Monday, September 20, 2010

Special thanks to Sean McMahon for sending in news items.

1. Australian Aborigines ‘world’s first astronomers':
http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20100917/sc_afp/scienceaustraliaastronomynative_20100917093940

2. Dive right into Gallipoli history:
http://www.coffscoastadvocate.com.au/story/2010/09/16/gallipoli-history-anzac-cove-mark-spencer-/

3. Changing tides uncovers the past:
http://www.northernstar.com.au/story/2010/09/13/changing-tides-uncovers-the-past/

4. Maritime museum plan runs aground, threatening nation’s oldest known ship :
http://www.thejakartaglobe.com/home/maritime-museum-plan-runs-aground-threatening-nations-oldest-known-ship/396524

5. Ancient port near Hambantota had Dravidian name mixed with Prakrit:
http://www.tamilnet.com/art.html?catid=79&artid=32626

6. Aegean’s underwater beauties to be shown to world:
http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/n.php?n=sualti-guzelliklerini-dunyaya-tanitacak-2010-09-16

7. Southern Turkish exhibition brings “Ertuğrul” ship secrets to light:
http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/n.php?n=0908112650656-2010-09-08

8. Ancient medical kit held veggie pills: A Roman ship that wrecked nearly 2,000 years ago contained a chest stocked with surgical tools and green pills:
http://news.discovery.com/archaeology/roman-ship-medical-kit.html

9. Pavlopetri, ‘the city beneath the waves’ to surface in BBC Two documentary:
http://heritage-key.com/blogs/ann/pavlopetri-city-beneath-waves-surface-bbc-two-documentary

10. King Tut masters bring Real Pirates (ship included) to Houston Museum of Natural Science:
http://culturemap.com/newsdetail/09-17-10-king-tut-masters-bring-real-pirates-ship-included-to-hmns/

11. US Navy searches for John Paul Jones ship‎:
http://www.newsandstar.co.uk/news/us-navy-searches-for-john-paul-jones-ship-1.757983?referrerPath=news

12. Philly’s most wanted woman: Cleopatra:
http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/phillys-most-wanted-woman-cleopatra-102959709.html
http://delcotimes.com/articles/2010/09/17/entertainment/doc4c92828050e03238539653.txt

13. Search for Lake Michigan shipwreck moves forward: Laingsburg firm to dig for 17th-century relic:
http://www.freep.com/article/20100916/NEWS06/9160401/1008/NEWS06/Search-for-Lake-Michigan-shipwreck-moves-forward

14. Underwater cameras in Port Huron reveal hidden mysteries:
http://www.voicenews.com/articles/2010/09/19/news/doc4c92260787a9b815791163.txt

15. Shipwreck discovery could be one of five [Lighthouse Beach, Ballina]:
http://www.northernstar.com.au/story/2010/09/15/shipwreck-discovery-could-be-one-of-five/

16. Wind, waves leave mark on Michigan’s Upper Peninsula:
http://www.columbiatribune.com/news/2010/sep/19/wind-waves-leave-mark-on-michigans-upper-peninsula/

17. Expedition bids farewell to “Titanic”:
http://cosmiclog.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2010/09/16/5122274-expedition-bids-farewell-to-titanic

18. “Titanic” expedition back at sea and scanning wreckage:
http://www.ctv.ca/CTVNews/CanadaAM/20100913/Titanic-Expedition-100913/

19. Fate of War of 1812 shipwreck playing out in U.S. court:
http://www.ottawacitizen.com/news/Fate+1812+shipwreck+playing+courts/3515057/story.html

20. Russia finds last-days log of famed 1912 Arctic expedition:
http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20100913/sc_afp/russiaarctichistoryscienceshipping_20100913175015

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Dr Wendy van Duivenvoorde