News tagged with ancient texts

NASA sees new salt in an ancient sea

(Phys.org) -- The expansion of massive salt evaporation projects on the Dead Sea are clearly visible in this time series of images taken by Landsat satellites operated by NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey.

dateApr 09, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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Technology brings new insights to ancient language

(PhysOrg.com) -- New technologies and academic collaborations are helping scholars at the University of Chicago analyze hundreds of ancient documents in Aramaic, one of the Middle East's oldest continuously spoken and written ...

dateOct 14, 2009 in Engineering
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Chinese culture at the crossroads

Recent archaeological discoveries from far-flung corners of China are forcing scientists to reconsider the origins of ancient Chinese civilization - and a new crop of young archaeologists are delving into the modern nation's ...

dateAug 20, 2009 in Archaeology & Fossils
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