Friday, December 6, 2019

Cahokia: North America’s massive, ancient city

Matt DavisMesopotamia had Ur, a wealthy city from 2100 BCE and a towering ziggurat. Egypt had Memphis and Alexandria, with their great pyramids and...

Hawking urges Moon landing to ‘elevate humanity’

By Pallab GhoshProf Stephen Hawking has called for leading nations to send astronauts to the Moon by 2020. They should also aim to build...

Egyptologists go high tech to unlock ancient mysteries

From the Giza pyramids to the pharaonic tombs of Luxor, Egypt's ancient monuments are holding onto mysteries which researchers now aim to unravel with...

Life After Death? –Physicists Says “It’s Quantum Information that Transcends from One World to...

While scientists are still in heated debates about what exactly consciousness is, the University of Arizona’s Stuart Hameroff and British physicist Sir Roger Penrose...

Sprawling Maya network discovered under Guatemala jungle

From BBC:Researchers have found more than 60,000 hidden Maya ruins in Guatemala in a major archaeological breakthrough. Laser technology was used to survey digitally...

Earth’s magnetic pole is on the move, fast.

By Jamie SeidelPlanet Earth is alive. Deep beneath its skin, its life blood — rivers of molten iron — pulse around its core. And...

How ancient China and Egypt developed similar structures

Although ancient Egypt and China never communicated with each other, they had many things in common. The exhibition "China and Egypt. Cradles of the...

History of zero pushed back 500 years by ancient Indian text

By Timothy Revell The symbol “0” is a familiar sight, but its origins are far from certain. A recent batch of carbon dating is causing...

Unique 5,000 year old figurine with feather headdress found in old potato field in...

By Anna Liesowska'Absolutely stunning' ancient ornaments discovered with no known comparisons, presenting a puzzle for archeologists: which culture made this?Dr Natalia Basova holds a...

Ancient Toolmakers in North America Far Earlier Than Clovis People

Researchers have found new evidence that the first humans settled in North America much earlier than the Clovis culture that peopled the early Americas. Discovery...

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Life on Mars? Study Showing Martian Soil Kills Bacteria Dims Hopes

Jessica WapnerRecent images and other compelling evidence that water once flowed on Mars have generated hope of finding microbial life there. That hope...