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The Amazon Rainforest: Was it ‘Man Made’ by Our Ancestors?

Posted by on August 3, 2015 in Archaeology, Earth & Space, Nature, Sci-Tech, Science with 1 Comment
The Amazon Rainforest: Was it ‘Man Made’ by Our Ancestors?

It is often held aloft by environmental campaign groups as an example of one of the last remaining regions of unspoiled habitat left in the world. But instead of being a pristine rainforest untouched by human hands, the Amazon appears to have been profoundly shaped by mankind. An international team of researchers have published evidence that suggests the Amazon was once home to millions of people who lived and farmed in the area now covered by trees. The scientists claim the Amazon basin was a major centre of crop domestication that saw at least 83 native species being cultivated to some degree.

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Solar Filaments Erupt, I Wish I Knew This When I ‘Woke Up’| S0 News August 2, 2015

Posted by on August 2, 2015 in Earth & Space with 0 Comments
Solar Filaments Erupt, I Wish I Knew This When I ‘Woke Up’| S0 News August 2, 2015

Earth and Space News Aug 2, 2015: Space weather – solar filaments erupt; Arctic Sea Ice News; I wish I knew this when I ‘Woke Up’; Global weather

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The Next Earthquake Watch, Space & Global Weather | S0 News August 1, 2015

Posted by on August 1, 2015 in Earth & Space with 0 Comments
The Next Earthquake Watch, Space & Global Weather | S0 News August 1, 2015

S0 News August 1, 2015: Space weather – solar tornadoes, coronal hole to interact with Earth over next week; Planets will also be aligned = > next earthquake watch; Earthquake watch – rare tremors hit off the coast of Australia; Global weather

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What Is a Blue Moon? The History & Science Behind Tonight’s Rare Event

Written by on July 31, 2015 in Earth & Space, Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
What Is a Blue Moon? The History & Science Behind Tonight’s Rare Event

Watch NASA’s video above and learn all you need to know about the term “blue moon” in mere minutes. You just might come off as a sort of astronomical whiz at tonight’s dinner party. Enjoy!

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Space Quake, Organic Comet, Nearest Rocky Exoplanet, Rain | S0 News July 31, 2015

Posted by on July 31, 2015 in Earth & Space, Environment with 0 Comments
Space Quake, Organic Comet, Nearest Rocky Exoplanet, Rain | S0 News July 31, 2015

Earth and Space News July 31, 2015: Space weather – space quake; Earthquake watch; Organic comet 67P; Where to Find the Nearest Rocky Exoplanet; Hidden carbon sink beneath desert; NASA Visualizations; Global weather

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Brown Dwarf Aurora, Saturn Moon Tethys Mystery, Rare Quake | S0 News July 30, 2015

Posted by on July 30, 2015 in Earth & Space with 0 Comments
Brown Dwarf Aurora, Saturn Moon Tethys Mystery, Rare Quake | S0 News July 30, 2015

Earth and Space News July 30, 2015: Space weather – solar calm;Earthquake watch – rare quake Australia; Brown Dwarf Aurora; Unusual Red Arcs Spotted on Icy Saturn Moon Tethys; Global weather

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More Quakes, Ceres Topographic Globe Animation, Magnetic Reversal History | S0 News July 29, 2015

Posted by on July 29, 2015 in Earth & Space with 0 Comments
More Quakes, Ceres Topographic Globe Animation, Magnetic Reversal History | S0 News July 29, 2015

Source: Suspicious0bservers Earth and Space News July 29, 2015: Space weather – solar calm, coronal hole; Earthquake watch – M6 Quakes Alaska & Columbia; Ceres Topographic Globe Animation First measurements taken of South Africa’s Iron Age magnetic field history MagneticReversal.org; Global weather

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M7 Earthquake Indonesia, Space Weather | S0 News July 28, 2015

Posted by on July 28, 2015 in Earth & Space with 0 Comments
M7 Earthquake Indonesia, Space Weather | S0 News July 28, 2015

Earth and Space News July 28, 2015: Space weather; Earthquake watch – M7 Earthquake Indonesia; Change in fire season length; Global weather

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Pluto Sends Planetary Scientists Back to the Drawing Board

Posted by on July 27, 2015 in Earth & Space, Sci-Tech with 0 Comments
Pluto Sends Planetary Scientists Back to the Drawing Board

Physicist Wal Thornhill continues his discussion of NASA’s New Horizons mission to the dwarf planet Pluto. The mission has already provided a number of surprises for planetary scientists. The tiny planet’s geological activity, its apparent age, the stunning features on its moons and more all defy many fundamental ideas in planetary science.

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Large Quake Alaska, Space Weather | S0 News July 27, 2015">Planets Aligned + Coronal Hole => Large Quake Alaska, Space Weather | S0 News July 27, 2015

Large Quake Alaska, Space Weather | S0 News July 27, 2015"> Planets Aligned + Coronal Hole => Large Quake Alaska, Space Weather | S0 News July 27, 2015

Earth and Space News July 27, 2015: Space weather – low solar flaring, Earth-facing coronal hole; Planetary alignments; Earthquake watch – 6.9M Quake Alaska; Global weather

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Space Weather, Earthquakes, Storms | S0 News July 26, 2014

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Space Weather, Earthquakes, Storms | S0 News July 26, 2014

Earth and Space News July 26, 2015: Space weather – Earth-facing solar quiet, coronal hole; Earthquake watch – 6.0M Quake Indonesia, 4.2M Fontana, CA; Global weather

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Sunspots Born, Pluto Haze & Ice | S0 News July 25, 2015

Posted by on July 25, 2015 in Earth & Space with 0 Comments
Sunspots Born, Pluto Haze & Ice | S0 News July 25, 2015

Earth and Space News July 22, 2015: Space weather – incoming solar filaments, sunspots, and coronal holes; Gamma ray burst; Polar Field Observations; NASA Hosts ‘Quest for Quakes’ Data Challenge; NASA’s New Horizons Team Finds Haze, Flowing Ice on Pluto; Global weather

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11 Crazy Facts About Getting Struck By Lightning (And How To Avoid It)

Posted by on July 24, 2015 in Earth & Space, Sci-Tech with 0 Comments
11 Crazy Facts About Getting Struck By Lightning (And How To Avoid It)

Lightning is an unruly beast; hard to predict and filled with surprises. And according to the National Weather Service, so far this year lightning strikes have killed at least 20 people in the United States, which is almost double the norm. Behind those strikes are some pretty wild facts. Consider the following

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First Ever DSCOVR Data & Mission Update, Vitamin B3 in Space | S0 News July 24, 2015

Posted by on July 24, 2015 in Earth & Space with 0 Comments
First Ever DSCOVR Data & Mission Update, Vitamin B3 in Space | S0 News July 24, 2015

Earth and Space News July 24, 2015: Space weather – new sunspots; First DSCOVR Telemetry; Vitamin B3 in Space; Global weather

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NASA’s Kepler Discovers the Most Earth-Like Planet Yet

Posted by on July 23, 2015 in Earth & Space, Sci-Tech with 0 Comments
NASA’s Kepler Discovers the Most Earth-Like Planet Yet

NASA’s Kepler Mission is searching for life on other planets, and it recently discovered a promising lead that’s the most Earth-like yet (NASA: “similar to our own”). The new discovery, called Kepler-452b orbits around a sun-like star.

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