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Mary Rose's Tudor treasures deserve this revelatory new museum

Mary Rose's Tudor treasures deserve this revelatory new museum | Guido | Scoop.it
The ship raised from the seabed yielded a unique trove, which is going on display – with the spooky wreck – in Portsmouth
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Prehistoric Civilization Along China's Silk Road Discovered

Prehistoric Civilization Along China's Silk Road Discovered | Guido | Scoop.it
Archaeologists have unearthed evidence of a prehistoric civilization along the Silk Road in the Gansu province of northwestern China.

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Epigraphs of ancient Turkic people discovered in Mongolia - AJW by The Asahi Shimbun

Epigraphs of ancient Turkic people discovered in Mongolia - AJW by The Asahi Shimbun | Guido | Scoop.it
OSAKA--Two massive slabs of stone inscribed in ancient Turkic script have been found on the steppes of eastern Mongolia, the first such discovery in over a century, a Japanese researcher said July 16.

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Homo floresiensis Distinct Human Species, Says New Research | Anthropology | Sci-News.com

Homo floresiensis Distinct Human Species, Says New Research | Anthropology | Sci-News.com | Guido | Scoop.it
A new study suggests the small-brained Indonesian hominin was a distinct species of human, rather than Homo sapiens suffering from a developmental disorder.

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Are King Alfred's bones in Hampshire?

Are King Alfred's bones in Hampshire? | Guido | Scoop.it

A community group wants to analyse the bones exhumed from a graveyard in Hampshire to see if they belong to King Alfred the Great.

Archaeologists removed the remains from an unmarked grave at St Bartholomew's near Winchester earlier this year.

 


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Thousands Buried Beneath Philly Playground

Thousands Buried Beneath Philly Playground | Guido | Scoop.it
Underneath the swing sets of an urban playground in the Queen Village neighborhood of South Philadelphia are the forgotten remains of an estimated 3,000 African-Americans.

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New Candidate for Our Most Immediate Ancestor

New Candidate for Our Most Immediate Ancestor | Guido | Scoop.it
Does a 2-million-year-old skeleton unseat "Lucy" from a critical evolutionary junction on the way to Homo, our genus?

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Cavalcare il vento solare

Cavalcare il vento solare | Guido | Scoop.it

Pekka Janhunen, del Finnish Meteorolgical Institute, che guida fin dal 2006 il gruppo misto di scienziati estoni e finlandesi che si sono dedicati al progetto di vela solare elettrica, spiega che, una volta esaurita la fase di ricerca preliminare nella magnetosfera terrestre, sperano di arrivare entro il 2016 a varare un primo veicolo propulso da una vera vela solare elettrica in grado di produrre spinta utilizzando il vento solare e non la pressione della luce solare come fanno le tradizionali vele fotoniche tipo Ikaros.


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