Dinosaur fossils kept secret for years show the day of killer asteroid

Dinosaur fossils kept secret for years show the day of killer asteroid

Research that had been kept secret for years that captured a fossilized snapshot of the day nearly 66 million years ago when an asteroid hit Earth, wiping...
Stonehenge feast discovery thrills experts

Stonehenge feast discovery thrills experts

Stonehenge is one of the great mysteries of modern times, as researchers try to decipher its meaning, its composition and a number of other clues about it. But a new study suggests that feasts were held in the area, with people and animals, including pigs, transported from all over Britain.Published in Scientific Advances, the study…
Ancient clay jar fragment depicting ‘grotesque’ deity discovered in Jerusalem

Ancient clay jar fragment depicting ‘grotesque’ deity discovered in Jerusalem

An unusual clay jar fragment depicting a ‘grotesque’ ancient deity for scaring away evil spirits has been discovered in Israel.The fragment, which dates back to the 4th or 5th century B.C., was unearthed as part of the excavation in Jerusalem’s famous City of David.Archaeologists from the Israel Antiquities Authority and Tel Aviv University found the…
X-rays on Peruvian mummy in Pennsylvania reveal ‘fascinating’ 2,000-year-old secrets

X-rays on Peruvian mummy in Pennsylvania reveal ‘fascinating’ 2,000-year-old secrets

Geisinger Community Medical Center professionals recently took X-rays of the centuries-old Peruvian mummy. (Courtesy Everhart Museum)Researchers at a Pennsylvania museum are hoping to bring "life" to a more than 2,000-year-old Peruvian mummy that has been locked away in storage for years.In order to uncover hidden secrets about the mummy, which was donated to the Everhart Museum…
Mysterious ‘Nude Mona Lisa’ may have been drawn by da Vinci

Mysterious ‘Nude Mona Lisa’ may have been drawn by da Vinci

A new analysis of a charcoal drawing that has puzzled experts for centuries suggests that it was likely created by Leonardo da Vinci.The “Mona Vanna,” better known as the "Nude Mona Lisa," was long thought to be from da Vinci’s studio, AFP reports. However, analysis of the drawing at the C2RMF laboratory beneath the famous…
Amazing Alcatraz discovery: Lasers reveal long-hidden military tunnel and fortifications

Amazing Alcatraz discovery: Lasers reveal long-hidden military tunnel and fortifications

Amazing Alcatraz discovery: Lasers reveal long-hidden military tunnel and fortificationsExperts have harnessed technology to unlock the hidden military secrets of Alcatraz Island. Using ground penetrating radar and laser scanning technology, experts performed high-tech scans of the penitentiary's former recreation yard to reveal a long-hidden military tunnel and fortifications beneath the prison. Binghamton University Archaeologist Timothy…
Sealed Maya ‘ritual cave’ untouched for 1,000 years contains trove of stunning relics

Sealed Maya ‘ritual cave’ untouched for 1,000 years contains trove of stunning relics

Archaeologists in Mexico have discovered a sealed Maya "ritual cave" containing a trove of relics that offer new clues about the ancient civilization. The cave system, which researchers believe had been...

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