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Science News Archive - October 03, 2010

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According to new analysis, oil from a ruptured BP well in the Gulf of Mexico has been found at a depth of 3,200 feet and up to 300 miles form the spill site.

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Antiquities chief Zahi Hawass said on Saturday that Egyptian archaeologists have unearthed part of a 3,000 year-old statue of the pharaoh Amenhotep III, which is thought to be the grandfather of the young King Tutankhamun.

Word of the Day
saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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