• Curiosities

    Cut out and build your own icosahedral Earth

    Stop discussing!: Earth is neither flat nor round, there is a consensus solution! Directly imported from the past (Transactions of the American Geophysical Union, Vol. 64, No. 25, June 21st 1983), here we present the cut-out-and-do-it-yourself model of the icosahedral Earth. For a further outlandish turn, the model includes the contour lines (at 5 m intervals) of the ocean geoid determined by Seasat satellites. Download the model from these links, in formats jpg, tiff or pdf.

  • Books,  LIB

    The Michael Hoskin Solar Centre

     Bilingual volume English-Spanish, prepared by several authors for the inauguration of the Michael Hoskin Solar Centre, linked to the Dolmens of Antequera Archaeological Site. Coordinated by Rafael Maura Mijares, who was also the author of several of its chapters, this work includes contributions from a series of outstanding personalities in the field of ethnoastronomy: Juan Antonio Belmonte Avilés, Rafael Maura Mijares, Margarita Sánchez Romero, Carmen Martín Blanco, David Galadí Enríquez, Michael Hoskin, Aurora Villalobos Gómez, Ángel Fernández Sanzo. This book offers an attractive summary on the foundations of archaeoastronomy, and about the importance of astronomy for prehistoric populations around the Mediterranean basin, paying special attention to the civilization that built…