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Evidence: How Do We Know What We Know?
Ancient Astronomy, Modern Knowledge (Podcast)
Date: August 20, 2008
Running Time: 00:15:28
An interview with Isabel Hawkins, Co-director/Research Astronomer, UC Berkeley Space Sciences Laboratory; Co-director, NASA Sun-Earth Connection Education Forum. When astronomer Isabel Hawkins began exploring the astronomical work of Native Americans, their knowledge broadened her view of the night sky. She's since discovered several scientists incorporating the work of native ... More »
This Evidence web project applies the general question "How do we know what we know?" to the specific question of human origins. It features interviews and interactives based on the work of scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany. Spanning anthropology, biology, paleontology, and genetics, ... More »

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