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NASA Mission to the Moon ‘Go’ For Aug. 29 Launch

Launching an Orion spacecraft to the Moon will be accomplished using a Space Launch System megarocket as part of the Artemis 1 mission. Artemis, NASA’s first mission to the Moon, is ready to launch. In an uncrewed test flight around the Moon next week, NASA approved the Artemis 1 mission …

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US Congress Implies UFOs Are Extraterrestrial Technology

There has been an extreme shift in how government, the military, and science perceive the UFO phenomenon. A few years ago, speaking about UFOs was conspiracy talk, and no one in their right minds would have taken any talk about UFOs seriously. Fast forward to 2022, NASA has created a …

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Study Investigates Rate of Parasite Infections in a Medieval City

CAMBRIDGE, ENGLAND—According to a statement released by the University of Cambridge, friars living in Cambridge during the medieval period were almost twice as likely to be infected with intestinal parasites than the city’s general population. Research team member Tianyi Wang used a microscope to look for surviving parasite eggs in …

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Periods of Drought May Be Linked to Fall of Maya Capital

ALBANY, NEW YORK—According to a statement released by the University of Albany, prolonged drought may have contributed to the collapse of Mayapan, a Maya capital city located on Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula that was inhabited by some 20,000 people from the thirteenth through the mid-fifteenth centuries. The city was abandoned after …

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Early Medieval Graves Unearthed in Germany

TUTTLINGEN, GERMANY—Live Science reports that more than 100 graves dated to the early medieval period, and one grave dated to the Neolithic period, were discovered near the Danube River in southwestern Germany during an investigation undertaken before the construction of a rainwater retention pond. The Neolithic grave, dated to the …

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Berlin’s Medieval Origins

On a warm, windy day in the spring of 2022, archaeologist Michael Malliaris unlocks the gate in the construction fence that surrounds the most recently uncovered evidence of Berlin’s past. Inside is a broad expanse of light brown soil the size of a football field, dotted with deep pits revealing …

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NEW ZEALAND

NEW ZEALAND: Small porcelain dolls are among the thousands of Victorian age artifacts retrieved from the site of a former ladies’ school in Christchurch. Ranging from 1 to 18 inches tall, the figurines were originally manufactured in Germany. They were also widespread in the United States in the mid-19th century, …

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TURKEY

TURKEY: Archaeologists believe they have located the site of the summer palace of Hulagu Khan in eastern Turkey’s Van Province. Hulagu, a grandson of Genghis Khan, was a Mongol ruler who conquered much of western Asia. The ruins of scattered buildings, as well as artifacts, ceramics, and roof tiles, were …

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