Stars, Civilizations and the Space Between ENCORE

Oct 27, 2017

As generations of people and even civilizations come and go, it’s a mere geologic second for the visible stars in our skyscape.  What we see today hasn’t changed much from the time of the ancient Greeks and we still use the names they gave to identify constellations and map the night sky. In this week’s encore essay from News-Press storyteller Amy Bennett Williams, she considers our human fascination with celestial bodies and perhaps how other cultures throughout the ages have interpreted the stars.