- The Lost Tomb Of Jesus?
Scientific analysis of limestone ossuaries (bone boxes) and physical evidence found in a 2,000-year-old tomb in Talpiot, Jerusalem, provide credible new information that the tomb once may have held the remains of Jesus of Nazareth and his family. A new Di ...
Article - News Staff - Feb 28 2007 - 12:56am
- Peruvian Citadel Is Site Of Earliest Ancient Solar Observatory In The Americas
Archeologists from Yale and the University of Leicester have identified an ancient solar observatory at Chankillo, Peru as the oldest in the Americas with alignments covering the entire solar year, according to an article in the March 2 issue of Science. ...
Article - News Staff - Mar 6 2007 - 12:47am
- Ship Excavation Sheds Light On Napoleon's Attack On The Holy Land
Which navy commissioned the boat that sunk off the coast of Acre 200 years ago, which battles was it involved in and how did it end up at the bottom of the sea? The recent findings of marine archaeologists at the Leon Recanati Institute for Maritime Studi ...
Article - News Staff - Mar 6 2007 - 12:41am
- Fossil Discovery Marks Earliest Record Of Limbloss In Ancient Lizard
A University of Alberta paleontologist has helped discover the existence of a 95 million-year-old snakelike marine animal, a finding that provides not only the earliest example of limbloss in lizards but the first example of limbloss in an aquatic lizard. ...
Article - News Staff - Mar 22 2007 - 12:37pm
- New Archaeological Findings On Political Power In Peru
A team from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and the University of Almería has completed its second part of the "Proyecto La Puntilla", an archaeological expedition to the Peruvian province of Nazca, where last year it discovered a new type ...
Article - News Staff - Mar 22 2007 - 1:51pm
- Microfossils Unravel Climate History Of Tropical Africa
Scientists from the NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research obtained for the first time a detailed temperature record for tropical central Africa over the past 25,000 years. They did this in cooperation with a German colleague from the Universit ...
Article - News Staff - Mar 23 2007 - 5:23pm
- Discovering America- The Revolutionary Claims Of A Dead Historian
Dr Alwyn Ruddock, a former reader in history at the University of London, was the world expert on John Cabot's discovery voyages from Bristol to North America (1496-98). What she was said to have found out about these voyages looked set to re-write t ...
Article - News Staff - Apr 4 2007 - 4:33pm
- Would The Real Indiana Jones Please Stand Up?
A commonly told anecdote among my colleaugues is that adventurer Roy Chapman Andrews was the inspiration for Indiana Jones. However, George Lucas never specifically cited a person as his inspiration for the character. He apparently told Steven Spielberg w ...
Article - Sarda Sahney - May 17 2008 - 12:27pm
- Treasure Trove Of Fossils Found In Cave Near Chicago
Remnants from a cave embedded in a limestone quarry southwest of Chicago have yielded a fossil trove that may influence the known history of north central Illinois some 310 million years ago. "What's really valuable about the cave is the level o ...
Article - News Staff - Apr 15 2007 - 1:26am
- New Primate Species Found In 42 Million-year-old Laredo Fossils
Something old is now something new, thanks to Lamar University researcher Jim Westgate and colleagues. The scientists' research has led to the discovery of a new genus and species of primate, one long vanished from the earth but preserved in the foss ...
Article - News Staff - Apr 14 2007 - 9:33pm