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Nu Cho ga

2 July 2022 Catastrophism
Sent in by William - https://www.yahoo.com/news/near-perfect-30-000-old-172649386.html ... found by miners in the Yukon Klondike, a 30,000 year old baby woolly mammoth. It still has intact
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Hunga Tonga Explosion

2 July 2022 Geology
The explosive eruption of the Hunga Tonga submarine volcano in January 2022 was usual in that it involved shooting a large amount of seawater into
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Tenoumer

2 July 2022 Catastrophism
The Tenoumer Crater is situated in the desert of Mauritania. It is 1.9 km wide and the bottom of the crater is covered in a
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Canterbury, Norfolk, Cirencester, and the Mull of Kintyre

1 July 2022 Archaeology
At https://phys.org/news/2022-06-canterbury-suburbs-home-britain-earliest.html ... archaeological excavations on the outskirts of Canterbury confirm the presence of early humans in Britain between 560,000 and 620,000 years ago. The
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A Brief History of Physics (or some of it)

1 July 2022 Physics
At https://www.thunderbolts.info/wp/2022/05/13/energy-mass-and-light/ ... an interesting piece by Matthew Hufner on science. He claims it is on the brink of a paradigm shift - with a
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Stretching the Crust

27 June 2022 Geology
Sent in by Gary - https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-10945953/ ... and seems to complement the earlier post on David' Pratt's article from 2000. The  Paleogene comprises the Paleocene,
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Issues with Plate Tectonics

24 June 2022 Geology
At https://www.thunderbolts.info/wp/2022/06/08/serious-issues-with-plate-tectonics/ ... concerns David Pratt's misgivings which he published in 2000. There are, apparently, multiple problems with the theory of Plate Tectonics and seafloor
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Weird Sun

20 June 2022 Electromagnetism
At https://tallbloke.wordpress.com/2022/06/19/the-sun-is-being-weird-it-could-be-because-were-looking-at-it-all-wrong/ ... which concerns the current solar cycle, 25, and its unexpected activity. Solar physicists got it wrong and so did global warming sceptics.
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Don Scott on Dark Matter

19 June 2022 Electromagnetism
See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BWW_mtihc1Q ...and you can now buy Don Scott's book from SIS.
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Fossil Fuel Strikes Again

18 June 2022 Physics
Fossil fuels are used to  make all kinds of things from mobile phones to medicines, plastics, tents, clothes and synthetic fibres, amongst a lot of
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La Nina weather patterns

18 June 2022 Climate change
William sent in the link to https://www.yahoo.com/news/stubborn-la-ni-looks-may-211430695.html ... La Nina is still lurking around as we enter the third year in a role. However, no
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Wendover HS2

18 June 2022 Archaeology
Kevin sent in the link to https://www.heritagedaily.com/2022/06/discovery-of-anglo-anglo-saxon-burials-of-national-significance/143860 ... archaeological investigations along the line of the high speed train route, HS2, have beamed in on a
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Walrus Ivory

18 June 2022 Archaeology
An excavation in what was Kiev, now Kyiv, in the Ukraine, came across some interesting Viking period artifacts. The city began life as a sort
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Blue Blobs and the Meteorite that upsets the applecart

18 June 2022 Astronomy
At https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2022/06/220616194716.htm ... astronomers have identified five examples of a new class of stellar system. They are not  quite galaxies and only exist in isolation.
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Gobekli Tepe Tourism

14 June 2022 Archaeology
At https://phys.org/news/2022-06-turkish-hilltop-civilisation-began.html ... the name of Gobekli Tepe, in Turkish, has the meaning of 'potbelly hill', and is one of the most important archaeological sites
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Free Floating Black Holes

13 June 2022 Astronomy
This story is at https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2022/06/220610120222.htm ... black holes, by their nature, are invisible, unless they are surrounded by an accretion disc, we are told. Astronomers
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Amino Acids Ryugu

13 June 2022 Astronomy
At https://phys.org/news/2022-06-asteroid-samples-clues-life-japan.html ... the Japanese mission to the asteroid Ryugu in 2020 is releasing some of its findings. It brought back samples from the surface
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Oscillating Inner Core

13 June 2022 Physics
Paul sent in a link to this story but see https://phys.org/news/2022-06-earth-feet-core-oscillates.html ... the earth's inner core oscillates. This contradicts previously accepted models that claimed it
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Jupiter Inhomogeneous

13 June 2022 Astronomy
At https://phys.org/news/2022-05-jupiter-inhomogeneous-metallicity-clues.html ... Gary sent in a link but this story is easier to read at PhysOrg. Jupiter's gaseous envelope doesn't have a homogeneous distribution.
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Radio Bursts

11 June 2022 Astronomy
At https://phys.org/news/2022-06-strange-radio.html ... concerns the source of very active repeating fast radio bursts, and a persistent radion emission between those bursts. The scientists find this
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