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Wow! This Hubble Telescope Photo of Mars With a Comet Is Amazing
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, science, nasa, news, interesting, space )

Carlene
- 6 hours ago - space.com
The famed Hubble Space Telescope has captured a jaw-dropping view of a comet making an incredibly close flyby of Mars.
Bronze Age Pottery Find in Archaeological Dig on Lewis
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 19 hours ago - bbc.com
A significant Bronze Age pottery find has been made during an archaeological dig on the east side of Lewis.
Oldest DNA Ever Found Sheds Light on Humans' Global Trek
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 19 hours ago - phys.org
Scientists said Wednesday they had unravelled the oldest DNA ever retrieved from a Homo sapiens bone, a feat that sheds light on modern humans' colonisation of the planet.
Everglades Trail Surveyed for Cultural Artifacts
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 20 hours ago - phys.org
Archaeologists are poking through the muck under a boardwalk in Everglades National Park, looking for evidence of a prehistoric culture.
Thaw Reveals Photographer's Notebook From Captain Scott's Antarctic Hut
Science & Tech  (tags: history, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 20 hours ago - theguardian.com
A photographer's notebook lost for more than a century has washed out of the melting snow at Captain Scott's hut in the Antarctic, the base for his fatal 1911 Terra Nova expedition.
Viewpoint: Turning Old Bombs Into Carbon-Free Electricity
Science & Tech  (tags: Energy, Nuclear Weapons, Nuclear Energy, US, Russia, Agreement, Plutonium, Recycling )

Brian
- 20 hours ago - bizjournals.com
"In 2000, the United States signed an agreement with Russia to eliminate 34 metric tons of plutonium. That is enough fissile material to power 17,000 nuclear weapons."
Welcome to the Altai Mountains, Nature's Own Ancient Gallery
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - siberiantimes.com
It is a place unlike any other and is, arguably, one of the greatest art galleries anywhere in the world. Yet you won't find masterpieces in the traditional sense here, with no Rembrandts, Monets, or Da Vinci's anywhere in sight
Is This the World's Oldest Secret Code?
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - siberiantimes.com
The Idol is the oldest wooden statue in the world, estimated as having been constructed approximately 9,500 years ago, and preserved as if in a time capsule in a peat bog on the western fringe of Siberian. Expert Svetlana Savchenko, chief keeper
Hubble Space Telescope's Greatest Hits
Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, tech, nasa, space, astronomy, discovery, photos )

Giana
- 1 day ago - telegraph.co.uk
The Hubble Space Telescope's launch and deployment in April 1990 marked the most significant advance in astronomy since Galileo's telescope. Our view of the universe and our place within it has never been the same.
Mutagenesis: One Way Europeans Wish It Was 1936 Again
Science & Tech  (tags: Mutagenesis, Genetic Alteration, Genetic Engineering, No Regulations, Radiation, Chemicals, Hybridization )

Brian
- 1 day ago - geneticliteracyproject.org
"Today, there are over 2,200 varieties of lettuce, oats and other crops created using that legacy mutation-driven genetic engineering. Yet it was never a cause for protest - and that is why some companies have been reverting to..."
3,000-Year-Old Golden Bowl Hides a Grisly Archaeological Tale
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - foxnews.com
In 1958, archaeologists were digging through the ruins of a burned Iron Age citadel called Hasanlu in northwestern Iran when they pulled a spectacular, albeit crushed, golden bowl from the layers of destruction
Molten Salt Nuclear Reactors: Part Of America's Long-Term Energy Future?
Science & Tech  (tags: US, energy policy, energy, carbon emissions, reducing emissions, molten salt reactors, thorium, clean energy, #futureofenergy )

Brian
- 1 day ago - forbes.com
"China is forging ahead with plans to have both liquid and solid fuel salt-cooled test reactors by 2017, while India is also evaluating the technology (especially reactors powered by thorium - which it possesses in abundance)."
Secrets of Dinosaur Ecology Discovered in Fragile Amber
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - heritagedaily.com
The research conducted by Ryan McKellar's sounds like it could of come straight out of Jurassic Park: he studies pieces of amber found buried with dinosaur skeletons. However, instead of re-creating dinosaurs, McKellar uses the tiny pieces of fossilised
Sphinx Head Found in Mysterious Greek Tomb
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - news.discovery.com
Greek archaeologists made another amazing find on Tuesday as they unearthed the missing head of one of the two wingless sphinxes guarding the large and mysterious burial site in Amphipolis, in Greece's northeastern Macedonia region
45,000-Year-Old Man Was Human-Neanderthal Mix
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - news.discovery.com
The man, who lived 45,000 years ago, was definitely related to both humans and Neanderthals, the study published in the journal Nature reports. His DNA showed that the two human groups first mated around 60,000 years ago.
 

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