First Spoked Wheels Found in Iraq

Archeologists David W. Anthony and Dorcas Brown of Hartwick College, Oneonta, NY, USA excavated graves on the steppes of Russia and Kazakhstan in 1995 Continue reading

Discovery of First Horse Riding Bit

Archeologists David W. Anthony and Dorcas Brown of Hartwick College, Oneonta, NY, USA Continue reading

Soviets Spacecraft Hits the Moon

On September 12, 1959, the Soviets launched a spacecraft called Luna 2 from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. Continue reading

Mars probe called Mars 1

After a series of failures, Mars 1, successfully launched from the USSR’s Baikonur space centre in Kazakhstan on November 1, 1962. Continue reading

Origins of the Apples

The forests surrounding Almaty (formally Alma-ala) Kazakhstan, is where apple trees originated. Continue reading