How far back does the link be­tween as­tron­omy and the mil­i­tary go?

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By the end of the first mil­len­nium BCE, Chi­nese court astronomer­s had chron­i­cled most ce­les­tial phe­nom­ena vis­i­ble to the un­aided eye. Be­cause there was a pre­sumed re­la­tion­ship be­tween the Uni­verse above and the af­fairs of state be­low, these records were treated as clas­si­fied re­search, es­sen­tial to na­tional se­cu­rity.

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