Explore Mythology of the Mayas
The Maya believed the Earth was flat with four corners. Each corner was a direction shown by ...Read more
Xib Chac was the Mayan rain god. He was a fair god, and was shown by many colors. He was often ...Read more
Ix Chel, the "Lady Rainbow," was the Moon goddess in Mayan mythology. The Mayans associated ...Read more
The ancient Mayans used the doorways and windows of their buildings to look at things in space. ...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 road along which souls walk into the underworld. ...Read more
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Scientists have been taking a close look at microbes that live in the ocean. The microbes they are studying are a type of bacteria and are very tiny. They may be small but they have a big impact on life...Read more