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Blog posts on science, history, nature, climate change and conspiracy theories 

Statue of Grace O Malley in Westport House by Bastun Wikimedia

Fantastic Women Series – Grace O’Malley: Pirate Queen l Blogpost

Meet Grace O'Malley the Pirate Queen of Ireland. She has been forgotton by history but is remembered in Irish songs and folktales.

Plain of Jars site 1. Image: Shewan L, O’Reilly D, Armstrong R, Toms P, Webb J, Beavan N, et al. (2021)

The Plain of Giant Jars in Laos l Blogpost

The Plain of Giant Jars in Laos (Lao PDR) houses the most mysterious megalithic structures in Southeast Asia. There are over 90 sites, each with up to 400 jars. There purpose is not known. Now a new s...

Caroline Herschel, First Professional Female Astronomer

Fantastic Women Series – Caroline Herschel First Professional Female Astronomer l Blogpost

Caroline Herschel was the First Professional Female Astronomer who discovered comets and star clusters in the 18th century and the first to be awarded a Gold Medal by the Royal Society.

Kauri tree at Ngawha, New Zealand in 2019

An Ancient Tree and the Question of Life, the Universe and Everything

An Ancient Tree from 42,000 years ago & the Question of Life, the Universe and Everything. Scientists study impact of magnetic field reversal based on data from the tree and link it to environmental c...

False-color view of total ozone over the Antarctic pole. The purple and blue colors are where there is the least ozone, and the yellows and reds are where there is more ozone. Feb 2021

New Research Confirms Drop in Ozone Depleting Emissions: How We Healed the Ozone Layer

Two new studies say there is a Drop in Ozone Depleting Emissions and the ozone layer is healing. It can be back to 1980 levels thansk to the Montreal Protocol.

Covid Vaccine by Hakan Nural Unsplash - 360onhistory.com

RNA Vaccines – What are they? FAQs

What are RNA Vaccines? Here are some FAQs on mRNA vaccines by 360 on History. These are the vaccines produced to create immunity for Covid19

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...

Alexander von Humboldt painted by Joseph Karl Stieler

Alexander von Humboldt: A Scientist of Whom You’ve Never Heard l Blogpost

You may have heard of the Humboldt Current and of the Humboldt Penguins but you probably don’t know after whom they were named. A very influential scientist that you may never have heard of: Alexander...

The International Space Station in orbit above Earth

The International Space Station and 20 Years of Human Occupation

The International Space Station celebrated its 20th anniversary of continuous human habitation. The ISS has been continuously occupied since 2000, and thousands of experiments have been conducted ther...

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