Venus & Maya Astronomy

12:00-1:00 pm    Add
Space Sciences Laboratory (take Hill Shuttle from Evans Hall east entrance)

As one of the brightest objects in the night sky, people have observed the planet Venus for thousands of years. This lecture will investigate the science behind Venus' appearances as both the Morning and Evening Star and explore how these cycles were recorded and understood by Maya people in southern Mexico and Central America. Come to the Addition Conference Room.
Nancy Ali, Space Sciences Lab Coordinator of Education Programs
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