Dennis Duke

Professor of Physics
Department of Physics
Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL 32306

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(850) 644-0175



Left: a working replica of a zodiacal armillary sphere, as described by Ptolemy in Almagest 5.1. The instrument was designed and constructed by Randall Smith in the Physics Department Machine Shop.


Almagest Planetary Model Animations

 A set of computer animations for those who teach the ancient models of planetary motion, those who want to learn those models, or even those who enjoy simply contemplating just how clever the ancient astronomers were.


Six Easy Lectures on Ancient Mathematical Astronomy


Data Files Useful for Ancient Astronomy


Articles on the history of ancient astronomy


Table of integrals and formulae for Feynman diagram calculations