Sunday, April 26, 2015

Article: Liquid mercury found under Mexican pyramid could lead to king's tomb

Archaeologists have identified liquid mercury at the end of a tunnel under one of the pyramids at Teotihuacan, which may indicate a king's tomb or ritual chamber (as of yet, no such tomb or chamber has been discovered). 

Pyramid of the Feathered Serpent at Teotihuacan 

Read the article, by Alan Yuhas, at The Guardian:

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Video: Ayotzinapa's 43 Disappeared: Family & Friends Remember

Tomorrow marks seven months since the forced disappearance of the 43 students from the teacher's college in Ayotzinapa, Guerrero. Seven months, and still no real answers. 

Here's a video from AJ+, with commentary from family and friends of the disappeared students, filmed in January 2014. 

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Another Spring day at the UNAM

jacaranda tree in bloom, the Rector's Office, and the Central Library

"The Conquest of Energy" by José Chávez Morado

jacaranda trees in bloom

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Spring at the UNAM

flowers outside of the Economic Institute 

jacaranda tree


succulent and cactus 

cactus flowers starting to bloom 

Sculpture Garden