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Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Vaccinations can be a controversial subject for many people, especially when it comes to injections. So what if you could replace your next shot with a salad instead? read more

We present evidence that in~1650 BCE (~3600 years ago), a cosmic airburst destroyed Tall el-Hammam, a Middle-Bronze-Age city in the southern Jordan Valley northeast of the Dead Sea. The proposed airburst was larger than the 1908 explosion over Tunguska, Russia, where a~50-m-wide bolide detonated with~1000 -- more energy than the Hiroshima atomic bomb. A city-wide~1.5-m-thick carbon-and-ash-rich destruction layer contains peak concentrations of shocked quartz (~5"10 GPa); melted pottery and mudbricks; diamond-like carbon; soot; Fe- and Si-rich spherules; CaCO3 spherules from melted plaster; and melted platinum, iridium, nickel, gold, silver, zircon, chromite, and quartz. Heating experiments indicate temperatures exceeded 2000 C. read more

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Observers are split on the consequences of "speed-toading" using the venom, called bufo, as a cure for the ills of the modern world. read more

Sunday, September 12, 2021

The benefits of ventilation reach far beyond the coronavirus. What if we stop taking colds and flus for granted, too? read more

The technical name of the waves is ASKAP J173608.2-321635 . Scientists have not yet been able to know what it could be. The signal has been detected six times between January and September 2020, then reappeared until February 7 of this year. read more


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