Tuesday, May 10, 2016

A Fifteen-year-old Rediscovered an Ancient Maya City

A fifteen hear old human boy, William Gadoury, from Saint-Jean-de-Matha, Quebec, Canada, has used Mayan star charts and satellite images of Mexican jungles to locate the probable site of a so far unknown old Mayan city. He theorised that the cities were positioned on the ground in the same pattern as Mayan star constellations. It turned out he was right. There were ruins of an ancient city where he thought it could be found.

It is amazing that a boy of this age could make such an achievement. Will he ever even be able to beat it himself? Will he ever have to beat it? I wish I can do a great scientific discovery when I am fifteen years old, it is just that dogs do this more seldom than fifteen-year-old boys, I believe.

The American who rediscovered the Inca city of Machu Picchu, Hiram Bingham, III, became so famous that he went on to become a US Senator for his home state of Connecticut. I wonder if William Gadoury can also become a successful politician.

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