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Edgar Mitchell, Sixth Astronaut to Walk on the Moon, Dies at 85
Science & Tech  (tags: space exploration, astronauts, NASA, Apollo, obituaries )

Freya
- 12 hours ago - space.com
Edgar Mitchell, who 45 years ago became the sixth man to walk on the moon, died on Thursday (Feb. 4), the day before the anniversary of his lunar landing. He was 85.
Chip Enables Navigation Aids for the Visually Impaired
Science & Tech  (tags: Chip for the blind )

Michael
- 12 hours ago - gpsdaily.com
MIT researchers have developed a low-power chip for processing 3-D camera data that could help visually impaired people navigate their environments.
Has the Hidden Location of the Tomb of Cleopatra Finally Been Found?
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 13 hours ago - ancient-origins.net
Taposiris Magna was just another archaeological site in Northern Egypt, until a rumor arose that the famous queen Cleopatra and her lover Mark Antony may have been buried there...
Examining Cryptic Grave Goods: What Are the Ancient Egyptian Funerary Cones?
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 15 hours ago - ancient-origins.net
Funerary cones are a type of funereal object from ancient Egypt. It is well known that the ancient Egyptians were extremely concerned about the afterlife, and that they did all they could to provide for the dead. Funerary goods were buried
A Trumpet Retrieved From a World War II Shipwreck Could Still Hold Its OwnerâEUR(TM)s DNA
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 21 hours ago - smithsonianmag.com
After almost 75 years, a broken trumpet that saw action aboard one of the United StatesâEUR(TM) most storied World War II vessels might lead researchers to its ownerâEUR(TM)s family. According to conservators at the Naval History and Heritage Command
Workers Threw Out U.S. Nuclear Secrets With Common Rubbish for 20 Years
Science & Tech  (tags: U.S. nuclear secrets, Y-12 National Security Complex. Oak Ridg, Tennessee )

Judy
- 1 day ago - publicintegrity.org
A persistent problem in nuclear weapons work crops up again. This is nuts!!!
No, That's Not A Laptop On An Ancient Greek Grave Marker
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - forbes.com
The stele in question likely dates to about 100 BC and is held in the collection of the J. Paul Getty Museum in Malibu, California. ItâEUR(TM)s a typical funeral marker, depicting the deceased individual in a vibrant way...
DNA Evidence Uncovers Major Upheaval in Europe Near End of Last Ice Age
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 2 days ago - phys.org
DNA evidence lifted from the ancient bones and teeth of people who lived in Europe from the Late Pleistocene to the early HoloceneâEUR"spanning almost 30,000 years of European prehistoryâEUR"has offered some surprises, according to researchers who
Why Did Hunter-Gatherer Group in Europe Unexpectedly Disappear After the Last Ice Age?
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 2 days ago - ancient-origins.net
A recent study has shown that a group of hunter-gatherers had survived the last Ice Age while living in the modern location of Europe, only to unexpectedly disappear about 14,500 years ago
Lasers Reveal 'Lost' Roman Roads
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 2 days ago - gov.uk
Archaeologists are using Environment Agency laser mapping data to rediscover hundreds of kilometres of 'lost' Roman roads.
From Chrome Plating to Nanotubes: The âEUR~ModernâEUR(TM) Chemistry First Used in Ancient Times
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 2 days ago - theepochtimes.com
The ancient Babylonians were the first to use sophisticated geometry âEUR" a staggering 1,400 years before it was previously thought to have been developed. Sadly, these mathematical innovations were forgotten as the Babylonian civilisation collapsed
Good Initiative. Argentine Invention. This Could Prevent Hundreds of Deaths on the Roads.   video
Science & Tech  (tags: world, tech, safety, news, concept, design, interesting )

Pablo
- 2 days ago - youtube.com
Technology and road safety. It was introduced in the country the truck that facilitates overtaking. The vehicle shown; in rear screens; what is happening on the road front of it. It will circulate in the country for a year. Look at the video.
HYPERLOOP IS REAL. Ultrafast Train. They Are Building the Team and the Hardware to Make Hyperloop a Reality.
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, design, interesting, news, trains )

Pablo
- 2 days ago - hyperlooptech.com
So will the ultrafast train will travel more than 1,200 km per hour. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) designed one of the projects of transport system more ambitious future. Levitation and high speed. LA to San Francisco: 30 minutes.
Scientific Method / Science & Exploration There Was a Massive Population Crash in Europe Over 14,500 Years Ago
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, study, ice age hunter gatherers )

Louise
- 2 days ago - arstechnica.co.uk
New evidence shows a whole group of Europeans vanished, replaced by people of unknown origins. Essentially, an entire genetic line in Europe was wiped out by climate change.
 

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