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December 30, 2020 52 min

We remember an important scientific observatory and learn about ancient Irish Neolithic monuments. Brenton remembers the Arecibo Observatory, which collapsed this December, and its important contributions to Astronomical studies. Then Emily discusses Newgrange an Irish monument that is flocked to every Solstice with unknown origins.

Arecibo References:

https://www.space.com/20984-arecibo-observatory.html
https://defector.com/arecibo-goes-dark/
https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-03421-y
https://theconversation.com/arecibo-telescopes-fall-is-indicative-of-global-divide-around-funding-science-infrastructure-151734

Newgrange Referenes:
https://www.ancient.eu/Newgrange/

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