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Mayan Astronomy

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The Ancient Maya: Tools of Astronomy 1/5
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Star-gazing reached incredible heights thousands of years before the Hubble. Learn the amazing advances made by the great ancient culture of Central America. (10:01)
May 22, 2011 at 06:37 PM
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The Ancient Maya: Tools of Astronomy 2/5
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Take another fascinating trip through time to discover the precursors  from centuries or even millennia ago  of todays cutting-edge technological breakthroughs. Using the latest scholarship, hands-on demonstrations, and dramatic reenactments, WHERE D... [more]
May 22, 2011 at 06:40 PM
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The Ancient Maya Tools of Astronomy 4/5
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Host Michael Guillen travels to Mexico's Yucatan peninsula to get a firsthand look at the ancient world's most skilled astronomers. Climb the giant pyramid of Kukulkan and see how it functioned as a giant solar observatory. (10:01)
May 22, 2011 at 06:43 PM
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The Ancient Maya: Tools of Astronomy 3/5
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Without the aid of magnifying technology or even a firm idea of where they stood on the planet, the Mayan grasp of the universe through astrological observation was simply stunning. (10:01)
May 22, 2011 at 06:41 PM
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