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Lindisfarne – Where the Vikings entered England

Lindisfarne is the island on the northeastern coast of England, where the Vikings first landed when they attacked England in 793AD. This was a holy island with a monastary of monks. A priory had been ...

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Equinox and Solstice – Everything You Need to Know

What is an equinox and what is a solstice? What is the reason for the four seasons we get during the year? And what is the difference between astronomical and meteorological seasons?

During the Darwin family's 1868 holiday in her Isle of Wight cottage, Julia Margaret Cameron took portraits showing the bushy beard Darwin grew between 1862 and 1866.

The Idea that Changed the World: Darwin and Evolution by Natural Selection l Blogpost

November 24th is World Evolution Day. It is celebrated because a paper was published that changed scientific thinking completely. On November 24, 1859, Charles Darwin published his work: On the Origin...

This image was taken by NASA's Solar Dynamic Observatory in October 2014. The image blends two sets of extreme ultraviolet wavelengths. The active regions of the Sun appear brighter. Credit: NASA/SDO.

Halloween! Why is it celebrated?

Halloween! Why is it celebrated? It used to be the Celtic end of harvest festival of Samhain, which later became All Hallows Eve.

Eunice Newton Foote's paper on CO2

Fantastic Women Series: Eunice Newton Foote

Eunice Newton Foote - The Woman Scientist Who Predicted Global Warming in 1856. She was a campaigner for women's rights. But she has been forgotten.

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The Eating Green Fad: Is your almond and soy latte all you think it is?

The Eating Green Fad is on the rise due to more information about cliamte change but is your almond and soy latte all yout think it is? Perhaps not.

Collage of First Ever Images of Mars

First Ever Images of Mars

These are the first ever images of Mars. The first one was captured by Mariner 4, which after an eight-month voyage to Mars, made the first flyby of the red planet, becoming the first spacecraft to ta...

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Moon Landing Conspiracy Theories Part 1- Did Neil Armstrong Hear the Azan on the Moon?| Shattering Myths Blog

There is very popular with the Muslim community and states that Neil Armstrong heard the Muslim call to prayer on the moon and subsequently became a Muslim.

Myths: Apollo 11 taken on the moon by Neil Armstrong

Moon Landing Conspiracy Theory Part 2 – Did it really happen?| Shattering Myths Blog

Did the moon landings really happen? We talk about the conspiracy theory and the myth surrounding this event.

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