In the Lipetsk region have found the grave of an ancient chief, coeval Faraone
During the excavation of a barrow near the village of Otskochila Dobrinsky district (Lipetsk region) archeologists have uncovered a mass grave Dating back to the second Millennium BC, according to…

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Fossils helped to discover the secret of regeneration
The research team of paleontologists of the Berlin Museum of natural history, brown University and new York University Oswego showed that the unique regenerative ability of modern salamanders, most likely,…

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Black diggers by pretending to be employees of the Vsevolozhsk Museum, stole a Soviet attack aircraft

During the great Patriotic war the IL-2 was the most mass combat aircraft. Under the guidance of aircraft designer Sergei Ilyushin was released 36 thousand stormtroopers.

Our designers have called him “a flying tank” and the Germans for survivability and the lack of maneuverability was called “cement bomber”. Later, considering the power of the machine, hate the nickname “butcher” and “black death”.

Such planes are trying to recover at the Novosibirsk plant. But to find almost the whole IL-2 is priceless.

Fifteen aircraft had raised for his practice, and such a well-preserved copy was not found, — have shared the joy of the commander of the military-Patriotic search group “Vityaz” Nikolay Bukhtiyarov. — It happens once in a lifetime.

Fragments of the IL-2 they with children unearthed last week in the Luga district in three kilometers from the village Volodarskoye. First, the plane was noticed by the Rangers, they passed the information to the administration, and those attracted search engines. Continue reading

Unique archaeological discoveries in Moscow

Mastering the most ancient part of Zaryadye commenced earlier than XIII century, and it is there now focused the interest of archaeologists, who recovered from under the bushel layers of all known eras artifacts give reason to confirm or obroski for different failure hypotheses. For example, the fact that the actual Moscow considerably exceeds the time that has passed since its first mention in Chronicles. Finishing the current season of excavation under the open sky, scientists from the cohort of “the science of shards” have something to brag about.

In the area, told the press expert Konstantin Voronin, “the density of finds are extremely high – about a dozen of individual items per square meter of excavation”. And the most impressive in size was a wooden bridge of the XVII century, found to the East, and marked the route “known to historical plans curve lane”. Swedish coin,fragments of the score and wrote to prove that a convenient place for mooring boats has become a brisk trade area with benches changed and even the possibility of accounting for and control of imported because tridevyat land products. Continue reading

The oldest submerged city

Archeologists examining the ruins of an ancient settlement near the coast of Greece now think they could be a creation 5000 years ago, and certainly the oldest sunken city in the sea, discovered to date.

Excavations conducted this summer became the first for five years of cooperation between Greek and British scientists aimed to study the town of Pavlopetri, which has not been studied since its discovery and mapping by a British archaeologist in 1967-68.

Dr. Jon Henderson, an archaeologist from the University of Nottingham conducts research jointly with Mrs. Eli Spondylis from Adoratskogo branch “of Underwater antiquities” of the Greek Ministry of culture. Dr. Henderson is the first archaeologist in 40 years who received an official pass from the government of Greece for research on this place.

“It was extremely exciting. I read about this place when I was young, and even could not assume, what enough that I can dive here, but that I will have the opportunity to conduct research. We found approximately 9000 square meters of new buildings that have recently opened in connection with the displacement of sand that really caused us to feel nervous yeast,” said Dr. Henderson. Continue reading

Archaeological excavations of the ruins of the Royal castle of Koenigsberg
Order, later the Royal castle was founded in 1255 by the Bohemian king Ottokar II Przemysl. To the XIV century, the castle consisted of a house of the convent, separated…


Fossils found together
If paleontologists find a steep slope, folded sedimentary rocks, full of fossils, what they can say about their interaction? Rocks, forming in some places, differ substantially from the others. Their…

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