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Re: Major Sci News Blog

Unread postby Lloyd » Sun Aug 27, 2017 1:55 pm

17178
TECH:

What Happens to Your Camera Photographing Solar Eclipse Without a Filter
https://www.theverge.com/2017/8/19/16173784/total-solar-eclipse-photography-no-filter-dslr-camera-zoom-lens

Environmentally Friendly Cement
https://phys.org/news/2017-08-greening-concrete-junglehow-environmentally-friendly.html

Researchers Use Lasers to Weld Spider Silk to Kevlar [for Spiderman?]
https://arstechnica.com/science/2017/08/researchers-use-lasers-to-weld-spider-silk-to-kevlar/

Toyota Patents Cloaking Device
https://futurism.com/toyota-just-patented-a-cloaking-device/

Robot Buddhist Priest
http://www.ibtimes.com/robot-funeral-human-bot-pepper-can-perform-last-rites-2581706

Pet Companion Robot
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-4814370/The-349-robot-companion-DOGS.html

Graffiti Robot
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-4820804/This-graffiti-robot-scales-buildings-spray-paint-murals.html

Drones Help Swiss Rescue Dogs Find the Missing
https://phys.org/news/2017-08-drones-swiss-dogs.html

Autonomous Self-Driving Wheelchairs Debut at Airports and Hospitals
http://spectrum.ieee.org/the-human-os/biomedical/devices/selfdriving-wheelchairs-debut-in-hospitals-and-airports

Building the Perfect Skywatching House
http://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/oregon-couple-eclipse-house-observatory-space-photography

New Russian MiG interceptor will be able to operate in space at Mach 4 speed
https://www.sott.net/article/359978-New-Russian-MiG-interceptor-will-be-able-to-operate-in-space-at-Mach-4-speed

Automated safety systems are preventing car crashes
https://phys.org/news/2017-08-automated-safety-car.html

High-frequency chip brings researchers closer to next generation technology
https://phys.org/news/2017-08-high-frequency-chip-closer-technology.html

Face scans, robot baggage handlers—airports of the future
https://phys.org/news/2017-08-scans-robot-baggage-handlersairports-future.html


SCIENCE:

Gaia’s First Full-Colour Sky Map
https://phys.org/news/2017-08-image-gaia-full-colour-all-sky.html

Test Lab Recreates Innovative Weapons of Stone Age North America
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/lab-replicates-weapons-early-feats-north-american-engineering-180964077/

First Underwater Entanglement Could Lead to Unhackable Communication
https://www.newscientist.com/article/2144866-first-underwater-entanglement-could-lead-to-unhackable-comms/

Iceland: Photos show North American and European tectonic plates pulling apart
https://www.sott.net/article/359792-Iceland-Photos-show-North-American-and-European-tectonic-plates-pulling-apart

Mysterious microbe discovered in Antarctic may hold keys to puzzle of evolution
https://www.sott.net/article/359861-Mysterious-microbe-discovered-in-Antarctic-may-hold-keys-to-puzzle-of-evolution

Asteroid that killed dinosaurs led to endless night and 18-month winter
https://www.sott.net/article/359880-Scientists-Asteroid-that-killed-dinosaurs-led-to-endless-night-and-18-month-winter

First X-rays from mystery supernovas detected
https://www.sott.net/article/359986-First-X-rays-from-mystery-supernovas-detected

A new type of gravitational wave has been detected...maybe
https://www.sott.net/article/360128-A-new-type-of-gravitational-wave-has-been-detected-maybe

'Dark DNA' could change thinking on evolution
https://www.sott.net/article/360267-Dark-DNA-could-change-thinking-on-evolution

Was an Eclipse Over Ancient Amarna the Beginning of its End?
http://www.ancient-origins.net/history-important-events/eclipse-over-amarna-beginning-end-akhenaten-his-city-light-008640

It’s Raining Diamonds on Neptune
http://www.dailygalaxy.com/my_weblog/2017/08/its-raining-diamonds-on-neptune-researchers-uncover-the-inner-workings-of-cosmic-ice-giants.html

NASA Monitoring 3 Mile Wide Asteroid
http://www.dailygalaxy.com/my_weblog/2017/08/it-came-from-outer-space-nasa-monitoring-3-mile-wide-asteroid-largest-potentially-hazardous-neo-ever.html

Phoenicid Meteor Shower from Dead Comet Arises Again After 58 Years
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/08/170824141218.htm

The origin of binary stars
https://phys.org/news/2017-08-binary-stars.html

Mars is buffeted by turbulent snowstorms
https://phys.org/news/2017-08-mars-weather-cloudy-chance-nighttime.html

Analysis of a 'rusty' lunar rock suggests the moon's interior is dry
https://phys.org/news/2017-08-analysis-rusty-lunar-moon-interior.html

Researchers explain why our Sun's brightness fluctuates
https://phys.org/news/2017-08-variable-sunshine-sun-brightness-fluctuates.html

The moving Martian bow shock
https://phys.org/news/2017-08-martian.html

Astronomers detect methanol maser emission towards nearby galaxy
https://phys.org/news/2017-08-astronomers-methanol-maser-emission-nearby.html

APL proposes Dragonfly mission to explore potential habitable sites on Saturn's largest moon, Titan
https://phys.org/news/2017-08-apl-dragonfly-mission-explore-potential.html

Elevated zinc and germanium levels bolster evidence for habitable environments on Mars
https://phys.org/news/2017-08-elevated-zinc-germanium-bolster-evidence.html

4,500 year old Trading Network Identified in Vietnam
http://www.archaeology.org/news/5857-170821-vietnam-ancient-trade-network

6,000 year old Neolithic Remains Discovered in Istanbul
https://archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com/2017/08/6000-year-old-neolithic-remains.html

Italian Library Fire Kills 3, Destroys Priceless Renaissance Books and Galileo Letters
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/08/20/library-fire-southern-italy-causes-three-deaths-destruction/

Scandinavia’s Oldest Cup Mark Rocks Found, Dated to 3,000 BCE
https://archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com/2017/08/scandinavias-oldest-cup-mark-rock.html

Oldest Examples of “Tree of Life” Motifs Discovered in Domuztepe Mound, Turkey
https://www.sott.net/article/359587-Oldest-examples-depicting-tree-of-life-motifs-unearthed-in-Domuztepe-Mound-Turkey

Ancient Earth’s Hot Interior Created a Graveyard of Continents
https://phys.org/news/2017-08-ancient-earth-hot-interior-graveyard.html

Britain’s Ancient Villages Lost at Sea 8,000 Years Ago
http://www.heritagedaily.com/2017/08/ancient-villages-lost-sea-east-riding/116338

Everything is Written Twice ~ on the Ground and in the Sky
http://nit.com.au/astrology/
http://nit.com.au/everything-written-twice-sky-ground-part-two/

Babylonian Tablet Rewrites History of Math and Shows Greeks Did Not Invent Trigonometry
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2017/08/24/3700-year-old-babylonian-tablet-rewrites-history-maths-could/

Pottery Analysis Reveals Oldest Italian Winemaking 4,500 Years Ago
http://www.sci-news.com/archaeology/first-winemaking-italy-05162.html

The Advanced Copper Tool Industry of Ancient North America
http://www.ancient-origins.net/history/metal-power-and-prestige-ancient-copper-industry-north-america-008657

Gosford Glyphs Allegedly Show Egyptians Built Pyramids in Australia
http://mysteriousuniverse.org/2017/08/glyphs-allegedly-show-egyptians-built-pyramids-in-australia/

Unicorns Were Real, Lived With Humans, and Weren’t All That Cute
https://www.yahoo.com/news/fairy-tales-full-lies-unicorns-193707636.html

Global Oceanic Dead Zones Persisted for 50,000 [tiny] Years After End-Triassic Extinction Event
https://phys.org/news/2017-08-global-oceanic-dead-zones-persisted.html
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Re: Major Sci News Blog

Unread postby Lloyd » Sun Sep 03, 2017 2:44 pm

17891
TECH:

Candy cane supercapacitor could enable fast charging of mobile phones
https://phys.org/news/2017-08-candy-cane-supercapacitor-enable-fast.html

Florida Farmer Hopes [non-union] Robot Pickers Can Help Save Strawberry Industry
http://www.tampabay.com/news/business/agriculture/plant-city-farmer-hopes-robot-pickers-can-save-strawberry-industry-from/2334855

Shipwrecks to Be Explored Using Virtual Reality
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/08/19/no-mary-rose-style-excavation-ships-will-explored-using-vr-instead/

Shark-Detecting Drones to Patrol Beaches in Australia [not jellyfish?]
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-4823196/Shark-detecting-drones-patrol-Australian-beaches.html

Researchers Develop Home Acoustic Levitator
http://www.sci-news.com/physics/acoustic-levitator-05136.html

Bionic Pop Superstar Going to War For Science [now everyone will want prosthetic limbs]
https://futurism.com/a-bionic-pop-superstar-is-going-to-war-for-science/

Landmine Detonation Balls Could Be Lifesaver in a War Zone
https://futurism.com/videos/detonation-balls-could-be-life-saving-in-a-war-zone/

New Headset Lets You Control Your TV with Only Your Mind [Are guns next?]
https://futurism.com/videos/dont-lift-a-finger-this-headset-lets-you-control-your-tv-using-only-your-mind/

New Braille Smart Watch Tells Time with a Simple Touch
https://futurism.com/videos/a-new-braille-watch-tells-time-with-a-simple-touch/

Secrets of 200,000 year old Neanderthal Glue
https://gizmodo.com/new-experiment-reveals-secret-behind-200-000-year-old-n-1798636925

Neuroscientist creates mouse neuron based computer chip that can smell explosives
https://www.sott.net/article/360401-Neuroscientist-creates-mouse-neuron-based-computer-chip-that-can-smell-explosives

Your cell phone could soon be turned into a mobile, scannable version of your "papers" [ID]
https://www.sott.net/article/360478-Tyrannized-by-technology-Your-cell-phone-could-soon-be-turned-into-a-mobile-scannable-version-of-your-papers

Silicon-based solar cells can reach nearly 36% efficiency
https://phys.org/news/2017-08-collaborative-effort-silicon-based-solar-cells.html

Robots that understand contextual commands
https://phys.org/news/2017-08-robots-contextual.html

The new world of voice shopping
https://phys.org/news/2017-09-world-voice.html


SCIENCE:

Twitter Science is largely dominated by spam bots, paid content promoters, and “monomaniacs”
http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/neuroskeptic/2017/08/27/unbearable-emptiness-twitter/#.WaNM15VK2Uk

Missouri Engineer Works to Solve 4,500 year old Egyptian Pyramids Mystery
http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/columns/bill-mcclellan/mcclellan-alton-engineer-works-to-solve-a-year-old-mystery/article_e445c520-d217-5d81-b914-3231f5420e29.html

Antiquities Looters Try to Recruit Egyptologists For Help on Social Media
https://www.livescience.com/60246-looters-ask-egyptologists-for-help.html

Skycharting Mobile Apps Can be Astronomical Time Machines
https://www.space.com/38015-sky-charting-apps-astronomical-time-machine.html

Clever New Water Atlas is All Over the Map
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/08/maps-atlas-water-conflict-syria-isis/

The basis of the Universe may be Information, not energy or matter
https://www.sott.net/article/360360-The-basis-of-the-Universe-may-be-Information-not-energy-or-matter

Saturn's rings may be far younger than previously thought
https://www.sott.net/article/360644-Saturns-rings-may-be-far-younger-than-previously-thought

