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Cosmic Particles may Solve Long-standing Pyramid Mystery

Cosmic Particles may Solve Long-standing Pyramid Mystery

The ancient pyramids mystery has been baffling researchers from more than 4,500 years. They still don’t know how the unexplained structures were built. But soon, they can solve the long standing mystery by analyzing cosmic particles absorbed by Bent Pyramid walls.

The researchers have planned to use muon tomography to scan the Dahshur’s Bent Pyramid. The tomography is a scanning process capable of detecting nuclear contraband in cargo. They will try to analyze how the pyramid’s walls absorbed cosmic participles in an attempt to know if there is any hidden chamber.

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New Record: Tardigrade Revived after Being Frozen for Three Decades

New Record: Tardigrade Revived after Being Frozen for Three Decades

Tardigrades, eight-legged micro-animals also known as water bears, are famous for their invincible surviving skills. But a new experiment suggested the water-dwelling animal is more indestructible than previously thought.

In the recent experiment, Japanese scientists brought a frozen tardigrade back to life after 30 years. It is known that the extremophiles are capable of surviving in harsh weather conditions, but they can revive after frozen for more than three decades was nonplussing, as per experts.

Older-than-Earth Meteorite discovered in Australia

Older-than-Earth Meteorite discovered in Australia

In November, a greenish fireball streaked over the Australian Outback, and meteorite researchers started looking for the space rock that resulted into a cosmic display. They announced success in this matter this week after digging out a meteorite from the salty mud near a far away lake bed in the desert.

The researchers said that the formation of the 3.5-lb. rock could have taken place during the birth of the solar system, over 4.5 billion years back.

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Israeli Archaeologists unearth Royal Seal of Biblical King

Israeli Archaeologists unearth Royal Seal of Biblical King

Israeli archaeologists have discovered a royal seal of a biblical king near the Temple Mount in Jerusalem. The clay seal, called a bulla, has been unearthed from the Old Testament King Hezekiah.

According to the archaeologists, the discovery is first of its kind linked to an Israel king. The tiny seal with two ankh symbols on each side is about half an inch across. It also has a script reading: ‘Belonging to Hezekiah [son of] Ahaz king of Judah’.

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Archaeologists in Jerusalem Unearth Rare Biblical-Era Seal Impression

Archaeologists in Jerusalem Unearth Rare Biblical-Era Seal Impression

A team of archaeologists has revealed that they successfully excavated a rare seal belonging to biblical-era. The seal discovered in Jerusalem has an impression bearing the name of King Hezekiah.

A team of experts from the Institute of Archaeology in the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, led by Dr. Eilat Mazar, said they have found an oval seal impression. The seal’s impression measures about 9.7 by 8.6 mm (0.4 inches by 0.3 inches) and was inscribed on a 3 mm (0.1 inch) thick soft bulla, or piece of clay.

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‘The Good Dinosaur’ Shows a World Where Humans and Dinos Coexist

‘The Good Dinosaur’ Shows a World Where Humans and Dinos Coexist

A new video proposes a world which nobody ever imagined. The video shows a world where the asteroid that is blamed to have vanished dinosaurs has missed to hit and the dinos and humans coexist at a same time.

Pixar’s video named ‘The Good Dinosaur’ will be released in theaters on November 25, just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday.

The film showcases the adventures of a lost baby dino Arlo, who meets up with a Neanderthal boy named Spot. The two become friends and go ahead on a journey to help Arlo meet his dino-parents.

Possibility of Hidden tomb inside Egypt's Great Pyramid of Khufu

Possibility of Hidden tomb inside Egypt's Great Pyramid of Khufu

While scanning Egypt's Great Pyramid of Khufu, a team of researchers has found thermal anomalies giving birth to hopes that there could be a hidden tomb inside and may be the pharaoh himself sealed inside for thousands of years.

Since the 19th century, scientists and explorers have been finding an undiscovered tomb with the Great Pyramid, but all the efforts have gone waste. But a new initiative called the Scan Pyramids project has been started in which experts from different universities, companies and the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities are involved.

Newly discovered Dakotaraptor was one of Hell Creek’s most lethal ancient predators

Newly discovered Dakotaraptor was one of Hell Creek’s most lethal ancient predators

An analysis of a newly discovered species of an ancient raptor that roamed nearby the Hell Creek Formation 66 million years ago suggested that it was one of the region's most lethal predators.

Fossils of Dakotaraptor suggested that raptors of this species were 6 feet tall at the hips and 17 feet overall, but they were able to move like a springy, agile sprinter, with speeds reaching 30-40 miles per hour.

Oldest known art in Britain discovered

Oldest known art in Britain discovered

Hunter artifacts dating back towards the end of the Ice Age have been discovered in Jersey. A group of archaeologists have discovered the oldest known art in England that includes stone pieces carved with crisscrossed lines.

Though similar artifacts were found belonging to the same era in continental Europe, it is the first time that such a thing has been found in the British Isles. As per archaeologists, artifacts collection is at least 14,000 years old.

DNA Analysis of Two Infants Buried 11,500 Years Back in Alaska Throws Light of History of First Americans

DNA Analysis of Two Infants Buried 11,500 Years Back in Alaska Throws Light of History of First Americans

On analyzing the mitochondrial DNA of two infants buried at the campsite nearly 11,500 years ago, researchers at the University of Alaska suggested that early humans travelled up to Alaska and stayed there for a while before moving to America. Till now, it is widely believed that people migrated from Asia to America during the last Ice Age.

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