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The Secret Strategic Plans of Darius the Great
To the north of the Persian Empire, around both sides of Caucasus Mountain, various Scythian (Palaeo-Slavian / Staroslavianskje) tribes lived. They were [...]
Old species learn new tricks…very slowly
A quick look at the fossil record shows that no species lasts forever. On average, most species exist for around a million years, although some species [...]
Prehistoric UV Cream Discovered on Mummy Makes Him the Oldest Embalmed Egyptian By Far
The Turin mummy, or “Fred,” as it has become known to archaeologists, has been housed in Turin’s Egyptian Museum since the early 1900s and remained [...]
Iron and titanium in the atmosphere of an exoplanet
Exoplanets, planets in other solar systems, can orbit very close to their host star. When, in addition to this, the host star is much hotter than our Sun, [...]
Study of material surrounding distant stars shows Earth's ingredients 'pretty normal'
The Earth’s building blocks seem to be built from ‘pretty normal’ ingredients, according to researchers working with the world’s [...]
2018-2022 expected to be abnormally hot years
This summer’s world-wide heatwave makes 2018 a particularly hot year. As will be the next few years, according to a study led by Florian Sévellec, a [...]
Roman-era military observation tower identified in southeastern Turkey
Museum officials in southeastern Turkey’s Adıyaman province said Monday they have discovered the remains of a Roman-era military observation tower. [...]
Ghost Marriages: Love For the Living and the Deceased
The tradition of the ghost marriage is one that supposedly stretches back to the first imperial dynasty of China: the Qin Dynasty, dating from the years [...]
Japan's Interstellar Technologies Goes Full Throttle Toward Small Orbital Rocket
Japanese startup Interstellar Technologies is developing the main engine for an orbital rocket designed to carry 100 kilograms and slated to conduct its [...]
NASA Has a Wild Idea to Weigh Asteroids with a Swarm of Mini Probes
Asteroids are all around us in space — but they’re awfully difficult to weigh Source: space