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Flying the Juno Spacecraft Towards Jupiter: Kristen Francis

Flying the Juno Spacecraft Towards Jupiter: Kristen Francis

The fastest ever spacecraft just entered Jupiter’s orbit. Kristen Francis has been remotely flying Juno for the past five years. Will NASA now be able to

Stone Architecture at Tatev Monastery

Stone Architecture at Tatev Monastery

Tatev Monastery was one of medieval Armenia's most important religious and cultural centers during the Middle Ages. It's renown for its stone architecture and location on a large basalt plateau near...

Why have we never found any elephant skeletons in the Western Alps?

Why have we never found any elephant skeletons in the Western Alps?

It is widely assumed that the Carthaginian general Hannibal Barca crossed the Western Alps some 2200 Years ago with an army of men, horses and elephants in direction of Italy and the Roman Republic…

Matthew B. Ridgway

Matthew B. Ridgway

Matthew Bunker Ridgway was born in Fort Monroe, Virginia, on March 3, 1895. He was the son of Colonel Thomas Ridgway, an artillery officer.Ridgway began his higher education by applying to West Point Military Academy. With his knowledge of other cultures and their languages, he returned to West Point in 1918 to serve as a Spanish language instructor.

The oldest pictogram discovered in Göbekli Tepe

The oldest pictogram discovered in Göbekli Tepe

Among the many excavations being carried out in the ancient city of Göbekli Tepe, in Turkey, a pictogram has recently been discovered on an obelisk, which according to researchers could be the oldest of all have been found. image that conveys a certain meaning thanks to its resemblance to a physical object.

Geological history of the Earth: the Jurassic period

Geological history of the Earth: the Jurassic period

The Jurassic period spans from 200 million years ago to 145 million years ago and presents three epochs: the early, middle and upper Jurassic, being the second period of the Mesozoic era The early Jurassic The early Jurassic extends from 200 years ago to 175 million years. The climate was tropical, much more humid than in the Triassic.