Doris Vickers

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Doris Vickers (born 1980) is an Austrian archaeoastronomer and content manager for the Unesco Portal to the Heritage of Astronomy.[1]

She was a global co-ordinator of the Ancient Skies project, along with Ruediger Schulz.[2] The project began in 2006 aiming to create a knowledge base of human cultures and their knowledge of astronomy, with the vision "One Planet – One Mankind – One Sky – One Knowledgebase", and as of July 2016 is "currently transferring the complete project to a new environment".[3]

In February 2016 she appeared on BBC Radio 4's The Museum of Curiosity. Her hypothetical donation to this imaginary museum was a star clock.[4]

Publications[edit]

  • Schultz, Rüdiger; Vickers, Doris (26 July 2011). "The 'Ancient Skies' project—human cultures and their skies". Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union. 7 (S278): 397–403. doi:10.1017/S1743921311012853. Retrieved 29 July 2016.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Web portal project - core team". Portal to the Heritage of Astronomy. UNESCO. Retrieved 29 July 2016.
  2. ^ "About us". Ancient-Skies: Human Cultures and Their Skies. Retrieved 29 July 2016.
  3. ^ "Home page". Ancient-Skies: Human Cultures and Their Skies. Retrieved 29 July 2016.
  4. ^ "Series 8: Hound, Vickers, Smit". The Museum of Curiosity. BBC. Retrieved 29 July 2016.

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