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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Scientists have been taking a close look at special types of bacteria that live in the ocean. These microbes may be tiny, but they play a big part in the nitrogen cycle. The little round bacteria are able...Read more