Historical observations reveal ancient Nova
https://www.sott.net/article/360679-Historical-observations-reveal-ancient-Nova

AI is unfair to Humans
https://www.sott.net/article/360744-Professors-issue-warning-tech-is-superseding-human-decisions-and-its-not-great

Mysterious fast radio bursts from deep space go hyperactive
https://www.sott.net/article/360836-Mysterious-fast-radio-bursts-from-deep-space-go-hyperactive

16 stars passing 'Oort cloud' could fire cosmic matter throughout our galaxy
https://www.sott.net/article/360844-16-stars-passing-Oort-cloud-could-fire-cosmic-matter-throughout-our-galaxy-study

Study reveals new details about Uranus satellite Cressida
https://www.sott.net/article/360966-Floating-moon-Study-reveals-new-details-about-Uranus-satellite-Cressida

Best preserved nodosaur has skin, horn and pigments [because it's not so old]
https://www.sott.net/article/361014-Best-preserved-nodosaur-has-skin-horn-and-pigments

Artificial intelligence analyzes gravitational lenses 10 million times faster [probably GIGO]
https://phys.org/news/2017-08-artificial-intelligence-gravitational-lenses-million.html

Was Orion the Heavenly Overlord of Stonehenge?
http://www.ancient-origins.net/ancient-places-europe/was-orion-heavenly-overlord-stonehenge-008700?nopaging=1

NASA’s Clockwork Venus Rover
https://www.ancient-code.com/nasa-is-creating-a-rover-using-clockwork-inspired-by-2300-year-old-antikythera-mechanism/

Crushed Crystal Reveals Spookier [fairtale] Entanglement State
https://www.livescience.com/60255-new-quantum-state-in-high-pressure-crystal.html

Kepler Satellite Discovers Variability in the Seven Sisters
https://phys.org/news/2017-08-kepler-satellite-variability-sisters.html

Black hole models contradicted by hands-on tests [& by logic]
https://phys.org/news/2017-08-black-hole-contradicted-hands-on-sandia.html

Astronomers reveal new insights into physical properties of the young star system ROXs 12
https://phys.org/news/2017-08-astronomers-reveal-insights-physical-properties.html

Saturn plunge nears for Cassini spacecraft
https://phys.org/news/2017-08-saturn-plunge-nears-cassini-spacecraft.html

Volunteers find 'spiders' on mars - but not where they expected
https://phys.org/news/2017-08-volunteers-spiders-mars-.html

Researchers propose how the universe became filled with light
https://phys.org/news/2017-08-universe.html

House-sized near Earth objects rarer than we thought
https://phys.org/news/2017-08-house-sized-earth-rarer-thought.html

Rrare close star encounters with our sun
https://phys.org/news/2017-08-encounters-stellar-kind.html

Ancient Egyptian Records Indicate Philistines Weren’t Aegean Pirates After All, but native
http://www.haaretz.com/archaeology/1.802928

The Widespread Appearance of Neanderthal DNA: Africans Have it Too
http://www.ancient-origins.net/human-origins-science/widespread-appearance-neanderthal-dna-africans-have-it-too-008690?nopaging=1

Discovery of 14,000 year old Settlement in Canada Could Rewrite North American History [but they can't be that old]
http://www.iflscience.com/editors-blog/discovery-of-14000yearold-settlement-in-canada-could-rewrite-north-american-history/

Ice Age Bones Recovered from Underwater Caves in Mexico
https://archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com/2017/08/ice-ge-era-bones-recovered-from.html#aqADa53VS3s2OOFL.97

Facts About the Last Ice Age [maybe]
https://www.livescience.com/40311-pleistocene-epoch.html

This is What Happens When You Plot the Nazca Lines
https://www.ancient-code.com/this-is-what-happens-when-you-plot-the-nazca-lines-over-the-entire-planet/

4,300 year old Statue Head from Israel Depicts Mystery Egyptian Pharaoh
https://www.livescience.com/60270-ancient-statue-head-depicts-mystery-pharaoh.html

Study Dates Corn as Staple Crop in Central America 4,300 years ago
http://insider.si.edu/2017/08/study-dates-corn-staple-crop-central-america-beginning-4300-years-ago/

Neolithic Caves of Turkey Being Intentionally Dynamited and Submerged
https://archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com/2017/08/ancient-settlement-primed-for-flooding.html#q5E8B2oxFLh3AYHB.97

Research on the Meaning of Ancient Geometric Earthworks in Brazilian Amazonia
http://popular-archaeology.com/issue/summer-2017/article/research-on-the-meaning-of-ancient-geometric-earthworks-in-southwestern-amazonia

New Findings May Evidence Late Pleistocene People in the Americas
http://popular-archaeology.com/issue/summer-2017/article/new-findings-may-evidence-late-pleistocene-people-in-americas

Scientists Reconstruct Paleoindian Bison Hunt from 10,300 year old Bone Bed in Kansas
http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article153093719.html

Ice Age Predators [pets] Found Alongside Oldest Human in Americas
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/08/ice-age-fossils-underwater-cave-bears-humans-science/

Lifting the Veil from Neanderthal Technology
https://cosmosmagazine.com/palaeontology/lifting-the-veil-from-neanderthal-technology

Castle of the Sealand Kings: Discovering Ancient Iraq’s Rebel Rulers
https://www.theguardian.com/science/2017/sep/01/castle-sealand-kings-ancient-iraqs-rebel-rulers
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Re: Major Sci News Blog

Unread postby Lloyd » Sun Sep 10, 2017 9:39 am

18453
TECH:

Unistellar: the Next Generation of Backyard Telescopes
https://finance.yahoo.com/news/meet-unistellar-next-evolution-backyard-165054362.html

For Devastated Houston Armies of Drones Prove their Worth
https://finance.yahoo.com/news/above-devastated-houston-armies-drones-110000884.html

WWII Pigeon Project Led to Modern Touchscreens
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-4845448/WWII-pigeon-project-led-modern-touch-screens.html

John Deere Company Spends $305 Million on Lettuce-Farming Robots
https://finance.yahoo.com/news/why-john-deere-just-spent-002346668.html

Revolutionizing smartphone use
[url]https://phys.org/news/2017-09-technology-revolutionise-smartphone.html
and https://phys.org/news/2017-09-voice-light-fingered-future.html

Engineers develop tools to share power from renewable energy sources during outages
https://phys.org/news/2017-09-tools-power-renewable-energy-sources.html

Nissan's new Leaf electric car
https://phys.org/news/2017-09-nissan-range-cheaper-leaf-drivers.html

Water-based lithium-ion batteries without explosive risks now a reality
https://phys.org/news/2017-09-water-based-lithium-ion-batteries-explosive-reality.html


SCIENCE:

Machine-Learning Can Predict Simulated Earthquakes by Listening to Fault Lines
https://finance.yahoo.com/news/machine-learning-predict-simulated-earthquakes-190645933.html

Medium sized [undetectable] black hole 100,000 times bigger than sun discovered near center of Milky Way
https://www.sott.net/article/361113-Medium-sized-black-hole-100000-times-bigger-than-sun-discovered-near-center-of-Milky-Way

Giant sunspot unleashes two more powerful solar flares [Auroras coming south]
https://www.sott.net/article/361422-Giant-sunspot-unleashes-two-more-powerful-solar-flares-including-X1-3
and https://www.sott.net/article/361328-Sun-unleashes-monster-X9-3-solar-flare-strongest-in-a-decade
and https://www.sott.net/article/361538-NASA-The-sun-emits-its-sixth-solar-flare-in-just-five-days
and https://www.space.com/38050-solar-storm-supercharge-northern-lights-sept-6.html
and http://www.sciencealert.com/there-s-a-huge-solar-storm-coming-our-way-and-that-means-stunning-auroras
and https://uk.news.yahoo.com/massive-sunspots-solar-flares-sun-111955127.html

Aftershocks following the 23 August, 2012 earthquake near Mineral, Virginia, increased sharply as Hurricane Irene passed by
https://www.sott.net/article/361463-Hurricanes-may-trigger-earthquakes

Bacterial biofilms use bursts of electricity to communicate
https://www.sott.net/article/361570-Bacterial-biofilms-use-bursts-of-electricity-to-communicate

NASA Radar Reveals Asteroid Florence Has Two Moons
http://www.sci-news.com/space/asteroid-florence-two-small-moons-05190.html

Fossilized Cosmic Dust in the White Cliffs of Dover
https://phys.org/news/2017-09-scientists-fossilised-cosmic-white-cliffs.html

Asteroid Strike and Tsunami May Have Caused Britain’s Floods of 1014
https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/asteroid-strike-may-have-caused-the-floods-of-1014-kq0n93q53

Stellar corpse sheds light on origin of cosmic rays
https://phys.org/news/2017-09-stellar-corpse-cosmic-rays.html

Two distant hypervelocity stars discovered by Chinese astronomers
https://phys.org/news/2017-09-distant-hypervelocity-stars-chinese-astronomers.html

Shocking discovery explains powerful novae
https://phys.org/news/2017-09-discovery-powerful-novae.html

The most metal-poor dwarf star-forming galaxy found
https://phys.org/news/2017-09-metal-poor-dwarf-star-forming-galaxy.html

'Extreme' telescopes find the second-fastest-spinning pulsar [But do they spin?]
https://phys.org/news/2017-09-extreme-telescopes-second-fastest-spinning-pulsar.html

Accretion-powered pulsar reveals unique timing glitch [or sign of not spinning]
https://phys.org/news/2017-09-accretion-powered-pulsar-reveals-unique-glitch.html

Discovery of boron on Mars adds to evidence for habitability
https://phys.org/news/2017-09-discovery-boron-mars-evidence-habitability.html

Study of Uranus suggests some of its moons are on a collision course
https://phys.org/news/2017-09-uranus-moons-collision.html

X-rays reveal temperament of possible planet-hosting stars
https://phys.org/news/2017-09-x-rays-reveal-temperament-planet-hosting-stars.html

Jupiter's aurora presents a powerful mystery
https://phys.org/news/2017-09-jupiter-aurora-powerful-mystery.html

New Horizons spacecraft to view MU69 asteroids in Kuiper Belt beyond Pluto
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2017/08/12/nasa-wake-new-horizons-spacecraft-voyage-mysterious-third-zone/

Minimal Geological Methane Emissions During Younger Dryas
https://www.environmentguru.com/pages/elements/element.aspx?id=5368567

Constructing an Obelisk: How the True Rocks of Eternity Were Made
http://www.ancient-origins.net/artifacts-other-artifacts/constructing-obelisk-how-true-rocks-eternity-were-made-008730?nopaging=1

Does the Dendera Zodiac Represent the Most Ancient Astronomy?
http://www.ancient-origins.net/artifacts-other-artifacts/circular-egyptian-mythology-does-dendera-zodiac-represent-most-ancient-021599?nopaging=1

Ancient Metallurgy Likely has More than One Birthplace
http://www.heritagedaily.com/2017/09/metallurgy-likely-one-birthplace/116389

Massive Antarctic Volcanic Eruptions Linked to Abrupt Southern Hemisphere Climate Change
https://phys.org/news/2017-09-massive-antarctic-volcanic-eruptions-linked.html

New Radiocarbon Dating Technique on Neanderthal
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-4851288/Neanderthal-remains-8-000-years-older-thought.html

People May Have Lived in Brazil Over 20,000 years ago [way less]
https://www.sciencenews.org/blog/science-ticker/stone-age-people-brazil-20000-years-ago

