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HM Bark Endeavour replica in Cooktown (John Hill/ CC BY-SA 3.0)
Sunday, September 15, 2019 - 23:00

Has Captain Cook’s shipwrecked 'Endeavour', one of the most famous research ships in history, finally been identified off Rhode Island?

Example of a “hand-shaped” knife during sharpening with a metal file after freezing. Source: Eren / Journal of Archaeological Science.
Sunday, September 15, 2019 - 18:38

Recent hands-on experiments determined human feces cannot be made into frozen knives to dismember dogs.

The residents of San Miguel De Gualdape were overcome with sickness in the swampy environment. (NPS / Public Domain)
Sunday, September 15, 2019 - 14:02

The year is 1526. Onto the wild and wooded lands of what is today Georgia in the United States, European feet had never permanently walked.

Memorial to Stanley and Livingstone, Burundi 	Source: Poffer, D / CC BY 2.0
Sunday, September 15, 2019 - 01:48

Without a doubt, European explorers in 19th century Africa changed history. Two of the most famous are Dr David Livingstone

Experts have studied the skeletal remains of five bodies excavated in Ireland and tested the remains for strains of leprosy. Source: Suthiporn / Adobe Stock.
Saturday, September 14, 2019 - 22:53

The skeletal remains of five bodies excavated in Ireland suggest Vikings brought leprosy to the Emerald Isle.

Main: Blenheim Palace (Snowshill / Adobe Stock). Inset: The Gold Toilet (CC by SA 2.0)
Saturday, September 14, 2019 - 18:49

A remarkable and slightly bizarre theft has been announced in Britain. An 18-carat gold toilet valued at £1 million

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Archaeology News on Human Origins, Ancient Places and Mysterious Phenomena

Stonehenge

Archaeological Discovery brings us Closer to Unravelling Mysteries of Stonehenge

A remarkable discovery in Stonehenge may hold the key to finally understanding its original purpose. A team of archaeologists who have been working on the site for more than a decade have just...
Ganymede

Russia plans to explore Ganymede

The Jupiter Research Project of Russia includes a mission to land a space probe to Jupiter’s moon, Ganymede, by 2022. It will take approximately 10 years for the spacecraft to reach Ganymede and...
Pyramids in Sudan

35 Pyramids Uncovered in Sudan with Intriguing Links to Ancient Egypt

Archaeologists have unearthed a remarkable find in Sedeinga, Sudan, including 35 densely concentrated pyramids and a number of important artefacts. The site was originally part of the ancient Kingdom...
Angkor Wat Ironworks

Ancient Ironworks discovered in Angkor Wat – Cambodia

In 2010 ancient ironworks were discovered in the Preah Vihear province in Cambodia, from archaeologist Thuy Chanthourn of the Royal University of Fine Arts, who was looking for an old settlement...
Viking Navigation Crystal

The crystal discovery that suggested legend of Viking Sunstone is true

An ancient Norse myth describing a magical gem which could reveal the position of the sun when hidden behind clouds or even before dawn or after sunset, has been the subject of intrigue for many...
New technology in archaeology

New Technology May Help Solve Archaeological Mysteries

Many of the world’s greatest mysteries about ancient civilizations and human origins could be solved by emerging forms of technology. According to nuclear physicist , Professor Claudio Tuniz,...
Big Bang

Space Discovery Draws Big Bang into Question

A team of astronomers have observed an object in space whose existence draws into question the reality of the big bang theory. The structure is a large quasar group (LQG) composed of 73 quasars,...
Dwarf stars

White Dwarf Stars May Be Best Chance for Discovering Extra-terrestrial Life

A new study titled, "Detecting Bio-Markers In Habitable-Zone Earths Transiting White Dwarfs", published by the Royal Astronomical Society, has concluded that dying White Dwarf systems could host...
Shaman stones found in Panama

Old Shaman Stones, Panama

In December 2012, a publication came out regarding significant findings in the area of Panama where archaeologists discovered shaman stones in a cave that date back more than 4000 years. The cave is...
Horses

Desert Find Provides Evidence of Advanced Prehistoric Civilisation

A remarkable discovery in the middle of the Saudi Arabian desert in Al Magar provides evidence of a previously unknown civilisation. The archaeological find uncovered more than 300 stone objects...
Mining Asteroids

Mining Metals on Asteroids Could Begin Within 2 Years

A remarkable development in space technology involving the use of unmanned ships to intercept small asteroids and mine for useful ores and minerals could by operational as early as 2015. The...
Temple of Fire, Peru

Ancient Mysteries Unveiled at the Temple of Fire (Peru)

Archaeologists have made a surprising discovery in the El Paraiso archaeological complex in the Chillon valley, located just outside the Peruvian capital. A rectangular structure with a ceremonial...
Habitable Planet

Habitable Planets May Not Be as Far Away as First Thought

New research has shown that earth-like planets may not be as far away as previously thought. Prior research had indicated that the ‘habitable zone’ where water is capable of existing, was around 300-...
Neanderthals

Theories about Neanderthals May Need to be Revised

A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences journal may lead to a revision in current understanding about when the last Neanderthals walked the Earth. Neanderthal...
Extraterresterial Life Exists, Scientist Chandra Wickramasinghe Claims

Extraterrestrial Life Exists, Scientist Chandra Wickramasinghe Claims

If a group of scientists are correct, tiny fossils uncovered inside a meteorite found in Sri Lanka in December are proof of extraterrestrial life. In a detailed paper called "Fossil Diatoms In A New...
Scientists claim meteorite fossils indicate extraterrestrial life

Scientists claim meteorite fossils indicate extraterrestrial life

Scientists published a paper on January 10 in the online Journal of Cosmology in which they claim that a meteorite discovered in Sri Lanka contains evidence of extraterrestrial life. The paper,...

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