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    2008 Stonehenge Decoded (film). National Geographic Television. Michael Parker-Pearson’s interpretation of Stonehenge is that it is a home for the ancestors. He believes that Stonehenge was built by a chiefdom comprised of thousands of individuals. Although these people are farmers, it is suggested that they brought supplies with them during times of gathering. The chiefdom would travel to Stonehenge to honour their ancestors on the summer solstice to see the sun rise. This was a time when they would thank their ancestors for their prosperity and fertility. Parker-Pearson believes that at other times of the year, the land around Stonehenge was not to be entered as it was sacred. After the sunrise ceremony, they would then walk down to the River Avon. As they walked along the river, they would scatter the cremated remains of the deceased into the river which was symbolic of their loved ones travelling into the afterlife. By sundown, they would congregate at Woodhenge which is considered a ceremonial home for the living. After the sunset ceremony, there…

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    Sun Observation Report

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    Within the twenty-four hour rang we have in a day the sun splits it into two halves; Night and day. However the path of they sun is always changing and is never the same. Just like any other star it rises in the east and sets in the west. As time goes by you begin noticing the sun changes its exact paths. The sun’s path through the sky is farther north in June and farther south in December (the sun and the seasons, 2010). Around the end of March and September the sun’s path goes along the…

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    The Roman Goddess Juno

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    jumped over the fire and did not get your clothes on fire you were ohave a good luck the year to come. When the fire is out and the ashes have cooled make a protective amulet.This is a good time to give offerings to your allies and to faeries or energy beings who may help you, or who share your environment. dancing, feasting, drinking and bonfires; This promotes goodwill, and increases the harmony of your home. As an offering, food is usually appreciated. Traditionally, milk and bread would be…

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    The Pre-Incans

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    neatly aligned but nobody knows for sure why these towers were constructed this way (Emerging Technology From the arXiv). All information was destroyed and lost when the pre-Incans fought and demolished the once great site of Chankillo. All that remains are the ruins which stand as puzzle pieces for scientists to analyze and resolve to unearth their meaning. Amelia Sparavigna at the Politecnico di Torino in Italy has a theory from a program she developed that calculates the position of the sun…

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    centuries, through secrets passed down from generation to generation. They come in the night , never the same way, never the same way, they come for the men and the boys, for the apprentices and the masters, and the priests and the elders. They are an ever present threat, always watching yet never there, the villages and camps are always moved, the scouts captured or killed, and the ever present stench of fear, the people had given up hope that this would ever cease. The fear that one night…

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    not flat that is was indeed a sphere. As that information was known they still did not know exactly how big this sphere actually was. This lead Eratosthenes to make observations and begin his process to figure out the circumference of Earth. Eratosthenes observed and compared the position of Earth’s rays as they shone upon two different locations. One of the locations was a well in Syene, Egypt, known as Aswan in today’s society. The second location was in the city of Alexandria. At the well he…

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    1. Define and briefly discuss the significance of the following five terms. In this discussion, please make sure to explain why the terms are important to the development of the philosophy of science. (Five points each, 25 total) 1. Final (or teleological) cause The final cause is “that for the sake of which a thing is done” (13). The final cause of a soup bowl is: holding soup so that it can be eaten. The final cause is an integral component of Aristotle’s explanation of why the…

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    In Robert Frost's Poem "Stopping By Woods on A Snowy Evening" the speaker chooses to surround himself with the dangers of nature away from the comforts of society; whereas Tennyson's "The Lady of Shalott" is in a tower locked away from the beauties of society because of her own fears. As the speaker in Frost's poem secludes himself from society he notices the dangers around him and what they could potentially cause. In Robert Frost's poem "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening" he describes a man…

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    Earth Vs Mars Essay

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    Introduction While Earth and Mars share similarities, these two planets possess distinct differences. The objective of this article will be to elaborate upon those planetary differentials that exist between such specific domains. Mars does maintain aspects that strike comparisons to those of Earth, though poses equal distinction in its galactic contrasts. This article shall reveal the ideal atmospheric condition of Earth as well as towards its sustaining a total environment for complete cycles…

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    Yucatan Sacred Days

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    In the world of the ancient Maya there were many sacred days, most often associated with celestial events. But none perhaps more widely celebrated than the Spring and Fall Equinox at the ancient site of Chichén Itza in central Yucatan.Each year thousands of pilgrims and curiosity seekers flock to the nearly six square miles of national park ruins to watch a phenomena that was carefully mapped by ancient architects and astronomers. On the day of both the vernal equinox and the autumnal equinox…

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