Neolithic Irish Death Rites Included Deconstruction of Bodies
http://www.pasthorizonspr.com/index.php/archives/08/2017/neolithic-irish-funerary-rites-included-deconstruction-of-the-body

Ancient Settlement and its Ceramics Recreated in Cyprus
http://in-cyprus.com/ancient-site-reurrected/

Neolithic Mound in Turkey Dates Back 8,600 Years
https://archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com/2017/08/8600-year-old-findings-unearthed-in.html

The Lost Second Sphinx of Giza
https://www.ancient-code.com/lost-sphinx-giza-experts-claim-second-sphinx-near-pyramids/

Archaeological Find in British Columbia Affirms Heilsuk Nation’s 14,000 year old Oral History [or way less]
http://www.cbc.ca/beta/news/canada/british-columbia/archeological-find-affirms-heiltsuk-nation-s-oral-history-1.4046088

Neanderthal Site in Spain: Rich Remains of Human Occupation Over 60,000 years ago
https://archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com/2017/08/neanderthal-site-of-abric-romani-yields.html#WAIyoTYEEJKkO6LY.97

Newark, UK, Housing Construction Unearths Neolithic Finds From 4,000 BC
https://newarkadvertiser.co.uk/news/2017/09/07/ancient-history-finds-at-major-housing-site

Mystery of What Was Killing Ancient Parchments Solved
http://www.haaretz.com/archaeology/1.811076

Mind-Boggling Mysteries of the Great Pyramid
http://www.collective-evolution.com/2017/09/08/graham-hancock-reveals-mind-boggling-mysteries-of-the-great-pyramid-who-really-built-it/

Unexpected Finds Boost Mystery at Bolivia’s Tiahuanaco Citadel
https://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Unexpected-Finds-Boost-Mystery-at-Bolivias-Tiahuanaco-Citadel-20170515-0007.html

Ancient Egyptian Goldsmith’s Tomb Discovered in Luxor
https://www.livescience.com/60364-ancient-goldsmith-tomb-mummies-discovered-egypt.html

Archaeologists Shed Light on Alaska’s Tlingit Culture 10,000 Years Before Europeans
http://www.alaskapublic.org/2017/09/08/ak-archaeologists-shed-light-on-tlingit-culture-near-petersburg-before-europeans/
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Re: Major Sci News Blog

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19086
TECH:

European Winegrowers Turn to Robots To Increase Competitiveness
http://www.euronews.com/2017/09/04/european-winegrowers-turn-to-robots-to-increase-competitiveness

Brain Composer—'thinking' melodies onto a musical score
https://phys.org/news/2017-09-brain-composerthinking-melodies-musical-score.html

American Red Cross Officially Launching First Drone Program for Disasters
https://futurism.com/the-red-cross-officially-launched-the-first-drone-program-for-disasters/

High-Tech Electronics Made from Autumn Leaves
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/08/170829113813.htm

Quest to Put a 1967 Self-Balancing Car Back on Its Feet
https://finance.yahoo.com/news/quest-put-1967-self-balancing-120000193.html

UK wind electricity cheaper than nuclear
https://phys.org/news/2017-09-uk-electricity-cheaper-nuclear.html

Making lithium-ion batteries safer, stronger
https://phys.org/news/2017-09-lithium-ion-batteries-safer-stronger.html

Foldable drone for emergencies
https://phys.org/news/2017-09-drone-last-centimeter-delivery.html

New manufacturing process for the more efficient SiC to power devices
https://phys.org/news/2017-09-sic-power-devices-competition.html

Rickshaws to jump start India's all-electric drive
https://phys.org/news/2017-09-rickshaws-india-all-electric.html

China's mysterious 'physics-defying' EmDrive could allow journey to Mars in weeks
https://www.sott.net/article/361853-Chinas-mysterious-physics-defying-EmDrive-could-allow-journey-to-Mars-in-weeks

Restrain your baby and let the robo-crib rock them to sleep?
https://www.sott.net/article/361895-Restrain-your-baby-and-let-the-robo-crib-rock-them-to-sleep


SCIENCE:
Researchers Create First Global Map of Water in Moon’s Soil
https://phys.org/news/2017-09-global-moon-soil.html

International Space Station forced to seek shelter during massive solar flare
https://www.sott.net/article/361722-International-Space-Station-forced-to-seek-shelter-during-massive-solar-flare

Plants form memories
https://www.sott.net/article/361764-The-hidden-abilities-of-plants-They-form-memories

Face-reading AI will be able to detect your politics and IQ
https://www.sott.net/article/361928-Face-reading-AI-will-be-able-to-detect-your-politics-and-IQ

Creating radio-induced auroras with HAARP
https://www.sott.net/article/362051-Creating-radio-induced-auroras-with-HAARP

Mysterious 'earthquake lights' explained after Mexico's huge quake?
https://www.sott.net/article/362054-Mysterious-earthquake-lights-explained-after-Mexicos-huge-quake

Genetically modified ant could replace honey bees
https://www.sott.net/article/362171-Monsanto-expert-claims-Genetically-modified-ant-could-replace-honey-bees

Does the Organic Material of Comets Predate Our Solar System?
https://archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com/2017/09/does-organic-material-of-comets-predate.html#g3OkQmt8LVDRi7iG.97

The Significance of Time Crystals
https://www.space.com/38100-the-significance-of-time-crystals.html

Seven Massive Solar Flares Erupt in Seven Days
https://uk.news.yahoo.com/seven-massive-solar-flares-erupted-122314481.html

Astronomers for the first time have measured how a galaxy's spin affects its shape
https://phys.org/news/2017-09-astronomers-spun-galaxy-shape.html

Astronomers resolve mystery of white dwarf's mass
https://phys.org/news/2017-09-astronomers-mystery-white-dwarf-mass.html

A one-of-a-kind star found to change over decades
https://phys.org/news/2017-09-one-of-a-kind-star-decades.html

Pulsar jackpot reveals globular cluster's inner structure
https://phys.org/news/2017-09-pulsar-jackpot-reveals-globular-cluster.html

Research provides evidence of ground-ice on asteroids
https://phys.org/news/2017-09-evidence-ground-ice-asteroids.html

New gravity map suggests Mars has a porous crust
https://phys.org/news/2017-09-gravity-mars-porous-crust.html

New supernova analysis reframes dark energy debate
https://phys.org/news/2017-09-supernova-analysis-reframes-dark-energy.html

New theory on origin of the asteroid belt
https://phys.org/news/2017-09-theory-asteroid-belt.html

Hubble captures blistering pitch-black planet
https://phys.org/news/2017-09-hubble-captures-blistering-pitch-black-planet.html

Venus' mysterious night side revealed[/url]
[url]https://phys.org/news/2017-09-venus-mysterious-night-side-revealed.html

Farewell Cassini: Saturn spacecraft makes fiery, final dive (Update)
https://phys.org/news/2017-09-latest-nasa-cassini-spacecraft-saturn.html

Ancient Egyptian Pharaoh with Gigantism Identified
https://www.livescience.com/60044-ancient-egyptian-pharaoh-first-human-giant.html

Ancient Elephant was 50 Percent Bigger than Modern Cousins
http://www.realclearscience.com/articles/2017/09/01/ancient_monster_elephant_was_50_percent_bigger_than_modern_cousins_110380.html

Did Humans and Columbian Mammoths Co-exist 12,000 years ago in Florida?
http://www.thebatt.com/science-technology/texas-a-m-ph-d-candidate-and-team-could-rewrite/article_14c1412e-92c6-11e7-8f8c-1b57eab234b3.html

Mobile Women Were Key to Cultural Exchange in Stone Age and Bronze Age Europe
http://popular-archaeology.com/issue/fall-2017/article/mobile-women-were-key-to-cultural-exchange-in-stone-age-and-bronze-age-europe

Ankle Fossil Suggests our Ancient Ancestors Leapt Like Acrobats
https://www.newscientist.com/article/2146797/

West Coast Rising: 14,000 years ago in Peru
http://popular-archaeology.com/issue/fall-2017/article/west-coast-rising

Earliest Manmade Climate Change Took Place 11,500 Years Ago
http://www.heritagedaily.com/2017/06/main-archive-earliest-man-made-climate-change-took-place-11500-years-ago/115470

Discovering the World’s Oldest Religious Site
http://popular-archaeology.com/issue/fall-2017/article/gobekli-tepe-discovering-the-worlds-oldest-religious-site

Ancient Writings in Turkey Date Back 4,000 Years
http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/ancient-writing-in-turkey-dates-back-to-2000-bc.aspx?pageID=238&nID=117728&NewsCatID=375

Ancient Babylon: Center of Mesopotamian Civilization
https://www.livescience.com/28701-ancient-babylon-center-of-mesopotamian-civilization.html

Fossil footprints of early human ancestor stolen from Crete
https://archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com/2017/09/fossil-footprints-of-early-human.html#GOmAfBo2upVYvA7k.99

The Inga Stone: an Ancient Monument Depicting a Rare Star Map
https://www.ancient-code.com/written-in-stone-the-inga-stone-an-ancient-monument-depicting-a-rare-star-map/

Uluburun Shipwreck
http://www.ancient.eu/Uluburun_Shipwreck/

Ancient Asteroid Generated Hottest Temperature Ever Recorded on Earth
http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/d-brief/2017/09/14/ancient-asteroid-heat/#.Wbs6R5VK2Uk

Preserving and Deciphering Ancient Rock Art in Texas
http://voices.nationalgeographic.org/2017/09/13/preserving-and-deciphering-ancient-rock-art-in-texas/
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Re: Major Sci News Blog

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19659
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First Quantum Computers Need Smart Software
http://www.nature.com/news/first-quantum-computers-need-smart-software-1.22590

New Computer Chip Can Store Quantum Information in the Form of Light
https://futurism.com/a-new-computer-chip-can-store-quantum-information-in-the-form-of-light/

Underwater Ironman Jetpack Propels the Weakest Swimmers
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4905644/This-underwater-jetpack-propel-weakest-swimmers.html

Super Sticky Remora Robot Clings Underwater Like Hitchhiker Fish
https://finance.yahoo.com/news/super-sticky-robot-clings-underwater-184700747.html

A solar cell you can put in the wash
https://phys.org/news/2017-09-solar-cell.html

Intel chips loaded in Waymo self-driving minivans
https://phys.org/news/2017-09-intel-chips-waymo-self-driving-minivans.html

World's first wireless charger
https://phys.org/news/2017-09-startup-pi-slice-cord.html

Actuator three times stronger solved a long-standing issue in the creation of untethered soft robots
https://phys.org/news/2017-09-soft-robotics-self-contained-actuator-stronger.html

Security cameras are vulnerable to attacks using infrared light
https://phys.org/news/2017-09-cameras-vulnerable-infrared.html

Doorbell that can recognize familiar faces
https://phys.org/news/2017-09-labs-doorbell-familiar.html

Superfast lightwaves can be slowed to store data on a computer chip
https://www.sott.net/article/362276-Superfast-lightwaves-can-be-slowed-to-store-data-on-a-computer-chip-study

French scientists create bizarre magnetic material
https://www.sott.net/article/362441-French-scientists-create-bizarre-magnetic-material


SCIENCE:

Millions of ‘Citizen Scientists’ are Transforming Our World from their Homes
https://futurism.com/millions-citizen-scientists-transforming-world-their-homes/

30,000 year old Cave Paintings Discovered in Cantabria, Spain
http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/spanish-researchers-discover-30000-year-old-cave-paintings-1639118

