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Puzzling Prehistoric Posts: The Enigmatic Spirit Poles of Eurasia
Totem poles are often seen as quintessential features of the Northwest Coast of America. Simon Fraser University lists ten types of American totem pole, [...]
What Was the Significance of The Capitoline Triad to the Roman Pantheon?
The Capitoline Triad was a trio of gods worshiped by the ancient Romans. This trio consisted of a male deity – Jupiter, the supreme god of the Roman [...]
Dark Matter Behaves Differently in Dying Galaxies
Astronomers barely know anything about dark matter, but now they know this: It behaves differently in old, dying galaxies than in new, star-forming [...]
The Power of the Black Madonna and Her Still-Living Shamans
Speaker(s):  Alessandra Belloni Event Category:  Ancient Civilizations Event Date(s):  24/01/2019 – 07:00 to 08:00 Was a goddess born when a black [...]
The 10 Plagues of Egypt – Fact or Fiction?
Speaker(s):  Ted Loukes Event Category:  On Human Origins Event Date(s):  26/01/2019 – 16:00 to 17:00 One of the most well-known stories from The [...]
The Price for Peace: The First Barbary War
In 1785, John Adams and his wife Abigail made their home in London. John was the newly appointed American ambassador to Great Britain. It was already bad [...]
Exploration and Misfortune—The Tragic Tale of the Burke and Wills Expedition
Going out into the unknown comes with a cost. This was learned the hard way by the Burke and Wills expedition of 1860-1861, the first European expedition [...]
NASA May Decide This Year to Land a Drone on Saturn's Moon Titan
The spacecraft that have peered at Saturn’s moon Titan discovered a strange, yet strangely familiar world where life could theoretically take root. [...]
Hubble Space Telescope's Glitchy Eye Should Clear Up Soon
The Hubble Space Telescope’s main eye on the universe should be back up and running soon. Source: space
NASA (and Its Astronauts) Slowed by Government Shutdown, But Not Grounded
NASA hasn’t been totally grounded by the government shutdown. Source: space