Heute und morgen: Pop-Up-Ausstellung zum „Bodensee-Stonehenge“ in Arbon — grenzwissenschaft-aktuell.de

Lesezeit: ca. 2 Minuten Arbon (Schweiz) – 2014 stießen Forscher erstmals auf bis dahin unbekannte hügelartige Strukturen aus aufgeschütteten Steinen entlang des Bodenseeufers. Mittlerweile auf ein Alter von rund 5.500 Jahren datiert, vermuten Archäologen mittlerweile, dass es sich um eine jungsteinzeitliche Kultanlage handeln könnte und diskutieren die Funde öffentlich als „Bodensee-Stonehenge“. Eine Pop-Up-Ausstellung präsentiert nun…

Heute und morgen: Pop-Up-Ausstellung zum „Bodensee-Stonehenge“ in Arbon — grenzwissenschaft-aktuell.de

Circles of Stone: New exhibition at Stonehenge probes Japan’s prehistoric cultures — Stonehenge Stone Circle News and Information

An exhibition opened at Stonehenge on Friday, showing the remarkable similarities between prehistoric cultures in Britain and Japan. The exhibition features over 80 Japanese artifacts, none of which have been displayed in Britain before, including a 5,000-year-old Jomon Flame Pot, according to English Heritage, the body which cares for Stonehenge. Miyao Toru, the curator at […]

Circles of Stone: New exhibition at Stonehenge probes Japan’s prehistoric cultures — Stonehenge Stone Circle News and Information

Stonehenge: The Latest Theories — Landscape and Monumentality

Giant glacial erratic hailed as ’missing piece’ of Bluestone puzzle A giant bluestone erratic just discovered near Mumbles, on the south Gower coast, has been hailed as one of the most important glacial discoveries of the last century provoking rather excited premature claims that „it proves beyond doubt that the Irish Sea Glacier was capable […]

Stonehenge: The Latest Theories — Landscape and Monumentality

Red deer, wild boar and elk would have roamed the Stonehenge area 4,000 years before the stones were constructed, according to new research. — Stonehenge Stone Circle News and Information

Scientists examined a nearby Mesolithic site and found the area was not a forest as previously thought. Instead they believe it would have been populated by grazing animals and hunter-gatherers. Scientists from the University of Southampton have examined Blick Mead, a Mesolithic archaeological site about a mile away from Stonehenge. The work has helped build […]

Red deer, wild boar and elk would have roamed the Stonehenge area 4,000 years before the stones were constructed, according to new research. — Stonehenge Stone Circle News and Information

First Day of Spring: Stonehenge crowd gathers for sunrise to celebrate the 2022 Vernal Equinox. — Stonehenge Stone Circle News and Information

The first day of spring has been marked by 1000 revellers who gathered at Stonehenge to watch the sunrise. Open access to the stones was given from first light, 05:45 GMT, by English Heritage which manages the site. Please visit our Twitter and Facebook page for more pics and videos. Blog sponsored by Stonehenge Guided […]

First Day of Spring: Stonehenge crowd gathers for sunrise to celebrate the 2022 Vernal Equinox. — Stonehenge Stone Circle News and Information

Neue Analyse zeigt, wie Stonehenge als Sonnenkalender genutzt werden konnte — grenzwissenschaft-aktuell.de

Lesezeit: ca. 3 Minuten Bournemouth (Großbritannien) – Dass der berühmte Steinkreis von Stonehenge nach den Sonnenwenden ausgerichtet ist, ist bekannt. Eine neue Analyse zeigt nun noch genauer, wie die Steine in einem Sonnenkalender zur Tages-, und Jahreszeitenbestimmung genutzt werden konnten. Wie Professor Timothy Darvill von der Bournemouth University aktuell im Fachjournal „Antiquity“ (DOI: 10.15184/aqy.2022.5) berichtet,…

Neue Analyse zeigt, wie Stonehenge als Sonnenkalender genutzt werden konnte — grenzwissenschaft-aktuell.de

What are the full moon dates and names in 2022? — Stonehenge Stone Circle News and Information

Stargazers are set to witness some impressive celestial sights in 2022. As well as the full moons that come round every month, there will also be a series of supermoons to look out for. Full Moon over Stonehenge. Photo credits to Stonehenge Dronescapes THE MOON moves through many phases and can have a profound effect on our […]

What are the full moon dates and names in 2022? — Stonehenge Stone Circle News and Information

Thousands gathered at Stonehenge to celebrate the annual winter solstice. — Stonehenge Stone Circle News and Information

Crowds came together for the biggest gathering at Stonehenge since the pandemic began. Thousands of people gathered at Stonehenge on Wednesday morning to celebrate the annual winter solstice. The event, which marks the first sunrise after the longest night of the year, saw 2,500 people visit the World Heritage site in Salisbury – the largest gathering at […]

Thousands gathered at Stonehenge to celebrate the annual winter solstice. — Stonehenge Stone Circle News and Information

Winter solstice comes but once a year and with it comes the Renaissance Mathematicus New Year — The Renaissance Mathematicus

As I have explained over the years, being a historian of astronomy, for me, the year does not end and restart on the very arbitrary 31 December/1 January, but, in the Northern Hemisphere, with the Winter Solstice, when the Sun reaches the furthest point on its journey southwards, turns, and begins the slow climb towards […]

Winter solstice comes but once a year and with it comes the Renaissance Mathematicus New Year — The Renaissance Mathematicus

Stonehenge: the Amesbury Winter Lantern Procession 2021 — The Heritage Journal

Amesbury’s mid-winter lantern procession will take place on Monday 20th December 2021. As in previous years, the procession will start at 5.15pm in the central car park and make its way to find the Solstice lantern which will have been lit at Stonehenge and placed in the grounds of Amesbury Abbey near the spring. Along […]

Stonehenge: the Amesbury Winter Lantern Procession 2021 — The Heritage Journal