Ancient Tale of Sun’s Behavior Revealed By Tree Rings

What we now know is that the sun has been in the same routine for at least 290 million years, according to research. On January 9th 2017, it was proposed that Ancient tree rings from the Permian period record a roughly 11-year cycle of wet and dry periods, climate fluctuations caused by the ebbing and flowing […]

Possible Life on Saturn’s Moon

  In the fall of 2016, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft, which has been exploring Saturn since 2004, got closer than ever to an extraterrestrial ocean on Enceladus, which is one of the planet’s 62 moons. During its daring dive into an icy plume erupting from the moon’s south pole, Cassini sampled the spray to figure out what’s lurking beneath […]

The 8,000-year-old Kazakhstan Puzzle

The mysterious earthworks known as the Steppe Geoglyphs are thousands of years in the making. Scattered throughout remote parts of Kazakhstan and only visible from high above, their patterns vary in shapes — from giant rings to swastikas. There are nearly 300 of these strange works, the oldest of which was constructed at least 8,000 […]

Newly Discovered Dead Sea Cave May Hold Archaeological Treasure

What are the Dead Sea Scrolls And Why Do They Matter? The Dead Sea Scrolls are the world’s oldest known biblical manuscripts.   In 1947 scrolls and scroll fragments dating from 150 BC were discovered in a cave by local Bedouin teenagers. They were tending goats near the ancient settlement of Qumran.  One of the […]

Ancient Logbook Documenting Great Pyramid’s Construction Unveiled

Here, one of the papyri in the ancient logbook, which documented the construction of the Great Pyramid of Giza. A logbook that contains records detailing the construction of the Great Pyramid of Giza has been put on public display at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo. The Great Pyramid of Giza was built in honor of […]

Mystery of the Mummy from KV55: Dr. Zahi Hawass

Akhenaten, Egypt’s first and only monotheistic Pharaoh, has intrigued Egyptologists for centuries. Has the Egyptian Mummy Project finally found his mummy? The Valley of the Kings, on the west bank of the Nile across from the ancient city of Thebes, is famous as the final resting place of the pharaohs of the New Kingdom — […]

Bronze Age Settlement 3000 Years Old (Part 2): ‘Must Farm, UK’ dig site give up more amazing artifacts!

Archaeologists said they were “thrilled” to find the well-preserved wooden box inside one of the roundhouses A tiny wooden box with its contents still inside, an intact pot and animal bones are some of the first items unearthed inside a roundhouse at what has been dubbed “Britain’s Pompeii”. The UK’s “best preserved Bronze Age dwellings”, […]