Month: June 2019

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The mysterious seas reportedly cause compasses to point to the “true north” rather than the magnetic north. Theorists believe this explains how so many ships and planes have disappeared. Christopher Columbus even wrote about bizarre compass bearings in the area, The National Geographic reported. The seas reportedly lie above an imaginary agonic line where true
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THIS PHALLUS FOUND AT HADRIAN’S WALL IS A ROMAN SYMBOL MEANING ‘GOOD LUCK.’ © JON ALLISON/NEWCASTLE UNIVERSITYADVERTISMENT Humanity has achieved a lot of the past 2,000 years. We’ve explored every continent, painted masterpieces, eradicated diseases, and even landed on the Moon. But despite this sense of progress, most aspects of the human condition remain unchanged, most
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Onboard the International Space Station (ISS), there is a fantastic experiment that is trying to understand what goes on inside neutron stars. The Neutron Star Interior Composition Explorer, or NICER, collects the X-ray light emitted by these and many other objects in the cosmos. Researchers have now released an image of the first 22 months of observations
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There has never been a spring planting season like this one. Rivers topped their banks. Levees were breached. Fields filled with water and mud. And it kept raining. “You hear words like biblical, unprecedented,” said Sherman Newlin, a corn and soybean farmer in Illinois. “That’s all true.” Water floods a cornfield in Malden, Illinois, U.S.,