Saturday, October 20, 2018

You’re living in a new geologic age. It’s called the Meghalayan

The newly named current geologic age that started 4,200 years ago. Welcome to the Meghalayan, our geologic here and now. It’s one of three newly designated ages divvying up the Holocene Epoch, a geologic time...

Astronaut says we could have gone to Mars decades ago

by Dave Mosher Chris Hadfield is best known for recording David Bowie's song "Space Oddity" in zero gravity. But his real accomplishment is an incredible amount of space travel. From 1995 to 2013, Hadfield flew inside...

NASA’s Asteroid Data Is Flawed

By Chris Mahon NASA is pretty much the gold standard when it comes to scientific research: Between the Hubble and Chandra telescopes, the multiple Mars rovers rolling across Mars' surface, and the International Space Station,...
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Carbon Dating is Wrong

A new study shows that One of the most important dating tools used in archaeology may sometimes give misleading data and it could change whole historical timelines as a result. The discrepancy is due to...
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Stephen Hawking’s Last Theory

With a science paper published after his death, Stephen Hawking has revived debate on a deeply divisive question for cosmologists: Is our Universe just one of many in an infinite, ever-expanding "multiverse"? According to...
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The Silurian Hypothesis

What if another industrial civilization had existed on Earth tens of millions of years ago, long before humans, but all traces of it have now been lost? While it may seem like an absurd idea,...
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Australian Stonehenge

According to Frederic Slater, who was the President of the Australian Archaeological and Education Research Society, an Original stone arrangement he and a colleague were investigating throughout 1939 is “the Stonehenge of Australia.” Assumed...

Indigenous Remains Do Not Belong to Science

By THE EDITORS on April 25, 2018 On February 18, 2017, more than 200 members of five Native American tribes gathered at a secret location on the Columbia Plateau in Washington State to return the...

‘Lost city’ discovery: Kansas site sheds new light on Native American history

Archaeologists have found incredible evidence of a huge Wichita Indian town in Kansas that was once home to 20,000 people. Donald Blakeslee, a professor of archaeology at Wichita State University, told Fox News that experts...

Humans bred with this mysterious species more than once, new study shows

by Ben Guarino We rarely portray Neanderthals, our close relatives, as telegenic. Museum exhibits give them wild tangles of hair, and Hollywood reduces them to grunting unsophisticates. Their skulls suggest broad faces, tiny chins and...
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