Podcast: Cultural Perspectives of the Planets

Nancy Alima Ali and Dr. Bryan Mendez, both from UC Berkeley’s Space Sciences Lab, explore some cultural associations of the planets. Topics discussed include the names of the planets, the shift from a geocentric to heliocentric view of the solar system and a look at the planet Venus from the perspective of indigenous Maya people of Mexico.

Listen to podcast on 365 Days of Astronomy


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