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phys.org — Rare gold coins and a golden earring have been discovered in the ancient Mediterranean port of Caesarea in northern Israel—possibly left and never recovered as Crusaders conquered the area 900 years ago. The Israel Antiquities Authority announced the find on Monday of a small bronze pot holding 24 …
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nationalgeographic.com — The Southeast Asian island of Borneo joins a growing number of sites boasting early cave art innovation. Countless caves perch atop the steep-sided mountains of East Kalimantan in Indonesia, on the island of Borneo. Draped in stone sheets and spindles, these natural limestone cathedrals showcase …
08.11.2018 0 comments From Alex
space.com — In an astronomical first, four gigantic planets have been detected around a very young star, a new study reports.  The star in question is CI Tau, which lies about 500 light-years from Earth. CI Tau is just 2 million years old and is still surrounded by a swirling clump of dust and gas known as a p…
17.10.2018 0 comments From Alex
theverge.com — Instagram is letting more people apply for verification starting today, and it’s also rolling out general security improvements. Accounts that have large audiences can now directly ask for verification through a form, instead of hoping that Instagram will one day grant them the status or by paying o…
29.08.2018 0 comments From Alex
foxnews.com — New aerial images give a rare glimpse of an isolated tribe in Brazil's Amazon, showing 16 people walking through jungle as well as a deforested area with a crop. In a clip released Tuesday night, one of the tribespeople appears to be carrying a bow and arrow. Brazil's agency for indigenous affairs…
23.08.2018 0 comments From Alex
iflscience.com — We’re starting off the week on an incredibly positive note with the announcement of a new species of pygmy seahorse discovered off the coast of Japan – and the best thing? They’re not rare, endangered, or threatened in any way. Full Article >>
13.08.2018 0 comments From Alex
nasa.gov — From 2018 through 2022, NASA is marking a series of important milestones – the 60th anniversary of the agency’s founding by Congress in 1958, and the 50th anniversary of the Apollo missions that put a dozen Americans on the Moon between July 1969 and December 1972. Celebrations already are under way…
31.07.2018 0 comments From Alex
techcrunch.com — That logo (or some iteration between the two) has been the browser’s logo since it launched back in 2002. Its time for change, Mozilla says. In a blog post about “evolving the Firefox brand,” Mozilla Creative Director Tim Murray outlines the company’s thinking: Firefox isn’t just one browser now. …
31.07.2018 0 comments From Alex
dailymail.co.uk — Scientists have found that the Great Pyramid of Giza can concentrate electric and magnetic energy in its chambers and below its base, giving rise to distinct pockets of higher energy. The remarkable electromagnetic properties of the Great Pyramid of Giza could soon inspire nanoparticle designs for …
31.07.2018 0 comments From Alex
space.com — Photo: An artist's depiction of the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) at work (not shown to scale).Credit: NASA's Goddard Space Flight CenterNASA's newest planet-hunting telescope is officially at work. The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), which is designed to hunt for ali…
30.07.2018 0 comments From Alex