Reexamined Gold Pendant Contains Oldest Reference to Norse God Odin: ‘A Huge Discovery’
Archaeologists have found that a golden pendant unearthed in 2020 contains the words “He is Odin’s man,” making the object the oldest ever found to bear the name of the chief Norse deity. Dating to the 400s CE, the century of the fall of the Roman Empire, the pendant is believed to have been owned […]
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Was âOumuamua a comet? Avi Loeb responds to new research
A March 22 study suggests that ‘Oumuamua, which passed us in 2017, was a comet from another solar system. Harvard astronomer Avi Loeb strongly disagrees.
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In Held v. Montana, Young People Sue Montana Over Use of Fossil Fuels – The New York Times
Sixteen young Montanans have sued their state, arguing that its support of fossil fuels violates the state Constitution. KALISPELL, Mont. — Badge and Lander Busse tromped into the forest behind their house on a snowy Sunday in March, their three…
Scientists Stumble Upon a Whole New Process in Photosynthesis Which They Believe Can Be ‘Hacked’ to Improve Renewable Energy
A “mind-blowing” discovery in the early stages of photosynthesis has been discovered by scientists that could help improve the efficiency of renewable energy technologies. While trying to figure out if it were possible to extract electrons from a known process in the early stages of photosynthesis, the scientists instead found an entirely-new electron transfer pathway, […]
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Opinion | Climate Change: The Time to Act Is Now – The New York Times
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Was âOumuamua an outgassing interstellar comet?
Researchers have solved the mystery of the strange orbit of ‘Oumuamua. Outgassing from hydrogen gave the interstellar comet its distinctive push.
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Renovation Unearths Paintings Behind Kitchen Walls Nearly 400-Years-old
In York, a seemingly normal apartment was hiding a historic secret for centuries until a kitchen remodeling exposed it to the light of day. 29-year-old Luke Budworth received a call from the men putting a new kitchen into his apartment. It read “did you know there was a painting behind here?” It wasn’t a painting, […]
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Global warming persists as there’s no end in sight – The Hornet
Braedan Lukens (Tennessee Power Plant photo taken from National Geographic by Emory Kristoff) Global warming is the long-term warming of the planet’s overall temperature, and its pace has increased in the past century. According to National Geographic, global…
Newly Discovered Enzyme Turns Air Into Electricity, Promising a New Clean Source of Energy
Imagine being able to draw moisture from the air through your fingertips and create an electrical current as a result—that’s pure comic book superhero stuff right? Not so, since researchers have been able to use a bacterial enzyme that conducts hydrogen to create electricity, literally out of thin air. The discovery promises to open up […]
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4 Years After Discovery, the First Viking Ship Burial Found in Over 100 Years Reveals its Lost Secrets
Reprinted with permission from World at Large,Â an independent news outlet covering conflict, travel, science, conservation, and health and fitness. When news broke in 2018 that another Viking-Age ship burial had been found on the shores of the Oslo Fjord, it quickly became one of the finds of the century. Compared to its truly legendary predecessors […]
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