Explore Mythology of the Mayas
The Maya believed the Earth was flat with four corners. Each corner represented a cardinal ...Read more
Xib Chac was the Mayan rain god. He was a benevolent god, and was represented by many colors. ...Read more
Ix Chel, the "Lady Rainbow," was the old Moon goddess in Mayan mythology. The Maya people lived ...Read more
The ancient Mayans used the doorways and windows of their buildings as astronomical sightings, ...Read more
Mayans were sophisticated observers of the sky. Mayans used their astronomical knowledge to ...Read more
Mayans seem to have thought of the Milky Way as the mystic road along which souls walk into ...Read more
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Did you know that Earth is the largest and densest rocky planet
in the solar system?
Did you know that "megalith" means "big rock", which is certainly a good description of Stonehenge?
Earth and Space Science Concept of the Day
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xAlluvium : Alluvium is loose gravel, sand, silt, or clay deposited by streams.
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There used to be sea ice floating on the tropical ocean, according to new evidence found by geologists. This was quite a long time ago, 716.5 million years ago, during a time known as Snowball Earth. This...Read more