History of the Technology of Bow and Arrow Hunting
https://www.thoughtco.com/bow-and-arrow-hunting-history-4135970

Virtual Reality Breathes New Life into African Fossils, Art, and Artifacts
https://phys.org/news/2017-09-virtual-reality-life-african-fossils.html

New technique spots warning signs of extreme events
https://phys.org/news/2017-09-technique-extreme-events.html

Doubt cast on what causes the northern lights
https://www.sott.net/article/362393-Doubt-cast-on-what-causes-the-northern-lights

Astronomers baffled to discover stars that appear older than the universe
https://www.sott.net/article/362425-Astronomers-baffled-to-discover-stars-that-appear-older-than-the-universe

The reasons why Mexico is terribly prone to the occurrence of earthquakes
https://www.sott.net/article/362430-The-reasons-why-Mexico-is-terribly-prone-to-the-occurrence-of-earthquakes

Herschel: Discovering the cosmic water trail in Taurus star nursery
https://www.sott.net/article/362493-Herschel-Space-Observatory-Discovering-the-cosmic-water-trail

Neanderthals may have died out due to competition with homo sapiens for food resources
https://www.sott.net/article/362551-Neanderthals-may-have-died-out-due-to-competition-with-homo-sapiens-for-food-resources

Data shows massive Arctic Ice gain over past five years
https://www.sott.net/article/362566-Data-shows-massive-Arctic-Ice-gain-over-past-five-years

Hubble spots 'unique' binary asteroid between Mars and Jupiter
https://www.sott.net/article/362582-NASAs-Hubble-spots-unique-binary-asteroid-between-Mars-and-Jupiter

Unique 'ring comet' discovered by Hubble telescope
https://www.sott.net/article/362584-Unique-ring-comet-discovered-by-Hubble-telescope

Scientists hypothesize heat-pipe cooling was involved in evolution of all terrestrial planets including early Earth
https://www.sott.net/article/362605-Scientists-hypothesize-heat-pipe-cooling-was-involved-in-evolution-of-all-terrestrial-planets-including-early-Earth

Milky Way could be an outlier, not 'normal', its satellites are more tranquil
https://www.sott.net/article/362610-Astronomers-find-Milky-Ways-satellite-galaxies-to-be-unusually-quiet

Researchers can now store light as sound waves to improve data processing
https://www.sott.net/article/362634-Bottled-lightning-Researchers-can-now-store-light-as-sound-waves-to-improve-data-processing

Advanced life may exist in a form beyond matter
https://www.sott.net/article/362656-Advanced-life-may-exist-in-a-form-beyond-matter

Research suggests gravity waves have influence over weather and climate
https://www.sott.net/article/362710-Research-suggests-gravity-waves-have-influence-over-weather-and-climate

The Most Mysterious Anomalies of Mars
https://www.thoughtco.com/the-most-mysterious-anomalies-of-mars-4123208

Nanosat Fleet Proposed for Voyage to 300 Asteroids
https://phys.org/news/2017-09-nanosat-fleet-voyage-asteroids.html

Comet Turns Out to Be Two Dancing Asteroids Circling Each Other
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-4904720/The-comet-turned-two-asteroids.html

Astronomers Plan for New Telescope in Antarctica
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-09-14/astronomers-plan-for-new-telescope-in-antarctica/8945828

X-ray burst spotted in the galactic bulge
https://phys.org/news/2017-09-x-ray-galactic-bulge.html

Secrets of bright, rapidly spinning star revealed
https://phys.org/news/2017-09-secrets-bright-rapidly-star-revealed.html

V745 Sco: Two stars, irregular outbursts
https://phys.org/news/2017-09-v745-sco-stars-dimensions-oodles.html

New quasar discovered
https://phys.org/news/2017-09-quasar-astronomers.html

New research suggests Mercury's poles are icier than scientists thought
https://phys.org/news/2017-09-mercury-poles-icier-scientists-thought.html

Ageing star blows off smoky bubble
https://phys.org/news/2017-09-ageing-star-smoky.html

Fast radio bursts may be firing off every second
https://phys.org/news/2017-09-fast-radio.html

Mythbusting the Secrets of Ancient Egypt
http://www.egypttoday.com/Article/4/23246/Secrets-of-Ancient-Egypt-between-myth-and-reality

Dynastic Egypt Timeline: 2,700 years of Change in Egyptian Society
https://www.thoughtco.com/dynastic-egypt-timeline-4147743

Upper Paleolithic Mammoth Bone Settlement in Ukraine
https://www.thoughtco.com/mezhirich-mammoth-bone-settlement-171805

7,200 year old Silo Model in Israel
http://www.haaretz.com/archaeology/1.811906

Evidence for Ancient Egyptians Sailing to America 5,000 years ago
https://www.ancient-code.com/5000-years-ago-ancient-egyptians-sailed-america-heres-evidence/

The 40,000 Year History of Shoes
https://www.thoughtco.com/the-history-of-shoes-170943

Blackwater Draw: 12,000 years of Hunting in New Mexico
https://www.thoughtco.com/blackwater-draw-hunting-in-new-mexico-170385

List of Nature Goddesses From Around the World
https://www.thoughtco.com/nature-goddesses-4149818

Dust Deposits Give New Insights into History of the Sahara
http://www.heritagedaily.com/2017/07/dust-deposits-give-new-insights-history-sahara/115996

Studies of ‘Crater Capital’ in Estonia Shows Impactful History
https://phys.org/news/2017-09-crater-capital-baltics-impactful-history.html

Ancient DNA Sheds Light on Sub-Saharan African History
https://www.bbc.com/news/amp/science-environment-41348087

Abu Hureyra: Early Agriculture in Syria’s Euphrates Valley
https://www.thoughtco.com/abu-hureyra-syria-170017

Younger Dryas Black Mat in Geoarchaeological Site in Zacatecas, Mexico
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/319672612_The_Younger_Dryas_black_mat_from_Ojo_de_Agua_a_geoarchaeological_site_in_Northeastern_Zacatecas_Mexico

The Eye of Horus (Wadjet): Ancient Egyptian Symbol
https://www.thoughtco.com/eye-of-horus-ancient-egyptian-symbol-96013
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Re: Major Sci News Blog

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20235
TECH:

New Nano-clay Shelf-Life Extending Packaging Film
https://www.dailysabah.com/science/2017/09/14/turkish-university-develops-new-shelf-life-extending-packaging

Dubai Testing Two-Person Flying Taxi Drones
https://www.theverge.com/2017/9/26/16365614/dubai-testing-uncrewed-two-person-flying-taxis-volocopter

NASA tests first 3-D printed rocket engine part made with two different alloys
https://phys.org/news/2017-09-nasa-d-rocket-alloys.html

Self-driving cars could dramatically reduce the road toll
https://phys.org/news/2017-09-self-driving-cars-road-toll.html

Team builds flexible new platform for high-performance electronics
https://phys.org/news/2017-09-team-flexible-platform-high-performance-electronics.html

Russian arms manufacturer Kalashnikov unveils a flying motorbike
https://www.sott.net/article/363038-Russian-arms-manufacturer-Kalashnikov-unveils-a-flying-motorbike

Travel anywhere on Earth in under an hour with Elon Musk's 'Big F Rocket'
https://www.sott.net/article/363294-Travel-anywhere-on-Earth-in-under-an-hour-with-Elon-Musks-Big-F-king-Rocket

Russia develops electromagnetic weapons which could 'neutralize entire armies'
https://www.sott.net/article/363342-Russia-develops-electromagnetic-weapons-which-could-neutralize-entire-armies

Lockheed Martin unveils reusable water-powered Mars lander
https://phys.org/news/2017-09-lockheed-martin-unveils-reusable-water-powered.html


SCIENCE:
Aerial Thermal Imagery is Revolutionizing Archaeology
http://www.heritagedaily.com/2017/09/aerial-thermal-imagery-revolutionizing-archaeology/116601

Meteorite impacts may have created Earth's tectonic plates
https://www.sott.net/article/362866-Meteorite-impacts-may-have-created-Earths-tectonic-plates

Clearest image of a star's surface and atmosphere other than the Sun
https://www.sott.net/article/363001-Clearest-image-of-a-stars-surface-and-atmosphere-other-than-the-Sun

Russia and US to create new space station in moon's orbit
https://www.sott.net/article/363033-Russia-and-US-to-create-new-space-station-in-moons-orbit

Shedding more light on the 1572 supernova in Cassiopeia
https://www.sott.net/article/363056-Shedding-more-light-on-the-1572-supernova-in-Cassiopeia

Climate changes can spur volcanoes into life
https://www.sott.net/article/363081-Climate-changes-can-spur-volcanoes-into-life

Physicists create a mathematical model for a viable time machine (A clock?)
https://www.sott.net/article/363170-Physicists-create-a-mathematical-model-for-a-viable-time-machine

Comet K2 - farthest active inbound comet ever seen
https://www.sott.net/article/363189-Comet-K2-farthest-active-inbound-comet-ever-seen

'Jupiter is not a gas giant' - Juno Jupiter mystery
https://www.sott.net/article/363282-Jupiter-is-not-a-gas-giant-Juno-Jupiter-mystery

Genetic study suggests much older origin for Homo sapiens species, evolutionary split may have occurred up to 350K years ago
https://www.sott.net/article/363318-Genetic-study-suggests-much-older-origin-for-Homo-sapiens-species-evolutionary-split-may-have-occurred-up-to-350K-years-ago

Strong solar blast sparks global aurora and doubles radiation levels on the surface of Mars
https://www.sott.net/article/363391-Strong-solar-blast-sparks-global-aurora-and-doubles-radiation-levels-on-the-surface-of-Mars

Ancient Lake on Mars Was Hospitable Enough to Support Life
https://www.astrobio.net/news-exclusive/ancient-lake-mars-hospitable-enough-support-life/

The UAE is Building a Mock Martian City in the Desert
http://www.sciencealert.com/to-prepare-for-mars-the-uae-is-building-a-simulated-martian-city-on-earth

Astronomers study the extended stellar structure around the globular cluster NGC 288
https://phys.org/news/2017-09-astronomers-stellar-globular-cluster-ngc.html

Progenitor for Tycho's supernova was not hot and luminous
https://phys.org/news/2017-09-progenitor-tycho-supernova-hot-luminous.html

The strange structures of the Saturn nebula
https://phys.org/news/2017-09-strange-saturn-nebula.html

Solving the mystery of Pluto's giant blades of ice
https://phys.org/news/2017-09-mystery-pluto-giant-blades-ice.html
Video: https://youtu.be/rSKQwwWehEs

LIGO and Virgo observatories detect gravitational wave signals from black hole collision
https://phys.org/news/2017-09-ligo-virgo-observatories-black-hole.html

The volatile processes that shaped the Earth
https://phys.org/news/2017-09-volatile-earth.html

Study sheds new light on how Earth and Mars were created
https://phys.org/news/2017-09-earth-mars.html

Moon village the first stop to Mars
https://phys.org/news/2017-09-moon-village-mars-esa.html

Bursting with starbirth
https://phys.org/news/2017-09-starbirth.html

Unexpected surprise: A final image from Rosetta
https://phys.org/news/2017-09-unexpected-image-rosetta.html

A fresh look at older data yields a surprise near the martian equator
https://phys.org/news/2017-09-fresh-older-yields-martian-equator.html

Art of the Amarna Period
https://www.ancient.eu/article/1110/the-art-of-the-amarna-period/

