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Albert Uderzo, the cartoonist and creator of Asterix and Obélix, dies

Albert Uderzo, the cartoonist and creator of Asterix and Obélix, dies

The legendary French cartoonist Albert Uderzo, creator together with the screenwriter René Goscinny of the adventures of Asterix, died at the age of 92 at his home in Neuilly (France), the publisher Salvat confirmed this Tuesday. Uderzo died as a result of a heart attack "without relationship with the coronavirus, "explained sources from the editorial, who stressed that he died" surrounded by the love of his family.

Dinosaurs: Carcharodontosaurus, shark teeth

Dinosaurs: Carcharodontosaurus, shark teeth

Carcharodontosaurus file Translation: shark-toothed lizard Description: Carnivore, bipedal Order: Saurischia Suborder: Theropoda Infraorder: Tetanurae Microorder: Carnosauria (not confirmed) Family: Height: 7.0 meters Length: 13.7 meters Weight: 7,258 kg skull rechaurus discovered in North Africa Carchaurus period: 7,258 kg skull , a dinosaur that lived during the Cretaceous period.

Dinosaurs: Calamospondylus (ex Aristosuchus)

Dinosaurs: Calamospondylus (ex Aristosuchus)

Calamospondylus file Translation: Keel Vertebra Also known as: Aristosuchus Description: Carnivore, bipedal Order: Saurischia Suborder: Theropoda Infringement: Coelurosauria (not confirmed) Family: Coeluridae Height: 9 meters Length: 2 meters Weighing Calaponíc, and early period: Cretotem identity with a small carnivore, and early period: which was originally known as Aristosuchus.

Obtain the oldest human genetic evidence to date

Obtain the oldest human genetic evidence to date

In 1994, during the excavations directed by Juan Luis Arsuaga, José María Bermúdez de Castro and Eudald Carbonell, more than 170 human fossils were discovered at the TD6 stratigraphic level of the site of La in Gran Dolina. From these remains, three more years Later the new species, Homo antecessor, was proposed.

They discover the burial of a noble woman with her donkeys from more than 1,000 years ago in China

They discover the burial of a noble woman with her donkeys from more than 1,000 years ago in China

A team of archaeologists has made a rare and surprising discovery by analyzing the tomb of a noblewoman from Imperial China buried along with the remains of donkeys, according to a study published this month in the journal Antiquity. Humans and animals have historically been lived together, even in many cultures they considered that this union should continue in the afterlife, however, in the case of Cui Shi, from the Tang dynasty, this seems to be a strange example of showing what his life was like.

New species of talatosaurus discovered in Alaska

New species of talatosaurus discovered in Alaska

Scientists from the University of Alaska Fairbanks have identified a new species of talatosaurus, a marine reptile that lived more than 200 million years ago. The new species, Gunakadeit joseeae, is the most complete talatosaurus ever found in North America to date. the date, in addition to having offered researchers new ideas about the family tree of the genus thalatosauria.

Who was Cronus (Saturn) in Greek mythology? Biography of Zeus's father

Who was Cronus (Saturn) in Greek mythology? Biography of Zeus's father

Cronos was the main and youngest Titan of the first generation of Titans, divine descendants of Gaea (Earth) and Uranus (Sky). The 12 primal Titans were: Ocean, Ceo, Cryo, Hyperion, Iapetus and Cronos (male ), and Thetis, Teya, Themis, Mnemosine, Phoebe and Rhea (female) .The fate of Uranus Greek mythology and especially the Theogony of Hesiod, tells us that Uranus, by fate, knew that one of his sons was going to dethrone them , with which, as soon as they were born, she held them in her mother's womb so that they would not see the light.

They find a rope made by Neanderthals with natural fibers

They find a rope made by Neanderthals with natural fibers

Until recently, Homo neanderthalensis were considered members of an underdeveloped species compared to Homo sapiens, yet findings from the past few decades have only demonstrated the cultural complexity of Neanderthals. Now, the discovery of a natural fiber rope fragment expands our knowledge of the cognitive abilities of this species.

The pots reflect how was the consumption of milk in Europe 7,000 years ago

The pots reflect how was the consumption of milk in Europe 7,000 years ago

An international research team, led by researcher Miriam Cubas, from the University of York (United Kingdom) and the University of Oviedo, has managed to recover residues from culinary activities in the vessels used by prehistoric societies between 7,500 and 5,500 ago. years.

