WTF Fun Fact – Amazing Mayan Temple Trick

The Mayans constructed their temples so that a handclap at the base of the temple produces an echo that sounds like the call of the sacred Quetzal bird, which they believed was a messenger of the gods. The technique is now known as a “Bragg diffraction grating.” – WTF Fun Facts

Source: Here’s How This Ancient Mayan Pyramid Makes Bird Calls (


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