New secrets of Stonehenge revealed

Just when scientists think they have learned everything there is to know about Stonehenge, new technologies reveal tantalizing secrets. Laser scanning of the area around the monument showed at least 17 circular shrines as well as other neolithic structures. (photo and map)

The team from the university of Birmingham also found prehistoric pits, burial mounds and a previously-unknown barrow. The Stonehenge Hidden Landscapes Project documents its finds on its university of Birmingham website.