MYSTERIES THAT WERE EVENTUALLY SOLVED
Added on: 25th Mar 2015
FINDING RICHARD III
The last English King to die in battle was finally found buried under
a Leicester car park in what was one of the most astonishing
archaeological discoveries of the last few decades.
THE SOURCE OF THE NILE RIVER
It may seem obvious but even answers like Lake Victoria aren’t so
straight forward. It took modern technology to put the issue to rest
(and yes, this was a mystery for quite some time).
WHY THE "ATMOSPHERE" OF THE SUN IS HOTTER THAN
THE SURFACE OF THE SUN
That answer is extremely scientific but in 2009 it was laid to rest by
a team of EU scientists. Basically it has to do with waves of
FINDING THE TITANIC
Found in 1985 over 70 years after it sank, the discovery was actually
somewhat of a stroke of luck.
LOCH NESS MONSTER
The photographer who took the original picture of the Loch Ness
monster recently admitted that it was a hoax.
For a long time the world believed Troy to be a mythical city and the
Trojan War to be little more than legend. At least until Heinrich
Schliemann actually discovered the remains of the city.
THE FAIRY CIRCLES OF THE NAMIB DESERT
For years people thought it was everything from radioactive soil
to aliens. A recent study, however, discovered the
THE IDENTITY OF DEEP THROAT
For a long time people speculated over the identity of the secret
informant behind the Watergate Scandal. Recently it was revealed
to be former FBI associate director Mark Felt.
With the discovery of the Rosetta Stone people finally had the key to
understanding modern Egyptian hieroglyphs.