The First Race: Out-of-*Australia, Not Africa!

Mungo Man - The history of mankind

The First Nations peoples of the continent now called Australia were not ignorant savages stagnating in their primitive inadequacies and laziness, as the British invaders have been maintaining and indeed teaching for the past 230 years.

Archaeologist's findings together with scientific analogy is now pointing towards the history of these people as the beginning of what is known as 'modern man' in this region, at least. Read more about The First Race: Out-of-*Australia, Not Africa!

Australian First Nations and peoples – how to misunderstand their science

A volatile outburst from one of the twin stars Eta Carinae. A similar outburst was recorded by Aboriginal Australians.

(Image: NASA) - More: Exploding Star in Aboriginal Dreamtime Australian Geographics

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