Medicine & TechnologyThe British Museum was able to collect 131 gold Anglo-Saxon coins from West Norfol, England. The reason behind why the treasure was buried during 6th century and before the unification of England is still a mystery.
Billions of dollars worth of treasure stolen by the Nazis are concealed in 11 sites, including an abandoned well beneath the 16th-century Hochberg Palace in the village of Roztoka, in southwestern Poland.
The Antarctic ice is host to very little life, yet often researchers find that beneath the frozen surface we find remnants and a record of our past. Core ice samples not only reveal atmospheric concentrations of particular molecules in ancient skies, giving us a view of how the Earth’s climate has changed over eons even before the arrival of man, but also sometimes reveals a view of our own history on the icy sheet. This week, after more than a century since it was written and lost in a tragic expedition, the preserved journal of explorer George Murray Levick was found by researchers who recovered the photographic treasure from a casing made entirely of ice.