Panoramic view of Edinburgh Castle             Source: Jeff Whyte /Adobe
Friday, April 3, 2020 - 02:01

Scotland is famous for, amongst other things, tartan, the breathtaking highlands, its national animal, the unicorn, and of course the beautiful landmarks. Perhaps the best known of the ancient sites is Edinburgh Castle.

Coin hoard from early 18th century stashed in ceramic mug. Source: KPÚ Košice
Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 22:45

Archaeologists have found a coin hoard in Slovakia. The silver treasure was uncovered in the foundations of an old church. No one is sure who owned the coins and they are somewhat mysterious...

Cheomseongdae observatory at night, Gyeongju, South Korea.          Source: Ivan / Adobe stock
Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 19:00

The Korean peninsula is known for many things. One thing that may be less well known about Korean culture is its contribution to world astronomy. 

Representative image of the comet Atlas in the night sky.      Source: Tryfonov / Adobe stock
Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 14:00

A huge icy space rock, comet ‘Atlas’, is currently in the constellation Ursa Major in the northern sky orbiting Mars, but it’s on a trajectory with our Sun and it will get progressively brighter as it reaches its closest point at the end of May, if it doesn't fragment that is.

Reconstruction of the West Antarctic Turonian–Santonian temperate rainforest. The painting is based on palaeofloral and environmental information inferred from palynological, geochemical, sedimentological and organic biomarker data obtained from cores 9R and 10R at site PS104_20-2. T            Source: Alfred-Wegener-Institut/J. McKay / CC BY 4.0
Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 02:00

Researchers have found evidence of rainforests near the South Pole 90 million years ago, suggesting the climate was exceptionally warm at the time.