Science

Scientists in the Stone Age?

Scientists in the Stone Age?

By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. 5 stone balls discovered in Scotland (Kincardineshire, Aberdeenshire, and Banff), part of a collection at the Ashmolean Museum, are baffling archaeologists in their purpose. Dating back to 3,000 and 2,000 BC, the five stones at the museum are just some of over 425 stones which have been found, all featuring […]

Sunken, Lost City of Heracleion Brought to Life in 3D

Sunken, Lost City of Heracleion Brought to Life in 3D

By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. The ancient city of Heracleion, home of Cleopatra’s inauguration, was thought to be myth, such as the lost city of Atlantis, until underwater archaeologist Dr Frank Goddio unexpectedly came across its ruin in 2001. Findings of extraordinary wealth were discovered after removing settlement from over 1,200 years ago. More than […]

The career of Professor Stephen Hawking (Infographic)

The career of Professor Stephen Hawking (Infographic)

Stephen William Hawking, is a British theoretical physicist, cosmologist, and author. Among his significant scientific works have been a collaboration withRoger Penrose on gravitational singularities theorems in the framework of general relativity, and the theoretical prediction that black holes emit radiation, often called Hawking radiation. Hawking was the first to set forth a cosmology explained by a union of the general theory of relativity and quantum mechanics. He […]

Overview, The Film

On the 40th anniversary of the famous ‘Blue Marble’ photograph taken of Earth from space, Planetary Collective presents a short film documenting astronauts’ life-changing stories of seeing the Earth from the outside – a perspective-altering experience often described as the Overview Effect. The Overview Effect, first described by author Frank White in 1987, is an […]

Meteorite hits Russian Urals

Meteorite hits Russian Urals

Russia’s Urals region has been rocked by a meteorite explosion in the stratosphere. The impact wave damaged several buildings, and blew out thousands of windows amid frigid winter weather. Hundreds have sought medical attention for minor injuries. Around 950 people have sought medical attention in Chelyabinsk alone because of the disaster, the region’s governor Mikhail […]