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March 30, 2014
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Von Thailand bis Tahiti

Neue Rekorde bei globaler Klimaschutzaktion Earth Hour / 162 Länder und 7.000 Städte rufen zum Schutz des Planeten auf Berlin – Von Thailand bis Tahiti, vom Vatikan bis Las Vegas und von der Internationalen Raumstation bis in den Sudan – … Continue reading

January 19, 2014
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Enormous scale of Nile ‘mega lake’ revealed

The eastern Sahara Desert was once home to a 45,000 km2 freshwater lake similar in surface area to the largest in the world today. A study led by the University of Exeter has revealed that the mega lake was probably … Continue reading

January 18, 2013
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Searching for the Lost Royal City of Nubia in Northern Sudan

ANN ARBOR — Geoff Emberling is doing what few archaeologists do anymore in a world that has been worked over pretty well by picks, trowels and shovels. He’s searching for a lost royal city. The ancient capital was ruled by … Continue reading

April 21, 2012
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Amateur Astronomers to ‘Target Asteroids!’

Researchers on NASA’s robotic asteroid sample return mission, OSIRIS-REx, are turning to amateur astronomers for new data on near-Earth asteroids in a citizen science observing campaign called Target Asteroids! Amateur astronomers are about to make observations that will affect current … Continue reading

February 21, 2012
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Making The Bones Speak

EAST LANSING, Mich. — In a narrow, modest laboratory in Michigan State University’s Giltner Hall, students pore over African skeletons from the Middle Ages in an effort to make the bones speak. Little is known about these Nubians, meaning the … Continue reading

December 20, 2010
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Meteorite Just One Piece of an Unknown Celestial Body

Washington, D.C. — Scientists from all over the world are taking a second, more expansive, look at the car-sized asteroid that exploded over Sudan’s Nubian Desert in 2008. Initial research was focused on classifying the meteorite fragments that were collected … Continue reading