AstroPhysics - Mexicomany windows aligned with astronomical...

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Big Horn Medicine Wheel in Wyoming-built by Plains Indians. Originally thought that spokes aligned with risings and settings of Sun and other stars. Further investigation showed this not true. Caracol Mayan temple (1000 AD) in
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Unformatted text preview: Mexicomany windows aligned with astronomical events. Sun Dagger in New Mexico-Rocks shape Sun’s light into dagger with a spiral carved on the rock. Dagger pierces spiral each year at noon on summer solstice....
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This note was uploaded on 09/28/2011 for the course PHYSICS 20 taught by Professor Mubarek during the Fall '11 term at UC Riverside.

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