Thousand years

Death, grief and family in the pandemic

Book title:Everything is True ISBN-13:978-1526633392 Author: Roopa Farooki Editor:Bloomsbury Edition Guide price:£14.99 Two thousand years ago, a Roman provincial governor asked a question that still haunts us today. Haunts us, indeed, these days more than ever: “What is truth? It’s all true, says Roopa Farooki in this searing memoir about frontline NHS work during the early days of the pandemic. ...

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Sorry, folks, but there is no such thing as an “old” forest.

This is an adapted excerpt from “Little Green Lies and Other BS” by John Mullinder. It is reproduced with the permission of the author. Marking the world’s primary forests as ancient is possibly one of the smartest scams in recent environmental history. Because old-growth forests (in the normal sense of the term) are rare, if not non-existent. In 2006, Greenpeace ...

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Tsunami warning in Italy: an underwater volcano could trigger a huge wave of 30 meters | Sciences | News

Yellowstone volcano’s magma chamber mapped in documentary Europe’s largest active volcano is located approximately 175 kilometers (109 miles) south of Naples. With a height of around 3,000 meters, a length of 70 kilometers (43 miles) and a width of 30 kilometers (19 miles), it eclipses Mount Etna, but is invisible to the eye because it is deeply underwater. . Marsili, ...

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DNA in unlikely places helps piece together family trees of ancient humans

This story originally appeared in our January / February 2022 issue. Click here to subscribe to read more stories like this. One hundred thousand years ago, the Neanderthals gathered in a cave perched 3,000 feet above sea level in the Atapuerca Mountains in Spain. While cooking and watching the young people struggle, they littered the ground with DNA in the ...

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Astronomers discover a whole new type of nebula

Most readers of Universe Today are familiar with nebulae. They are gaseous structures lit by the radiation of nearby stars, and they are among the most beautiful forms in nature. With the help of amateur astronomers who laid the groundwork, an international team of astronomers have discovered a new type of nebulae around binary stars that they call galactic emission ...

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White masculinity and the January 6 insurgency

Jacob Chansley, widely known as QAnon Shaman, was one of hundreds of men who stormed the Capitol on January 6, 2021. Chansley, who pleaded guilty to obstructing formal congressional proceedings, said he has now lost faith in former President Trump. (Blink O’fanaye / Flickr) Over the past year, political commentary on the causes of the Capitol uprising has rightly tended ...

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10 things Vegeta can’t do after becoming a father

Prince Saiyan Vegeta was one of the first Dragon ball z (DBZ) bad guys. Arrogant enemies are a mainstay of Dragon ball frankness, but Vegeta clings to his contempt for “lower beings” longer than most. Whenever the heroic Z Fighters defend Earth from aliens, androids, and the demonic Majin, Vegeta is behind him as he tries to prove how pitiful ...

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Dusty mysterious object orbiting TIC 400799224

The Transiting Exoplanet Survey, TESS, satellite was launched in 2018 with the aim of discovering small planets around neighboring stars closest to the Sun. TESS has so far discovered 172 confirmed exoplanets and compiled a list of 4,703 candidate exoplanets. Its sensitive camera takes images that cover a huge field of view, more than double the area of ​​the constellation ...

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Performer and teacher DJ Sullivan recalled as “mother of a thousand” San Diego actors

During his 65 years in San Diego, DJ Sullivan built a legacy in the local acting community. She was a performer, teacher and leader of an actors’ union. She ran her own theater company and training program. But former college students say what they will remember most about Sullivan – who died Dec. 23 at the age of 86 – ...

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1971 War Tales Fail to Bust Myths: The Tribune India

Maj Gen Ashok K Mehta (ret’d) military commentator The 1971 Indo-Pakistani War was a brilliant and comprehensive military victory that gave birth to a nation. The grand strategy resulted in the unconditional surrender of 93,000 prisoners of war, the capture of 5,000 km2 in the west and the humiliation of the Pakistani army. When Prime Minister Indira Gandhi surrendered to ...

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