2015 Department News

September 22, 2015

Sarah Symonsand co-author Elizabeth Tasker (former postdoc in P&A) are in the October 2015 issue of Scientific American with their article entitled "Stars of the Dead".  (Rob Cockcroft, Planetarium Manager, former P&A postdoc and current MIIETL postdoc also is mentioned in the article.)  The article outlines the recent discovery and cataloging of astrological/religious texts from ancient Egypt.

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