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Saturday, May 20, 2006

The Sun-Loving Incas

From New Scientist:

We know the Incas liked a bit of sun, but can this really be a coincidence? The capital of the sun-worshipping Inca civilisation was Cuzco, in modern-day Peru. Five hundred years later, a team of scientists armed with the latest satellite data has established that the spot on Earth blistered by the highest UV levels is... you've guessed it, Cuzco.

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