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The Winter Solstice And The Rise Of Kukulkan
December 21, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

  In celebration of the official start of winter today, we proudly present our humble thoughts on the importance of the Sun’s path through the sky as perceived by different cultures around the world. Although it barely seems worth mentioning today, in the past, solar events like the winter solstice were cause for great celebration, […]

2012: Did the Maya Predict an Apocalypse?
May 5, 2011 · 2 Comments

For the last 2 years, the Astronomy Department of the Houston Museum of Natural Science has searched and researched Maya ruins and writings for connections between the Mayan calendar and the ability of Maya astronomers to predict future events. To record the passage of time, the Maya developed a 260-day ritual cycle, made up of […]



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