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Ancient stone carvings confirm how comet struck Earth in 10,950BC, sparking the rise of civilisations

Ancient stone carvings confirm that a comet struck the Earth around 11,000BC, a devastating event which wiped out woolly mammoths and sparked the rise of civilisations. Source: Ancient stone carvings confirm how comet struck Earth in 10,950BC, sparking the rise … Continue reading

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Bigest Boom Since The Bang: Cosmic Burst Repeats, Mystery Deepens

“After a surprise discovery, astrophysicists are racing to understand superenergetic flashes of radio waves that sometimes beep out from distant galaxies.” Source: A Cosmic Burst Repeats, Deepening a Mystery | Quanta Magazine We know almost nothing about the 4% of … Continue reading

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The storms of Jupiter

The storms of Jupiter | Behind The Black “In other words, the mini-storms inside the big bright oval are still larger than the biggest hurricanes on Earth, and they are packed together inside a much larger planet-sized storm. What should … Continue reading

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Solar storms drain charged particles from large parts of Earth’s ionosphere – Electric Universe

Solar storms drain charged particles from large parts of Earth’s ionosphere – UPI.com “Observations from a global navigation satellite system showed the 2014 storm flooded patches of the upper atmosphere above Greenland with charged particles. But just south of theses … Continue reading

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8 Earth Based Telescope May Let Us See a Black Hole for the First Time Ever – Good Luck

Using eight telescopes scattered across the globe, astronomers will collect data at a scale never attempted before in physics as they attempt to peer into a black hole for the first time. Source: Earth-Sized Telescope May Let Us See a … Continue reading

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Dark Energy: New theory eliminates need for dark energy 

Source: New theory eliminates need for dark energy | Behind The Black “In practice, normal and dark matter appear to fill the universe with a foam-like structure, where galaxies are located on the thin walls between bubbles, and are grouped … Continue reading

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The longest stretch of no sunspots since 2009

The longest stretch of no sunspots since 2009 | Behind The Black “The Sun just completed its longest stretch, 15 days, without sunspots since 2009, suggesting once again that the solar minimum is coming much sooner than expected. So far this year … Continue reading

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