To our ancestors, the appearance of certain astronomical events meant something big and something bad was coming. But what were they really seeing?
Could the strange shapes of the universe solve the mysteries that have haunted mankind since ancient times? What is the strange hexagon at the pole of Saturn, or the face on the Moon?
Hell fires, endless winters, or a planet wracked by earthquakes are a few versions of Armageddon visualized by the Vikings, Aztecs, and the rest of our ancient ancestors.
The ancients believed that the universe consisted of countless worlds we could not see, and argued endlessly over the nature of these distant, invisible planets and whether they might be inhabited.
Many believe that the movement of the Sun, planets and moon gives us the blueprint for life. But is there proof that this system of tracking astronomical phenomena can actually predict our future?