StarDate: Jul/Aug 2005


Well-known astronomy writer Ken Croswell returns to StarDate magazine with his feature about Gould's Belt, a "Ring Around the Sky" that harbors some of the Milky Way's best known features. And Leila Belkora explains how, starting three millennia ago, Pacific Islanders used a combination of celestial navigation, knowledge of the natural world, and "dead reckoning" to spread their culture over one-third of the globe in "Steering by the Stars."


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