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Stonehenge marks Britain’s unification, says study


June 24th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) Stonehenge was built as a monument to unify Britain, after a long period of conflict and regional difference between eastern and western parts of the landmass, ... Read more...

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Tectonic plates shaped Mars


January 5th, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 5 (IANS) Just as in the case of Earth, tectonic thrusting played a major role in shaping Mars - making it far more likely to host extra-terrestrial life, a new ... Read more...

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Existence of historic lakes on Mars confirmed


June 8th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 8 (ANI): A geologic mapping project using NASA spacecraft data offers new evidence that expansive lakes did exist long ago on Mars.A series of sedimentary deposits indicates the presence of ... Read more...

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Mars had warmer weather in its recent past than previously thought


June 30th, 2009 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 30 (ANI): A new research led by a UK scientist has indicated that Mars had significantly warmer weather in its recent past than previously thought.Dr. Matthew Balme, from The ... Read more...

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Smaller and more recent geological features on Mars can now be dated


October 13th, 2008 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 13 (ANI): The crater-counting system that scientists have used since the 1970s to determine the age of large geologic features on Mars will also allow them to date small ... Read more...

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Archaeologists trace early irrigation farming in ancient Yemen


July 17th, 2008 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 17 (ANI): A team of archaeologists has discovered new evidence of ancient transitions from hunting and herding to irrigation agriculture 5,200 years ago in Yemen.As part of a larger ... Read more...

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Earths magma sculpted valleys and mountains 180 mln years ago: Study


December 4th, 2007 - 6:24 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec.4 (ANI): A professor of earth and planetary sciences at the Johns Hopkins University who challenged the century-old concept that the Earth's outer layer formed when crystal-free molten rock called magma ... Read more...

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