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Tonga Volcanic Explosion

12 May 2024 Catastrophism, Electromagnetism, Geology
At https://www.livescience.com/planet-earth/volcanos/record-shattering-tonga-volcanic-eruption-wasnt-triggered-by-what-we-thought-new-study-suggests ... the Hunga Tonga volcano was a real explosion - triggered by gas building up to a critical point. Scientists had thought it
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Apophis

11 May 2024 Astronomy, Catastrophism
No, not the Egyptian god of that name, or any pharaoh Apophis, but the asteroid that on Friday the 13th, April of 2029, that will
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Stonehenge Lunar Standstill

11 May 2024 Archaeology, Astronomy
At https://www.livescience.com/archaeology/major-lunar-standstill-may-reveal-if-stonehenge-is-aligned-with-the-moon ... further to the post last week on Stonehnge and its station stones, forming a rectangle and an alignment to the lunar standstill,
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Solar Orbiter Images

7 May 2024 Astronomy, Electric Universe, Electromagnetism
At https://phys.org/news/2024-05-solar-orbiter-mind-boggling-video.html ... a video captured by ESAs Solar Orbiter mission shows feathery hair like structures made of plasma following magnetic field lines in the
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Sarginu

7 May 2024 Archaeology
At https://phys.org/news/2024-05-assyriologist-archaeological-mystery-bc.html ... mysterious symbols etched on temples in the 8th century BC city of Dur Sharrukin [Khorsabad] appear to have been carved in the
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Cosmic Glitch in Gravity

4 May 2024 Astronomy, cosmology, Electric Universe, Electromagnetism
At https://phys.org/news/2024-05-cosmic-glitch-gravity-strange-behavior.html ... Canadian researchers claim to have found a 'cosmic glitch' in gravity. This may explain the strange behaviour of the universe. Gravity becomes
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LiDAR archaeology

4 May 2024 Archaeology
A motley collection. At https://www.livescience.com/archaeology/lasers-reveal-prehistoric-irish-monuments-that-may-have-been-pathways-for-the-dead ... LiDAR technology has really revolutionised archaeogy. They can, for example, peer into woodland and map the ground on which
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Something Odd in the Pacific

3 May 2024 Geology
William sent in the link https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/technology/strange-structures-discovered-in-the-pacific-could-change-our-understanding-of-earth/ ... here we have some unexplained geology in South Africa, on the one hand, and New Zealand, on the
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The Moon and a Bear bone

1 May 2024 Archaeology
At https://www.iflscience.com/engraved-bone-of-prehistoric-bear-is-the-oldest-example-of-neanderthal-culture-73884/ ... in this we are back to the last Interglacial Period with a date between 115,000 and 130,000 years ago. It involves a
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Blessed Ball Courts

28 April 2024 Archaeology
At https://phys.org/news/2024-04-art-discoveries-eastern-sudan-tale.html ... in the desert of eastern Sudan, in what is called the Atbai Desert, there are plentiful rock art sites - along what
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Earthquakes or Not

28 April 2024 Archaeology, Geology
Robert sent in some interesting links. At https://www.livescience.com/archaeology/5-catastrophic-megathrust-earthquakes-led-to-the-demise-of-the-pre-aztec-city-of-teotihuacan-new-study-suggests .... the gist of the paper is that evidence of earthquakes found at Teotihuacan caused the demise
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Gmma Rays and Supernovae

22 April 2024 Astronomy, cosmology
At https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2024/04/240416125319.htm ... a nearby supernova in 2023 failed to produce gamma rays. NASAs Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope did not detect any  gamma rays -
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Stellar Flares

22 April 2024 Astronomy, cosmology
At https://phys.org/news/2024-04-hydrogen-recombination-plausible-explanation-high.html ... here we have a plausible explanation put forward to explain the intensity of stellar flares. Cosmologists making sense of solar flares as
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Lizard Fish

20 April 2024 Biology, Palaeontology
At https://www.livescience.com/animals/extinct-species/giant-82-foot-lizard-fish-discovered-on-uk-beach-could-be-largest-marine-reptile-ever-found ... it was in fact a very large ichthyosaur that lived in the seas of late Triassic - going back 200 million years
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Giant Kangaroos

20 April 2024 Biology, Palaeontology
At https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2024/04/240415110602.htm ... palaeontologists have excavated 3 new species of extinct kangaroos that lived between 5 million years and 40,000 years ago. Note the end
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Reviewing the Base Model of the Universe

18 April 2024 Astronomy, cosmology
You can  read about this at https://tallbloke.wordpress.com/2024/04/15/worlds-top-cosmologists-convene-to-question-conventional-view-of-the-universe/  .... which comes courtesy of the Guardian newspaper. It concerns an upcoming meeting of the Royal Society which
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Electric Signals Bees and Flowers

18 April 2024 Biology, Electric Universe, Electromagnetism
At https://www.sciencenews.org/article/flower-antennas-bees-electrical-signals/ ...  flowers may act as antennae for bees electrical signals. Plants might use the signals to communicate when to trigger nectar production. The
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Investigating the LB/Iron transition

18 April 2024 Archaeology, Catastrophism
Specifically, their focus is on western Anatolia and the eastern Aegean region. You can view a podcast interview at https://open.spotify.com/3i5EhhvUkQTiuPGwWrTtyS .... but see also https://www.migmag-erc.eu/
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Pottery and Australians

17 April 2024 Anthropology, Archaeology, Geology
At https://phys.org/news/2024-04-discovery-pottery-rewrites-aboriginal-history.html ... the discovery of pottery on Jiigurru/Lizard Island off the Queensland coast challenges the idea Aborigines were unaware of pottery manufacture prior to
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White Sands

17 April 2024 Anthropology, Archaeology, Geology
At https://www.science.org/content/article/modern-blackfoot-people-descend-ancient-ice-age-lineage/ ... The Blackfeet people are descended from Ice Age people. They live in a broat swathe of North America - and seem to
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