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Doubts cast over whether teenager located lost Mayan city

Posted on 05/11 17:28 in Shows | 0

The Internet is currently erupting with stories of William Gadoury, a 15-year old Canadian who may have located an ancient Mayan city by mapping Maya constellations against other, known Mayan cities.The initial story is that Gadoury managed to map 117 cities to major stars in 22 constellations.

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New fossil find backs up existence of ancient hobbit-humans

Posted on 06/09 17:19 in Shows | 0

The first Homo floresiensis fossils were discovered in a cave at a site called Liang Bua and dated to 50,000-100,000 years ago.The new fossils were found at a site called Mata Menge, but they aren’t more examples of H.

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High-tech lidar helps uncover secrets Angkor Wat has hidden for centuries

Posted on 06/15 16:34 in Shows | 0

That’s all changed thanks to some impressive and extensive use of lidar-equipped helicopters to accurately chart the ground underneath the dense foliage.To an impressive extent, the lidar data shows where walls, and other large structures like moats, canals, roads, ponds, quarries, forges, and smelters, were located.

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Researchers claim new evidence unmasks the culprit in the infamous ‘Piltdown Man’ hoax

Posted on 08/10 18:38 in Shows | 0

For those who don’t know, the Piltdown Man controversy essentially went like this.His discovery, named Piltdown Man, would be heralded as one of the most important finds in the entire study of human evolution.

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Human skeleton found on shipwreck that held mysterious Antikythera Mechanism

Posted on 09/22 19:49 in Shows | 0

They called it the Antikythera device, after the island near which it was found.They fished out everything they could get off the ocean floor, every amphora and coin they could find, and called it done.

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Polygons to the rescue: ‘virtually unwrapping’ an ancient scroll long thought destroyed

Posted on 09/27 17:03 in Shows | 0

When it was opened, it was found to contain burned and crushed fragments of ancient parchment scrolls.Since the Ein Gedi settlement stemmed from the Essene group responsible for the Dead Sea Scrolls, these charred scrolls were probably also important.

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