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  • Archaeologists Excavate Bronze Age Dwellings | Britannica.com
    were preserved by layers of silt Experts have compared the level of preservation to that of Pompeii which was preserved intact when it was buried by a volcanic eruption in 79 CE The site originally discovered in 1999 is now the focus of a major excavation because experts are concerned that a drop in the water table may damage the structures As the dwellings and associated items are unearthed archaeologists

    Original URL path: http://www.britannica.com/story/archaeologists-excavate-bronze-age-dwellings (2016-02-13)
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  • Defenders of the Planet | Britannica.com
    asteroid impact The type of dangerous asteroids the Office will monitor are called near Earth objects NEOs More than 13 500 NEOs are known and nearly all were discovered in NASA surveys with both ground and space based telescopes A goal of the office will be to discover 90 percent of NEOs larger than 140 meters 450 feet by 2020 Only one fourth of these city killer asteroids have been discovered Illustration Estimated average time between impacts on Earth for near Earth objects This graph shows the estimated average time between impacts of near Earth objects over a range of sizes and equivalent amounts of released kinetic energy upon impact Because there are far fewer large NEOs than smaller ones the chance of an impact drops off rapidly with increasing size Objects of the size thought to have resulted in the explosion over the Tunguska region of Siberia in 1908 and in the Chicxulub crater off Mexico s Yucatán Peninsula 65 million years ago are located on the curve for reference Encyclopædia Britannica Inc Read More on This Topic 1 How often would such large asteroids hit Earth 2 How were many of the biggest NEOs found Recommended From the

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  • Tide Rolls to College Football Championship | Britannica.com
    turning momentum in Bama s favor in a game that many observers expected to be a defensive battle but instead proved to be ruled by explosive offense The victory gave Alabama its fourth national championship in seven years Alabama running back Derrick Henry showed why he won the Heisman Trophy by gaining 158 yards on the ground But despite Clemson s loss the game s biggest star was Tiger quarterback Deshaun Watson a Heisman finalist who passed for 405 yards and four touchdowns while racking up 73 yards rushing The game also featured a 95 yard kickoff return for a touchdown by Bama s Kenyan Drake As Saban won the fifth national championship of his career four with Bama and one as the head coach of Louisiana State University some pundits raised the question of whether he should be considered in the same heady company as legendary Alabama coach Paul Bear Bryant who led the Tide to six national championships and is considered by many the greatest coach in the history of college football Alabama which finished the season 14 1 reached the title game by shutting out Michigan State University 38 0 in the first round of the playoffs

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  • Romeo and Juliet Quiz | Britannica.com
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  • Name That Surgery Quiz | Britannica.com
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  • Earth’s Seas Quiz | Britannica.com
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    Original URL path: http://www.britannica.com/quiz/-earths-seas (2016-02-13)
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  • Academy Awards Quiz | Britannica.com
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  • Fantasy Lands Quiz | Britannica.com
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