Storytelling Flints and an Oxen Ford, UK
http://www.thisisoxfordshire.co.uk/news/15549517.Storytelling_flints_and_the_original_Oxen_Ford__flood_scheme_archaeology_begins/

Ancient Egyptian Viziers
https://www.ancient.eu/Ancient_Egyptian_Vizier/

SC Scientist Leads Team that Finds Evidence of Possible Comet Impact 12,800 years ago
http://www.aikenstandard.com/news/local-scientist-leads-team-that-finds-evidence-of-possible-comet/article_20e56c82-62ab-11e7-b69f-57babbf4e91f.html

Clovis Comet? Younger Dryas Impact Hypothesis Gets a Bayesian Beating ~ and Survives!
http://www.theironsamurai.com/clovis-comet/

The History of Sun Worship [Saturn]
https://www.thoughtco.com/history-of-sun-worship-2562246

Ancient Underwater Forest off Alabama Coast
https://www.nbcnews.com/science/environment/unveiling-ancient-underwater-forest-alabama-coast-n804496

Ancient Papyri Reveal First-Person Diary of Giza Pyramid Builder
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/africa/archeologist-mark-lehner-solves-mystery-pyramid-giza-built-egypt-solved-ancient-civilisation-channel-a7965916.html

11,500 year old Settlement Unearthed at Hasankeyf Turkey
http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/11500-year-old-settlement-unearthed-in-hasankeyf-.aspx?pageID=238&nid=118364&NewsCatID=375

First Americans May Have Been Neanderthals or Denisovans 130,000 years ago
https://www.newscientist.com/article/2129042-first-americans-may-have-been-neanderthals-130000-years-ago/

Late Neolithic People in Spain May Have Had Class System
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-4922198/Neolithic-people-CLASS-system.html

Ancient Native American Rock Art Rescued From Wyoming Warehouse
http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/Ancient-Native-American-rock-art-rescued-from-12237603.php

11,000 year old, 13 foot long Boat Petroglyph Discovered in Norway
https://www.archaeology.org/news/5948-170927-norway-petroglyph-boat

Top 10 Rare Discoveries Involving Ancient Rituals
http://listverse.com/2017/09/01/top-10-rare-discoveries-involving-ancient-rituals/

Geologists Decipher Evidence of Ancient Tsunami in California
https://phys.org/news/2017-09-geologists-breadth-depth-erosion-ancient.html
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Re: Major Sci News Blog

Unread postby Lloyd » Sun Oct 08, 2017 12:53 pm

20853
TECH:

Armor of Tomorrow Inspired by These 3 Animals
https://www.popsci.com/animals-inspire-armor

Merge Cube Augmented Reality Toy
https://www.i4u.com/2017/10/124736/hot-holiday-2017-toy-merge-cube-augmented-reality-toy

Drones Are Keeping Watch on Arctic’s Polar Bear Population
http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/drone360/2017/10/04/polar-bear-drone/#.WdVkDZVe6Uk

Ping pong robot takes on Olympian at Tokyo tech fair
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-ping-pong-robot-olympian-tokyo.html

Two intelligent vehicles are better than one
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-intelligent-vehicles.html

Boeing boosts tech investment in hybrid, autonomous planes
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-boeing-boosts-tech-investment-hybrid.html

Future of news: bracing for next wave of technology
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-future-news-bracing-technology.html

Epic world solar car race begins in Australia
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-epic-world-solar-car-australia.html

New material developed that efficiently extracts hydrogen fuel from seawater
https://www.sott.net/article/363824-New-material-developed-that-efficiently-extracts-hydrogen-fuel-from-seawater


SCIENCE:

Public invited to test new tool to study earth using photos taken by International Space Station astronauts
https://phys.org/news/2017-09-tool-earth-photos-international-space.html

How a Videogame Developer Painstakingly Recreated Ancient Egypt
https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/oct/05/assassins-creed-origins-recreated-ancient-egypt-ubisoft

Is gravity an electrical phenomenon? Louis Hissink
https://www.sott.net/article/363429-Is-gravity-an-electrical-phenomenon

House-sized asteroid will come 'damn close' to Earth next week as it passes only 27,000 miles away
https://www.sott.net/article/363452-House-sized-asteroid-will-come-damn-close-to-Earth-next-week-as-it-passes-only-27000-miles-away

Study suggests methane belches kept water flowing on ancient Mars
https://www.sott.net/article/363559-Study-suggests-methane-belches-kept-water-flowing-on-ancient-Mars

Study reveals world's tropical forests are now carbon emission source
https://www.sott.net/article/363640-Study-reveals-worlds-tropical-forests-are-now-carbon-emission-source

Scientists suggest a synthetic crystal can mimic learning and forgetting
https://www.sott.net/article/363682-Scientists-suggest-a-synthetic-crystal-can-mimic-learning-and-forgetting

Physicists send particles of light into the "past"
https://www.sott.net/article/363692-Physicists-send-particles-of-light-into-the-past-prove-time-travel-is-possible

Scientists find water on Mars where they thought none could exist
https://www.sott.net/article/363799-Scientists-find-water-on-Mars-where-they-thought-none-could-exist

Hidden 'megathrust' could cause massive earthquake in New Zealand
https://www.sott.net/article/363810-Hidden-megathrust-could-cause-massive-earthquake-in-New-Zealand

Global wind speeds slowing since 1960, but "nobody" knows why
https://www.sott.net/article/363866-Global-wind-speeds-slowing-since-1960-but-nobody-knows-why

Uncovering deep sleep's role in visual learning
https://www.sott.net/article/363912-Uncovering-deep-sleeps-role-in-visual-learning

Dog-Killing Meteorite Rewrote Mars’ Volcanic History
http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/d-brief/2017/10/04/dog-killing-meteorite-mars/#.WdVj7JVe6Uk

Ancient Asteroid Impact Exposes the Moon’s Interior
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-ancient-asteroid-impact-exposes-moon.html

What We Can Learn From the Ghostly Myths Behind the Northern Lights
https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/learn-ghostly-myths-behind-northern-182000483.html

Observations of a Red Aurora Over 1770 Kyoto Japan Help Diagnose Extreme Magnetic Storm
https://archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com/2017/10/observations-of-red-aurora-over-1770.html#5JhAbpsEmT6sQ54g.97

New insights on dark energy
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-insights-dark-energy.html

Hubble catches galaxies swarmed by star clusters
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-image-hubble-galaxies-swarmed-star.html

Researchers conduct more accurate chemical analysis of the star 68 Tauri
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-accurate-chemical-analysis-star-tauri.html

Milky way's most-mysterious dimming star
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-milky-most-mysterious-star-confound.html

Mysterious dimming of Tabby's Star may be caused by dust
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-mysterious-dimming-tabby-star.html

Surface helium detonation spells end for white dwarf
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-surface-helium-detonation-white-dwarf.html

Examining Mars' moon Phobos in a different light
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-mars-moon-phobos.html

Unexpected phenomenon in a merger of a cluster of galaxies
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-unexpected-phenomenon-merger-cluster-galaxies.html

New NASA study shows moon once had an atmosphere
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-nasa-moon-atmosphere.html

Telescope attachment improves viewing of space
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-telescope-ground-based-worlds-rival-space.html

Mars study yields clues to possible cradle of life
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-mars-yields-clues-cradle-life.html

How Scientists Are Piecing Together the Story of Ancient Americans
https://www.pri.org/stories/2017-10-01/how-scientists-are-piecing-together-story-ancient-americans

18 Shipwrecks Discovered Off Southern Coast of Turkey
https://archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com/2017/09/ancient-shipwrecks-discovered-off.html#Eqo6jWQtb5gbrYKK.97

Volcanoes Erupt Nickel, Giving Clues About Earth’s Worst Mass Extinction
http://www.ibtimes.com/volcanoes-erupt-nickel-giving-scientists-clues-about-earths-worst-mass-extinction-2596310

The Real Reason Ancient Indo-Europeans Carried Out Human Sacrifice
http://www.ancient-origins.net/history-important-events/real-reason-ancient-indo-europeans-carried-out-human-sacrifice-008884?nopaging=1

Ancient Humans Left Africa to Escape Drying Climate
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-ancient-humans-left-africa-climate.html

Tracing Oral Histories to Solve Longstanding Human-Migration Puzzle
https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2017/10/when-indigenous-knowledge-could-solve-what-archaeology-missed/541764/

Gypsum Head of Akhenaten Statue Unearthed in Egypt’s Minya
https://archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com/2017/09/gypsum-head-of-akhenaten-statue.html

Ancient Egyptian Queen’s Obelisk Unearthed in Saqqara
http://www.ancient-origins.net/news-history-archaeology/breaking-4000-year-old-inscribed-obelisk-dedicated-ancient-egyptian-queen-021644?nopaging=1

The Book of the Dead: Becoming God in Ancient Egypt
http://ancientworldonline.blogspot.com/2017/10/new-from-oriental-institute-book-of.html

Unearthing a Large Neolithic House in Scotland’s Ayrshire
http://archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com/2017/09/unearthing-neolithic-house-in-scotlands.html#O4usCo8pEHcMQycE.97

Antarctic Underwater Ecosystem Hidden for 120,000 Years [or days] Revealed
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-4951218/Ecosystem-hidden-thousands-years-revealed.html

5 Pyramids of the Ancient World You May Not Have Heard About
http://www.ancient-origins.net/ancient-places/5-pyramids-ancient-world-you-may-not-have-heard-about-008922?nopaging=1

New Excavations Confirm Spain’s El Pendo Cave as Continuous Neanderthal Settlement
http://archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com/2017/10/new-excavations-confirm-spains-el-pendo.html#502h1f7JPukJbg3h.97

3,200 year old Stone Inscription Tells Tale of Trojan Prince Muskus and the Sea Kingdom of Mira
https://www.livescience.com/60629-ancient-inscription-trojan-prince-sea-people.html
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21482
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World’s First Solar Powered Smartwatch Coming in December
http://www.greenmatters.com/news/2017/09/28/Z2sL9Fw/lunar-solar-powered-%20smartwatch

Recycled Oyster Shells Make Eco-Friendly Cement
http://www.greenmatters.com/renewables/2017/10/03/Z1qS38j/oysters-renewable

Egypt’s New Farm City Will House 50,000 Smart Greenhouses
http://www.greenmatters.com/news/2017/09/14/1VjrDI/egypt-sk-city

Google Sends Solar Powered Balloons to Bring Cell Service Back to Puerto Rico
http://www.greenmatters.com/news/2017/10/10/1GIDQk/google-balloons-puerto-%20rico-network-coverage

Proposed Green Eco-Resort in Philippines
http://www.greenmatters.com/living/2017/09/28/i7eEq/eco-resort-phillipines

Dutch Company Training Crows to Trade Littered Cigarette Butts for Treats
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-4975664/Startup-teaches-CROWS-%20collecti-cigarette-butts.html

New Headphones Will Allow You to Understand 40 Languages
http://www.collective-evolution.com/2017/10/07/these-headphones-will-allow-%20you-to-understand-any-language/

Airborne LiDAR, photogrammetry and laser scanning performed at Nebraska ruins
http://btn.com/2017/10/14/nebraska-archaeologists-bring-an-ancient-city-to-%20life-with-futuristic-technology-btn-livebig/

Singapore's first robot masseuse starts work
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-singapore-robot-masseuse.html

Battery based on sodium may offer more cost-effective storage than lithium
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-battery-based-sodium-cost-effective-%20storage.html

