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Visit ancient India through cave art with Dr. Jean Clottes this Thursday
October 21, 2015 · Be The First To Comment

Dating back 10,000 years, the spectacular prehistoric art in remote caves across the center of India offers a glimpse into the lives of Asia’s ancient peoples. Join the Houston Museum of Natural Science in welcoming French archaeologist Dr. Jean Clottes, world-renowned researcher of cave art, to discover some of their hidden meanings. The astounding images Clottes […]

Unravel the coldest case on record: Talk Otzi the Iceman in a Distinguished Lecture on May 14
May 7, 2013 · Be The First To Comment

“Otzi the Iceman,” a 5,300-year-old Copper Age/Neolithic man, was found in 1991 preserved in the Similaun Pass of the Otztal Alps at 10,500 feet between Italy and Austria. Since the discovery, extensive ongoing scientific investigations indicate that he is unique because “Otzi” is practically an archaeological site in himself. Unlike any other human remains of […]

Science Doesn’t Sleep (8.21.08)
August 21, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

What does this sound like? photo credit: yuri_koval So here’s what went down after you logged off. A new population of a species of rare leopards has been discovered in the forest in Borneo – providing new hope for this endangered species. By analyzing Oetzi the Iceman’s clothing, scientists have discovered that the famous Neolithic man favored […]

10,000 BC: The Story Behind the Date
February 18, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

Hollywood has been known to produce a movie or two on prehistoric and historic themes. On March 7, another title will be added to that list: 10,000 BC. The trailer promises all kinds of spectacular imagery: a satellite view of planet Earth as all the city lights go out; warriors fighting amongst themselves as well […]



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