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The Phoenician City of Tyre - A Rich History of Industry, Mythology and Conflict
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - ancient-origins.net
According to tradition, the city of Tyre was founded in 2750 B.C., and is considered one of the worldâEUR(TM)s oldest metropolises. For much of its history, Tyre has played an important role in the region. The Tyrians were master seafarers and explorers
The Mystery of Egyptian Tomb KV55 in the Valley of the Kings
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - ancient-origins.net
In 1907, a mysterious tomb was discovered in Egypt. Known as KV55, the tomb contained a variety of artifacts and a single body. Identification of the body has been complicated by the fact that the artifacts appear to belong to several different individual
Faraway Planet Is Lord of the Rings
Science & Tech  (tags: space exploration, exoplanets, planetary rings, planets, J1407b )

Freya
- 13 hours ago - news.yahoo.com
Astronomers said Wednesday they had found the first-ever ringed planet beyond our solar system, a super-world with a girdle of halos 200 times bigger than Saturn's.
NASAâEUR(TM)s Dawn Spacecraft Once Again Captures Best-Ever View of Dwarf Planet Ceres
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, Ceres, Dawn spacecraft, dwarf planets, interesting, nasa, news, science, space )

Kayleen
- 1 day ago - washingtonpost.com
A mysterious white dot on the huge planetoid Ceres shows up in these new sharp images. NASA will closely examine this phenomenon when its Dawn probe orbits the planet in March, to be logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
If Earth Falls, Will Interstellar Space Travel Be Our Salvation?
Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, technology, space, Interstellar Travel, astronomy )

Michael
- 1 day ago - iflscience.com
Some climatologists argue it may be too late to reverse climate change, and itâEUR(TM)s just a matter of time before the Earth becomes uninhabitable âEUR" if hundreds of years from now.
An Amazing Asteroid!
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, space )

Paolo
- 1 day ago - earthsky.org
Two days ago, the asteroid 2004 BL86 (about 325 m of diameter) has transited very near our Earth. The strange thing is that it has a small moon (only 70 m) orbiting around it!
Newly Found Star System Has 5 Earth-Sized Planets, the Oldest Ever Seen in the Milky Way
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, space, archaeology, discovery, new planets )

Angela
- 23 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
Images from NASA's Kepler mission have found yet another set of Earth-sized planets, but these are something special: The set of five orbit a Sun-like star, and the system may be the oldest of its kind in our galaxy.
Gulp, Matey: Medical Equipment From Wreckage of Blackbeard's Ship Not for Faint of Heart
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, world, scientists, humans, medicine, technology, safety, news, history, ancient )

Carrie
- 16 hours ago - rawstory.com
Archaeologists working on the wreckage of the pirate Blackbeard's ship, the Queen Anne's Revenge, have unearthed medical equipment that demonstrates just how unhealthy the life of an 18th Century pirate could be, Live Science reports.
At Newly Discovered Water Temple, Maya Offered Sacrifices to End Drought
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 15 hours ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
Nestled in a quiet forest in Belize, a deep aquamarine pool holds ruins from a time when the ancient Maya turned to a "drought cult," archaeologists suggest, and hurried sacrifices to a water god to try to stave off the fall of their civilization
Mummified Remains of '200 Year Old Man in Lotus Position' Found in Mongolia
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 14 hours ago - siberiantimes.com
This extraordinary picture shows the mummifed male body which is believed to be several centuries old. It was found at 6.30 pm 27 January 2015 in Songinokhairkhan province, reported Mongolia's 'Morning Newspaper'.
 
 
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