Science & Archaeology Report 13-July-2014

Science & Archaeology Report 13-July-2014

Archaeology 

Dutch doubt where to return Crimean gold

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/dutch-doubt-where-return-crimean-gold

 

Peru: 150 Mummies of Ancient Unknown Civilisation Discovered in Atacama Desert

http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/peru-150-mummies-ancient-unknown-civilisation-discovered-atacama-desert-photos-1455244

 

Jihadists destroy mosques and shrines in Iraq

http://news.yahoo.com/jihadists-destroy-mosques-shrines-iraq-113854396.html

 

2,500-year-old erotic graffiti found in unlikely setting on Aegean island

http://www.theguardian.com/science/2014/jul/06/worlds-earliest-erotic-graffiti-astypalaia-classical-greece?CMP=fb_gu

 

An Aztec shield gifted to a conquistador

http://www.pasthorizonspr.com/index.php/archives/07/2014/an-aztec-shield-gifted-to-a-conquistador

 

Chalcolithic catastrophe on the Mondsee

http://www.pasthorizonspr.com/index.php/archives/07/2014/chalcolithic-catastrophe-on-the-mondsee

 

ISIS Is About to Destroy Biblical History in Iraq

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/07/07/isis-is-about-to-destroy-biblical-history-in-iraq.html

 

Remains of Long-Lost Temple Discovered in Iraq

http://www.livescience.com/46674-remains-of-long-lost-temple-discovered-in-iraq.html

 

Please touch the artefacts: 3D technology is changing museums

http://theconversation.com/please-touch-the-artefacts-3d-technology-is-changing-museums-28724

 

Off the Grid

http://www.archaeology.org/issues/139-1407/trenches/2188-off-the-grid-aruba-arikok-national-park

 

Huge Black Market in Native Relics Slowed by FBI Seizures

http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2014/07/07/fbi-artifacts-seizures-slows-huge-black-market-native-relics-155698

 

1,500-Year-Old Claws Intrigue Archaeologists in Peru

http://www.nbcnews.com/science/science-news/1-500-year-old-claws-intrigue-archaeologists-peru-n154151

 

Anthropologist Searches for Answers on a Cliff in Peru

http://www.ucf.edu/pegasus/vertical-archaeology/

 

Were Ancient Child Skulls Gifts to the Lake Gods?

http://news.discovery.com/history/religion/were-ancient-child-skulls-gifts-to-the-lake-gods-140711.htm

 

Archaeologists Investigate a Massive Ancient Mycenaean Citadel

http://popular-archaeology.com/issue/06052014/article/archaeologists-investigate-a-massive-ancient-mycenaean-citadel

 

Archaeologists mount search for lost French fleet of 1565

http://members.jacksonville.com/news/metro/2014-07-10/story/archaeologists-mount-search-lost-french-fleet-1565

 

New mosaics discovered in synagogue excavations in Galilee

http://uncnews.unc.edu/2014/07/02/new-mosaics-discovered-synagogue-excavations-galilee/

 

Secrets of Salvadoran archaeological site revealed

http://www.thehimalayantimes.com/fullNews.php?headline=Secrets+of+Salvadoran+archaeological+site+revealed&NewsID=420946#sthash.IvhgfFus.dpuf

 

Amateur explorers find historic fort in Everglades

http://articles.sun-sentinel.com/2014-07-02/news/fl-historic-fort-found-20140702_1_everglades-fort-site-seminole-war

 

Ancient Roman city discovered under Nile Delta silt

http://www.egyptindependent.com//news/ancient-roman-city-discovered-under-nile-delta-silt

 

Five 6,000-year-old sarcophagi unearthed in western Turkey

http://www.todayszaman.com/news-351877-five-6000-year-old-sarcophagi-unearthed-in-western-turkey.html

 

What Rome’s Arch-Enemies Wore Into Battle

http://www.forbes.com/sites/paulrodgers/2014/07/05/first-armor-from-carthage-romes-great-rival-found-off-sicily/

 

Physics, Earth and Space Sciences

 

Magnetic bubble may give space probes a soft landing

http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22329763.100-magnetic-bubble-may-give-space-probes-a-soft-landing.html?utm_source=NSNS&utm_medium=SOC&utm_campaign=facebookgoogletwitter&cmpid=SOC%7CNSNS%7C2012-GLOBAL-facebookgoogletwitter#.U8CZD9jD_IV

 

New Exoplanet Has Strange Companion

http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/d-brief/2014/07/03/new-exoplanet-strange-companion/#.U7W3tNq9KK0

 

Remote quantum applications, teleportation enabled by calling long distance between superconducting qubits http://phys.org/news/2014-07-remote-quantum-applications-teleportation-enabled.html#jCp

 

Will Our First Alien Visitors Come in Peace?

http://www.popsci.com/article/science/will-our-first-alien-visitors-come-peace?src=SOC&dom=fb

 

Study debunks a ‘Goldilocks’ planet thought to potentially support alien life

http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/study-debunks-goldilocks-planet-thought-to-potentially-support-alien-life/2014/07/03/c20e9c32-02b9-11e4-8fd0-3a663dfa68ac_story.html

 

Have We Been Interpreting Quantum Mechanics Wrong This Whole Time?

http://www.wired.com/2014/06/the-new-quantum-reality/

 

Hubble Survey Spots Two New Objects Beyond Pluto

http://news.discovery.com/space/astronomy/hubble-survey-spots-two-new-objects-beyond-pluto-140703.htm?utm_medium=referral&utm_source=pulsenews#mkcpgn=rssnws1

 

US regulators fast-track novel leukemia therapy

http://news.yahoo.com/us-regulators-fast-track-novel-leukemia-therapy-213503303.html

 

Confirmed: Voyager 1 in Interstellar Space

http://www.space.com/26462-voyager-1-interstellar-space-confirmed.html

 

Aldrin backs #Apollo45 campaign to commemorate moon landing

http://www.foxnews.com/science/2014/07/08/aldrin-backs-apollo45-campaign-to-commemorate-moon-landing/?intcmp=features

 

Ocean on Saturn Moon Could be as Salty as the Dead Sea

http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/news/display.cfm?News_ID=47833

 

MESSENGER and STEREO measurements open new window into high-energy processes on the Sun

http://phys.org/news/2014-07-messenger-stereo-window-high-energy-sun.html

 

Astronomers Set Up Global System for Naming Alien Planets

http://www.nbcnews.com/science/space/astronomers-set-global-system-naming-alien-planets-n151996

 

Earth’s Magnetic Field Is Weakening 10 Times Faster Now

http://news.yahoo.com/earths-magnetic-field-weakening-10-times-faster-now-121247349.html

 

The Little Spacecraft That Couldn’t

http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/07/10/330255777/the-little-spacecraft-that-couldnt?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=npr&utm_term=nprnews&utm_content=20140710

 

Private light sail spacecraft to launch by 2016

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/private-light-sail-spacecraft-to-launch-by-2016/

 

The Most Astonishing Wave-Tracking Experiment Ever

http://www.npr.org/blogs/krulwich/2014/07/11/330748781/the-most-astonishing-wave-tracking-experiment-ever

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