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Dark Forces Conspire to Destroy the Radiant One: The Assassination of Akhenaten—Part II
Akhenaten’s religious experiment, which was launched in the imperial capital Thebes and later nurtured in the new city Akhetaten, resulted in dramatic [...]
Dwarf Planet Pluto: Facts About the Icy Former Planet
Learn about the discovery of dwarf planet Pluto, its fascinating orbit and atmosphere and the controversy surrounding its planetary status. Source: space
Hurricane Maria: See the Latest Videos from Space
NOAA satellites and International Space Station cameras have been capturing imagery of the storm since it was developing in the Atlantic Ocean. [...]
A Perplexing Case of Unexplained Porpoise Burial at Medieval Monk Refuge
A peculiar medieval grave full of porpoise bones has been discovered on a tiny island off the coast of Guernsey in the British Isles. Experts have failed [...]
How Herschel unlocked the secrets of star formation
Surveying the sky for almost four years to observe the glow of cold cosmic dust embedded in interstellar clouds of gas, the Herschel Space Observatory has [...]
The Strange Death and Afterlife of King Edmund Part 2: Did the Martyred Saint Rise from the Grave to Kill a Viking King?
King Edmund was the man who died, indeed was martyred by the Vikings after enduring a tortuous death which ended in his beheading. He thus became St Edmund [...]
Peruvian Mummy Taken to Children’s Hospital for Revealing X-rays
A 2,000-year-old mummy kept at Corpus Christi Museum of Natural History in Texas, has been transferred to Driscoll Children’s Hospital for X-rays. [...]
The Strange Death and Afterlife of King Edmund Part 1: The Unfortunate Friendship With Ragnor Lodbrok that Led to Edmund’s Beheading
Over the past decade, there have been two major public campaigns in the UK to drum up support for removing St George as the patron saint of England and [...]
Atlas V Rocket to Launch US Spy Satellite Overnight Tonight: Watch Live
An American spy satellite will launch on a clandestine mission early Friday (Sept. 22), and you can follow the spaceflight action live. Liftoff is set for [...]
The Sarcophagus of Junius Bassus: How a Coffin Defeated the Gods
Bacchus into Jesus. This is a topic seen many times before and its relevance continues here. As mentioned in a previous article, the attributes of the [...]