Science Videos

from AP, Reuters, AFP, and other news services

Lost Kingdom: Myanmar's Forgotten Royals

November 8, 2013
AFP / Powered by
In a modest Yangon apartment, the granddaughter of Myanmar's last king, Princess Hteik Su Phaya Gyi, lives poor and unrecognised by her neighbours -- a far cry from the power and riches of her ancestors.

Related Videos

last updated on 2015-03-03 at 6:27 am EST

Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu

National Geographic (Feb. 2, 2012) — High in the Andes Mountains, the city of Machu Picchu was forgotten for centuries. But now tourists come in great numbers to encounter the lost civilization of the Incas.
Powered by
Using 3D Technology to Preserve Ancient Frescoes

Using 3D Technology to Preserve Ancient Frescoes (Dec. 26, 2012) — Using 3D Technology to Preserve Ancient Frescoes World Monuments Fund - World Monuments Fund Michael Walsh discusses the efforts to save the forgotten frescoes of Famagusta, Cyprus. Founded in the late tenth century and rising to prominence after the fall of Acre in 1291, the port city of Famagusta once rivaled Constantinople and Venice as a center for maritime commerce. Through the centuries, Famagusta was ruled by a succession of conquerors including French, Greek, Genoese, Venetian, Ottoman, and British-creating an astonishingly varied artistic and architectural legacy.
Powered by
Ancient Skeleton Re-Discovered in Philly Museum

Ancient Skeleton Re-Discovered in Philly Museum

AP (Aug. 5, 2014) — Researchers at Philadelphia's Penn Museum have re-discovered a 6,500-year-old human skeleton inside a storage room that had been tucked away and forgotten since the 1930's. (Aug. 5) Video provided by AP
Powered by
Myanmar's Ancient Temple City Faces Modern Danger

Myanmar's Ancient Temple City Faces Modern Danger

AFP (Oct. 6, 2013) — The Bagan temple complex is one of the holiest and most visited sites in Myanmar. But many temples have been badly renovated over the past 20 years, which could threaten its application for world heritage status.
Powered by

Related Stories

Share This

Search ScienceDaily

Number of stories in archives: 140,361

Find with keyword(s):
Enter a keyword or phrase to search ScienceDaily for related topics and research stories.


Breaking News:
from the past week

In Other News

... from

Science News

Health News

Environment News

Technology News


Free Subscriptions

Get the latest science news with ScienceDaily's free email newsletters, updated daily and weekly. Or view hourly updated newsfeeds in your RSS reader:

Get Social & Mobile

Keep up to date with the latest news from ScienceDaily via social networks and mobile apps:

Have Feedback?

Tell us what you think of ScienceDaily -- we welcome both positive and negative comments. Have any problems using the site? Questions?
Mobile: iPhone Android Web
Follow: Facebook Twitter Google+
Subscribe: RSS Feeds Email Newsletters
Latest Headlines Health & Medicine Mind & Brain Space & Time Matter & Energy Computers & Math Plants & Animals Earth & Climate Fossils & Ruins