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“Gay caveman” found in Prague

The remains of a Stone Age man buried in the customary position of a women is suggesting to some that he may have been homosexual. During that period, men were traditionally buried lying on their right side with the head pointing towards the west; women on their left side with the

16-century astronomer Tycho Brahe’s remains exhumed

Scientists have exhumed the remains of the 16th-century Danish astronomer in order to conclusively determine the cause of his death. His extraordinarily accurate stellar and planetary observations, which helped lay the foundations of early modern astronomy, are well known and documented, but mystery still surrounds his sudden death. It had

Medieval fortifications unearthed at Prague castle

The remains of a 9th century moat, a rampart dating back to the 10th-11th centuries, and an illustration of the castle have been unearthed in Prague. This one of a kind depiction was found on the lowest level of the stonework. As Ms. Marikova-Kubkova said, "this is the first

Astronomer Tycho Brahe to be exhumed

The body of astronomer Tycho Brahe, who died in 1601, is set to be exhumed to determine his cause of death. DA group of Danish and Czech experts will therefore soon be able to carry out detailed analyses of the astronomer’s bone, hair and clothing remains to find the answer to