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Centuries Before China's 'Great Wall,' There Was Another

Sun, 12/29/2013 - 4:04am

Archaeologists are now mapping a wall in eastern China that is as much as 15 feet tall in some places, and predates the more famous barrier by 300 years. Hundreds of miles long, it was likely erected to keep neighboring Chinese dynasties from invading each other, historians say.

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The Hunt For Meteorites Begins In Antarctica

Sat, 12/28/2013 - 11:54am

Each winter, a team of scientists sets out on a search for those rare shooting stars that make it to the ground instead of burning up in the sky. There aren't many better places to look for these space rocks than Antarctica, often in areas where no human has set foot before.

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