Research finds Stonehenge was monument marking unification of Britain
The famous circle may celebrate the end of Britain's forgotten east-west divide, long since replaced by the familiar one between north and southSheffield academics are good at collaring national attention. Witness the anxious appeals by radio listeners in the 1930s for scientists in the city to halt an atomic experiment on the grounds that it might bring about the end of the world.Not long before, a Sheffield University lecturer in electrical research, Dr T.F.Wall applied for a patent for a means of transmitting electrical energy without wires ? according to journalists at the time:an invention capable of destroying life, stopping airplanes in flight and bringing motor cars to a standstill.More positively, he added, it could have beneficial applications in surgery and medicine. Not to mention, which he couldn't even though he was so ahead of his time, wifi and the internet which have brought you this.What now? Sheffield has played a leading part in a ten year research project on Stonehenge whose discoveries
After 10 years of archaeological investigations, researchers have concluded that Stonehenge was built as a monument to unify the peoples of Britain, after a long period of conflict and regional ...
Fri 22 Jun 12 from Phys.org
Stonehenge Was A Monument Marking Unification Of Britain, Sat 23 Jun 12 from RedOrbit
The mysterious structure of Stonehenge may have been built as a symbol of peace and unity, according to a new theory by British researchers.
Mon 25 Jun 12 from FOXNews
The prehistoric monument was built to unify east and west Britain at what they thought was the 'center of the universe.'
Fri 22 Jun 12 from Discovery.com
Stonehenge was built to unify Briton's warring tribes it is claimed after decade long study into the megalith's origins
Experts rejected ideas it was influenced by extra terrestrials or ancient Egypt or was even linked to the Summer Solstice, which attracts modern pagans.
Fri 22 Jun 12 from Daily Mail
Monument was built as Stone Age Britons came together as one.
Fri 22 Jun 12 from Livescience
The famous circle may celebrate the end of Britain's forgotten east-west divide, long since replaced by the familiar one between north and southSheffield academics are good at collaring national ...
Fri 22 Jun 12 from Guardian.co.uk
Stonehenge was the centre of ancient Britain, according to a study which claims the monument symbolised the unification of eastern and western communities.
Fri 22 Jun 12 from Telegraph.co.uk Science
Researchers have concluded that Stonehenge was built as a monument to unify the peoples of Britain, after a long period of conflict and regional difference between eastern and western Britain.
Mon 25 Jun 12 from Laboratory Equipment
SHEFFIELD, England, June 22 (UPI) -- Stonehenge was the center of ancient Britain and the monument was meant to symbolize the unification of eastern and western communities, researchers say.
Fri 22 Jun 12 from UPI