One of the surest signs that late summer is here in the northern hemisphere is the arrival of the Milky Way in the early evening sky. As darkness falls ever earlier each night, the star-dappled plane of our home galaxy sits ...
The Muslim holy month of Ramandan unites the Islamic world in a devotional act of fasting from sunrise to sunset—but in Senegal its approach brings divisive arguments over the moon.
(Phys.org) —The Maya are famous for their complex, intertwined calendric systems, and now one calendar, the Maya Long Count, is empirically calibrated to the modern European calendar, according to an international team ...
Researchers at The Johns Hopkins University have discovered a way to make time stand still -- at least when it comes to the yearly calendar.
A vast city built by the ancient Maya and discovered nearly a century ago is finally starting to yield its secrets.
Is Microsoft's Surface a tablet or a laptop? I'm not quite sure, but it is a lot easier to type on than an iPad.
Guatemala's Mayan people accused the government and tour groups on Wednesday of perpetuating the myth that their calendar foresees the imminent end of the world for monetary gain.
The End Of The World As We Know It—TEOTWAWKI—is littered with predictions that didn't quite pan out.