Stonehenge is one of the world’s most famous ancient monuments and is visited by people from all over the world. It leads us to ask many questions – what is Stonehenge and why was it built? Why did the Neolithic people position the stones in such a specific shape and pattern? What was it used for? The sun, sky and stars help us to unlock some of these questions, and uncover the mysteries of Stonehenge.
Humans have always been fascinated by the stars and the sky, trying to find meaning to the universe and our place in it. Stonehenge shows that Neolithic people also put importance on objects in the sky. Today, we explore the sky by stargazing and using science to understand the secrets of our universe.