Scientists have discovered the oldest image of a cosmic catastrophe
A group of astronomers from the Tata Institute of Basic Research in India discovered a rock carvings depicting a phenomenon supposedly a supernova explosion, Quartz reports. The researchers found a piece of rock, whose age is estimated at five thousand years, in Kashmir. According to researchers, the event dates back to 3600 BC, and the figure is the oldest known image of a supernova explosion. The figure shows two bright luminous objects in the sky, as well as the figures of people and animals that stand beneath them. The rock carvings were built into the wall of the house, which was built in 2100 BC. The oldest settlement in this region dates back to 4100 BC, therefore, according to scientists, the image was made in the interval between these two dates.