News tagged with stonehenge

UN launches 'Heritage of Astronomy' portal

Observatories in Britain, France and the United States, a pharaonic temple in Egypt, a 3,000-year-old pillar in China and a 1920s tower in Berlin have been inscribed on a UN-backed heritage list for astronomy, unveiled on ...

dateAug 24, 2012 in Astronomy
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The Antikythera time machine

Leonardo da Vinci may have left behind sketches of helicopters, tanks and submarines but it is rare that we find actual artifacts that seem so way ahead of their time. Almost like a science fiction tale of archaeologists ...

dateJun 11, 2012 in Space Exploration
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A new henge discovered at Stonehenge

( -- An archaeology team led by the University of Birmingham and the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Archaeological Prospection and Virtual Archaeology in Austria discovered a major ceremonial monument less than ...

dateJan 31, 2011 in Archaeology & Fossils
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