Ingestible devices sense movement and ingestion in the stomach, harness power from GI tract movement
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-ingestible-devices-movement-ingestion-%20stomach.html

Soft robotic gripper can screw in light bulbs
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-soft-robotic-gripper-bulbs.html

Researchers work to mitigate water scarcity crisis with solar-powered devices made of wood
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-mitigate-scarcity-crisis-solar-powered-%20devices.html

'Air-breathing' battery could cut costs of renewable energy storage
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-storage-renewable-energy-greatest-%20challengethis.html

Ceramic pump moves molten metal at a record 1,400 degrees Celsius
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-ceramic-molten-metal-degrees-celsius.html

Futuristic solar-powered Dutch family car
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-futuristic-solar-powered-dutch-family-car.html


SCIENCE:

Staying Longer at Home was Key to Stone Age Technology Change 60,000 Years Ago
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-longer-home-key-stone-age.html

Scientists develop machine-learning method to predict the behavior of molecules
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-scientists-machine-learning-method-behavior-%20molecules.html

Engineers identify key to albatross' marathon flight
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-key-albatross-marathon-flight.html

Is asking whether we live in a simulation scientific?
https://www.sott.net/article/363975-Is-asking-whether-we-live-in-a-%20simulation-scientific

Comet 01-ASAS-SN brightens unexpectedly
https://www.sott.net/article/363999-Comet-01-ASAS-SN-brightens-unexpectedly

Thunderbolts Space News: 'Dirty snowballs' falsified
https://www.sott.net/article/364003-Thunderbolts-Space-News-Dirty-snowballs-%20falsified-NASA-fails-to-notice

Scientists have finally found half of the universe's missing matter
https://www.sott.net/article/364121-Scientists-have-finally-found-half-of-%20the-universes-missing-matter

Dr. Henry Bauer interview discussing the corruption of science
https://www.sott.net/article/364154-Dr-Henry-Bauer-interview-discussing-the-%20corruption-of-science

Puzzling spike in radioactive particles across Europe, baffles scientists
https://www.sott.net/article/364163-Puzzling-spike-in-radioactive-particles-%20across-Europe-baffles-scientists

NASA shares detailed images of Martian pits believed to have been formed by glaciers
https://www.sott.net/article/364245-NASA-shares-detailed-images-of-Martian-%20pits-believed-to-have-been-formed-by-glaciers

Human brain remembers visual features in reverse order than it detects them
https://www.sott.net/article/364300-Paradox-of-perception-Human-brain-%20remembers-visual-features-in-reverse-order-than-it-detects-them

Quantum physicists say that living in a matrix is impossible
https://www.sott.net/article/364512-Quantum-physicists-say-that-living-in-a-%20matrix-is-impossible

Researchers discover secret of perovskite crystal's strong photoluminescence
https://www.sott.net/article/364519-Researchers-discover-secret-of-%20perovskite-crystals-strong-photoluminescence

Recent Solar Storm Sparked Global Aurora on Mars
http://www.sci-news.com/space/solar-storm-global-aurora-mars-05278.html

NASA Press Release Announces Planet Nine [probably hype]
https://futurism.com/nasa-press-release-says-our-solar-system-has-a-9th-%20planet/

NASA’s Carbon Space Observatory Watches Earth Breathe
http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-41604760

Glycolaldehyde and ethylene glycol detected around giant molecular cloud Sagittarius B2
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-glycolaldehyde-ethylene-glycol-sagittarius-%20b2.html

Scientists discover more about the ingredients for star formation
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-scientists-ingredients-star-formation.html

New theory on why the sun's corona is hotter than its surface
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-theory-sun-corona-hotter-surface.html

Two separate teams of astronomers find evidence of missing Baryonic matter
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-teams-astronomers-evidence-baryonic.html

Scientists discover one of the most luminous 'new stars' ever
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-scientists-luminous-stars.html

Devourer of planets? Researchers dub star 'Kronos'
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-devourer-planets-dub-star-kronos.html

An algorithm for helicopters may help envision the formation of planets and galaxies
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-spacevia-helicopter.html

Astronomers discover unusual spindle-like galaxies
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-astronomers-unusual-spindle-like-galaxies.html

Astronomers find potential solution into how planets form
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-astronomers-potential-solution-planets.html

On the generation of solar spicules and Alfvenic waves
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-solar-spicules-alfvenic.html

Real Roots of Early City States May Rip Up the Textbooks
https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg23631462-700-the-real-roots-of-early-%20city-states-may-rip-up-the-textbooks/

Andean Copper Age
https://www.archaeology.org/issues/269-1709/from-the-trenches/5819-trenches-%20argentina-copper-mask

Volcanic Eruptions that Shaped Oregon May Have Had Chilling Effect
http://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/columbia-river-basalt-eruptions-sulfur-%20climate

The Big Egyptian Sphinx Cover-Up: Hidden Chambers, an Unexcavated Mound, and Endless Denial
http://www.ancient-origins.net/unexplained-phenomena/big-egyptian-sphinx-%20cover-hidden-chambers-unexcavated-mound-and-endless-denial-021647?nopaging=1

Partial Statues of King Psamtik I, Ramses II, and Ra-Horakhti Discovered in Egypt
http://www.heritagedaily.com/2017/10/partial-statues-king-psamtik-ramses-ii-%20ra-hor-akhti-discovered-egypt/117044

Newfoundland Populated Multiple Times by Distinct Groups
http://popular-archaeology.com/issue/fall-2017/article/newfoundland-%20populated-multiple-times-by-distinct-groups-dna-evidence-shows

South Americans Did Not Populate Easter Island
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-4974178/South-American-tribes-%20did-not-help-populate-Easter-Island.html

The Mysterious Tribe of Blue Eyed Native Americans
http://mysteriousuniverse.org/2017/10/the-mysterious-tribe-of-blue-eyed-%20native-americans/

How Osiris, First Ruler of Egypt, Became God of the Underworld
http://www.ancient-origins.net/human-origins-religions/story-osiris-how-%20first-ruler-egypt-became-god-underworld-008953?nopaging=1

Ancient Egyptian Pyramidion Found Hints at Queen’s Lost Chamber
https://uk.news.yahoo.com/ancient-egyptian-pyramidion-found-next-%20162327149.html
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Re: Major Sci News Blog

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Not Your Average Beach House
https://www.hakaimagazine.com/article-short/not-your-average-beach-house

The Science Behind the New Weather-Fueled Doomsday Film “Geostorm”
https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/science-behind-geostorm-newest-weather-fueled-doomsday-flick-180965303/

NASA’s Robotic Psyche Asteroid Mission to Communicate Using Lasers
http://www.dailygalaxy.com/my_weblog/2017/10/nasas-robotic-psyche-mission-to-communicate-using-lasers-think-of-it-as-a-telescope.html

Butterfly-Inspired Robot Undergoes Mechanical Metamorphosis
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/innovations/wp/2017/09/27/watch-this-butterfly-inspired-robot-undergo-mechanical-metamorphosis/?utm_term=.10f8563aefc7

Scientists create most powerful micro-scale bio-solar cell yet
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-scientists-powerful-micro-scale-bio-solar-cell.html

Dutch open 'world's first 3D-printed bridge'
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-dutch-world-3d-printed-bridge.html

Electric jet startup could become 'Uber in the sky'
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-electric-jet-startup-uber-sky.html

Snake-like robots to support search-and-rescue teams
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-autonomous-snake-like-robots-search-and-rescue-teams.html

Enhancing solar power with diatoms
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-solar-power-diatoms.html

Ion thruster breaks power, propulsion records
https://www.sott.net/article/364633-NASA-Ion-thruster-breaks-power-propulsion-records

Russian company floats brand new hydrofoil passenger ship after two-decade pause
https://www.sott.net/article/365085-Russian-company-floats-brand-new-hydrofoil-passenger-ship-after-two-decade-pause


SCIENCE:

Historians Claim to Have Found the Twin of Giza’s Great Sphinx
http://mysteriousuniverse.org/2017/10/historians-claim-to-have-found-the-twin-of-the-great-sphinx/

Google Maps Now Lets You Explore Space
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-4994898/Google-Maps-lets-space.html

Observatory in Argentina detects extragalactic cosmic rays reaching Earth, and will help in locating their source
https://www.sott.net/article/364546-Observatory-in-Argentina-detects-extragalactic-cosmic-rays-reaching-Earth-and-will-help-in-locating-their-source

Scientists witness of gravitational waves and light from colliding of two neutron stars
https://www.sott.net/article/364594-Scientists-witness-of-gravitational-waves-and-light-from-colliding-of-two-neutron-stars

More than 30,000 biological studies could be wrong due to widespread cell contamination dating back 60 years
https://www.sott.net/article/364666-New-report-warns-More-than-30000-scientific-studies-could-be-wrong-due-to-widespread-cell-contamination-dating-back-60-years

Research sheds new light on how Earth and Mars were created
https://www.sott.net/article/364707-Research-sheds-new-light-on-how-Earth-and-Mars-were-created

Missing mass - what is causing a geoid low in the Indian Ocean?
https://www.sott.net/article/364748-Missing-mass-what-is-causing-a-geoid-low-in-the-Indian-Ocean

Waves in lakes make waves in the earth
https://www.sott.net/article/364784-Waves-in-lakes-make-waves-in-the-earth-microseismic-signals-reveal-subsurface-geology

Huge cavern beneath moon's surface which could be suitable for lunar astronaut base
https://www.sott.net/article/364835-Japanese-researchers-discover-huge-cavern-beneath-moons-surface-which-could-be-suitable-for-lunar-astronaut-base

Evidence that Planet Nine does exist
https://www.sott.net/article/364857-Is-an-extra-world-hidden-on-the-edge-of-our-solar-system-Evidence-that-Planet-Nine-does-exist-amasses-as-experts-show-it-could-explain-the-strange-orbits-of-distant-rocks

Greenland ice stream retreated during the Younger Dryas period
https://www.sott.net/article/364939-Greenland-ice-stream-retreated-during-the-Younger-Dryas-period

Our 'freakish' galaxy
https://www.sott.net/article/364942-Why-our-freakish-galaxy-has-got-cosmologists-seriously-rethinking-what-they-know

<CNPS> Most scientific papers end up drawing wrong conclusions
https://www.sott.net/article/364947-Its-time-to-fix-the-fact-that-most-scientific-papers-end-up-drawing-wrong-conclusions

Bus-sized asteroid heading for Earth after string of near-miss encounters
https://www.sott.net/article/365034-Bus-sized-asteroid-heading-for-Earth-after-string-of-near-miss-encounters

Supernova theory explains global warming, extinction events, ice ages says engineer
https://www.sott.net/article/365056-Supernova-theory-explains-global-warming-extinction-events-ice-ages-says-engineer

Scientists are mapping an Atlas of the inner Earth
https://www.sott.net/article/365107-Scientists-are-mapping-an-Atlas-of-the-underworld-hidden-far-beneath-our-feet

<CNPS> Does science need more mavericks?
https://www.sott.net/article/365111-Does-science-need-more-mavericks

Martian rotating 'magnetotail' may be contributing to the destruction of its atmosphere
https://www.sott.net/article/365142-Martian-rotating-magnetotail-may-be-contributing-to-the-destruction-of-its-atmosphere

Star that Eats Planets for Breakfast
https://uk.news.yahoo.com/hail-kronos-star-eats-planets-164802332.html

Ring Discovered Around Potato-Shaped Dwarf Planet Haumea
http://www.abc.net.au/news/science/2017-10-12/ring-found-around-potato-shaped-dwarf-planet-haumea/9034498

