Title Altered mind this morning? Hehe, just blame the planets Degree of recognition International Media name/outlet The Conversation Media type Web Country/Territory Australia Date 13/05/11 Description Today, and for the next month, four major planets are aligned above us: Mercury, Venus, Mars and Jupiter.
Are we interested? Of course we are.
From the very beginning of human history we’ve been obsessed by the position of celestial objects in the sky. This was for very good reason. Sky positions of the sun and moon were used extensively in prehistory to predict changes of season.
The most famous ancient monolith dedicated to this task is probably Stonehenge. Our fascination for building giant stone calenders was for very practical reasons.
URL https://theconversation.com/altered-mind-this-morning-hehe-just-blame-the-planets-1235 Persons David Coward