Explore Mythology of the Mayas
The Earth was conceived by the Maya as flat with four corners. Each corner represented a cardinal ...Read more
Xib Chac was the rain god according to the Mayan pantheon. The rain god was a benevolent deity, ...Read more
Ix Chel, the "Lady Rainbow," was the old Moon goddess in Maya mythology. Mayan people lived ...Read more
Maya astronomers had a remarkably accurate knowledge of the apparent motion of Venus. They ...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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xSubduction zone : Subduction is the process of the oceanic lithosphere colliding with and descending beneath the continental lithosphere.
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A new analysis of the unusually long solar cycle that ended in 2008 suggests that one reason for the long cycle could be a stretching of the sun's conveyor belt, a current of plasma that circulates between...Read more