Tuesday 12 November 2019
Julian day 2458800.1490
Besting the screaming piha, here's the world’s loudest bird (video further down in the article)
From Ulaanbataar: Guide to a traditional, lamb-based Mongolian meal
Starlite, that miraculous stuff invented by British tinkerer Maurice Ward? It exists.
History rewritten: 9000-year-old metropolis discovered near Jerusalem
DNA: Biblical Philistines were European, from as far as Iberia maybe
RAM revolution: Computers to use less power, no longer need to boot up
Extra muscle for “puppy dog eyes” evolved as survival benefit
Graphene will change
Now, exploring settlements in lost mini-continent of Doggerland
The straight dope on “transparent aluminum”
U Mass Dartmouth: Large, rotating black holes might be safe hyperspace portals
Avian opium addicts devastate Indian poppy farms
Huge mountains and valleys charted -- 650 km (400 mi) under our feet
Turkmenistan: Central Asia's North Korea
OSIRIS-REx approaches weirdly diamond-shaped asteroid. Sample return planned.
Plane with no moving parts achieves powered flight
Approximate distance to the moon is currently
395,568 km (245,794 mi)
and it’s approaching at about 135.7 km/h (84.3 mph).
It’s speeding up.
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