News Desk

Our moon is more colorful than you think
15th January 2020 media.mnn.com | Space

Andrew McCarthy, who last year dropped jaws with a stunningly clear composite photo of the moon made up of 50,000 exposures, is back with a more colorful take on our closest celestial neighbor.

7 Billion-Year-Old Stardust Is Oldest Material Found on Earth
15th January 2020 | livescience.com | Ancient, Earth, Space

Scientists recently identified the oldest material on Earth: stardust that’s 7 billion years old, tucked away in a massive, rocky meteorite that struck our planet half a century ago.

Activists Take Steps To Decriminalize Psychedelics In Washington, D.C.
15th January 2020 | marijuanamoment.net | Humans, Misc.

Psychedelics decriminalization could be coming to the nation’s capital, where advocates recently submitted a ballot initiative to make entheogenic substances among the city’s lowest law enforcement priorities.

6 Incredible Facts About the Prehistoric Altamira Cave Paintings
15th January 2020 mymodernmet.com | Ancient, Humans

When we think of what life must have been like in prehistoric times, we don’t often leave much space to consider the art these people may have left behind.

‘I wake up and I’m a baby’: an NFL star’s journey into ayahuasca
15th January 2020 | theguardian.com | Humans, Misc.

It was a few hours into his first ayahuasca treatment that Kerry Rhodes vomited a foetus into a bucket and found truth.

15 Buried Archaeological Sites That Were Only Discovered Recently
15th January 2020 | thetravel.com | Ancient, Humans, Tech

New archaeological discoveries are being found in almost every part of the world. And thanks to new and improved technologies, these ancient discoveries are being found quicker than before.

Study puts the ‘Carib’ in ‘Caribbean,’ boosting credibility of Columbus’ cannibal claims
12th January 2020 phys.org | Humans

Columbus’ accounts of the Caribbean include harrowing descriptions of fierce raiders who abducted women and cannibalized men, which were dismissed as myths but a new study suggests they may have been true.

Gold bar found in Mexico was Aztec treasure
12th January 2020 phys.org | Ancient, Humans

A gold bar found in a Mexico City park in 1981 was part of the Aztec treasure looted by Hernan Cortes and the Spanish conquistadors 500 years ago, a new study says.

No One Can Agree How Fast Universe Is Expanding. New Measure Makes Things Worse.
12th January 2020 | livescience.com | Space, Tech

A crisis in physics may have just gotten deeper. By looking at how the light from distant bright objects is bent, researchers have increased the discrepancy between different methods for calculating the expansion rate of the universe.

Scientists make space history with first intervenusian asteroid ever found
12th January 2020 | cnet.com | Space

The Virtual Telescope Project’s image of asteroid 2020 AV2 isn’t much of a looker, but the small dot pointed out by an arrow is a big new discovery.

Congress Will Debate Two Bills To Legalize Marijuana At Hearing With DEA Witness Next Week
12th January 2020 | marijuanamoment.net | Humans, Misc.

A congressional committee will debate two bills to federally legalize marijuana and several other pieces of cannabis research legislation next week.

Team to re-scan Great Pyramid of Giza to pinpoint hidden chamber
11th January 2020 | asahi.com | Ancient, Humans, Tech

Japanese researchers plan to bombard the Great Pyramid of Giza outside Cairo with cosmic rays to confirm if there is a mysterious internal “chamber” that a previous survey detected.

Jupiter throws comets and asteroids towards Earth like a ‘sniper’, scientist warns
11th January 2020 metro.co.uk | Earth, Humans, Space

It was once thought that the gas giant Jupiter protected Earth from asteroids and other deadly space objects. But one scientist has warned that the massive planet actually acts as a ‘sniper rather than a shield’.

Could invisible aliens really exist among us? An astrobiologist explains
11th January 2020 theconversation.com | Earth, Humans

Helen Sharman, Britain’s first astronaut and a chemist at Imperial College London, recently said that alien lifeforms that are impossible to spot may be living among us. How could that be possible?

Strength from perpetual grief: How Aboriginal people experience the bushfire crisis
11th January 2020 phys.org | Earth, Humans

How do you support people forever attached to a landscape after an inferno tears through their homelands: decimating native food sources, burning through ancient scarred trees and destroying ancestral ecosystems.

Andrew Cuomo promises to legalize cannabis in New York. It could be ‘gigantic
11th January 2020 edition.cnn.com | Humans, Misc.

New York wasn’t able to legalize cannabis last year, but Governor Cuomo vows it’ll happen this time around. Cuomo on Wednesday highlighted adult-use cannabis legalization as one of his 2020 priorities.

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