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Friday, March 19
March 19, 2010

¬†Space archaeologists want to make sure that unique places like the moon landing site of the Apollo 11 mission are protected. Could future “moon tourists” loot and destroy this “sacred site of world history?” “Can you imagine someone driving a cart of Neil Armstrong’s first footprint?” asks Peter Capelotti of Penn State University. Meanwhile, rock […]

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Thursday, March 18
March 18, 2010

¬†Archaeologists found stone tools beneath a layer of volcanic sediment, indicating that the Indonesian island of Flores was inhabited one million years ago, or much earlier than previously thought. “We don’t know which hominins made the million-year-old tools because, regrettably, no human fossils were found with the tools,” said Adam Brumm of the University of […]

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