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The quest for signs of ancient life on Mars received a major boost today after NASA revealed that its Curiosity rover has found signs of organic molecules that date back at least three billion years. Though the space agency acknowledges that their origin may more likely be geological than biological, the presence of such molecules suggests that if life did once exist on the Red Planet, it
Dinosaurs are famous for their size, but the largest known animal to have ever existed is still with us today: the blue whale. But a huge fossilized jawbone found on an English beach shows that the ancient reptiles are closing the gap, belonging to an unknown species of giant marine reptile measuring up to 26 m (85 ft) long...Continue Reading Giant jawbone suggests ancient marine reptiles gre
the repeating wooden panel walls and the intricate horoscope like sunroof shine down, creating calculated yet mysterious patterns of light.The post the poetic repetition of this embassy in lisbon alludes to its ancient egyptian roots appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
equipped with drones for the first time, the archaeologists had a chance to study the 'nasca lines' as accurately as never before. The post new gigantic ancient drawings found in peruvian desert appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
watch your travel guide come to life with this exceptional display that methodically renders the missing parts of ancient icons. The post see these 7 ancient ruins wondrously restored before your eyes appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
designboom speaks to artist GMUNK and VT pro design studio about their project 'TELESTRON', a modern reimagining of an ancient ceremony, featuring two unlikely protagonistsThe post in TELESTRON, two towering robots perform a secret ceremony from ancient greece appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Postcards featuring ancient Iranian architecture informed this collection of pleated, concrete tableware by Italian designer Gian Paolo Venier. Read more
Using infrared imaging technology a team at the British Museum has uncovered tattoos on two ancient Egyptian mummies, revealing the oldest ever discovered examples of figurative tattoos...Continue Reading Ancient tattoos uncovered on 5,000-year-old Egyptian mummiesCategory: ScienceTags: Archeology British Museum TattooRelated Articles: This iceman wou
Though clearly inspired by the snake, a new soft robot out of Harvard takes cues from another fascinating source: the ancient Japanese paper craft kirigami. Unlike origami, kirigami uses cuts rather than folds to achieve the desired result. Here, the Harvard team applied the artform to create a soft robot that grips the ground much like a snake...Continue Reading Robot snake harnesses ancient
a new national geographic documentary revealed the mayan 'megalopolis' in what is being called a major breakthrough in mayan history.The post laser technology reveals ancient mayan megalopolis in guatemala appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine. is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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