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Observing Beams from Black Holes

Observing Beams from Black Holes

Talking about science fiction coming to life – have you checked out black holes lately? They are actually looked upon as the Death Star beam of nature. They provide powerful energy jets that blast out from the region of black holes just as deadly rays would from a Star Wars …

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How Lead Poisoning Crippled the Roman Empire

How Lead Poisoning Crippled the Roman Empire

Archaeologists from the University of Sheffield have been investigating exactly how lead poisoning affected the overall human health of the Roman Empire. This exciting new research is being led by two people. The first is University of Sheffield’s Department of Archaeology Professor Maureen Carroll and the second is Dr Tracy …

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How Civilizations Became Evil

How Civilizations Became Evil

We all know what the history books tell us – that humans were hunters and gathers for about 250,000 years. And then around 10,000 years ago, a group of people solved the puzzle of agriculture from which the first seeds of big industrial farms were sown. Yes, as always, there …

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