Friday, September 18, 2020

Castle of the Sealand kings: Discovering ancient Iraq’s rebel rulers

The Kings of the Sealand sound like they come straight out of a fantasy novel but it’s the name given to a royal dynasty...

Nebraska Archaeologists Bring an Ancient City to Life with Futuristic Technology

By John Tolley You’re walking down a white stucco road, a sacbe, approaching a marvelous city. As you near, you hear the sound of drumbeats;...

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...
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Amazon Warriors – Myth to Reality

Four female warriors buried around 2,500 years ago with weapons have been discovered in western Russia. For the first time, archaeologists found a magnificent...
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NASA & SpaceX Crew Dragon Launch

SpaceX is about to launch its first people to orbit and, in the process, resurrect human spaceflight from America. Though SpaceX's flight is experimental, the two astronauts scheduled to pilot it say they accept the risks and are ready to fly.

‘Lost city’ discovery: Kansas site sheds new light on Native American history

Archaeologists have found incredible evidence of a huge Wichita Indian town in Kansas that was once home to 20,000 people. Donald Blakeslee, a professor of...

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

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

How Ancient Star Maps Gave Rise to Modern Astronomy

by Starre Vartan Scientists have incredibly advanced tools to look at the stars today, but in the era before light pollution, star-gazing was much easier...

United States Files Civil Action To Forfeit Thousands Of Ancient Iraqi Artifacts Imported By...

Earlier today, the United States filed a civil complaint to forfeit thousands of cuneiform tablets and clay bullae. As alleged in the complaint, these...

Archaeologists Search Ancient Pyramid for Clues to Maya Underworld

By Tom Clynes Chichén Itzá, MexicoAt the spring and fall equinoxes, the setting sun casts serpent-like shadows along the northern stairs of El Castillo, or...

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