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Distance & Speed Of Sun’s Orbit Around Galactic Centre Measured

In 2013, the European Space Agency deployed the long-awaited Gaia space observatory. As one of a handful of next-generation space observatories that …

Universe

Launching a Missile From a Submarine Is Harder Than You Think

The amazing amount of engineering and science that goes into launching an underwater Trident missile into low-Earth orbit.<p>Launching a missile from a submarine isn't as easy as pressing a big red button. It takes a lot of engineering and rocket science to ensure a missile gets from an underwater …

Ancient Jerusalem (Canaanite Jebusites) in Israel

HOME / Table of Contents = Civilizations - Cultures - Areas - Regions - Prehistory <br>Other Archaeological Sites / The Neolithic of the Levant (500 Page …

2022 Red Nova: A possible sign?

Someone asked me about the following:<p>At the beginning of the 3rd century civil war raged in Britain as the Roman emperor <b>Septimius Severus</b> sought to …

The Lost City of the Monkey God

THE MYTH of the Lost City of the Monkey God has been a bedtime story for generations of Honduran children, but myths are often rooted in fact, and in …

Lee Strobel's "The Case for Christ" Gets the Big Screen Treatment

As a young investigative journalist, Lee Strobel was used to following the clues. He had a unique understanding of the burden of good evidence and …

How Hard Do You Need to Work to Reach Success?

Entrepreneur Network partner Kelsey Humphreys sits down with successful celebrities and entrepreneurs to answer this question.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As the driven, innovative, informed <i>Entrepreneur</i> reader I know you are, you already know you need to put in the …

Entrepreneurship

Incredibly Daring Man Swims To Hawaii's Lava With A Selfie Stick

Most people are familiar with the expression, “If you play with fire, you might get burned.” Well, the same goes for scalding lava, and we really hope the guy in the video above gets the memo.<p>Last August, Hawaii-based photographer Kawika Singson was filming the lava flowing from Kilauea volcano …

San Francisco

A guide to tonight's comet-eclipse-full-moon triple feature

The closest comet approach in decades will give skywatchers something to hunt for as a penumbral lunar eclipse obliges by dimming the light of the "snow moon."<p>Even if you aren't a space nerd whose idea of a good time is craning your neck to stare into the vast nothingness of space on a frigid …

Astronomy

How Were Hieroglyphics Deciphered?

<i>How were Hieroglyphics deciphered?</i><p><b>Steve Theodore</b><b>:</b><p>It was a tricky task, which defied several centuries of effort. Hieroglyphic writing was a very …

Oxygen flooded Earth’s atmosphere earlier than thought

The breath of oxygen that enabled the emergence of complex life kicked off around 100 million years earlier than previously thought, new dating …

Earth Science

New CBS poll shows that majority of Democrats consider Christianity as violent as Islam

According to a CBS poll, a majority of Democrats have said that they believe that the religion of Islam is dangerous, but that other religions are just as bad.<p>66 percent of Democrats believe when it comes to other religions such as Christianity, Judaism, Mormonism, et al, they are responsible for …

Religion

Finding a lost city, and also a flesh-eating illness, with Douglas Preston

Abandoned cities, deadly snakes, and flesh-eating diseases<p>In January, author Douglas Preston released his latest book, <i>The Lost City of the Monkey God: A True Story</i>. In 2015, Preston had been part of an expedition to Honduras that located an unexplored city deep in the rain forests of the country, …

Archaeology

The Archaeology of Syria: From Complex Hunter-Gatherers to Early Urban Societies (Circa 16,000-300 BC)

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Archaeology

A great, unseen force is pushing our galaxy across the cosmos

The force is with us.<p>A massive, unseen force is pushing our galaxy, the Milky Way, across the universe, according to new research.<p>The Milky Way is in …

Universe

This New Tool Lets Anyone Be a Space Archeologist

If you’ve ever wanted to go on an archaeological dig in the ancient sites of Peru, now you can do it from the comfort of your home. On January 30, …

Archaeology

Lava From Hawaii's Kilauea volcano gushes from 'firehose' into Pacific

Researchers have captured dramatic footage of a stream of lava pouring into the Pacific from the Kilauea volcano in Hawaii. The intensity of the lava …

Geology

Asteroid attack? Astronomers ponder fourth close pass of 2017

Yet another space rock is set to give Earth a close shave. We ask a professional sky watcher if we should be freaking out just yet.<p>For the fourth time since the start of 2017, a small celestial body will pass closer to Earth than the distance between us and the moon. Recently discovered asteroid …

Astronomy

Great Online Learning Platforms to Level Up Your Digital Skills

In today’s world, having up-to-date skills is crucial, whether you’re searching for a job or trying to advance in your current role.<p>And let’s face …

A Guitar Pick You Can Sling and Wear Like a Ring

7<p>SHARES<p>Guitarists, meet the Pick Slinger.<p>It's a new type of guitar pick that you wear like a ring, allowing you to swing—and/or sling—it in and out …

Tel Dan (Qadi) [Laish] (Leshem) in Israel

HOME / Table of Contents = Civilizations - Cultures - Areas - Regions - Prehistory <br>Other Archaeological Sites / The Neolithic of the Levant (500 Page …

Russians Fear Foreign Wars More Than Anything: Poll Shows Trump-Putin Relationship Hasn't Soothed Concerns

As Russia remains in the middle of the bloody civil wars raging on in Ukraine and Syria, the most prevalent fear among its citizens today is the …

Indiana Jones meets Google Earth: GlobalXplorer lets you hunt for hidden heritage sites

You can now be an archaeologist from the comfort of your own home and help preserve the world's hidden heritage sites in the process.<p>Sarah Parcak has …

Archaeology

Could Mary be getting a new title this year?

Detroit, Mich., Apr 4, 2017 / 03:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Earlier this year, the International Marian Association submitted a request to Pope Francis, …

Theology

Trump's Triple Threat To Religious Freedom

Religious liberty is under attack in America under Donald Trump. In his first week in office, President Donald Trump has threatened the fundamental principles and inspiration behind the First Amendment right to freedom of religion.<p>America is intended to be agnostic about faith. It does not promote …

Religion

Nuclear war is no longer the stuff of dystopian novellas – it's a very real and immediate threat

Small unsettling things are also happening amid the giant upheavals of Trump-world, barely 10 days old but already built on the chaos theory of …

North Korea

Are Earth's Magnetic Poles About to Flip?

<i>This article was originally published at</i> <i>The Conversation.</i> <i>The publication contributed the article to Live Science's</i> <i>Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights</i>.<p>The …

I Went to America's Largest Film Festival. But the Most Unforgettable Story Came From a Pic of a WW2 Vet

Last week, I went to Sundance, America's largest film festival. But the most memorable part of my experience didn't come from watching one of the …

World War II

The Number of People You Can Fit in the World's Biggest Buildings Is Staggering

Real Life Lore asks a question that I’ve never actually considered before: what if everybody in the entire world lived in just one building? How big …