British scientist honoured in Antequera

Michael Hoskin's research on the town's historic Dolmen monolithic structures helped get them recognised as a World Heritage Site

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Michael Hoskin surrounded by his hosts at the viewpoint where a bust of the British scientist was unveiled last Friday

A BUST of the British scientist and astronomer Michael Hoskin has been unveiled on a new viewpoint in Antequera. The site overlooks the city’s world-famous megalithic tombs, the Dolmens, which thanks to his scientific investigations, are now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Mr Hoskin and his family travelled to Antequera for last Friday’s ceremony and told his hosts that the city is his “second home”.

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