• Posts Tagged ‘Stonehenge’

    Stonehenge Design Inspired By Sound

    by  • February 17, 2012 • History, Places, Standing Stones • 1 Comment

    Music could have been an inspiration for the design of Stonehenge, according to an American researcher. Steven Waller’s intriguing idea is that ancient Britons could have based the layout of the great monument, in part, on the way they perceived sound. Archaeoacoustics is a growing field, with researchers reporting interesting results from many prehistoric...

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    Britain’s Biggest Space Rock Found At Druid Burial Site

    by  • February 11, 2012 • History, Places, Standing Stones • 0 Comments

    “The only meteorites that we know about that have survived these long ages are the ones that were collected in Antarctica,” said researcher Colin Pillinger, adding that more recently, some ancient meteorites have been collected in the Sahara Desert. This rock came from neither the Sahara Desert nor Antarctica, but rather the Lake House...

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    Stonehenge Origins Uncovered

    by  • December 20, 2011 • Mysteries, Places, science, Standing Stones • 3 Comments

    Experts have identified the precise location in Wales of some of the megaliths used in the construction of Stonehenge. It’s a pretty major achievement to discover the location of the millennia-old quarry down to a few metres, but this also throws up some new mysteries. The rhyolitic rocks differ from all others in South...

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    Stonehenge Site Uncovered

    by  • January 30, 2007 • Standing Stones • 6 Comments

    “Archaeologists say they have found a huge ancient settlement used by the people who built Stonehenge.” Developments at Stonehenge are proving more fascinating with each year. It appears to be unfolding in the shape of an enormous ritual site like the one at nearby Avebury. There’s still a great deal of work going on...

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