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Canadian schoolboy, 15, discovers lost Mayan city from the comfort of his bedroom using Google Maps.

Canadian schoolboy William Gadoury discovers lost Mayan city (from his bedroom)  | Daily Mail Online

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Scientists praised Gadoury's discovery as scientists never linked the location of Mayan cities to the stars.

How did he find it from his bedroom?


The Canadian teenager, pictured left, compared the locations of 117 existing Mayan cities with a map of the stars. When one constellation of three stars only related to two cities, he searched Google maps for answers


That insight was quite brilliant. 

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