Category Archives: Astronomy

Newark Earthworks: The Atlas Obscura Podcast

Newark Earthworks The Atlas Obscura Podcast

Built by indigenous people thousands of years ago, the Newark Earthworks are part cathedral, part cemetery, and part astronomical observatory. But today, this ancient ceremonial site is part of a golf course in Ohio.

Read Cedric Rose’s article: https://www.cincinnatimagazine.com/article/will-ohios-earthworks-become-a-world-heritage-site/

Learn more about the Newark Earthworks: http://worldheritageohio.org

You can listen on Apple Podcasts here, or Stitcher here, or Google Play here (or by searching for “Atlas Obscura” wherever you usually listen to podcasts).

Behind the Science: The Dakota and Ojibwe Skies

Last month The Newark Earthworks Center, SciDome/Newark, and the Granville Public Library (Ohio) hosted Dakota Astronomer Jim Rock for a most interesting talk about Dakota and Ojibwe Sky Stories and the connections between places, numbers, and alignments!