National Geographic Channel Naked Science

Season 6 Episode 25

Ancient Astronomers

Aired Thursday 8:00 PM Dec 17, 2009 on National Geographic
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Ancient Astronomers
France's Lascaux region is home to the famous caves decorated with drawings by prehistoric man. Scientists and historians have long though they represented the simple concerns of the people of that time: hunting and gathering, for example. Now, some scientists believe the drawings represent much more than that; they believe they show an advanced knowledge of the night skies and of the stars which moved through the skies.moreless

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