Tag: discovery

June 2, 2016 at 5:51 pm

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 at 4:37 pm

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 at 2:49 pm

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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November 18, 2015 at 11:25 am

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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September 29, 2015 at 7:13 pm

Scientists Discover Biofluorescent Sea Turtle Near Solomon Islands

Scientists Discover Biofluorescent Sea Turtle Near Solomon Islands

While filming coral off the Solomon Islands, marine biologist David Gruber encounters a ‘glowing’ biofluorescent hawksbill sea turtle.

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September 28, 2015 at 4:26 pm

Picture of the Day: Water on Mars

Picture of the Day: Water on Mars

An imaging spectrometer on NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has detected signatures of hydrated minerals on slopes of the Red Planet.

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July 17, 2015 at 1:26 pm

125 Million-Year-Old Dinosaur with Wings Found Perfectly Preserved, is Ancestor to the Velociraptor

125 Million-Year-Old Dinosaur with Wings Found Perfectly Preserved, is Ancestor to the Velociraptor

Lead researcher Dr Steve Brusatte says it’s, “the single most beautiful fossil I have had the privilege to work on”.

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June 23, 2015 at 1:15 pm

Scientists Want To Call This Unnamed Octopus Species ‘Adorabilis’

Scientists Want To Call This Unnamed Octopus Species 'Adorabilis'

Scientists want to name this tiny octopus with big eyes and gelatinous skin, ‘Opisthoteuthis Adorabilis’, and we couldn’t agree more!

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April 24, 2015 at 3:00 pm

Picture of the Day: Real-Life Kermit the Frog Discovered

Picture of the Day: Real-Life Kermit the Frog Discovered

Photograph by Brian Kubicki Wildlife researcher Brian Kubicki of the Costa Rican Amphibian Research Center has discovered a new species of glass frog that looks strikingly similar to the famous muppet, Kermit the Frog. In a recently published paper, Kubicki details the new species, officially known as Hyalinobatrachium dianae. It is the first glass…

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February 22, 2015 at 2:35 pm

CT Scan Reveals Buddha Statue is Actually a Tomb for a Mummified Monk

CT Scan Reveals Buddha Statue is Actually a Tomb for a Mummified Monk

A CT scan has recently revealed that a Buddha statue is actually a tomb, containing the mummified remains of what scholars believe is the body of Buddhist master Liuquan, a monk who lived in the 1100’s. The statue is currently on display at Drents Museum in Assen, Netherlands (exhibit info here). The exhibit marks…

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