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Astronaut snaps fantastically clear pic of Egyptian pyramids from space

A NASA astronaut triumphantly completes a challenging quest to capture a decent image of the pyramids in Egypt from the International Space Station.

By June 11, 2015

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Woman's donated leg mummified using ancient Egyptian practice

Using two legs from a cadaver, researchers in Switzerland baked one in an oven and covered the other in a salt solution to try to re-create ancient mummification. One method was successful.

By May 27, 2015

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X-rays reveal the intricate layers of Egyptian mummies

Mummies on display at the British Museum have been painstakingly X-rayed in high definition to reveal the layers beneath the sarcophagus.

By May 27, 2014

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How did Egyptians move pyramid stones? Mystery may be solved

Alien pyramid-building theories take a blow as a new study shows Egyptians may have used water to help move the massive stones.

By May 1, 2014

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Mysterious ancient star chart shows foreign skies

A star chart carved into the ceiling of an ancient tomb in Japan is believed to be the world's oldest, and may show the sky as it was seen from China.

By July 19, 2015

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3D scanning deciphers ancient Hebrew scroll

A fragile scroll discovered in 1970 on the western shore of the Dead Sea has finally been deciphered, revealing it to be part of a Torah scroll.

By July 20, 2015

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Ancient bobcat buried with bear-tooth bling

A forgotten box on a museum shelf yields a surprising discovery from a 2,000-year-old tomb.

By July 6, 2015

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Cosmonaut captures space-time crown with 803 days off Earth

Russian cosmonaut Gennady Padalka is the new king of space after breaking the old record of 802 days.

By July 1, 2015

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'Hero-glyphics' reveal geek icons as Egyptian gods

Artist Josh Ln rewrites the histories of Spock, Captain Kirk, Spider-Man, Iron Man, Thor, Captain America, the Power Rangers, the X-Men, and more as ancient hieroglyphs.

By January 21, 2014

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Hop aboard the International Space Station in Ultra HD

Take a virtual tour through the ISS with this gorgeous 4K video footage courtesy of former ISS astronaut Terry Virts.

By June 17, 2015