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Maya Twin Sacrifice

17 June 2024 Archaeology, Genetics, Mythology
What's it all about. At https://phys.org/news/2024-06-ancient-maya-genomes-reveal-male.html ... another interesting discovery by genetic research. The rise of Chichen Itsa after the collapse of the Classic Maya

Stonehenge Walkabout

16 June 2024
In Current Archeology 412 [June/July 2024] - see https://www.archaeology.co.uk ... we learn that Woodhenge was built at the same time as Stonehenge - on the

Hunga Tonga Weather

13 June 2024 Catastrophism, Climate change, Geology
At https://www.sciencealert.com/giant-tonga-volcanic-eruption-could-disrupt-weather-for-years-to-come ... The Hunga Tonga Ha'apai submarine volcano, which erupted in 2022, is the subject of a new study in the journal Climate. It

Seahenge Update

13 June 2024 Archaeology
At https://www.sciencealert.com/mysterious-seahenge-structure-in-uk-may-finally-be-explained ... tidal erosion exposed the Bronze Age structure known as Seahenge. It had a companion that has since been lost to the sea.

Heavy Elements

9 June 2024 cosmology, Electromagnetism
At https://www.sciencealert.com/new-evidence-challenges-origin-theory-on-the-universes-heaviest-elements ... the mainstream consensus is that after Big Bang the universe consisted mainly of hydrogen and a bit of helium. These are the

Denver Museum T Rex exhibit

8 June 2024 Geology, Palaeontology
William sent in an MSN link to this story - and an accompanying note from an old friend with connections to the museum. His friend

Solar Orbiter Mission

2 June 2024 Astronomy, Electromagnetism
At https://phys.org/news/2024-05-mystery-solar-unveiled-orbiter-mission.html ... ESAs Solar Orbiter Mission has been looking at the surface of the Sun. How, for example, the solar wind forms. They describe

Chinese Sink Holes

31 May 2024 Geology
At https://phys.org/news/2024-05-earth-mysterious-d-layer-relic.html ... a relic of ancient oceans and planetary collisions, we are told - earth's mysterious D layer.  It is located roughly 3000 km

Venus the Hot One

30 May 2024 Astronomy, Catastrophism
Gary sent in the link https://www.sciencealert.com/venus-appears-to-be-a-churning-hotbed-of-volcanic-activity ... Venus appears to be a churning hotbed of volcanic activity. A re-analysis of data seems to indicate heavy

Disappearing Neanderthal Y chromosomes

30 May 2024 Anthropology, Biology, Genetics
At https://www.livescience.com/health/genetics/the-mystery-of-the-disappearing-neanderthal-y-chromosome ... the human genome is thought to preserve Neanderthal DNA, so much so it effects health amongst the modern human population. There is,

God and the Universe

30 May 2024 Inside science
William sent in the link https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/technology/fhree-scientific-discoveries-that-suggest-god-created-the-universe/ss-BB1mZrub# ...   and remembering that MSN is a major US media company, it is something of a surprise. Three

electrified rocks and soil

25 May 2024 Astronomy, Electric Universe, Electromagnetism
At https://spaceweather.com ... 24th and 25th May, 2024 ... The recent geomagneitc storm on May 10th and 11th, which brought auroras much further south than

Dating with Miyake Events

23 May 2024 Archaeology, Dating
Interesting develoopment. When it was realised that high spikes of radiation into the atmosphere was not as uncommon as thought it was suggested the bigger

Electric Wasps and Caterpillars

22 May 2024 Biology, Electric Universe, Electromagnetism
At https://phys.org/news/2024-05-biologists-caterpillars-electrostatic-fields-generated.html .... note ... this is electrostatic rather than electromagnetic, and is caused by friction. The researchers sought out electrostatic rather than electricity itself.

Ancient Egyptian goddess in the Sky

22 May 2024 Ancient history, Archaeology, Mythology
This is at https://www.space.com/egyptian-goddess-of-the-sky-astronomy-milky-way ... one of the mysteries of ancient history - or is that mythology? What exactly did people see when they looked

Fire and Preservation

21 May 2024 Archaeology
It is not just catastrophic events, such as tidal waves and flash floods, earthquakes or volcanoes, but fires that engulf buildings or settlements they too

Einstein Glitch

19 May 2024 Astronomy, cosmology
At https://www.livescience.com/physics-mathematics/newfound-glitch-in-einsteins-relativity-could-rewrite-the-rules-of-the-universe-study-suggests .... somebody will be along shortly to refute this study, as tends to happen when Einstein's Relativity is contradicted. Einstein's General Relativity revolves

Fossilised Parasites

19 May 2024 Biology, Catastrophism, Geology
At https://www.sciencenews.org/article/ancient-shark-parasite-fossil-amber ... a tapeworm found fossilised in amber looks strikingly similar to tapeworms found in the guts of modern day sharks. The fossil goes

Long Lost Nile river bed

18 May 2024 Archaeology, Catastrophism
The big story of the last week was the publication of a research paper that claims a former bed of the Nile passed very close

God's Hand

18 May 2024 Astronomy, cosmology
This is a space photograph of the Gum Nebula - and this is otherwise known as the Cometary Globule. The latest image resembles an arm
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