What is the history of Parcheesi? The origin of the game

What is the history of Parcheesi? The origin of the game

Many of us play or have played one of the most famous board games: Parcheesi, one of the most popular of the style known as "Cross and Circle" that consists of a board, a dice and 4 tiles for the same number of players, although There are boards for 6 and 8 people, its popularity, along with other similar games such as ludo, parquet or patchesi, is very high, and even today we have the possibility of playing it online, but despite its fame, do we know what is the history of Parcheesi?

What is Realism? Summary and main features

What is Realism? Summary and main features

The realism of literature had a great impact on the art of the late nineteenth century, being a key piece in the history of art that broke with the previous one, romanticism. In turn, realism in the plastic arts spread throughout America Latina, generating a great social impact. At that time, this kind of artistic manifestation was not very well known in the region.

MoMA's best online courses

MoMA's best online courses

Today we bring you a series of online art courses from the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York. They are in English, but with Spanish subtitles, allowing us access to art training at the hands of one of the most prestigious institutions in the world. world. Seeing Through Photographs Introduction: Although taking, sharing and viewing photographs has become "second nature" for many of us, our regular engagement with images does not necessarily make us visually literate .

Othnielosaurus: the dinosaur that limped 150 million years ago

Othnielosaurus: the dinosaur that limped 150 million years ago

Othnielosaurus was a small bipedal dinosaur of less than two meters in length and 15 kilos in weight that lived in the late Jurassic in what is now North America. The fossils of an individual of this species, of vegetarian habits, reveal that he suffered two fractures in his left foot, in addition to arthritis, which caused a limp that could hasten his death.

Simulations to study the expansion of Neolithic cultures in the Amazon

Simulations to study the expansion of Neolithic cultures in the Amazon

The expansions of human groups were common during prehistory, after the adoption of agriculture. Among other factors, this is due to the population growth of farmers, higher than that of hunter-gatherers. An example is found during the Neolithic period, when agriculture was introduced to the European continent by migrations from the Middle East.

A section of the Wall of Constantinople collapses

A section of the Wall of Constantinople collapses

A section of the famous Theodosian wall of Constantinople (present-day Istanbul) located on Sulukule Street, in the Topkapi neighborhood, has collapsed for "unknown reasons", Turkish sources reported. Police and firefighters reportedly They attended the scene, in which, although there were no incidents in people, the area was inspected while municipal teams cleaned the area of ​​the fallen debris.

The legend of the Kraken, the mythical sea beast

The legend of the Kraken, the mythical sea beast

According to Norse and Scandinavian culture, this gigantic specimen known as the Kraken, due to its shape resembling an octopus or squid, is probably the largest monster on record. According to these cultures, this monster lived in the bottom of the sea, hovering from Norway to Iceland, even reaching very close to the island of Greenland, and only appeared on the surface of the sea to attack the boats and devour the sailors who manned them.

55% of archaeologists are out of work and the sector's losses exceed 36 million

55% of archaeologists are out of work and the sector's losses exceed 36 million

More than half of the archaeologists in Spain have been left without work due to the coronavirus pandemic, and the economic losses in the sector total 36 million euros These data are the official ones presented by the archaeologists who are grouped under the Platform State of Professionals of Archeology, which brings together institutions, schools, professional associations and non-associated workers in the sector, in a statement sent to the media today.

The US will return the 'Gilgamesh Dream Tablet' to Iraq

The US will return the 'Gilgamesh Dream Tablet' to Iraq

An archaeological piece known as the Gilgamesh Sleep Tablet, bought for more than 1.6 million dollars and that was exhibited in a museum in the United States, remains seized by the US Justice to be returned to Iraq, since its commercialization is started after being stolen.

Harvard University History

Harvard University History

Harvard University is a private organization located in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Founded in 1636 by the Massachusetts Legislative Chamber, Harvard is the oldest educational institution in the United States, and the first company incorporated in the country. Today, Harvard has a huge endowment and incredible influence in academia .

History and legends of the

History and legends of the "Manneken Pis", symbol of Brussels

The 'Manneken Pis', whose translation would be 'little man who urinates' was sculpted by Jerome Duquesnoy 'the Elder' in 1619, although the present sculpture was sculpted in 1965. Together with the 'Atomium' and the 'Grand Place', it forms the trio of most important monuments in the city of Brussels, being symbols of its identity.