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7 space mysteries no scientist can explain

But considering we've explored only a teeny-tiny corner of the universe, there's a lot of big questions we don't have answers for yet.<p>Here are some of the biggest unsolved mysteries about space.

Scan of King Tut's burial tomb shows hidden rooms

Cairo - Scans of King Tut's burial chamber have revealed two hidden rooms, Egypt's antiquities minister said Thursday - a discovery that could …

Mexico: Archaeological sites and exhibitions

Bog Bodies Rediscovered

Bog Bodies Rediscovered<p><i>True tales from the peat marshes of northern Europe</i><p>Lindow Man (Courtesy the Trustees of the British Museum)<p>Aside from a bit of …

In a chamber at the end of a tunnel in Mexico sealed for nearly 1,800 years, archeologists make a toxic discovery

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Archaeology

Exceptional Roman discovery in Kelshall near Royston

The artefacts, which form part of a burial, probably of a wealthy and cosmopolitan individual, are a unique find in Britain and experts in ancient …

Skeleton Found in Italy Cave Yields Oldest Neanderthal DNA

In 1993, scientists found an extraordinarily intact skeleton of an ancient human amidst the stalactites and stalagmites of the limestone cave of Lamalunga, near Altamura in southern Italy — a discovery they said had the potential to reveal new clues about Neanderthals.<p>"The Altamura man represents …

Evolution

150 years after sinking, Confederate submarine slowly reveals its secrets

Scientists may finally solve the mystery behind the sinking of Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley, the first sub in history to sink an enemy warship.<p>A century and a half after it sank and a decade and a half after it was raised, scientists are finally getting a look at the H.L. Hunley’s hull. …

Cambridge University team discovers possible Michelangelo bronzes

It’s a discovery that is reverberating throughout the art world – a University of Cambridge-led research team believes that they have discovered the only surviving Michelangelo bronze statues. Last fall, Paul Joannides, emeritus professor of art history at Cambridge, traced two three feet-high …

Emperor Qin's Tomb

The Terra-Cotta Army protects the tomb of China's first emperor.<p>Workers digging a well outside the city of Xi'an, China, in 1974 struck upon one of the greatest archaeological discoveries in the world: a life-size clay soldier poised for battle.<p>The diggers notified Chinese authorities, who …

Archaeology

Divers begin recovery of Civil War ironclad before deepening of channel

<b>(CNN) —</b> The deepening of the shipping channel in Savannah, Georgia, won't be dredging up just mud and sand.<p>It will be raising up a link to the past: an ironclad that protected the city during the Civil War until the vessel met its undignified demise.<p>For about the next nine months, divers will be …

War

Unearthed grave sheds light on Batavia shipwreck mass murder

Secrets from one of the nation's most horrific maritime mass murders have been unearthed on a tiny island off Western Australia's coast.<p>A new grave …

Meteorite smashes into moon in largest lunar impact ever recorded

Astronomers have captured the moment a lump of rock slammed into the moon with so much force that the bright flash could be seen from Earth with the naked eye.<p>The 400kg (63st) meteorite, travelling at 61,000 km/h (40,000 mph), punched a fresh crater on the moon's surface some 40 metres wide in what …