Monday, July 15, 2019

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...

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...

Humans reached Americas 100,000 years earlier than thought

Ewen CallawayAncient humans settled in North America around 130,000 years ago, suggests a controversial study — pushing the date back more than 100,000 years...

$100 Million E.T. Hunt Spots 15 Mysterious Light Flashes

By Mike WallA $100 million search for intelligent aliens has spied 15 bizarre, repeating flashes of light coming from a distant galaxy.The galaxy — a...

Archaeologists discover 2 ancient tombs in Luxor Egypt

Egypt on Saturday announced the discovery of two small ancient tombs in the southern city Luxor dating back some 3,500 years and hoped it...

4,400-year-old tomb discovered at Saqqara, Egypt

By A. R. WilliamsDuring Egypt’s pyramid age, a well-connected man named Wahtye died and was laid to rest in the vast royal cemetery that...

Scientists decide to bury 5,000-year-old lost city in Pakistan

Mohenjo Daro is threatened by the baking temperatures of the Indus Valley and the threat from tourists and terroristsArchaeologists are trying to save the...

The Greeks really do have near-mythical origins, ancient DNA reveals

By Ann GibbonsEver since the days of Homer, Greeks have long idealized their Mycenaean “ancestors” in epic poems and classic tragedies that glorify the...
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Ancient ‘House of the Dead’ discovered in Wiltshire

A ‘House of the Dead’ has been discovered in Wiltshire dating back 5,000 years by University of Reading archaeologists and students, and could contain...