Motherboard racconta l'influenza che le eclissi di Luna hanno avuto nella storia, accelerando la caduta di imperi, eccitando scienziati, ispirando folli miti e atrocità. Fino a diventare evento comune e occasione di incontro.
[...] eclipses were the blockbusters of the ancient world: everybody had an opinion on whether they were good or bad, and what had inspired them. Solar eclipses, with their unnerving ability to blot out the sun, were probably more feared than the lunar variety. But as astroarcheologist Clive Ruggles points out, ancient civilizations didn't take either lightly.