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Inscription of last Babylonian king found in Saudi Arabia, ‘special’ message written in 26 lines?

Inscription of last Babylonian king found in Saudi Arabia, ‘special’ message written in 26 lines?

Inscription of last Babylonian king found in Saudi Arabia, ‘special’ message written in 26 lines? A 2,550-year-old inscription, written in the name of Nabonidus, the last king of Babylon, has been discovered carved on basalt stone in northern Saudi Arabia, the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage recently announced.  An engraving at the top of the inscription shows King […]

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The architect believes Stonehenge once had a thatched roof to form the temple

The architect believes Stonehenge once had a thatched roof to form the temple One of the biggest mysteries surrounding Stonehenge is how any of it is still standing, given the predations of souvenir-hunters and vandals including the great 17th-century architect Sir Christopher Wren. He paid many visits to the ancient monument on Salisbury Plain and his surname can still be seen […]

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Genetic Analysis Reveals Cannabis First Grown in China

Cannabis originated in China, genetic analysis reveals

Cannabis originated in China, genetic analysis reveals People feeling the effects of marijuana are prone to what scientists call “divergent thinking,” the process of searching for solutions to a loosely defined question. Here is one to ponder: Where did the weed come from? No, not where it was bought, but where and when was the plant first domesticated. Many botanists […]

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Methane Plumes on Saturn’s Moon Likely a Good Sign of Alien Life

Methane Plumes on Saturn’s Moon Likely a Good Sign of Alien Life

Methane Plumes on Saturn’s Moon Likely a Good Sign of Alien Life A study published in Nature Astronomy concludes that known geochemical processes can’t explain the levels of methane measured by the Cassini spacecraft on Saturn’s icy moon. An unknown methane-producing process is likely at work in the hidden ocean beneath the icy shell of Saturn’s moon Enceladus, suggests a […]

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Olmec Civilization: Survivors of Atlantis?

Olmec Civilization: Survivors of Atlantis? Are the Ancient Olmecs Survivors of Atlantis? It is a theory that according to many, could explain the incredible technologies and skills of this enigmatic Ancient Civilization. Even though the Olmec civilization is surrounded by numerous mysteries, researchers believe that all the classical cultures of Mesoamerica originated from this mysterious civilization. But where did this ancient […]

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Our galaxy could have at least 36 intelligent alien civilizations, researchers say

Our galaxy could have at least 36 intelligent alien civilizations, researchers say

Our galaxy could have at least 36 intelligent alien civilizations, researchers say Humans have long suspected that we are not alone in the universe, and now scientists have said there may be dozens of alien civilizations lurking not too far from Earth. Some of them may even be advanced enough to communicate with us. According to a new study in The Astrophysical […]

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Cryptic 2,700-year-old pig skeleton found in Jerusalem’s City of David

Cryptic 2,700-year-old pig skeleton found in Jerusalem’s City of David

Cryptic 2,700-year-old pig skeleton found in Jerusalem’s City of David Israeli archaeologists have unearthed the complete skeleton of a piglet in a place and time where you wouldn’t expect to find pork remains: a Jerusalem home dating to the First Temple period. The 2,700-year-old porcine remains were found crushed by large pottery vessels and a collapsed walls during excavations in […]

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Astronomers Detect Isotopes in Distant Alien World’s Atmosphere–10 Reasons Why This Is Huge

Astronomers Detect Isotopes in Distant Alien World’s Atmosphere–10 Reasons Why This Is Huge

Astronomers Detect Isotopes in Distant Alien World’s Atmosphere–10 Reasons Why This Is Huge By monitoring the cosmos with a radio telescope array, a Cornell University-led international team of scientists has detected radio bursts emanating from the constellation Boötes. The signal could be the first radio emission collected from a planet beyond our solar system. The team, led by Cornell postdoctoral […]

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Leading Astronomer Says “Higher Forms” of Alien Life on Jupiter’s Moon Europa

Leading Astronomer Says “Higher Forms” of Alien Life on Jupiter’s Moon Europa

Leading Astronomer Says “Higher Forms” of Alien Life on Jupiter’s Moon Europa In the hunt for life outside Earth, Mars is old news. “I think I’d rate Enceladus now over Europa, and there were people who were saying Europa was a better prospect than Mars,” said Seth Shostak, the senior astronomer of the SETI Institute, a nonprofit organization near San […]

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