3-million-year-old whale fossil found at San Diego Zoo

Published on September 21st, 2010 | by Admin

The fossil remains of a whale which lived 3 million years ago have been found during construction at the San Diego zoo. The San Diego Zoo has about 4,000 animals â?? all carefully catalogued. For at [&hellip... Read More


Roman cemetery found in Kent, England

Published on September 21st, 2010 | by Admin

A late Roman burial ground has been unearthed outside of Faversham, England. Several different floors have been found, made from flint cobbles and compacted chalk, as well as 1st, 2nd and 3rd century ditches. In Roman [&hellip... Read More


Australian Aborigines: The world’s first astronomers

Published on September 21st, 2010 | by Admin

A new study shows that Australia’s ancient Aborigines may have been the world’s first stargazers. Professor Ray Norris said widespread and detailed knowledge of the stars had been passed down through the generations by Aborigines, whose [&hellip... Read More


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Rare colour footage of London Blitz found

Published on September 20th, 2010 | by Admin

Previously unseen colour footage of London during the Blitz has been found in an attic in England. The amateur footage includes images of bombed-out landmarks such as the John Lewis department store on Oxford Street. Sir [&hellip... Read More


Ancient Egyptian papyrus found in Irish bog

Published on September 20th, 2010 | by Admin

Fragments of Egyptian papyrus has been found in the leather cover of an ancient psalter unearthed in a bog in Ireland. The papyrus in the lining of the Egyptian-style leather cover of the 1,200-year-old manuscript, “potentially [&hellip... Read More


Saxon boat found in Norfolk river

Published on September 20th, 2010 | by Admin

A Saxon boat, hollowed out by hand, has been found at the bottom of the River Ant in Norfolk. Five animal skulls were found near the boat, which has been taken to York for treatment to [&hellip... Read More


37 Iron Age tombs found in Greece

Published on September 20th, 2010 | by Admin

37 tombs dating back to the Iron Age have been found near the ancient Macedonian capital of Pellas. Discoveries at the site included a bronze helmet with a gold mouthplate, with weapons and jewellery, in the [&hellip... Read More


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