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Incredible Megaliths of India: Menhirs, Temples and Sky Religion âEUR" Part II
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 40 days ago - ancient-origins.net
Indian menhirs occur in large alignments, orientated North-South or East West, and spaced at regular intervals, probably following a schema not yet fully understood. Some major sites such as Mudumal, still garner respect from the local villagers
Incredible Megaliths of India: Star Maps and Headless Goddesses âEUR" Part I
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 40 days ago - ancient-origins.net
That India has many thousands of megaliths is something that deserves to be more widely known. These monuments include Menhirs (tall standing stones), alignments, avenues, stone circles, cysts, dolmens, barrows, rock cut chambers...
Whistling Sling Bullets Were Roman Troops' Secret 'Terror Weapon
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 40 days ago - livescience.com
Some 1,800 years ago, Roman troops used "whistling" sling bullets as a "terror weapon" against their barbarian foes, according to archaeologists who found the cast lead bullets at a site in Scotland...
Neolithic Europe's Remote Heart
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 40 days ago - archaeology.org
One thousand years of spirituality, innovation, and social development emerge from a ceremonial center on the Scottish archipelago of Orkney
Is Google Racist? Fresh Fire Over Search Results
Science & Tech  (tags: Google, search, engine, racism, race, racist, algorithms, design, concept, interesting, internet, investigation, technology, study, society )

Roger
- 41 days ago - smh.com.au
an interesting debate on algorithms and their supposed biases...
A Fireball Exploded In This Mans Face Now Hes Suing The Fracking Operation
Science & Tech  (tags: Fireball, gas explosion, methane, Cody Murray, water pollution, natural gas drilling, extraction activities )

Dandelion
- 345 days ago - occupy.com
Rigorous scientific testing, including isotope testing, has conclusively demonstrated that the high-level methane contamination of the Murrays water well resulted from natural gas drilling and extraction activities.
Finding Habitable Planets Is One Thing, Finding Life Quite Another
Science & Tech  (tags: science, astronomy, space, discovery, nasa, Kepler Space Telescope )

Michael
- 71 days ago - cbc.ca
There appear to be more planets in space than stars. And new figures released this week from the Kepler Space Telescope suggest that there could be 10 billion of them in our galaxy that are suitable for life.
Exploring the Mathematical Universe
Science & Tech  (tags: Mathematics )

Michael
- 71 days ago - spacedaily.com
team of more than 80 mathematicians from 12 countries has begun charting the terrain of rich, new mathematical worlds, and sharing their discoveries on the Web.
Hubble Spies a Spiral Snowflake
Science & Tech  (tags: NGC 6814, Hubble Space Telesciope, NASA/ESA, Goddard Space Flight Center, Galaxies, Universe )

Steve
- 71 days ago - nasa.gov
Together with irregular galaxies, spiral galaxies make up approximately 60 percent of the galaxies in the local universe. However, despite their prevalence, each spiral galaxy is unique and like snowflakes, no two are alike.
Transit of Mercury
Science & Tech  (tags: space, May 9th 2016, transit of mercury, telescope )

Nancy
- 79 days ago - space.com
11 MORE Partner Series On Monday (May 9), you will have an opportunity to witness one of the rarest astronomical events: a transit of Mercury across the face of the sun.
 
 
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