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View Resource Ancient Observatories: Chichen Itza

Located on a limestone plateau in the northern area of the Yucatan peninsula, the dramatic ruins of Chichen Itza stand as a testimony to the ingenuity of the Mayan civilization. Many visitors flock to the area to view these structures, and now it is also possible to view them via this fine exhibition created by the Exploratorium Museum. With substantial funding from the McBean Family Foundation...
View Resource Lick Observatory Records Digital Archive

Located on the summit of Mount Hamilton in the Diablo Mountain Range, the Lick Observatory is a tremendous astronomical facility. This digital collection from the University of California-Santa Cruz offers up some of the records culled from this facility's history. Here visitors can find historical photographs that document life at the Observatory, along with images of telescopes, lenses, and some...

View Resource Global Jet Watch

The Global Jet Watch Project was founded at the University of Oxford in order to explore fascinating questions about the universe. For instance, how does matter behave in the vicinity of black holes in our galaxy? What is striking about the project is the use of five 0.5 meter telescopes which have been strategically placed around the globe - in Chile, Eastern and Western Australia, India, and...

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