Cerro Tololo, Chile

Old copies of the OMNI magazine that had put Cerro Tololo Observatory on the map, could still be found in the break rooms and under the domes. Perhaps the male spiritual axis of the planet had shifted from the Tibetan Plateau to the more feminine Andes. The Tibetans were here, but she knew better than to ask. What she did know, was that a Chilean earthquake had shifted Earth's axis 3 inches. Today, she'd find out what that meant for Mayan astronomy.