The Maya and the Dark Side of Venus
Scientists shatter the image of the Maya as peaceful warrior kings, and expose the bloodthirsty science of astronomy in ancient Mesoamerica.

Skywatching for Survival
In the desert of the American Southwest, scientists investigate the astronomy of an ancient people. For the Anasazi, skywatching meant survival.

Us and Them
The world's foremost archaeoastronomer compares ancient skywatching to our modern astronomy and finds a common thread -- discovery.
 
Premiere broadcast on the Discovery Channel -- June 1996

 

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