Saturday, July 2, 2022

A plane-size asteroid buzzes by Earth undetected

by Eric Mack Astronomers first spotted an asteroid about as long as a 737 passenger jet on Sunday and analyzed its path to determine...

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...

A student found an ancient Canadian village that’s 10,000 years older than the Pyramids

by Leanna Garfield For hundreds — perhaps thousands — of years, generations of the Heiltsuk Nation, an indigenous group in British Columbia, have passed down...

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

By Ann Gibbons Ever since the days of Homer, Greeks have long idealized their Mycenaean “ancestors” in epic poems and classic tragedies that glorify the...

Cahokia, America’s Great City

Alice B. Kehoe Larger than London or Paris in its time, what is now America’s heartland had a magnificent city between 1030 and 1200 CE....

Aliens could conquer Earth by following ‘dangerous’ maps NASA ‘foolishly’ sent into space

Back in the optimistic early days of space exploration, everyone thought it was a great idea to offer aliens a chart telling them how...

Humans reached Americas 100,000 years earlier than thought

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

ISIS Destroys Ancient Theater, Tetrapylon In Palmyra, Syria Says

Two famous ancient structures in the city of Palmyra have been destroyed by ISIS forces, Syria's antiquities chief says. The Tetrapylon and the facade of...

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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