Recently Excavated Dead Sea Scroll Fragments Prompt Fascinating Discoveries

March 20, 2021
Following daring missions braving the elements and perilous location of the Qumran Caves in Israel, where the Dead Sea Scrolls were first discovered in 1952: archaeologists have discovered approximately eighty  fragments of new text from the seminal work. These are... continued

According to a UN Report; the World is Experiencing the Beginnings of a Climate Crisis

March 17, 2021
A new report from the United Nations panel that monitors the individual efforts of the 197 countries signed on to the Paris Climate Agreement says that the collective effort of the world's nations to limit the rise of global warming... continued

Decoding the Puzzle of the Antikythera Mechanism

March 15, 2021
A new breakthrough has been made in regards to the inner workings of the device known as the Antikythera mechanism.  Combining recent 3D X-ray scans of the ancient computer with over a century's worth of cumulative investigation, researchers are now... continued

Faster Than the Speed of Light: New Studies Bring Us Closer to Superluminal Travel

March 12, 2021
Recent studies in theoretical physics have found that faster-than-light travel, through the manipulation of gravity—or bending the physical fabric of space-time—is not as impossible as was once thought.  Although it would appear that we're still quite a few quantum leaps... continued

20,000 Earthquakes in Iceland Could Herald Coming Volcanic Eruptions

March 11, 2021
Iceland has experienced over 20,000 moderate earthquakes since the ongoing swarm began on February 24, accompanied by increasing signs of magma movement beneath the surface. Although all but two of the quakes have been below 5.0 on the Richter scale, the nigh-continuous stream... continued

Industrial CO2 Capture Project in Iceland Stores Carbon Deep Within the Earth

March 9, 2021
When Carbon Dioxide in the atmosphere increases so does the need to remove the cumulative greenhouse gas from the atmosphere in an efficient manner.  Numerous researchers and companies have been researching new methods of carbon capture and removal for years, and... continued

Meet Purgatorius, Humanity’s Most Distant Known Relative

March 5, 2021
Researchers have identified the earliest known primate; a small, squirrel-like mammal that lived nearly 66 million years ago, during the twilight of the dinosaurs. The fossils belonging to this most distant human relative were initially uncovered in the Fort Union... continued

Due to Unchecked Climate Change; the North Atlantic Ocean’s Currents are Speeding Towards a Tipping Point

March 3, 2021
According to more than one recent study the ocean currents in the North Atlantic are in more precarious shape than was previously realized.  It is now extremely likely that our climate crisis may further impair the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation... continued

Coronavirus Vaccines Show Real-World Effectiveness, While the US Death Toll Surpasses 500,000

March 2, 2021
    Recent studies out of the UK are showing that the new COVID-19 vaccines are showing real-world effectiveness that is in-line with the numbers reported from their clinical trials, welcome news in a coronavirus-weary world. But with COVID-19's death... continued

Geomagnetic Flips Might Be More Disruptive Than Previously Thought

February 26, 2021
Although assumed that reversals in the Earth's magnetic field has little noticeable impact on the living organisms on this planet, the discovery of well-preserved trees dating from the last geomagnetic reversal 42,000 years ago suggest that such an event may... continued