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Oldest tree in Europe is 1,075 years old, living in Greece

Sigma Xi SmartBrief | Aug 22, 2016

Europe's oldest known living tree is a Bosnian pine, nicknamed Adonis, that resides in Greece. Dendrochronologists took thin samples from the tree's trunk to count its rings and determined that it is at least 1,075 years old. The Christian Science Monitor (08/20)


Ancient Scotland circles built to align with sun, moon

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Giant pearl found 10 years ago by Philippines fisherman unveiled

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Researchers examine scuttled WWII-era aircraft carrier off Calif. coast

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High-tech imaging uncovers hidden codex beneath manuscript

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Otzi the Iceman's clothes offer clues about his life 5,300 years ago

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Researchers find stone structure hidden beneath ancient trash heap in Scotland

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Unmanned visit to Proxima b could take decades, experts say

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T. rex skull found in Mont. sent to Seattle museum

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Ultrasound study cracks the knuckle-cracking conundrum

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