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Science assures that the Moon could solve the mystery of Stonehenge

Science assures that the Moon could solve the mystery of Stonehenge

More than a year of observations will lead to discovering if the Moon had the same role in the construction as the Sun

10 curiosities that, perhaps, you did not know about Stonehenge

Stonehenge is one of the most enigmatic monuments of the history of humanity. For millennia it has aroused the interest of researchers who have not yet discovered the reason that led those people to build this monument 115 meters in diameter high in the Preseli Hills in Salisbury. So far, what is known for sure is that this set of rocks is perfectly aligned with the summer and winter solstice. There is theories that suggest that it served as a celestial calendar, others say that it was a place of healing or even a mausoleum.

In addition, he assures that they will invite the public to join “through a series of events this year while taking a small step closer to the discovery of the secrets of StonehengeThese activities include talks, a pop-up planetarium, stargazing sessions, storytelling and a new exhibition. Emeritus Professor of Archaeoastronomy at the School of Archeology and Ancient History, Clive Ruggles, added that the architectural connection with the Sun “is well known”but “its link to the Moon is less understood.”

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