Did a mysterious star inspire Cahokians to build Monks Mound?

Washington University archeologist John Kelly is digging at Cahokia Mounds in an effort to explore whether a supernova that appeared on May 1, 1006 led to ancient Cahokians building larger and more frequent mounds and plazas.
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Washington University archeologist John Kelly is digging at Cahokia Mounds in an effort to explore whether a supernova that appeared on May 1, 1006 led to ancient Cahokians building larger and more frequent mounds and plazas.

Did an exploding star inspire Cahokians to build Monks Mound?

July 16, 2018 11:02 AM