Sunday 18 August 2019
Julian day 2458714.6093
Starlite, that miraculous stuff invented by British tinkerer Maurice Ward? It exists.
History rewritten: 9000-year-old metropolis discovered near Jerusalem
DNA: Biblical Philistines were European, from as far as Iberia maybe
RAM revolution: Computers to use less power, no longer need to boot up
Extra muscle for “puppy dog eyes” evolved as survival benefit
Graphene will change
Now, exploring settlements in lost mini-continent of Doggerland
The straight dope on “transparent aluminum”
U Mass Dartmouth: Large, rotating black holes might be safe hyperspace portals
Avian opium addicts devastate Indian poppy farms
Huge mountains and valleys charted -- 650 km (400 mi) under our feet
Turkmenistan: Central Asia's North Korea
OSIRIS-REx approaches weirdly diamond-shaped asteroid. Sample return planned.
Plane with no moving parts achieves powered flight
Ten Worldwide Insect Delicacies
4600-year-old papyri now explain how blocks were transported to Khufu’s Pyramid
Approximate distance to the moon is currently
404,360 km (251,258 mi)
and it’s approaching at about 93.4 km/h (58 mph).
It’s speeding up.
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