Luke Skywalker gazing off at the horizon with the setting of two suns in Star Wars is one of the most iconic images in cinema. As the world would soon learn in the next few decades, a real-life version of Tatooine is possible — binary star systems could very well develop planets — but scientists had yet to stumble upon a planet which was made up of more than just a massive swirl of gas. Life needs a solid rock to stand on, dammit!
The jewel, which belonged to an ancient Mayan king, contains a historical text that is now being deciphered by researchers. Researchers say it could change everything we know about the ancient Maya civilization.