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

For our first blog on shattering myths regarding science and history facts we have decided to go with the all-time favourite: the moon landing. There are two conspiracy theories associated with this. ...

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

Welcome to the first 360onhistory podcast presented by Altaf Khan and Saima Baig, basically just two friends chatting about science, history and nature, covering everything from the big bang to today....

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Fantastic Women Series – NASA’s Computers

One small step for a man, a giant push from the women behind him – How a group of unsung women heroes helped NASA achieve its goal of putting a man on the moon. On July 16, 1969, NASA launched Apollo ...

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A Universe in a Picture

The story begins almost 14 billion years ago but we are going to take it up in 1948, when Ralph Alpherin, while doing research on the Big Bang, together with Robert Herman and George Gamow, predicted ...

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Fantastic Women Series – Mary Anning, the original fossil hunter

When it comes to fossils, Mary Anning’s name has only recently started to come into the limelight. Born on May 21, 1799, she was the original fossil hunter, fossil dealer and palaeontologist, who beca...

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Fantastic Women Series – Cecilia Payne Gaposchkin

The fact that the Sun and other stars are primarily composed of hydrogen and helium is a fact that anyone with any interest in astronomy knows. It is an established fact. What most people don’t know i...

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More Denisovans and extinct sub-Saharan ghost populations

Since the discovery of the first Neanderthal skeleton in 1856 in Germany, we have been curious to find out who exactly they were and how they were related to us. In 2010, geneticists theorized that th...

Highest air pollution in Bangladesh, China, India, and Pakistan in 2018

AirVisual and Greenpeace have jointly published the World Air Quality Report for 2018, ranking over 3000 cities based on their pollution levels. Out of the total 64% exceeded the WHO’s annual exposure...