News tagged with vikings

Searching for life on Mars

The first and only attempts to search for life on Mars were the Viking missions launched in 1975. Now scientists are suggesting the next decade of robotic probes sent to the red planet should make the search for life the ...

dateNov 11, 2010 in Space Exploration
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Bolivia's eco-friendly trans-oceanic ships

The Limachi family specializes in building eco-friendly reed ships at this shipyard on the top of the world with pre-Columbian technology. But don't be fooled—these ships can sail across vast oceans.

dateDec 13, 2012 in Other
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Saxon queen discovered in Germany

( -- Remains of one of the oldest members of the English royal family have been unearthed at Magdeburg Cathedral in Germany. The preliminary findings will be announced at a conference at the University of Bristol ...

dateJan 20, 2010 in Archaeology & Fossils
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