Monday, April 6, 2020

America’s archaeology data keeps disappearing

Archaeology – the name conjures up images of someone carefully sifting the sands for traces of the past and then meticulously putting those relics...

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...

7-million-year-old teeth add new layer to human origin story

Maria Gallucci Ancient tooth fossils found in Europe may represent a new chapter in the human origin story. The fossils, which date back more than 7...
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Top Space Stories 2018

Here are some of the most amazing discoveries and space happenings of 2018.Oumuamua, Repeating Fast Radio Bursts, Neutrinos, Tabby's Star, Kepler and Dawn, TESS,...

Archaeologists Search Ancient Pyramid for Clues to Maya Underworld

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

Groundbreaking discovery of early civilization in ancient Peru

Elaborate baskets reveal sophisticated societies in the late Pleistocene and early Holocene ages.FLORIDA ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY—You can tell a lot from a basket. Especially if...

Ancient settlement primed for flooding in Turkey

Crews have begun dynamiting Neolithic-era caves near Hasankeyf, Turkey. The early Mesopotamian settlement will soon be submerged by a hydroelectric dam project, Diego Cupolo...

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...

How digital technology is taking Mayan culture back to the future

By Mark BrownMore than a century after the British explorer Alfred Maudslay took pioneering photographs and casts of some of the most incredible ancient...

Ancient Civilization Lies Frozen Beneath Antarctica? Atlantis?

JENNIFER HALERumors of a hidden city have been floating about for years, as conspiracy theorists and even some scientists claim the freezing continent is actually...

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