Archaeologists excavate gate that may have been a main entrance to an ancient Roman city in modern-day Beirut.
The digital reconstruction of Uruk, one of the world’s oldest cities. (via Uruk rises again in digital 3D : Archaeology News from Past Horizons)
Stunning detail in this composite solar eclipse image. (via Composite Image of the Moon Taken from 47 Photos Reveals Solar Corona During a Total Solar Eclipse | Colossal)
Small but interesting gallery of 1950s space art. Frank Tinsley’s monochromatic illustrations and use of yellow highlights are especially worth checking out. (via Plan59 :: 1950s Space Art)
Ancient Roman industrial area excavated in Egypt - includes workshops, galleries, and residential area.
(via Roman industrial area uncovered in Egypt’s Suez Canal - Greco-Roman - Heritage - Ahram Online)
Beautiful sand dunes shaped like raindrops in Copernicus Crater on Mars. (via HiRISE | Raindrops of Sand in Copernicus Crater (ESP_031221_1315))
Not only did the Neolithic iceman Ötzi take an arrow to the shoulder but he had to deal with bad teeth too. (via UZH Mediadesk - Iceman Ötzi had bad teeth)
A brief look at the current state of the ancient city of Babylon. Only 2% has been excavated. (via Once a glorious site, Babylon bears scars of history - CNN.com)
How snow helps archaeologists discover ancient sites. (via Snowy landscape reveals Wales’ forgotten ancient remains - Need to Read - News - WalesOnline)
Underwater archaeology of 20th century rockets! Recovery of Apollo F-1 engines. (via F-1 Engine Recovery | Bezos Expeditions)