Danny Sutcliffe

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Hubble image of the colliding Antennae galaxies. The interaction is causing many new stars to form. The orange blobs are the core of the original galaxies, containing older stars. The initial interaction took place 200-300 million years ago.

Hubble image of the colliding Antennae galaxies. The interaction is causing many new stars to form. The orange blobs are the core of the original galaxies, containing older stars. The initial interaction took place 200-300 million years ago.

The female sumerian statue found at the Abu Temple in Tell Asmar from c. 2700 BCE. Oddly enough,  I look like this after the second pot of coffee.

The female sumerian statue found at the Abu Temple in Tell Asmar from c. 2700 BCE. Oddly enough, I look like this after the second pot of coffee.

In 1849, Austin Henry Layard discovered 22,000 clay tablets in the Ancient Sumerian city of Nineveh, Iraq. The tablets contain cuneiform script, created by the Sumerians 6,000 years ago. The Ancient drawings include Neptune,Uranus & Pluto - planets not known by modern peoples until 1846, 1781, & 1930 respectively & describe the earth rotating around the sun. . .

In 1849, Austin Henry Layard discovered 22,000 clay tablets in the Ancient Sumerian city of Nineveh, Iraq. The tablets contain cuneiform script, created by the Sumerians 6,000 years ago. The Ancient drawings include Neptune,Uranus & Pluto - planets not known by modern peoples until 1846, 1781, & 1930 respectively & describe the earth rotating around the sun. . .

Enkidu and Gilgamesh. Characters out of the earliest Mesopotamian creation story cycle called the Enuma Elish.

Enkidu and Gilgamesh. Characters out of the earliest Mesopotamian creation story cycle called the Enuma Elish.

According to tradition, Nimrod set out to establish himself an empire and began by conquering the cities, among these were Babel, Erech, Akkad, and Calneh in Sumeria, and in Assyria the cities of Rehoboth, Calah, and Resen. Besides conquering these seven cities he also founded Nineveh. The Bible is specific in stating that he was the first man after the flood to become an emperor. He seems to have been impelled and empowered by super-human force and his onslaught was irresistible.

According to tradition, Nimrod set out to establish himself an empire and began by conquering the cities, among these were Babel, Erech, Akkad, and Calneh in Sumeria, and in Assyria the cities of Rehoboth, Calah, and Resen. Besides conquering these seven cities he also founded Nineveh. The Bible is specific in stating that he was the first man after the flood to become an emperor. He seems to have been impelled and empowered by super-human force and his onslaught was irresistible.

Utnapishtim, from the Mesopotamian flood myth. The biblical Noah is an analog of Utnapishtim, though the Sumerian/ Mesopotamian/Babylonian deluge story was written long before the Noah of the Torah.

Utnapishtim, from the Mesopotamian flood myth. The biblical Noah is an analog of Utnapishtim, though the Sumerian/ Mesopotamian/Babylonian deluge story was written long before the Noah of the Torah.

Remarkable find: A frieze from Gobekli Tepe-'So I think they began cultivating the wild grasses on the hills. Religion motivated people to take up farming.'

Remarkable find: A frieze from Gobekli Tepe-'So I think they began cultivating the wild grasses on the hills. Religion motivated people to take up farming.'