Category: William Saturno

The New Golden Age of Archaeology Is Right Now

November 6th, 2013 in 2013, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Newsmakers, William Saturno 0 comments

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Narrowing her eyes, keen with years of research and experience, Sarah Parcak squints past the dust and sand…

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“If you look on Google Earth, you have access to a satellite data product; you don’t have access to the data. You have access to pictures that have been prepared for you.”

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4 Days ‘Til Doomsday? Not Really

December 17th, 2012 in 2012, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Newsmakers, William Saturno 0 comments

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The end is near, according to some — but experts say not to put stock in the Mayan Apocalypse rumors that claim the world will end on Friday…

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Maya Cosmology

December 17th, 2012 in 2012, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Newsmakers, William Saturno 0 comments

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Maya Calendar Explained, Modern Prophecy Revealed

December 11th, 2012 in 2012, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, National Geographic, Newsmakers, William Saturno 0 comments

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If you’re worried about the”‘Maya prophecy” that the world will end on December 21, you should have been at Chicago’s Goodman Theatre last week, where archaeologist William Saturno had good news for those concerned with the world’s survival…

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Boston University professor reminds us: The Mayan calendar doesn’t say the world will end

December 11th, 2012 in 2012, BostInno, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Newsmakers, William Saturno 0 comments

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Earlier this year, a Boston University-led excavation uncovered the oldest Mayan calendar—a Mayan calendar full of life-altering, jump-with-joy news…

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Climate change may explain Maya rise and fall, study says

November 12th, 2012 in 2012, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Los Angeles Times, Newsmakers, William Saturno 0 comments

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Argument has raged for decades over what doomed the ancient Maya civilization and spurred its people to abandon their awe-inspiring temples and pyramids in the rain forests of Mexico and Central America…

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Two Months ‘Til Doomsday? Mayan Apocalypse Set for Dec. 21

October 21st, 2012 in 2012, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Newsmakers, William Saturno 0 comments

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If you believe in that sort of thing, humanity can expect a mere two months left of existence before the Mayan apocalypse hits Dec. 21…

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Oldest known Mayan charts found in Guatemala jungle

May 18th, 2012 in 2012, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Newsmakers, William Saturno 0 comments

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Ancient inscriptions on the walls of a looted house in the Guatemalan jungle are the oldest astronomical charts known from the Mayan civilisation…

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Mission to Maya

May 15th, 2012 in 2012, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Newsmakers, WFXT, William Saturno 0 comments

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Precision Calendar Found in Mayan Ruins

May 14th, 2012 in 2012, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Newsmakers, William Saturno 0 comments

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A bunch of opportunistic doomsdayists have predicted, based on their warping of the Mayan calendar, that the world end in December…

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