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British scientists unravel Stonehenge riddle


December 19th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 19 (IANS) Scientists in Britain have at long last unravelled the riddle about the origin of the Stonehenge rocks, pinpointing their source to north Pembrokeshire. Geologists Robert Ixer ... Read more...

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Researchers 1 step closer to solving mystery of famous bluestones of Stonehenge


February 24th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 24 (ANI): Researchers are one step closer to solving the puzzle of how the famous bluestones of the Stonehenge originated.New findings from geologists at the National Museum museum in Cardiff ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Stonehenge builders familiar with ball bearing technology


November 21st, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 21 (IANS) Neolithic engineers may have used ball bearings in the construction of Stonehenge.The same technique that allows vehicles and machinery to run smoothly today could have been used to ... Read more...

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Neolithic engineers ‘used ball bearings in Stonehenge construction’


November 19th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 19 (ANI): Experts from the University of Exeter have claimed that Neolithic engineers might have used ball bearings in the construction of Stonehenge.They showed how balls placed in grooved wooden ... Read more...

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Megaliths similar to Stonehenge found in UK


April 10th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 10(ANI): Nine new megaliths discovered in a remote part of Dartmoor, England, bears strong similarities with the famous Stonehenge.Experts are of the opinion that the megaliths, which were recently carbon-dated ... Read more...

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Stonehenge was surrounded by two circular hedges 4,000 years ago


February 6th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 6 (ANI): Evidence from a new survey of the Stonehenge landscape suggests that 4,000 years ago, the world's most famous prehistoric monument was surrounded by two circular hedges, planted on ... Read more...

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Stonehenge ”was a cremation cemetery, not a centre of healing


October 10th, 2008 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 10 (ANI): Throughout history, Stonehenge was used as a cremation cemetery, claims a new report.Stonehenge, England''s most famous ancient, has long been considered a monument that was about celebrating ... Read more...

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Excavation reveals 2300 BC as date for Stonehenge construction


September 22nd, 2008 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 22 (ANI): An excavation inside the Stonehenge has pinpointed the construction of the ancient site to 2300 BC, which is a key step to discovering how and why the ... Read more...

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