Monthly Archives: September 2020

Archaeologists discover Iron Age massacre, frozen in time

Discovered in 1935 and first excavated in 1973, the ancient town of La Hoya in northern Spain’s Basque Country was destroyed in a violent attack between 350 and 200 BC. The town was never reoccupied, and those who died in the attack remained where they had fallen until the town …

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Asteroid Larger Than the Statue of Liberty Flew Past Earth on September 29. What Next, 2020?

An Apollo asteroid named 2020 PM7 is close to the Earth’s orbit. The asteroid is travelling at a speed of 8.32 km/s and its diameter could be anywhere between 89 metres to 200 metres which means it could have a 650 feet diameter. The 2020 PM7 asteroid came closer to …

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Global Warming is Revealing ‘Mummies’ of Adelie Penguins Preserved in Antarctica Snow

File image of penguins. (For representation) The area around Drygalski Ice Tongue on the Scott Coast, Ross Sea, revealed fresh remains of Adelie Penguins. Trending Desk Last Updated: September 30, 2020, 6:35 PM IST FOLLOW US ON: Scientists exploring Cape Irizar, Antarctica, came across a …

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Weirdest Record: British Man Enters Guinness Book With Fastest Garbage Bin Motor Car

Andy reached speeds of over 60 km/hour (40 miles) while riding the motorised bin. 28-year-old Andy Jennings used an old garbage bin and transformed it into a racing motor, adding a motorbike engine, gearbox, steering and a seat. Trending Desk Last Updated: September 30, 2020, 6:39 PM IST …

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Greenland’s ice sheet is melting as fast as at any time in the last 12,000 years, study shows

But in the context of Earth’s 4.5 billion-plus year history, melting in any one year or even a few decades amounts to the blink of an eye. Whether the rapid disintegration we’re seeing on Greenland today compares to anything that has happened in the past is a question on which …

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Sitting in Space, This is How Astronauts Will Vote in US Presidential Elections 2020

File image of ISS / News18. NASA Astronaut Kate Rubins who is currently in the preparation of departing the planet with two cosmonauts for 6-month-stay at the International Space Station said she plans to vote from space for US Presidential elections 2020. News18.com Last Updated: September 30, 2020, 10:41 …

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NASA to Send Toilets Worth $23 Million to International Space Station. But How Do They Work?

Representative image / News18. The new toilets developed for ISS by the US Space Agency (NASA) are much more compact than the existing space-station facilities. AFP Last Updated: September 30, 2020, 10:42 PM IST FOLLOW US ON: Scheduled for delivery on Tuesday, September 29, the …

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Women are Trying to Explain to Milind Soman Why ‘Killing Rapists’ Won’t Stop Rape

The horrific gangrape and death of a Dalit girl in Uttar Pradesh’s Hathras has sent shock waves across the country. The victim was raped and brutalised by four men of the upper caste in the UP village on September 14. She passed away on Tuesday at Delhi’s Safdarjung hospital. People …

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Joe Biden Saying ‘Inshallah’ to Troll Donald Trump During Presidential Debate is Peak 2020

Joe Biden said ‘Inshallah’ during Tuesday’s Presidential debate to poke Donald Trump about revealing his tax returns | Image credit: Reuters/Reuters Joe Biden’s ‘Inshallah’ moment during Tuesday’s Presidential debate has gone viral on social media. News18.com Last Updated: September 30, 2020, 8:36 PM IST FOLLOW US ON: …

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