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Is there more than one dark energy?
5th January 2021 | livescience.com | Humans, Space

Maybe we shouldn’t put all of our dark-energy eggs in one basket.

A Harvard Astronomer Is More Confident Than Ever That An Alien Probe Visited Us In 2017
5th January 2021 | forbes.com | Humans, Space

Abraham (Avi) Loeb led Harvard’s astronomy department for longer than anyone in history (from 2011-2020) and now he’s doubling down on what could easily be his most important and controversial hypothesis from that period.

Neanderthal child’s skeleton buried 41,000 years ago may solve long-standing mystery
5th January 2021 edition.cnn.com | Ancient, Humans

A new analysis of a 41,000 year-old skeleton of a Neanderthal child, found in a French cave in the 1970s, provides fresh evidence that the Stone Age hominins intentionally buried their dead.

Squatters issue death threats to archaeologist who discovered oldest city in the Americas
4th January 2021 | theguardian.com | Ancient, Humans

Squatters reportedly belonging to one family claim site of 5,000 year-old ruins was given to them in the 1970s.

Do we have to age?
4th January 2021 | theguardian.com | Humans, Misc.

When the biologist Andrew Steele tells people his thoughts on ageing – that we might one day cure it as if it were any other disease – they are often incredulous and sometimes hostile.

What led to the emergence of monotheism?
4th January 2021 | livescience.com | Ancient, Humans

Our modern understanding of monotheism is more recent than the religions it describes.

Human Consciousness and the “Twilight Zone” of Awareness
4th January 2021 | psychologytoday.com | Humans, Misc.

Since temps immémorial, the question, “How does human consciousness work?” has intrigued philosophers, poets, playwrights, anaesthesiologists, brain scientists, songwriters, and people from all walks of life who are inclined to think about their thinking.

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Illinois erases 500,000 low-level cannabis charges
4th January 2021 | independent.co.uk | Humans, Misc.

State completes the legal process four years ahead of 2025 deadline.

Our Galaxy Has a Shocking Array of Really Weird Stars. Here’s Your Ultimate Guide
2nd January 2021 | sciencealert.com | Space, Weird

You know how stars do. They’re out there, doing their thing, fusing a whole bunch of hydrogen into helium, shining up the joint.

There’s Mounting Evidence That Life on Earth Started With More Than Just RNA
2nd January 2021 | sciencealert.com | Ancient, Animal Life, Earth, Humans

How life originated on Earth continues to fascinate scientists, but it’s not easy peering back billions of years into the past. Now, evidence is growing for a relatively new hypothesis of how life began: with a very precise mix of RNA and DNA.

Mysterious asteroid the size of a dwarf planet is lurking in our solar system
2nd January 2021 | space.com | Earth, Humans, Space

There’s a giant asteroid somewhere out in the solar system, and it hurled a big rock at Earth. The evidence for this mystery space rock comes from a diamond-studded meteor that exploded over Sudan in 2008.

Evidence for a massive paleo-tsunami at ancient Tel Dor, Israel
31st December 2020 | eurekalert.org | Ancient, Earth, Humans

Paleo-tsunami may be the reason previous archaeological surveys found no evidence for low-lying coastal villages in the area over a 4000 year period.

Woolly rhino from Ice Age unearthed in Russian Arctic
31st December 2020 | bbc.co.uk | Ancient, Animal Life, Earth

The remarkably preserved carcass of an Ice Age-era woolly rhino has been unearthed by locals in eastern Siberia, researchers have said.

The Pyramid of Djoser: The World’s Oldest Pyramid Is Often Overshadowed
31st December 2020 | discovermagazine.com | Ancient, Humans

Everyone knows the Great Pyramid of Giza. Towering over the edge of the Western Desert, it’s perhaps the best known of the handful of monuments at Egypt’s Giza Necropolis. But about 10 miles south of the largest pyramid in the world lies another, much smaller one, decades older than any of the Giza pyramids.

Is forearm curvature in the ‘Little Foot’ Australopithecus natural or pathological?
31st December 2020 phys.org | Ancient, Humans

The 3.67-million-year-old StW 573 (“Little Foot”) Australopithecus from Sterkfontein, South Africa, is the most complete skeleton known in the hominin fossil record.

In 1110, The Moon Vanished From The Sky. We May Finally Know Why
30th December 2020 | sciencealert.com | Ancient, Earth, Space

Almost a millennium ago, a major upheaval occurred in Earth’s atmosphere: a giant cloud of sulphur-rich particles flowed throughout the stratosphere, turning skies dark for months or even years, before ultimately falling down to Earth.

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