Planet

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‘Space hurricane’ that rained electrons observed for the first time

We’ve all witnessed (or at least seen videos of) hurricanes on Earth, but did you know that they can happen in space, too? A team of researchers from China’s Shandong University spotted the first-ever space hurricane over the North Pole. The difference? Instead of water, space hurricanes rain electrons. (1) Researchers Discover The First-Ever Space […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

Freelance Writer

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Parts Of The Amazon Rainforest Being Sold Illegally On Social Media

Brazil’s rainforests are extraordinarily important for the health of our planet, and yet they are being destroyed. Parts of the Amazon Rainforest are now being sold illegally on Facebook Marketplace, and not very much is being done to stop it. (1) Parts of The Amazon Rainforest Being Sold Illegally On Facebook Marketplace When you think […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

Freelance Writer

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A Sinkhole in the Heart of Rome Led to the Discovery of Ancient Ruins

In an unexpected turn of events, a sinkhole opened up in Rome’s historic Piazza della Rotonda, right in front of the iconic Pantheon.1 This hole, revealed a remarkable archaeological treasure: imperial Roman paving stones dating back to the time of Marcus Agrippa.2 While sinkholes have become a recurring problem in Rome, this incident uncovered a […]

Sean Cate

Sean Cate

Freelance Writer

 · 5 min read

How did humans evolve from their ape ancestors?

Evolution is a fundamental concept in biology that explains the diversity of life on Earth and how species change over time. However, some individuals question its validity by asking questions like “If evolution is real, why are there still monkeys around today?” This article aims to address this common misconception and shed light on the […]

Sean Cate

Sean Cate

Freelance Writer

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The Discovery of a 1,200-year-old Shipwreck is rewriting history

In a remarkable find, a 1,200-year-old shipwreck was found off the coast of Israel, giving new insights into the period following the Islamic conquest of the Holy Land.1 The September 2022 discovery sheds light on the persistence of trade and commerce in the Mediterranean region, defying the belief that international trade had come to a […]

Sean Cate

Sean Cate

Freelance Writer

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NASA detects new carbon compound in space for the first time

A novel carbon compound has been identified in space for the first time using NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, marking a significant achievement for a team of international scientists. This newly discovered compound, known as methyl cation (CH3+), plays a crucial role in forming more intricate carbon-based molecules.1 The detection of methyl cation occurred within […]

Sean Cate

Sean Cate

Freelance Writer

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‘Extremely rare’ and well-preserved 3,000-year-old Octagonal sword has been discovered in Germany

In the small town of Nördlingen, situated in Bavaria, an astounding artifact was found.1 A 3,000-year-old octagonal sword belonging to the Bronze Age that continues to shimmer even after three thousand years, has created a wave of excitement. This exceptional artifact, steeped in mystery and beauty, was discovered within a grave holding the remnants of […]

Sean Cate

Sean Cate

Freelance Writer

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Private island for sale is cheaper than average price of US home

Are you searching for an affordable home in America? Well, it might be quite a challenge. However, there’s some good news for you. An opportunity awaits on a private island located off the coast of Nicaragua. Surprisingly, it is available at a lower cost compared to the average home prices in the U.S. Now, brace […]

Chantel Brink

Chantel Brink

Freelance Writer

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Maya beekeepers blame Bayer-Monsanto for deaths of 300,000 bees

A large-scale bee death in Yucatan, Mexico has led to farmers blaming Bayer-Monsanto for the loss of 300,000 bees. The mass bee death affected around 100 apiaries and up to 2,500 hives in San Francisco Suctuc and Crucero Oxá, in the municipality of Hopelchén. The farmers say that the cause of death is linked to […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

Freelance Writer