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A Rare Cosmic Collision Might Let Scientists Calculate the Precise Age of the Universe
Science & Tech  (tags: scientists, cosmic collision, universe age, hubble constant, interesting )

- 9 days ago -
A so-far unseen celestial collision could be astronomers' best bet for figuring out just how quickly the universe is expanding.
Scientists Discover World's Oldest Colour - Bright Pink
Science & Tech  (tags: oldest biological colour, bright pink, molecular fossils, scientific discovery )

- 12 days ago -
Pigments found in 1.1bn-year-old rocks beneath the Sahara desert shed light on 'major puzzle' about early life
How Rock Valley Is Dealing With Doon Oil Spill During Major Flooding
Science & Tech  (tags: building a berm, flood response technology, hazardous materials, oil spill, oil train derailment )

- 28 days ago -
The oil leak also caused concern downstream as far south as Omaha, Nebraska, about 150 miles from the derailment site. The spill reached the Rock River, which joins the Big Sioux River before merging into the Missouri River at Sioux City.
Egyptian Archaeologists Unearth Large Black Sarcophagus in Alexandria
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 19 days ago -
According to the head of EgyptâEUR(TM)s Supreme Council of Antiquities, there had been a remarkable find in the coastal city of Alexandria. During a routine excavation, experts have uncovered a Ptolemaic black stone sarcophagus. It is being hailed....
11,000-Year-Old Spiritualized Deer Masks Whisper Tales Of A Forgotten World
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 21 days ago -
Deer skulls with carved eyeholes dating to 11,000 years ago have been discovered at Star Carr Mesolithic archaeological site about five miles (8.0 km) south of Scarborough in North Yorkshire, England.
New Henge Appears Near Newgrange as a Heatwave Hits Ireland
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 10 days ago -
A summer heatwave has dried the land of the Boyne Valley in Ireland, revealing the shadows of previously unknown circular enclosures. One of the most intriguing appears to be a distinct outline of a large henge....
Dark Side of Blockchain Tech [Infographic]
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, bitcoin, internet )

- 4 days ago -
Unless you have been stranded on a desert island without any access to the internet, you will have heard something about Bitcoin. ItâEUR(TM)s the cryptocurrency that started them all, the granddaddy of all cryptos and blockchain.
Why We Should Save Earth Before Colonizing Mars
Science & Tech  (tags: colonizing Mars, Earth, Mars, saving the Earth, space travel )

- 26 days ago -
"Upon hearing NASA's confirmation that Mars has complex organics, a reader took heart that someday soon we would be colonizing the world next door. But my first thought was why don't we simply start by cleaning up this one?"
The Great Death Pit of Ur: Mass Human Sacrifice in Ancient Mesopotamia
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 21 days ago -
During Sir Charles Leonard WoolleyâEUR(TM)s excavation of Ur from 1922 to 1934, any burial without a tomb chamber was given the name death pit. Arguably the most impressive death pit excavated by Woolley and his team was PG 1237...
Support Federal Scientists
Science & Tech  (tags: research, communication, petitions )

- 14 days ago -
This petition is not just a call for for science and transparency from Congress and the Department of the Interior. This is a rallying cry of support for federal scientists facing restrictions on one of the most important steps of scientific research.
Basics of Life Discovered on SaturnâEUR(TM)s Moon Enceladus - Video
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, astronomy, computer, computers, concept, design, discovery, environment, history, humans, interesting, life, nasa, research, science, scientists, study, tech, technology, space )

- 20 days ago -
By analyzing old data from a dead spacecraft, scientists have found that SaturnâEUR(TM)s moon Enceladus may be the most promising place to search for life beyond Earth. For the first time, complex organic molecules were discovered in the icy plumes erupting
Scythian Horse Breeding Unveiled: Lessons for Animal Domestication
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 29 days ago -
These livestock pastoralists, who lived on wagons covered by tents, left their mark in the history of warfare for their exceptional equestrian skills. They were among the first to master mounted riding and to make use of composite bows while riding...
Boy, 11, Finds âEUR~1,000 Year Old MessageâEUR(TM) Written in Runes on Pendant Made of Mammoth Bone
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 16 days ago -
The fifth grade student discovered the jewellery decorated with ancient Turkic runic inscriptions. The four words are believed to be in the Orkhon Yenisei type script....
He Died at Pompeii, But His Head WasnâEUR(TM)t Crushed By a Block
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 22 days ago -
He was known across the internet as PompeiiâEUR(TM)s Unluckiest Man. But the story that spread about his demise may have been greatly exaggerated, a new finding suggests....
Merkhet âEUR" An Ancient Egyptian Timekeeping Instrument
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 19 days ago -
A merkhet iinstrument of knowing was an ancient Egyptian timekeeping instrument used for telling time at night. It is an amazing example of ancient technology...

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