How the Sun, Moon and Stars Appear in Ancient Mayan Astronomy
https://www.thoughtco.com/ancient-maya-astronomy-2136314

The Solar-Powered Asteroid Nursery at the Orbit of Mars
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-solar-powered-asteroid-nursery-orbit-mars.html

Tribes of India Tell Their Own Stories of Celestial Bodies
http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/tribes-tell-their-own-stories-of-celestial-bodies/article19699686.ece

Dark Matter Maps: Charting the Unseen Sky
http://discovermagazine.com/2017/nov/charting-the-unseen-sky

The remarkable jet of the quasar 4C+19.44
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-remarkable-jet-quasar-4c1944.html

Microbes leave 'fingerprints' on Martian rocks
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-microbes-fingerprints-martian.html

To keep Saturn's A ring contained, its moons stand united
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-saturn-moons.html

Earth's new traveling buddy is definitely an asteroid, not space junk
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-earth-buddy-asteroid-space-junk.html

Scientists dig into the origin of organics on Ceres
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-scientists-ceres.html

Spinning comet observed to rapidly slow down during close approach to Earth
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-comet-rapidly-approach-earth.html

Samples brought back from asteroid reveal 'rubble pile' had a violent past
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-samples-brought-asteroid-reveal-rubble.html

Scientist sees evidence of planet formation in narrow rings of other solar systems
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-scientist-evidence-planet-formation-narrow.html

Neolithic Settlement Found in Western Iran
https://archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com/2017/10/neolithic-settlement-discovered-in.html#ibS1pmAUUx49DOYf.97

40,000 Years of Rock Art in Gobustan, Azerbaijan
https://www.azernews.az/travel/120413.html

Earth Nearly Froze Over When Today’s Coal was First Buried
https://arstechnica.com/science/2017/10/forming-the-earths-coal-almost-turned-the-planet-into-a-snowball/

Temple of Ramses II Discovered in Luxor’s Abusir Necropolis
https://archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com/2017/10/temple-of-ramses-ii-discovered-in-luxor.html

400 Mysterious Ancient Stone Structures Discovered in Saudi Arabia
https://www.livescience.com/60698-mysterious-stone-structures-discovered-saudi-arabia.html

Volcanic Eruptions in Russia and Alaska Could Have Starved Ancient Egyptians
http://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-volcanoes-ancient-egypt-20171017-story.html

The Lost Mountains of Karoo Reveal Secrets of Earth’s Biggest Mass Extinction Event
http://www.dailygalaxy.com/my_weblog/2017/10/lost-mountains-of-karoo-250-million-year-old-range-old-reveals-secrets-of-earths-biggest-mass-extinc.html#more

4,000 year old Scandinavian Bronze Age Petroglyphs Became Sacred Symbols of Georgia’s Creek Indians
https://www.ancient-code.com/4000-year-old-bronze-age-petroglyphs-sweden-became-sacred-symbols-georgias-creek-indians/

Aftermath of the Great Collision: Fascinating Fossils of the Himalayas
http://www.thehindu.com/society/history-and-culture/aftermath-of-the-great-collision/article19882356.ece

Massive Underground City in Turkey Once Housed 20,000 People
http://mymodernmet.com/derinkuyu-underground-city/

Fossil Coral Reefs Show Sea Level Rose in Bursts During Last Warming
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/10/171019100954.htm

Younger Dryas Ice Stream Retreats Under a Cold Climate
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/10/171019100802.htm
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Re: Major Sci News Blog

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Tree-Planting Drones Are Re-Seeding Forests with 100,000 Plants a Day
http://mymodernmet.com/biocarbon-engineering-drone-reforestation/

Cave Hotels Transform Ancient Dwellings into Luxurious Vacation Stays
http://mymodernmet.com/cappadocia-cave-hotels/

Scientists write 'traps' for light with tiny ink droplets
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-scientists-tiny-ink-droplets.html

Passive solar windows heat up in cold weather
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-passive-solar-windows-cold-weather.html

New research findings could lead to safer and more powerful lithium-ion batteries
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-safer-powerful-lithium-ion-batteries.html

Proteins can be made to conduct electricity like a metal
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-heavy-metal-thunder-protein-electricity.html

AI method to upscale low-resolution to higher resolution images
https://www.sott.net/article/365711-AI-method-to-upscale-low-resolution-to-higher-resolution-images


SCIENCE:

How Glaciers Disappeared from Scotland at the End of the Last Ice Age
http://phys.org/news/2017-10-glaciers-scotland-ice-age.html

There Are Three Kinds of Consciousness, and Computers Have Mastered One
http://www.sciencealert.com/artificial-intelligence-three-types-of-consciousness

Cataclysms: A Lifetime Spent Chasing Planetary Catastrophe
https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg23631490-600-cataclysms-a-life-spent-chasing-planetary-catastrophe/

Ionospheric cold plasma discovered at the magnetopause
https://www.sott.net/article/365340-Ionospheric-cold-plasma-discovered-at-the-magnetopause

First-known interstellar comet spotted by astronomers
https://www.sott.net/article/365429-First-known-interstellar-comet-spotted-by-astronomers

NASA's Twins Study shows genes alter faster in space than on Earth
https://www.sott.net/article/365532-NASAs-Twins-Study-shows-genes-alter-faster-in-space-than-on-Earth

The bizarre behaviour of anti-matter has scientists saying universe shouldn't exist
https://www.sott.net/article/365591-The-bizarre-behaviour-of-anti-matter-has-scientists-saying-universe-shouldnt-exist

Dwarf planet Ceres may have had an ocean
https://www.sott.net/article/365680-NASA-Dwarf-planet-Ceres-may-have-had-an-ocean

Juno mission finds that Jupiter's gravitational field is askew
https://www.sott.net/article/365759-Juno-mission-finds-that-Jupiters-gravitational-field-is-askew

Magic Mirrors of the Ancients: Were Telescopes Used in Ancient Times?
http://mysteriousuniverse.org/2017/10/magic-mirrors-of-the-ancients-were-telescopes-used-in-ancient-times/

How Ancient Aztec Chroniclers Recorded Venus: Smoke Without Fire
https://www.sott.net/article/362367-How-ancient-Aztec-chroniclers-recorded-Venus-Smoke-without-fire

Oral Accounts of Aboriginal Australians Referenced Red Giant Stars
https://www.sott.net/article/364398-Oral-accounts-of-Aboriginal-Australians-referenced-red-giants

Thorium-232 Evidence Suggests a Collision and Several Close Cometary Encounters in the Last 2,000 Years
https://www.sott.net/article/361998-Evidence-suggest-a-collision-and-several-close-encounters-with-comets-in-the-last-2000-years

Official Inside Story of the Tabby Star Controversy
http://www.dailygalaxy.com/my_weblog/2017/10/stars-just-dont-do-that-the-inside-story-of-tabbys-star-and-the-alien-megastructure-controversy.html

Rosetta Mission Jet Burst
https://www.space.com/38590-frozen-comet-fart-caught-on-camera.html

Where Are All the Goodwill Moon Rocks from Apollo 17?
http://www.collectspace.com/resources/moonrocks_goodwill.html

Giant Glowing Orb Photographed in Sky Over Siberia
https://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/climate-weather/stories/giant-glowing-orb-appears-sky-over-siberia-sparking-alien-invasion-fears

The atmospheres of water worlds
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-atmospheres-worlds.html

Researchers reveal insights into the nature of an extremely massive galaxy cluster
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-reveal-insights-nature-extremely-massive.html

Artificial intelligence finds 56 new gravitational lens candidates
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-artificial-intelligence-gravitational-lens-candidates.html

Spots on supergiant star drive spirals in stellar wind
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-supergiant-star-spirals-stellar.html

Wave nature of delocalized electrons in defective hydrocarbons at the origin of cosmic infrared emission
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-nature-delocalized-electrons-defective-hydrocarbons.html

Comet mission reveals 'missing link' in our understanding of planet formation
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-comet-mission-reveals-link-planet.html

Winters on Mars are shaping the Red Planet's landscape
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-winters-mars-red-planet-landscape.html

September 2017's intense solar activity viewed from space
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-september-intense-solar-viewed-space.html

The Mysterious Pyramids of Ancient Nubia
http://www.buro247.sg/lifestyle/travel/mysterious-pyramids-of-ancient-nubia-sudan.html

World’s Oldest Fossil Tree in China Reveals Complex Anatomy Never Seen Before
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-fossils-world-oldest-trees-reveal.html

Vietnamese Farmer Discovers Spectacular 5 million year old Sơn Đoòng Cave
https://www.sott.net/article/363659-Vietnamese-farmer-discovers-a-spectacular-world-Son-Doong-cave-estimated-5M-years-old-is-the-worlds-largest-cave

Coptic tombstone unearthed at Sphinxes Avenue in Luxor
https://archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com/2017/10/coptic-tombstone-unearthed-at-sphinxes.html

Possible Neolithic Standing Stone Menhir Monument Unearthed in Switzerland
https://www.archaeology.org/news/6047-171025-switzerland-stone-monument

6,000 year old Skull in New Guinea May Be Earliest Known Tsunami Victim
https://www.livescience.com/60772-ancient-skull-tsunami-victim.html

The First Temple: Crowning Achievement of King Solomon and Home of Legendary Ark of Covenant
http://www.ancient-origins.net/ancient-places-asia/first-temple-crowning-achievement-king-solomon-and-home-legendary-ark-covenant-021683?nopaging=1

Yellowstone Spawned Twin Super-Eruptions that Altered Global Climate
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-yellowstone-spawned-twin-super-eruptions-global.html

The “Elephant Pipes” of the Mounds: An Intriguing Historical Controversy
http://mysteriousuniverse.org/2017/10/the-elephant-pipes-of-the-mounds-an-intriguing-historical-controversy/
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Re: Major Sci News Blog

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TECH:

RoboBee is an aerial-to-aquatic robot that weighs just six-thousandths of an ounce (175 milligrams)
https://www.livescience.com/60816-tiny-adorable-robobee-does-it-all.html

The Long Strange History of Flying Saucer Patents
https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/flying-saucer-patents-alexander-weygers

NASA Investigates Use of Medical-Like Tools to Study Solar System Samples
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-nasa-medical-like-tools-samples-solar.html

From health to crimefighting, AI has brought us to the threshold of a new era
https://www.theguardian.com/science/2017/nov/03/from-health-to-crimefighting-ai-has-brought-us-to-the-threshold-of-a-new-era

Robotics principles help wave energy converters better absorb power of ocean waves
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-robotics-principles-energy-absorb-power.html

Non-queasy VR display technique
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-vr-technique-stomach-exploiting-eye.html

Web-based system automatically evaluates proposals from far-flung data scientists
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-web-based-automatically-far-flung-scientists.html

Bird-like robot
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-michigan-expert-bird-like-robot-paces.html

Robotic cars
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-google-bred-waymo-aims-shift-robotic.html

Robot pet dog
https://phys.org/news/2017-11-sony-revives-robot-pet-dog.html

Researchers working to mimic giant clams to enhance the production of biofuel
https://phys.org/news/2017-11-mimic-giant-clams-production-biofuel.html

Fluidic transistor ushers the age of liquid computers
https://phys.org/news/2017-11-fluidic-transistor-ushers-age-liquid.html

Solar greenhouses generate electricity and grow crops at the same time
https://phys.org/news/2017-11-solar-greenhouses-electricity-crops.html

