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Ledumahadi: the new giant dinosaur of the Jurassic found in South Africa

Ledumahadi: the new giant dinosaur of the Jurassic found in South Africa

In the Free State province of South Africa they have found a new dinosaur specimen called Ledumahadi mafube. A close relative of the famed brontosaurus, who walked on all fours, anticipating the style of locomotion perfected by it, its name comes from one of the 11 official languages ​​of South Africa, Sesotho.

9,000-year-old sanctuary discovered in Poland

9,000-year-old sanctuary discovered in Poland

The team of archaeologist Tadeus Galiński, has been studying the surroundings of Lake Sidwie since 2012, in an area of ​​Poland known as West Pomerania and they have found different evidence that this place was used by shamans to perform some of their mysterious rituals whose meaning and development they get lost in the nebula of time.

Congressional Leaders for Compromise of 1850

Congressional Leaders for Compromise of 1850

The initial impetus for the Compromise of 1850 came from the old guard in the Senate, but much of the hard bargaining was undertaken by less prominent figures, including:Henry Clay of Kentucky—who was, at 72 years of age, near the end of his illustrious career and had finally rid himself of presidential ambitions.

Heinkel He 65

Heinkel He 65

Heinkel He 65The Heinkel He 65 was a short-lived design for a high speed passenger aircraft that was abandoned in favour of the He 70. Work on the aircraft was triggered by the appearance of Lockheed Orion, a passenger aircraft with the same speed as the most modern fighters. When Swissair placed an order for the Orion in the summer of 1931 other European airlines were forced to compete.

Scientists draw up definitive list of genes that make us human

Scientists draw up definitive list of genes that make us human

Last month we reported on the incredible accomplishment of researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, who mapped the Neanderthal genome to the same level of detail that h

Arethusa class light cruisers

Arethusa class light cruisers

Arethusa class light cruisersThe Arethusa class of light cruisers marked a shift in the design of British light cruisers. They were smaller but faster than the various series of Town class cruisers, and were designed to operate with the destroyer flotillas. A Cruiser Committee, set up by Winston Churchill in 1911, had examined the problem posed by the increased speed of destroyers, which made the earlier scout class cruisers effectively obsolete in their original role.