MAYAN HISTORY part 3: SOCIAL STRUCTURES, ASTRONOMY, and RELIGION PowerPoint Presentation Ancient star gazers mapping the heavens so accurately that they pinpointed every future lunar and solar eclipse 1,000 years into the future. Why were such accurate predictions so important to the ancient Maya? How did they organize their civilization? What was the relationship between astronomy and religion. 57 slides C.C.S. RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.5, RH.6-8.7, WHST.6-8.10, SL.7.2, SL.7.1 $
The Dawn of Astronomy: A Study of Temple Worship and Mythology of the Ancient Egyptians (Dover Books on Astronomy) ~ by J. Norman Lockyer, Space, Giorgio de Santillana | A pioneer in the fields of astrophysics and astro-archeology, J. Norman Lockyer believed that ancient Egyptian monuments were constructed "in strict relation to the stars." | In this celebrated study, he explores the relationship between astronomy and architecture in the age of the pharaohs. | Lockyer addresses one of the…
Ab 20.02. This exhibition brings together a group of international artists and photographers that share a fascination with astronomy. Using various methods of photography; both experimental and direct, real and imagined, the artists look at relationships between astronomy, matter, time and space.
The Man Who Makes the Coolest Clocks You’ll Ever See | Design | WIRED. Each of the clocks has its own name and story. With Clock For an Astronomer reflects the relationship between astronomy and geography.