Case Closed?: Nine Mysteries Unlocked by Modern Science
Egypt's first female pharaoh disappears around 1457 BCE --- was she murdered? Find out how DNA closes the case. The ancient Arabian Peninsula city of Ubar vanishes, seemingly without trace. Find out how old maps and modern space shuttles help solve the mystery. Sir John Franklin's 1845 expedition to find the Northwest Passage is never heard from again. Find out how spectroscopy points to some probable explanations.
Case Closed? examines these and six other mysteries from ancient and modern times. Accompanied by photos, maps, diagrams and illustrations, this book reveals how modern science sheds new light on people, vessels and entire civilizations throughout history that simply vanished. In some cases, the mystery has been solved. In other cases, readers can examine the latest evidence and decide for themselves.
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This almost A4 sized book has a very colourful cover, the illustrations show you the wide time lines which this book covers. The stories within the pages are detailed enough for readers with no ... Read full review
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CASE CLOSED? NINE MYSTERIES UNLOCKED BY MODERN SCIENCE by Susan Hughes is a children's nonfiction. It is full of information and is for children ages 8 to 12/grades 3 to 7. It has great llustrations ... Read full review