Underwater explorers from the Maritime Archaeological Trust have unearthed what appears to be the oldest shipyard in history.
The discovery was published on the website of the National Oceanographic Center in Southampton. The study was conducted off the coast of the Isle of Wight. Underwater archaeologists have discovered the remains of a man-made wooden platform.
The analysis showed that the age of this object is about 8000 years. That is, this shipyard, as scientists call it, was built by people from the Stone Age. Read the full story here ▶