Dream teamOlga Potapova (left), the collections curator and manager at the Mammoth Site of Hot Springs, South Dakota, and Beth Shapiro, a professor of ecology and evolutionary biology at the University of California, Santa Cruz, present their research at the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology meeting in 2016 in Salt Lake City. Both women are co-researchers studying Uyan and Dina, two cave lion kitten mummies that were also discovered in Russia.Read the Full Story on the Newly Discovered Cat Mummy] … [Read more...] about Photos: Is ice age cat mummy a lion or a lynx?
Newly discovered ww2 photos
Buried structures like ditches, foundations, and walls usually stand out in aerial photos because crops and grass tend to grow taller and greener over the loose soil of filled-in ditches and postholes (or shorter over buried walls or roads). A wetter or dryer year, or a certain angle of the sun, can hide or reveal these features, though. Casana and his colleagues say that’s probably why their newly rediscovered “council circle” appears in only a couple of aerial and satellite photos taken in the last decade. And it’s why looking beyond the visible spectrum of light is an important way to find the hidden remains of the past. … [Read more...] about Archaeologists with drones discover pre-Columbian earthworks in Kansas
"If there is an indication that the specimen discovered in permafrost has a preserved brain, it should be transported in a frozen condition to the analyzing laboratory inside the cranium, to avoid mechanical damage and deformations," they wrote in the study, also recommending that repeated thawing and freezing should be avoided at all costs. … [Read more...] about In photos: Mummified woolly mammoth discovered
The observatory, previously known as the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope, will use its 27.6-foot-wide (8.4 m) mirror and 3.2-billion-pixel camera to conduct a landmark 10-year study of the cosmos — the Legacy Survey of Space and Time for which the camera is named. The camera will generate a panorama of the southern sky every few nights, amassing an astronomical treasure trove that will include imagery of about 20 billion different galaxies. … [Read more...] about 3,200-megapixel camera of the future Vera Rubin Observatory snaps record-breaking 1st photos
It then left Kristiansand later that day, bound for Germany; along the way, it was hit by torpedoes from the British submarine Truant, which blasted large holes in the hull. Two hours later, the crew, under orders from the commander, abandoned the ship, which was then deliberately sunk by a German torpedo boat from the flotilla. … [Read more...] about Wreck of WWII battleship with Nazi symbol discovered off Norway