Cultivated fields with bounds, farms, buildings and even roads - archaeologists discovered a completely preserved layout of an ancient settlement from nearly 2,000 years ago in the Tuchola Forest. It is a unique site in Europe, emphasize the authors of the discovery.
Fragment of a face-shaped ceramic censer, evidence of religious rituals in the form of ceramic vessels - in total, Polish archaeologists discovered several hundred artefacts during underwater research in the lake Petén Itzá near the ancient Mayan capital Nojpetén in Guatemala.
The market square of 15th century Nieszawa (Kujawsko-Pomorskie province) consisted not only of the town hall and cloth hall, but also other permanent buildings. Until now, archaeologists believed that there were only temporary stalls in the square. New findings are the result of a GPR survey.
Prehistoric defensive settlements in today`s Poland were more common than archaeologists believed. Until recently, approx. 20 of them were known from the Neolithic and early Bronze Age. The latest research conducted in Małopolska showed that there were nearly twice as many.
115 years ago, on December 10, 1903, Maria Skłodowska-Curie and her husband Pierre Curie received the Nobel Prize in Physics. Eight years later - independently - Skłodowska received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, becoming the only woman awarded this distinction in two different fields.