Twice a year the sun perfectly lines up with the streets of New York, creating a phenomenon known as Manhattanhenge
- Great piece by the brilliant Neil deGrasse Tyson ... "What will future civilizations think of Manhattan Island when they dig it up and find a carefully laid out network of streets and avenues? Surely the grid would be presumed to have astronomical significance, just as we have found for the pre-historic circle of large vertical rocks known as Stonehenge..." Link below
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- pludayAwesome ! BTW there's more places than Stonehenge where this phenomenon is observed - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gavi_Gangadhareshwara_Temple...Awesome ! BTW there's more places than Stonehenge where this phenomenon is observed - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gavi_Gangadhareshwara_Temple#Illumination_of_shrine_by_the_Sunmore2013-05-31T01:31:01.630Z
- Skyler RogersLove this! Had never heard of the phenomenon before, and will share this with the Storify community. Great job!2013-05-31T01:05:38.989Z