Monday, June 24, 2013

Site of Earliest Known Urban Warfare Threatened by Syrian War

LiveScience interview Dr. Clemens Reichel about the site of Hamoukar, in Syria, which is the site of the earliest known case of urban warfare. We also talked about the situation in Syria in general as well as southern Iraq.

http://www.livescience.com/37672-ancient-urban-warfare-site-threatened.html

Monday, June 17, 2013

Thursday, June 6, 2013

Interview with Dr. Zahi Hawass in Toronto

In it he talks about his research, the legal charges/travel ban that were recently dropped and his future in Egyptian antiquities (he said that he has no interest in returning at antiquities minister)

http://www.livescience.com/37229-great-pyramid-zahi-hawass.html

New Viking Voyage in New World Discovered

The voyage took place about 1,000 years ago and took them to Notre Dame Bay in Newfoundland.

http://www.livescience.com/37189-new-viking-voyage-discovered.html

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Cemetery Reveals Baby-Making Season in Ancient Egypt

New research at the Dakhleh Oasis reveals that the peak period for conception in ancient Egypt was in July/August, while the peak period for births was in March/April. The flooding of the Nile River may hold the clues as to why this occurred.

http://www.livescience.com/32078-ancient-egypt-cemetery-reveals-sex-season.html

Monday, May 6, 2013

Stunning Astronomical Alignment Found at Peru Pyramid

Researchers have discovered an alignment between an ancient Peru pyramid, two stone lines and the setting winter solstice sun. During the solstice the pyramid would have been bathed in light.

http://www.livescience.com/29335-astronomical-alignment-found-at-peru-pyramid.html