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Climate Change

“Unequivocal” that human influence has warmed the atmosphere, ocean and land

The latest IPCC report says that it is Unequivocal that human influence has warmed the atmosphere, ocean and land. Urges drastic cutting of emissions

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On This Day: July 25, 1984 – Svetlana Savitskaya first woman to perform a spacewalk

On July 25, 1984, former Russian aviator and cosmonaut Svetlana Savitskaya become the first woman to fly to space twice and the first to perform a spacewalk. She was also the second woman in space aft...

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Podcast Episode 1 | Moon landing, Conspiracy theories and the Dark side

July 20, 2019 marks 50 years since the first time humanity stepped foot on the moon and on our first podcast we talk about the moon itself, what led to the moon landing.

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Neanderthals and a 51,000 year old engraved bone

Till very recently, we thought that language, what we call culture and art, even technology were the domain of one group: Homo sapiens – us. However, this can no longer be accepted as true. A fe...

Still of a video showing the formation and evolution of the first stars and galaxies in a virtual universe similar to our own. Credit Dr Harley Katz, Beecroft Fellow, Department of Physics, University of Oxford. 360 on History

Cosmic Dawn and the Ages of the Earliest Stars

This is so amazing! Scientists figured out when the first stars in the Universe were born. A new study analyzed images of six of the most distant galaxies using the Hubble and Spitzer Space Telescopes...

The Nesher Ramla human mandible on left and parietal bone on right. 360 on History

Fossils of Unknown Species of Ancient Humans Found in Israel and China

Fossils of previously unknown species of Ancient Human have been found in Israel & China, that could potentially change the story of our evolution. One is closer to Neanderthals, the other to Homo sap...

Painted Lady Vanessa cardui on a purple coneflower Echinacea purpurea in Belgium. 360 on History

Painted Lady butterfly populations see a boom in Europe when it rains in Africa

Painted Lady populations see a boom in Europe when it rains in Africa says to a new study. This means climate change in Africa can impact their numbers.

Earth by Junocam October 2013 during gravity assist flyby. 360 on History

Amazing images of Earth by Juno spacecraft during its gravity assist fly

The Juno spacecraft has been orbiting Jupiter for almost five years (it launched from Kennedy Space Center in Florida on 5 August 2011.). Its aim to help us understand the solar system by increasing o...

First Ever 3D Map of the Boundaries Solar System’s Heliosphere

This is an absolutely fantastic piece of work! Scientists have used NASA’s Earth-orbiting Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX) satellite to construct a 3D map of the boundaries of the  helioshpere &#...

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