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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?

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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

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That insight was quite brilliant. 

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