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Archaeology 2020 – March – April

Welcome to the second edition of Archaeology 2020. Every two months the Archive publishes a new update covering some of the most important archaeological,...

Evidence of a ‘Vanished’ Civilisation May Have Been Rediscovered in the US

By MIKE MCRAE Signs of a culture that disappeared without a trace seven centuries ago have now been found in a rather unusual place –...

Controversial footprint discovery suggests human-like creatures may have roamed Crete nearly 6m years ago

by Matthew Robert Bennett And Per Ahlberg The human foot is distinctive. Our five toes lack claws, we normally present the sole of our foot...

Hawking urges Moon landing to ‘elevate humanity’

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

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...

Earliest known drawing found on rock in South African cave

It lacks the grace of Leonardo and has none of the warmth of Rubens, but the criss-crossed pattern on the chunk of rock is...

Ancient Civilization Lies Frozen Beneath Antarctica? Atlantis?

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

Extinct Denisovans from Siberia made stunning jewellery – but did they also discover Australia?

By Olga Gertcyk Time for rethink on capabilities of lost species of ancient man as academics ponder amazing DNA link between today's Aboriginal people and...

The Mummy: what our obsession with ancient Egypt reveals

Christina Riggs With another version of The Mummy menacing cinemas, the “curse of the pharaohs” is back. Again. Hollywood’s determination to put marauding mummies...

5 Astronomy Events Coming in 2019

By Brian Lada The new year will bring several notable astronomy events that will be visible for many across the United States, including a rare...

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