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Scrawny dwarf planet, named Goblin, found well beyond Pluto

Wednesday, October 3, 2018, 9:42 AM

A scrawny dwarf planet nicknamed the Goblin has been discovered well beyond Pluto. A round frozen world just 186 miles (300 kilometres) across, the Goblin was spotted by astronomers in 2015 around Halloween, thus its spooky name. But it wasn’t publicly unveiled until on October 2 following further observations with ground telescopes.
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400-year-old shipwreck 'discovery of decade' for Portugal

Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 10:56 AM

Archaeologists searching Portugal's coast have found a 400-year-old shipwreck believed to have sunk near Lisbon after returning from India laden with spices, specialists said on Monday. "From a heritage perspective, this is the discovery of the decade," project director Jorge Freire said. "In Portugal, this is the most important find of all time."
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Archaeologists discover Neolithic remains in Nile Delta

Monday, September 3, 2018, 9:29 AM

Archaeologists in Egypt say they have found one of the oldest-known villages in the Nile Delta dating back to the Neolithic era. A joint Egyptian and French mission discovered several storage silos containing large quantities of animal and plant remains, as well as pottery and stone tools, the antiquities ministry said in a statement on Sunday.