Bulgarian Archaeologists Discover 2,400-Year-Old Golden Treasure
Posted on November 11, 2012 at 09:57:03 pm
Archaeologists say they have unearthed an almost 2,400-year-old golden hoard in an ancient Thracian tomb in northern Bulgaria.
Ancient Egypt's Pyramids Construction Secrets Unlocked
Posted on September 24, 2010 at 05:02:48 pm
Scientists from around the world have tried to understand how the Egyptians erected their giant pyramids. Now, an architect and researcher say they have the answer
Missing 500-Years of Loggias, Porticos Described
Posted on January 14, 2010 at 09:03:20 am
Using texts and images, a University of Arkansas researcher has for the first time reconstructed the time when the use of porticos -- roof-covered structures supported by columns -- gave way to loggias, or recessed porticos.
Ancient Egypt Brought To Life With Virtual Model
Posted on May 01, 2009 at 10:51:55 am
For the past two years, a team has been building a three-dimensional virtual-reality model of the ancient Egyptian religious site known as Karnak, one of the largest temple complexes ever constructed.
New 'Window' Opens On Solar Energy
Posted on July 11, 2008 at 11:12:00 am
Imagine windows that not only provide a clear view and illuminate rooms, but also use sunlight to efficiently help power the building they are part of. MIT engineers report a new approach to harnessing the sun's energy that could allow just that.
Disaster Earthquake Scenario Unveiled For Southern California
Posted on May 24, 2008 at 08:51:35 pm
Scientists have unveiled a hypothetical Scenario describing how a magnitude 7.8 Southern California earthquake -similar to the recent earthquake in China- would impact the region, causing loss of lives and massive damage to infrastructure
Archaeologist Uses Satellite Imagery To Explore Ancient Mexico
Posted on May 14, 2008 at 09:52:34 pm
Satellite imagery obtained from NASA will help archeologist Bill Middleton peer into the ancient Mexican past.
How Were The Egyptian Pyramids Built?
Posted on March 29, 2008 at 10:38:54 am
The Aztecs, Mayans and ancient Egyptians were three very different civilizations with one very large similarity: pyramids. However, of these three ancient cultures, the Egyptians set the standard.
Bridges Will Rock -- Safely -- With New Quake Design
Posted on May 11, 2007 at 11:33:58 pm
Bridges that "dance" during earthquakes could be the safest and least expensive to build, retrofit and repair, according to earthquake engineers at the University at Buffalo and MCEER.