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Leon Foucault’s Pendulum

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195 years ago, Leon Foucault was well-noted for his demonstration of the Foucault Pendulum, which was conceived as a simple experiment to show the rotation of the Earth, Foucault also devised an early measurement of the speed of light, discovered eddy currents, and is credited with naming the gyroscope.

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Extensive tomb complex unearthed in suburban Beijing

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A massive tomb complex has been found in a southwest suburb in Beijing, the Beijing institute of cultural heritage said on Sunday.

The 70 hectare archeological site consists of 129 tombs built over 1,100 years, spanning from the East Han Dynasty (25-220)to Tang Dynasty (618-907) and Liao…

Amazing

Extensive tomb complex unearthed in suburban Beijing

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Egypt unearths 3000-year-old tomb in southern city

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CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities says American archaeologists have discovered a 3000-year-old tomb with beautifully painted walls belonging to a nobleman who guarded the temple of the ancient deity Amun.

Tuesday’s statement says the tomb, found near the southern city of Luxor, dates…

Wow! Stunning, amazing

Egypt unearths 3000-year-old tomb in southern city

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Archaeologists unearth lost fortress of Genghis Khan in western Mongolia

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Japanese and Mongolian archaeologists said Feb. 26 that they have discovered the remains of a 13th-century military outpost established for Mongol conqueror Genghis Khan (c. 1162-1227) in southwestern Mongolia.

The joint research team said the discovery could be useful in learning about the…

Very exciting stuff

Archaeologists unearth lost fortress of Genghis Khan in western Mongolia

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