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Massive mammoth tusk unearthed in Bavaria

Massive mammoth tusk unearthed in Bavaria

Bavarian authorities announced that archaeologists had found an unusually large, ice-age mammoth tusk during an excavation. The tusk, measur...
1200-year-old Buddhist monastery discovered in Bangladesh

1200-year-old Buddhist monastery discovered in Bangladesh

In a recent discovery, the Archaeology Department of Khulna and Barisal has discovered an ancient Buddhist Monastery Temple Complex in Gauri...
18th century coin hoard found under Slovakian church floor

18th century coin hoard found under Slovakian church floor

While removing the floor of the church in Obišovce near Košice, the foundations of the old church were uncovered. After this discovery, the ...
Climatic-niche evolution strikingly similar in plants and animals

Climatic-niche evolution strikingly similar in plants and animals

Given the fundamental biological differences in plants and animals, previous research proposed that plants may have broader environmental to...
Why turning back time is not always possible

Why turning back time is not always possible

If three or more objects move around each other, history cannot be reversed. That is the conclusion of an international team of researchers ...
Star formation project maps nearby interstellar clouds

Star formation project maps nearby interstellar clouds

Astronomers have captured new, detailed maps of three nearby interstellar gas clouds containing regions of ongoing high-mass star formation....
Supermassive black holes shortly after the Big Bang: How to seed them

Supermassive black holes shortly after the Big Bang: How to seed them

They are billions of times larger than our Sun: how is it possible that, as recently observed, supermassive black holes were already present...
Solar system acquired current configuration not long after its formation

Solar system acquired current configuration not long after its formation

The hypothesis that the Solar System was born from a gigantic cloud of gas and dust was first floated in the second half of the eighteenth c...
Unprecedented preservation of fossil feces from the La Brea Tar Pits

Unprecedented preservation of fossil feces from the La Brea Tar Pits

While Rancho La Brea, commonly known as the La Brea Tar Pits, is famous for its thousands of bones of large extinct mammals, big insights ar...
Chandra data tests 'theory of everything'

Chandra data tests 'theory of everything'

One of the biggest ideas in physics is the possibility that all known forces, particles, and interactions can be connected in one framework....
Mesoamerican copper smelting technology aided colonial weaponry

Mesoamerican copper smelting technology aided colonial weaponry

When Spanish invaders arrived in the Americas, they were generally able to subjugate the local peoples thanks, in part, to their superior we...
Tree rings could pin down Thera volcano eruption date

Tree rings could pin down Thera volcano eruption date

Charlotte Pearson's eyes scanned a palm-sized chunk of ancient tree. They settled on a ring that looked "unusually light," and...

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