Ouch! That's Hot! Food Scientists Invent Strips To Heal Pizza Mouth Burn Food News. JOURNEY OF MANKIND - The Peopling of the World. Astronomy and Astrology in Antiquity. An exchange of views on the chronology of the eclipse of Pericles may be found in The Observatory, Vol.
VII, with a bit more added in by me. The icon I use to indicate this subsite is a detail from my photograph of the Adoration of the Magi by Maitani on the façade of the cathedral of Orvieto. This may seem an odd choice, but it's the best website identifier I could come up with: the event occurred in Antiquity (and has given rise to a vast literature firmly seated in the interface between astronomy, astrology, and ancient history), the protagonists seem to have been Babylonian astrologer/astronomers, the sculptor consciously broke with medieval tradition to work in something very much like the style of Trajan's Column, and the marble itself came from the ruins of the Mausoleum of Augustus. An Inconvenient Truth. From director Davis Guggenheim, An Inconvenient Truth is a passionate and inspirational look at former Vice President Al Gore's fervent crusade to halt global warming's deadly progress by exposing the myths and misconceptions that surround it.
In this intimate portrait of Gore and his "travelling global warming show," Gore comes across as never before in the media - funny, engaging, open and intent on alerting citizens to this "planetary emergency" before it's too late. Interspersed with the bracing facts and future predictions is the story of Gore's personal journey: from an idealistic college student who first saw a massive environmental crisis looming; to a young Senator facing a harrowing family tragedy that altered his perspective; to the man who almost became President but instead returned to the most important cause of his life.