The world's first flying water taxis coming to Switzerland next year
https://www.sott.net/article/365971-The-worlds-first-flying-water-taxis-coming-to-Switzerland-next-year


SCIENCE:

Hot, rocky exoplanets are the scorched cores of former gas giants
https://www.sott.net/article/366266-Hot-rocky-exoplanets-are-the-scorched-cores-of-former-gas-giants

Ancient Hindu Manuscript Reveals Interplanetary Travel and Flight Existed 7,000 years ago
https://www.ancient-code.com/ancient-hindu-manuscript-reveals-interplanetary-travel-and-flight-existed-7000-years-ago/

Oldest Recorded Solar Eclipse Helps Date Egyptian Pharaohs
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/10/171029220104.htm

We’ve Finally Narrowed Down The Speed of Gravity And The Numbers Are Insane
http://www.sciencealert.com/speed-of-gravitational-waves-and-light-same

Jupiter's X-ray auroras pulse independently
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-jupiter-x-ray-auroras-pulse-independently.html

Scientists penetrate mystery of raging black hole beams
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-scientists-penetrate-mystery-raging-black.html

Saturn's radiation belts: A stranger to the solar wind
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-saturn-belts-stranger-solar.html

Giant radio galaxy found by Indian astronomers
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-giant-radio-galaxy-indian-astronomers.html

'Monster' planet discovery challenges formation theory
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-monster-planet-discovery-formation-theory.html

Next Mars rover will have 23 'eyes'
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-mars-rover-eyes.html

Kepler data reveals existence of 20 promising exoplanets 'hiding in plain sight'
https://phys.org/news/2017-11-kepler-reveals-exoplanets-plain-sight.html

NASA investigates invisible magnetic bubbles in outer solar system
https://phys.org/news/2017-11-nasa-invisible-magnetic-outer-solar.html

Neutron star merger
https://phys.org/news/2017-11-neutron-star-merger-decades.html

Study of W Hydrae suggests condensed aluminum oxide dust plays key role in accelerating stellar wind
https://phys.org/news/2017-11-hydrae-condensed-aluminum-oxide-key.html

The inner secrets of planets and stars
https://phys.org/news/2017-11-secrets-planets-stars.html

ALMA discovers cold dust around nearest star
https://phys.org/news/2017-11-alma-cold-nearest-star.html

The most ancient spiral galaxy confirmed
https://phys.org/news/2017-11-ancient-spiral-galaxy.html

Return of the comet: 96P
https://phys.org/news/2017-11-comet-96p-esa-nasa-satellites.html

Computer simulation suggest the presence of a second Sun
https://www.sott.net/article/365942-Computer-simulation-suggest-the-presence-of-a-second-Sun

Witches, Comets and Planetary Cataclysms
https://www.sott.net/article/217194-Witches-Comets-and-Planetary-Cataclysms

Thunderbolts Project: Big science and the impossibility of gravitational waves (VIDEO)
https://www.sott.net/article/366196-Thunderbolts-Project-Big-science-and-the-impossibility-of-gravitational-waves-VIDEO

New Comet Heinze (C/2017 T1)
https://www.sott.net/article/366202-New-Comet-Heinze-C-2017-T1

'Chicxulub impact event produced huge sulfur cloud that plunged world into ice age'
https://www.sott.net/article/366264-Scientists-Chicxulub-impact-event-produced-huge-sulfur-cloud-that-plunged-world-into-ice-age

Dust belt discovered around Proxima Centauri
https://www.sott.net/article/366478-Dust-belt-discovered-around-Proxima-Centauri

Why are so many fossils of woolly mammoths young males?
https://www.sott.net/article/366544-Why-are-so-many-fossils-of-woolly-mammoths-young-males

Solar Goddess Amaterasu, Divine Ancestor of the Japanese Imperial Family
http://www.ancient-origins.net/myths-legends-asia/solar-goddess-amaterasu-divine-ancestor-japanese-imperial-family-009054?nopaging=1

Archaeological Finds Shed Light on Life in Abu Dhabi 7,000 years ago
https://archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com/2017/10/archaeological-finds-shed-light-on-life.html

Fossil Scimitar Cat with ‘Steak Knife Fangs’ Found in Yukon
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/yukon-scimitar-cat-fossils-paleontologists-1.4372037

Caribbean’s Largest Concentration of Indigenous Pre-Columbian Rock Art
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/10/171029220108.htm

14,000 Year Migration Genetics Study Reshapes Theories of How Humans Populated the Earth
https://www.inverse.com/article/37901-human-migration-model-genetic-data

Secret Chamber? Cosmic Rays Reveal Possible Void Inside Great Pyramid
https://www.livescience.com/60842-cosmic-rays-reveal-void-great-pyramid.html

‘Biblical miracle’ was actually the first solar eclipse ever documented, study finds
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/bible-miracle-solar-eclipse-ancient-egypt-study-research-1207-astronomy-geophysics-a8029966.html
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Re: Major Sci News Blog

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ANCIENT MINERAL FORGED IN EARTH’S MANTLE COULD MAKE INTERNET 1,000-TIMES FASTER
http://www.newsweek.com/ancient-mineral-forged-earth-mantle-internet-faster-lifi-702509

Ancient construction is a model for earthquake-safe buildings
http://www.nydailynews.com/life-style/ancient-construction-model-earthquake-safe-buildings-article-1.3620347

New home security camera so smart it can identify people [but not dogs or cats?]
https://phys.org/news/2017-11-smartest-home-camera.html

Robotic spy among the fish
https://phys.org/news/2017-11-robotic-spy-fish.html

Fully integrated circuits printed directly onto fabric
https://phys.org/news/2017-11-fully-circuits-fabric.html

Transfer technique produces wearable gallium nitride gas sensors
https://phys.org/news/2017-11-technique-wearable-gallium-nitride-gas.html

Robots becoming alarmingly better at human tasks
https://www.sott.net/article/366935-Robots-becoming-alarmingly-better-at-human-tasks-VIDEOS

Scientists engineering implantable microchips to bio-hack the brain
https://www.sott.net/article/367117-Super-humans-or-mind-controlled-bots-Scientists-engineering-implantable-microchips-to-bio-hack-the-brain

China is building 30 'sponge cities' that aim to soak up floodwater and prevent disaster
https://www.sott.net/article/367404-Sponge-City-Initiative-project-China-is-building-30-sponge-cities-that-aim-to-soak-up-floodwater-and-prevent-disaster

World's first 'self-healing' sports car
https://www.sott.net/article/367448-Lamborghini-creates-worlds-first-self-healing-sports-car


SCIENCE:

How Life Began: Missing Link Chemical in First Living Cell Discovered
https://uk.news.yahoo.com/life-began-missing-chemical-first-174449861.html

Physics Has Demoted Mass
http://nautil.us/issue/54/the-unspoken/physics-has-demoted-mass

Why did the Earth’s ancient oceans disappear?
https://www.alphagalileo.org/ViewItem.aspx?ItemId=180791&CultureCode=en

Ink from ancient Egyptian papyri contains copper
https://phys.org/news/2017-11-ink-ancient-egyptian-papyri-copper.html

History of art rewritten as archaeologists unearth 3,500-year-old carving of ancient Greek battle
https://www.sott.net/article/367049-History-of-art-rewritten-as-archaeologists-unearth-3500-year-old-carving-of-ancient-Greek-battle

Medieval women shrank in height because of Black Death
https://www.sott.net/article/367426-How-medieval-women-shrank-in-height-because-of-Black-Death

Ruins found in Turkish lake may be Iron Age fortification dating back 3,000 years
https://www.sott.net/article/367497-Ruins-found-in-Turkish-lake-may-be-Iron-Age-fortification-dating-back-3000-years

Fake gravity is essential to avoid brain damage while traveling through space
https://www.sott.net/article/366922-Fake-gravity-is-essential-to-avoid-brain-damage-while-traveling-through-space

Latest study says dogs are color blind
https://www.sott.net/article/367004-Latest-study-says-dogs-are-color-blind

Volcanic magma plume under Antarctica may explain ice sheet instability
https://www.sott.net/article/367015-NASA-study-finds-volcanic-magma-plume-under-Antarctica-may-explain-ice-sheet-instability

'Geomagnetic spike' in 1000 BC challenges our understanding of Earth's magnetic field
https://www.sott.net/article/367156-Geomagnetic-spike-in-1000-BC-challenges-our-understanding-of-Earths-magnetic-field

Study claims cooling in high and mid-latitudes led to aridification in Northern Africa
https://www.sott.net/article/367176-Study-claims-cooling-in-high-and-mid-latitudes-led-to-aridification-in-Northern-Africa

NASA spots rare 7,000mph 'whirlpool' on sun's surface
https://www.sott.net/article/367183-NASA-spots-rare-7000mph-whirlpool-on-suns-surface

Astronomers discover star that exploded [or flared?] multiple times
https://www.sott.net/article/367187-Astronomers-discover-star-that-exploded-multiple-times

Extinction of dinosaurs may not have occurred had the asteroid struck in different place [like Mars?]
https://www.sott.net/article/367220-Extinction-of-dinosaurs-may-not-have-occurred-had-the-asteroid-struck-in-different-place

Scientists hope to clone 500,000 [or 5,000] year old lion cub
[url]https://www.sott.net/article/367245-Scientists-hope-to-clone-500000-year-old-lion-cub

Brain cell navigation system decoded
https://www.sott.net/article/367411-Brain-cell-navigation-system-decoded

2nd-nearest Star hosts elaborate planetary system
http://www.sciencealert.com/the-closest-star-to-our-own-solar-system-just-got-a-whole-lot-more-interesting

Stars that vary in brightness shine in the oral traditions of Aboriginal Australians
https://theconversation.com/stars-that-vary-in-brightness-shine-in-the-oral-traditions-of-aboriginal-australians-85833

Molecular signals observed in star-forming galaxy
https://phys.org/news/2017-11-forest-molecular-star-forming-galaxy.html

ALMA's image of a red giant star gives a surprising glimpse of the sun's future [NOT]
https://phys.org/news/2017-11-alma-image-red-giant-star.html

Seven new giant radio galaxies discovered
https://phys.org/news/2017-11-giant-radio-galaxies.html

Shocking [shockwave] results of galaxy-cluster collisions
https://phys.org/news/2017-11-results-galaxy-cluster-collisions.html

Hubble spots expanding light echo around supernova
https://phys.org/news/2017-11-hubble-echo-supernova.html

Dawn explores Ceres' interior evolution
https://phys.org/news/2017-11-dawn-explores-ceres-interior-evolution.html

Observations of a comet's first passage through the solar system reveal unexpected secrets
https://phys.org/news/2017-11-comet-passage-solar-reveal-unexpected.html

Living With Gods review – 40,000 years of religious art, and this is it?
https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2017/nov/06/living-with-gods-review-art-religion-british-museum

Ancient Syrian inscription tells of Trojan prince, Sea people
http://www.stonepages.com/news/archives/005864.html

New Aerial Images Show Mysterious Lost City In The Middle Of The Pacific Ocean
http://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/new-aerial-images-show-haunted-lost-city-in-the-middle-of-the-pacific-ocean-/

European Hunter-Gatherers Interbred With Farmers From the Near East
https://www.seeker.com/culture/history/dna-reveals-sexy-history-of-early-neolithic-europeans

Chinese Archaeologists Discover Neolithic Cave Dwelling Agrarian Society
https://archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.co.uk/2017/11/chinese-archaeologists-discover-cave.html
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