Tag: discovery

Dec 15, 2016

Picture of the Day: A Feathered Dinosaur Tail Preserved in Amber

Picture of the Day: A Feathered Dinosaur Tail Preserved in Amber

In a historic find, the tail of a 99 million year old dinosaur is seen intact and perfectly preserved in amber; including bones, soft tissue, and feathers. The finding was reported in the latest issue of the science journal, Current Biology.

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Aug 5, 2016

Picture of the Day: Over 242 Million Years Old

Picture of the Day: Over 242 Million Years Old

Partial skeleton fossil of an animal that lived 242–247.2 million years ago, discovered in Guizhou, China

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Jun 15, 2016

Close-Up of the First Mechanical Gear Ever Found in Nature

Close-Up of the First Mechanical Gear Ever Found in Nature

The biological form of a mechanical gear was observed in juvenile planthoppers, a common insect found in gardens across Europe

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Jun 2, 2016

Scientists Confirm King Tut’s 3300-year-Old Dagger Forged from Meteorite

Scientists Confirm King Tut’s 3300-year-Old Dagger Forged from Meteorite

The finding is published in a new paper in the Journal of Meteoritics and Planetary Science

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May 10, 2016

Canadian Teen May Have Found Lost City Using Ancient Star Maps

Canadian Teen May Have Found Lost City Using Ancient Star Maps

No other scientist has found such correlation in the past several hundred years of study of the Ancient civilization

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May 2, 2016

2200-Year-Old Mosaic that Says “Be Cheerful, Live Your Life” Found in Turkey

2200-Year-Old  Mosaic that Says “Be Cheerful, Live Your Life” Found in Turkey

A rare ‘skeleton mosaic’ from 3rd century BC discovered in Turkey’s southern province of Hatay in the ancient Greek city of Antiocheia

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Nov 18, 2015

21 Colorized Photos from the 1920s Discovery of King Tut

21 Colorized Photos from the 1920s Discovery of King Tut

Nearly a century ago, archaeologist Howard Carter captured the world’s imagination with the discovery of the undisturbed tomb of Tutankhamun.

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