Massive 60-tonne log over 40,000 years old is found buried underneath a New Zealand swamp – and it could help explain one of Earthโ€™s biggest mysteries

Massive 60-tonne log over 40,000 years old is found buried underneath a New Zealand swamp - and it could help explain one of Earthโ€™s biggest mysteries

An enormous Kauri swamp log unearthed by Kaikohe is around 40,500 years old and could bring new light on a mysterious global event that might have had a dramatic impact on the climate of the planet. During excavation for a new geothermal power station near Ngฤwhฤ Springs the log, which is 16 m long and weighs 60 tonnes, was found. […]

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The Egyptian pyramids may align with an ancient North Star. NASA scientists found that star undergoes never-before-seen eclipses.

The Egyptian pyramids may align with an ancient North Star. NASA scientists found that star undergoes never-before-seen eclipses.

According to NASA scientists, the star used by ancient Egyptians as their North Star has just been discovered to be a part of a pair of binary stars that periodically eclipse each other. The astronomical observations of the team were published in the American Astronomical Society (AAS) Research Notes on 31 Oct 2019. Using NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), […]

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Archaeologists Reveal Rare Mummified Lion Cubs Unearthed in Egypt

Archaeologists Reveal Rare Mummified Lion Cubs Unearthed in Egypt

Archaeologists Reveal Rare Mummified Lion Cubs Unearthed in Egypt The authorities in Egypt have announced that the necropolis of Saqqara was a rare discovery of mummified lion cubs, big cats, cobras and Crocodiles that date from around 2,600 years ago. The collection for ancient mummified animals contains dozens of mummified cats and birds; An enormous mummified beetle reported being “three to four times” the normal size and 75 wooden and bronze cat statues. The big mummified cats were found near the remains of an adult mummified lion discovered under the necropolis of […]

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