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Ice Free Corridor

30 March 2022 Geology
At https://phys.org/news/2022-03-dating-boulders-ice-free-corridor-beringia.html ... researchers have found evidence there was an ice free corridor between Beringia and the Great Plains, so it is said. The results
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Why did the Norse abandon their farms on Greenland

30 March 2022 Archaeology
Why did the Norse abandon their farms on Greenland? At https://phys.org/news/2022-03-rewriting-history-vikings-left-greenland.html ... which is derived from www.science.org/doi/10.1126/sciadv.abm4346 ... Norse farmers arrived in Greenland during the
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Cannibal CME

30 March 2022 Astronomy
A cannibal coronal mass ejection is heading for the Earth, due to arrive tomorrow, the 31st of March. We have entered a cold period this
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Heat Wave in Antarctica

28 March 2022 Climate change
William sent in a link to https://www.yahoo.com/news/eastern-antarctica-registers-temperatures-70-173500030.html... temperatures 70 degrees above normal have been registered in the interior of Antarctica, according to a Twitter post
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Ryugu and Apophis

27 March 2022 Astronomy
At https://phys.org/news/2022-03-supermassive-black-holes-stellar-births.html ... supermassive black holes put a brake on the birth of new stars. This is the latest claim, and it involved machine learning.
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Victoria to Victorian

27 March 2022 Climate change
At https://tallbloke.wordpress.com/2022/03/26/landmark-decision-vindicates-victims-supreme-court-orders-total-wind-farm-shutdown/ ... in the State of Victoria, in Australia, wind turbine noise has led to a shut down of the Bald Hills wind farm

Waves on the Sun

26 March 2022 Electromagnetism
At https://phys.org/news/2022-03-mysterious-sun-unexplained.html ... researchers have discovered a mysterious type of wave in the Sun with an unexplained speed. They are being called high frequency retrograde
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Climate Musical Chairs

25 March 2022 Climate change
At https://notalotofpeopleknowthat.com/2022/03/18/iea-wants-energy-lockdowns/ ... it seems that enviros and politicos, puffed up with the success of covid lockdowns, now want an energy lockdown, Paul Homewood tells
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A Triassic Story

25 March 2022 Geology
One to ponder. At https://phys.org/news/2022-03-soil-erosion-wildfires-coffin-triassic.html ... researchers have revealed that soil erosion as a result, or cap in hand with wildfires, contributed to the end
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Milky Way is Older Than Expected

25 March 2022 Astronomy
At https://phys.org/news/2022-03-gaia-mission-milky-older-dated.html ... the ESA Gaia Mission has shown the Milky Way began to form 13 billion years ago. Much earlier than anticipated. This is
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Hawaiian Emperor and the Yellowstone

25 March 2022 Geology
At https://phys.org/news/2022-03-hawaiian-emperor-undersea-mystery-revealed-supercomputers.html ... the Hawaiian Emperor seamount chain spans four thousand miles, stretching from the Hawaiian Islands to the Detroit seamount in the North Pacific.
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Hiawatha Impact Crater New Date

12 March 2022 Catastrophism
Danish and Swedish researchers have now dated the giant Hiawatha crater, 31 km wide, discovered in Greenland, back in 2015. Go to https://phys.org/news/2022-03-giant-impact-crater-greenland-million.html ... The
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Pilgrimage and the Devil in a Boot

11 March 2022 Archaeology
Medieval pilgrimage was popular in the 12th and 13th centuries. Hence, the popularity of Chaucer's 'Canterbury Tales'. This is a story about a group of
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Bubbles

11 March 2022 Astronomy, Electromagnetism
At https://phys.org/news/2022-03-massive-center-milky-supermassive-black.html ... the supermassive black hole thought to reside at the centre of the Milky Way galaxy is said to have started spewing out
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Blobs in the Mantle

11 March 2022 Geology
At https://phys.org/news/2022-03-blobs-earth-mantle-unexpected-differences.html ... within Earth's Mantle there are two massive bob like structures, roughly on opposite sides of the planet. They are each around the
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Nechtansmere

9 March 2022 Archaeology
Gary sent in a link to https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-10565141/ ... and the story is also at https://phys.org/news/2022-03-rare-pictish-stone-potential-site.html ... a large stone was pulled out of a farmers
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Sodom

9 March 2022 Archaeology
It seems the very word Sodom can spark off an internet firestorm.  Who would have guessed? The latest issue of the newsletter of the Tall
Stonehenge calendar

Stonehenge Solar Calendar

6 March 2022 Archaeology
Stonehenge as a solar calendar is back on the cards it would seem, after years of neglect as a subject spoken in mainstream circles. Timothy
Coronal loops

Solar Illusion

5 March 2022 Astronomy
At https://phys.org/news/2022-03-solar-illusion-coronal-loops.html ... coronal loops are rope like strands of plasma that scientists think exist in the sun's atmosphere. They may actually be optical illusions.
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Gradualism Restored

5 March 2022 Evolution
At https://phys.org/news/2022-03-gradual-evolution-darwinian-theory.html ... the headline begins, gradual evolution is back. I didn't know it had gone away. A newly published paper supports the idea that
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