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Starlight Expressed

This very briefly introduces the statistical method I used to analyse the Greek temples of Sicily for astronomical alignments. It’ll be the basis for a paper On the Orientations of Greek Temples in Sicily. The whole thesis will be made available later via Open...

Portable Antiquities Data and Swivel

I’m falling behind on my reading of RSS feeds, so the news that the Portable Antiquities Scheme has put some of its data on Swivel is new to me, even though the post is a week old. Swivel seems to be a graphing website. People upload data and then you can draw...

The Tomb of Jesus

Carl Feagans mentions the Tomb of Jesus brouhaha. I plan to put up something on this, but I’m holding back for now as I’m waiting for a couple of email replies. I’ve sent one to Professor who produced the 600:1 claim. I’ve tried seeing the...

Roman Camps and Orientations

A follow-up to The Orientation of Roman Camps and Forts. This is an application of the Binomial Distribution test that I’m using in my own work applied to the data from the original paper, which is why you may have the impression you’ve already read this...