Prehistory

  • Sun hurls strong geomagnetic storm toward Earth

    January 23, 2012

    This morning, Jan. 23rd around 0359 UT, big sunspot 1402 erupted, producing a long-duration M9-class solar flare. The explosion’s...

  • Southern Lights

    October 6, 2011

    A CME (coronal mass ejection) hit Earth’s magnetic field on Oct. 5th at approximately 0700 UT, sparking minor geomagnetic...

  • Geomagnetic activity

    March 24, 2011

    Earth is entering a stream of solar wind blowing ~500 km/s, and the encounter is stirring up geomagnetic activity...

  • Nasa scientists braced for ‘solar tsunami’ to hit earth

    August 3, 2010

    On August 1st, the entire Earth-facing side of the sun erupted in a tumult of activity. There was a...

  • Yonaguni Monument – Circa 10 000 BC

    June 4, 2010

    During the last Ice Age, civilisations flourished on what were then the coastal areas of the many parts of...

  • Pumapunku

    May 12, 2010

    Whilst Tiwanaku and Pumapunku are clearly the work of an extremely advanced civilization, some people believe they are also...

  • The Witch’s Broom Nebula

    April 13, 2010

    Ten thousand years ago, before the dawn of recorded human history, a new light must suddenly have appeared in...

  • The Orion Nebula

    April 9, 2010

    The Orion Nebula is a vast stellar nursery lying about 1350 light-years from Earth. In March 1993, a tiny...

  • The Course of Empire

    March 9, 2010

    The idea of the continuous and cyclic rise and fall of Civilisations was first penned by Ibn Khaldūn, as...

  • The Sumerians

    March 5, 2010

    The Sumerians produced the world’s “first high civilization” and were the world’s first urban non-Semitic people with the earliest...

  • Code of Hammurabi

    February 7, 2010

    The Code of Hammurabi is a well-preserved ancient law code, created ca. 1790 BC in ancient Babylon. Hammurabi said...

  • The Garden of Earthly Delights

    February 5, 2010

    Ibn Khaldūn (1332-1406 C.E.) –  was a North African polymath — an astronomer, economist, historian, Islamic scholar, Islamic theologian,...

  • Ancient Secrets of Super-Cement

    November 2, 2009

    Joseph Davidovits (born 1935) is a French materials scientist who has posited that the blocks of the Great Pyramid...

  • The Enlightenment

    October 1, 2009

    Stopped by recently for a walk around the British museum and although there is some really great stuff there...

  • Religulous

    June 7, 2009

  • Mesopotamian mythology

    May 13, 2009

    Mesopotamian mythology is the collective name given to Sumerian, Akkadian, Assyrian, and Babylonian mythologies from the land between the...

  • Aurora borealis

    April 17, 2009

    IT IS midnight on 22 September 2012 and the skies above Manhattan are filled with a flickering curtain of...

  • The Orion Nebula 1,500 light-years away

    February 23, 2009

    In one of the most detailed astronomical images ever produced, NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope captured an unprecedented look at...

  • Amun-Ra/Amon/Amoun/Amen

    February 20, 2009

    Egyptians honored Amun-Ra as king of the gods and creator of the universe. They also believed him to be...

  • In Medieval Architecture, Signs of Advanced Maths

    December 3, 2008

    In the beauty and geometric complexity of tile mosaics on walls of medieval Islamic buildings, scientists have recognized patterns...

  • Number systems

    August 26, 2008

    I wonder how you do a minus sign. Could do some cool number system -273 tshirts.

  • 24 HEURES D’ETERNITE EN ATACAMA

    April 24, 2008

    Wow, check this out!!!

  • Baalbek, Lebanon

    April 3, 2008

    The great mystery of the ruins of Baalbek, and indeed one of the greatest mysteries of the ancient world,...

  • Bay of Cambay

    April 3, 2008

    The civilization of Ancient Egypt occurred in a past so remote that today it seems mystical. The pyramids and...

  • Nasa Astronomy Picture of the Day

    April 2, 2008

    A new epic picture every day from the cosmos.. Check, Check it out!!

  • Astrophotography

    April 1, 2008

    Jerry Lodriguss has taken some of the most amazing images I have ever seen of the night sky. Due...

  • Hamlet’s mill

    March 29, 2008

      Ever since the Greeks coined the language we commonly use for scientific description, mythology and science have developed...