News Desk

Belfast’s Prof Fitzsimmons calls for help from amateur astronomers
3rd December 2019 | bbc.co.uk | Ancient, Earth, Space

Professor Alan Fitzsimmons is calling for amateur astronomers to help a multinational space mission which could ultimately help save Earth.

Research unravels mystery of how early animals survived ice age
3rd December 2019 phys.org | Ancient, Animal Life, Earth

How did life survive the most severe ice age? A McGill University-led research team has found the first direct evidence that glacial meltwater provided a crucial lifeline to eukaryotes during Snowball Earth.

Ancient Earth Rocks Give Clues About Life on Mars
3rd December 2019 | technologynetworks.com | Ancient, Earth, Space

Research which suggests that structures previously thought to be fossils may, in fact, be mineral deposits could save future Mars missions valuable time and resources.

Infrared images reveal hidden tattoos on Egyptian mummies
2nd December 2019 | sciencenews.org | Ancient, Humans, Tech

Modern technology is illuminating tattoos on mummified, ancient Egyptians that until now had gone unnoticed.

Antarctica: Metal meteorite quest set to get under way
2nd December 2019 | bbc.co.uk | Ancient, Earth, Space

A team of British scientists has arrived in the Antarctic to try to find the continent’s “missing meteorites”.

Early Asteroid Impacts Could Have Spurred Today’s Tectonic Activity
2nd December 2019 | popularmechanics.com | Space

4.6 billion years ago, a swirling cloud of rock and rubble coalesced into the planet we now call home. For millions of years after, our planet was bombarded by rocky bits from the distant reaches of our solar system.

The best photos ever taken from the International Space Station
2nd December 2019 | stuff.co.nz | Space

As of this week, the International Space Station (ISS) has been orbiting Earth for 21 years, and the astronauts on board have been taking breathtaking photos for almost as long.

50 Years After the Occupation of Alcatraz, Native American Activists Gather—and Resist
2nd December 2019 | vogue.com | Humans, Misc.

Frigid air and wet ground did little to deter the 4,500 people who gathered before dawn on Alcatraz Island in the San Francisco Bay this Thursday for the annual Unthanksgiving Day.

A 623-Foot Asteroid Cruised By Earth At 40,000 MPH, Two Days After It Was Discovered
2nd December 2019 | inquisitr.com | Space

The formidable space rock is an Apollo-type asteroid known as 2019 WQ3, zooming past us at a staggering speed of nearly 40,000 mph.

INUIT ANCESTORS CONQUERED NORTH AMERICAN ARCTIC BY BRINGING THEIR OWN DOGS WITH THEM, ARCHAEOLOGISTS DISCOVER
2nd December 2019 | newsweek.com | Ancient, Humans

The ancestors of Inuits in North America brought their own dogs with them when they migrated from Alaska and Siberia, introducing sledging to the Arctic region.

Hera mission is approved as ESA receives biggest ever budget
2nd December 2019 room.eu.com | Humans, Space

The European Space Agency’s member states approved the most ambitious plan to date by agreeing to provide nearly 12.5 billion euros ($13.8 billion) for the next three years.

Archaeologists tie ancient bones to a revolt chronicled on the Rosetta Stone
2nd December 2019 | sciencenews.org | Ancient, Humans

The skeleton provides a rare glimpse into an uprising around 2,200 years ago.

Species in Danger as Humans Hack at Tree of Life
2nd December 2019 goodmenproject.com | Animal Life, Earth, Humans

Humankind is now extinguishing animal and plant species so swiftly that evolution cannot keep up, according to new research.

3,500-year-old skull and femur found in Hittite city of Sapinuwa in breakthrough discovery
2nd December 2019 | dailysabah.com | Ancient, Humans

Archaeologists have made a breakthrough discovery in central Anatolia from an ancient civilization that cremated and hid its dead.

Nearly 100 Cities Are Considering Decriminalizing Psychedelics, Map Shows
2nd December 2019 | marijuanamoment.net | Misc.

The movement to decriminalize psychedelics has spread so rapidly this year that it can be hard to keep track.

Meet three female philosophers you have probably never heard of in the field of big consciousness
2nd December 2019 scroll.in | Humans, Misc.

Mary Calkins, May Sinclair, and Hilda Oakeley. They each defended “idealism” – the idea that consciousness composes, or somehow pervades, the universe we live in.

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