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Listen: Tribal Astronomy in Ancient India and the Stories in Our Stars

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At some point of time, every human that has ever walked this planet has looked up at the night sky and wondered what the cosmos is trying to tell them. Tribes turned to the heavens when looking for structure and found ingenious ways to build their lives around the stars they saw every night, as Samanth Subramanian and Padmaparna Ghosh discover in this stellar episode of The Intersection dedicated to ancient astronomy. (Music by Josh Woodward)

This is the latest episode of The Intersection, a fortnightly podcast on Audiomatic. For more such podcasts visit audiomatic.in.