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Comet Ison: how to spot it

Some advice on how to see the comet if it survives its fiery encounter with the sun on Thursday. Even it breaks apart it should provide a spectacular, but brief show<p>If Comet Ison survives its trial by fire as it buzzes the sun on Thursday, it should light up night skies during December. Pete …

Oldest Javelins Predate Modern Humans, Raise Questions on Evolution

The oldest stone-tipped projectile weapons date to 280,000 years, study says.<p><b>The oldest known stone-tipped projectiles have been discovered in Ethiopia. The javelins are roughly 280,000 years old and predate the earliest known fossils of our species, Homo sapiens, by about 80,000 years.</b><p>These …

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World's oldest bog body hints at violent past

<b>Cashel Man has had the weight of the world on his shoulders, quite literally, for 4,000 years.</b><p>Compressed by the peat that has preserved his remains, he looks like a squashed, dark leather holdall.<p>Apart, that is, from one forlorn arm that stretches out and upward and tells us something of the …

Archaeology

Melting Snow Reveals Ancient Bow and Arrows in Norway

A melting patch of ancient snow in the mountains of Norway has revealed a bow and arrows likely used by hunters to kill reindeer as long ago as 5,400 …

Unusual-ology: 4,000-year-old Human Brain Discovered.

A ‘petrified’ 4,000-year-old brain has been discovered in the Bronze Age settlement of Seyitömer Höyük, Turkey. The brain was excavated inside a …

Link to Oetzi the Iceman found in living Austrians

<b>Austrian scientists have found that 19 Tyrolean men alive today are related to Oetzi the Iceman, whose 5,300-year-old frozen body was found in the Alps.</b><p>Their relationship was established through DNA analysis by scientists from the Institute of Legal Medicine at Innsbruck Medical University.<p>The men …

Anthropology

Triad statue of Ramses II might indicate a second temple

A newly-discovered statue of Ramses II in Al-Sharqiyah might mean that the 19th dynasty was present in the area. The red granite statue is 2.47 …

Skull discovery suggests early man was single species

WASHINGTON - Agence France-Presse<p>This photo taken Oct. 2, 2013, in Tbilisi, Georgia, shows a pre-human skull, that was found in 2005 in the ground at …

Location of Norse parliament in Dingwall 'confirmed'

<b>Archaeologists say they have confirmed the location of a meeting place of a medieval Norse parliament.</b><p>Called a "thing", evidence of the mound was uncovered during excavations of Dingwall's Cromartie Memorial car park.<p>When it was constructed in the 11th Century, the thing would have been on a …

Archaeology

How did ancient Greek music sound?

<b>The music of ancient Greece, unheard for thousands of years, is being brought back to life by Armand D'Angour, a musician and tutor in classics at Oxford University. He describes what his research is discovering.</b><p>"Suppose that 2,500 years from now all that survived of the Beatles songs were a few of …

Ancient History

5 Surprising Facts About Nikola Tesla

The brilliant inventor gets a new statue in Long Island.<p><b>A new statue of Nikola Tesla now graces New York's Long Island, the latest homage to the celebrated visionary. At the statue's unveiling last week, Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic told the dedication crowd at Tesla's former Wardenclyffe</b> …