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What If the Yellowstone Supervolcano Erupts?
Science & Tech  (tags: Supervolcano, Yellowstone )

Nelson
- 3 hours ago - livescience.com
Although fears of a Yellowstone volcanic blast go viral every few years, there are better things to worry about than a catastrophic supereruption exploding from the bowels of Yellowstone National Park.
Planet Nine Could Spell Doom for Solar System -- ScienceDaily
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, space, solar system, Planet Nine )

Nelson
- 17 hours ago - sciencedaily.com
The solar system could be thrown into disaster when the sun dies if the mysterious 'Planet Nine' exists, according to new research.
Surya Siddhanta: The Startlingly Accurate Astronomy Book of the 1st Millennium BC
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 11 hours ago - ancient-origins.net
Many people know the deeds of Ravana, the captor of Sita in the Indian Epic the Ramayana; however, less well known are the incredible accomplishments of his father-in-law, King Maya. According to legend....
Echoes of Ancient Children: 4,200-Year-Old Rattle Discovered in Turkey
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 11 hours ago - ancient-origins.net
An early Bronze Age toy equivalent to the modern rattle has been discovered at the Acemhöyük excavation site in YeÅ?ilova, Aksaray. It is a unique artifact which sheds some light on children and daily life in ancient times.
Field Of The Rat: Unusual Megaliths And Menhirs Raised With A Different Purpose
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 11 hours ago - messagetoeagle.com
Located near the Tower of Hercules outside the Galician city of Coruna, on the northern coast of Spain, there are several unusual megaliths and menhirs that serve a different purpose than expected.
Betelgeuse Braces for a Collision: Red Supergiant Star to Crash Into Dusty 'Wall' -- ScienceDaily
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, space, Belegeuse, collision )

Nelson
- 16 hours ago - sciencedaily.com
The star and its arc-shaped shields could collide with an intriguing dusty 'wall' in 5,000 years.
Million-Year-Old Mammoth Tusks Unearthed During Roadwork (Video)
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 11 hours ago - theepochtimes.com
the find was made as a crew conducted roadwork in mid-August. Experts were then called to the site, and they carefully covered the artifacts in plaster and transported them back to the Natural History Museum in Vienna.
Oseberg Ship: Astonishingly Well-Preserved Viking Burial Ship
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 11 hours ago - messagetoeagle.com
The VikingsâEUR(TM) ships were the greatest technical and artistic achievement of the European Dark Ages. Without these great ships the Viking Age would never had happened and the success of the Vikings would never have been as far-stretched
Thai Welcomes Its First Airbus A350XWB
Science & Tech  (tags: Airbus, A350, fuel, efficiency, Australia, Thai, Airways, Melbourne, Bangkoktechnology, science, news, interesting, design, energy )

Roger
- 8 hours ago - traveldailynews.asia
with 25 more fuel efficiency and a 19 hours flight between Bangkok and Melbourne it will prove very popular amongst Aussies like myself !
NASA Team Probes Peculiar Age-Defying Star -- ScienceDaily
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, space, star, age )

Nelson
- 16 hours ago - sciencedaily.com
For years, astronomers have puzzled over a massive star lodged deep in the Milky Way that shows conflicting signs of being extremely old and extremely young.
Intel's New Kaby Lake Processors: What You Need to Know
Science & Tech  (tags: Kaby Lake, Intel, processor, CPU, 14 nanometers, architecture, Moore law, science, technology, tech, design, computers, concept )

Roger
- 8 hours ago - gizmodo.com
always smaller and always more energy efficient processors in our PCs !
What Facebook and WhatsAppâEUR(TM)s Data Sharing Plans Really Mean for User Privacy
Science & Tech  (tags: business, computers, internet, news, safety, technology, WhatsApp, Facebook, privacy abuse )

Ricardo
- 4 hours ago - eff.org
WhatsApp is establishing data-sharing practices that signal a significant shift in its attitude toward privacyâEUR"though you wouldnâEUR(TM)t know it from the privacy policy update that popped up on usersâEUR(TM) screens last week. The new policy lays the...
WHATSAPP ISNâEUR(TM)T ONLY GIVING YOUR INFORMATION TO FACEBOOK âEUR" AND NO, YOU CANâEUR(TM)T OPT-OUT
Science & Tech  (tags: business, computers, humans, internet, news, safety, technology, WhatsApp, Facebook, privacy abuse, data mining )

Ricardo
- 4 hours ago - cultureofawareness.com
When Facebook purchased the encrypted mobile messaging app, WhatsApp, for $19 billion in 2014, some users were concerned about the security of their information and the implications of their private correspondence being handed over to the largest...
Hunt For Ninth Planet Reveals New Extremely Distant Solar System Objects
Science & Tech  (tags: Planet X? )

Michael
- 4 hours ago - spacedaily.com
n the race to discover a proposed ninth planet in our solar system, Carnegie's Scott Sheppard and Chadwick Trujillo of Northern Arizona University have observed several never-before-seen objects at extreme distances from the Sun in our solar system.
Was Planet 9 Once An Exoplanet, Stolen By Our Sun? -- ScienceDaily
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, space, Planet Nine )

Nelson
- 17 hours ago - sciencedaily.com
Astronomers show that it is highly likely that the so-called Planet 9 is an exoplanet. This would make it the first exoplanet to be discovered inside our own solar system. The theory is that our sun, some 4.5 billion years ago, stole Planet 9.
   

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