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'Super-Earth' Alien Planet Spotted By Ground-Based Telescope, a First
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, astronomy, discovery, history, humans, interesting, news, research, science, scientists, study, technology, world )

Caree
- 1 day ago - msn.com
Finding Earthlike planets beyond our solar system has largely been the work of space-based telescopes, but new observations from a remote island suggest that could change. Optical Telescope on La Palma observed a planet twice the size of Earth as it -
How To Watch This Weekend's Mysterious Geminids Meteor Shower
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, astronomy, history, humans, meteors, research, science, scientists, study, world )

Caree
- 5 days ago - msn.com
This weekend is the last major meteor shower of the year -- the Geminids meteor shower -- and experts suspect it will be quite a show. The best time to watch will be coming up this weekend when the sky will come alive with hundreds of shooting stars ...
Remains of the Camps: Poland Unearths Dark Secrets From WWII
Science & Tech  (tags: history, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 10 days ago - theaustralian.com.au
ANASTASIA carefully digs through the earth with her trowel. Bit by bit, a human skeleton emerges, piled on top of more bones...
10 Famous Historical Events That Didn't Really Happen | All Time 10s - Yahoo Screen
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Glenn
- 11 days ago - screen.yahoo.com
That's ten for the history books.
British Museum Lets Elgin Marbles Sculpture Leave Britain for the First Time
Offbeat  (tags: elgin marbles, great elgin marbles, britain, british museum, sculpture, pictures, history )

Scooby
- 12 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
One of the Elgin Marbles has left the UK for the first time, it emerged last night.
JERUSALEM: Tower of David: Kishle and Moat Opening Reveals Fascinating History (Photo Essay)
Science & Tech  (tags: Archaeology, biblical, Jerusalem, Tower of David, Moats, history )

Beth
- 12 days ago - baltimorejewishlife.com
From Herodian times through the Ottoman era, the Citadel, known today as the Tower of David, was Jerusalem's most strategic point of defense. In medieval times it was enclosed by a moat, not one filled with water, but a deep ditch to keep enemies out.
What's Up With That: Stress Could Be Turning Your Hair Gray
Science & Tech  (tags: health, humans, interesting, news, research, study, history )

Carrie
- 13 days ago - wired.com
Stories of stress turning hair gray abound in popular culture, from Marie Antoinette's hair turning white the night before her beheading, to Barack Obama's rapid first-term graying. But, is there actually a mechanism in your body that translates anxiety i
Ironbridge Lost Cottages Uncovered During Works
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, history, discovery )

Marty
- 16 days ago - bbc.com
The remains of cottages buried by a landslide in the Ironbridge Gorge, Shropshire more than 60 years ago have been uncovered...
Welcome to Siberia's Answer to Stonehenge or the Pyramids
Science & Tech  (tags: history, discovery, interesting, archaeology )

Marty
- 18 days ago - siberiantimes.com
When photographer Evgeniy Basov captured the beauty of giant bones towering high into the Siberia sky, he said they resembled the majesty of England's Stonehenge. Learning more about their unusual layout, and the significance of their creation...
Mysterious Roman God Baffles Experts
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, design, discovery, history, humans, interesting, research, science, society, study, world )

Caree
- 20 days ago - msn.com
A sculpture of a mysterious, never-before-seen Roman deity has been unearthed in an ancient temple in Turkey. The 1st century B.C. relief, of an enigmatic bearded god rising up out of a flower or plant, was discovered at the site of a Roman temple near...
Thieves Steal Holocaust Victims' Shoes at Polish Museum
Offbeat  (tags: history, crime, ethics )

Marty
- 20 days ago - bbc.com
Eight shoes belonging to Jewish Holocaust victims have been stolen from a former concentration camp in Poland...
The Fossil That Revolutionized the Search for Human Origins: A Q&A With Lucy Discoverer Donald Johanson
Science & Tech  (tags: world, study, society, science, research, investigation, interesting, humans, history, environment, discovery, archaeology, human origins, Lucy, Donald Johanson, Donald Johanson, paleoanthropologist, Ethiopia, Afar, 3.2-million-year-old skeleton )

Darren
- 22 days ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
Forty years ago today, a young American paleoanthropologist named Donald Johanson made the discovery of a lifetime in the arid badlands of Ethiopia's remote Afar region: a 3.2-million-year-old skeleton of a small-brained creature
Mind-Blowing Fossil Preserves Tiny Horse Carrying Unborn Foal
Science & Tech  (tags: world, study, science, research, humans, history, discovery, archaeology, animals, fossil, preserves, Tiny Horse, Unborn Foal, Eocene period, oil shale mining, messel, frankfurt )

Darren
- 29 days ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
BERLIN: The former oil shale mining site of Messel, near Frankfurt, Germany, is well known for its spectacular fossils of organisms that lived between 47 million and 48 million years ago, during the Eocene epoch. But a fossil of the early horse species. .
There's An Incredible Meteor Shower Happening This Week
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, astronomy, history, humans, interesting, meteors, meteor shower, science, space, world )

Caree
- 29 days ago - msn.com
November is the time of year to watch one of the most brilliant meteor showers of the year: the Leonid meteor shower, also known as the Leonids. The best time to see the Leonids this year will be Nov. 17 and 18 between the hours of midnight and dawn.
11 of The Starriest Skies in the World - Pictures
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, astronomy, design, environment, habitat, history, humans, interesting, science, space, study, world )

Caree
- 36 days ago - msn.com
Astronomer Carl Sagan once said, "The sky calls to us. If we do not destroy ourselves, we will one day venture to the stars." In the meantime, here are 11 of the planet's best places to downshift and dream, while constellations shimmer against the dark
 

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