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Solar eclipses: A pump of curiosity for early humans?

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  23 December 2021

Graham Jones*
Affiliation:
The University of Shiga Prefecture, Hikone, JP 522-8533, Japan email: graham@tensentences.com

Abstract

The dramatic nature and irregular frequency of solar eclipses may have helped trigger the development of human curiosity. If the kind of solar eclipses we experience on Earth are rare within the Universe, human-like curiosity may also be rare.

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© The Author(s), 2021. Published by Cambridge University Press on behalf of International Astronomical Union

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