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A stormy, active sun during Earth’s first 100 million years may have kickstarted life on our planet.

At the European Stone Festival in Salzburg, stonemasons and sculptors will show how they turn their ideas into small sculptures

During the weekend from June 03 and 04, 2023, the venue will be the Kapitelplatz, close to the cathedral

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“Marble. Carving the Future“ is the title of the new marketing campaign of the Italian association Confindustria Marmomacchine with the support of the export organization ICE

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Japanese astronomers have observed a superflare on a star located 400 light years away in the constellation Orion, depicted here on an artist’s impression with a binary star in the background

Learning more about the ecosystems along the active vents at the Mid-Atlantic Ridge at 2000 m water depth

An international research team has discovered 3 new fields of hydrothermal chimneys with rich biological communities using chemical energy instead of sunlight

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In 2022, British archaeologist Timothy Darvill came out with the sensational thesis that Stonehenge was a precise annual calendar, from which the exact dates for the days could be read

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A United States Geological Survey webpage gives details on the Kahramanmaraş Earthquake that hit Turkey and Syria on February 06, 2023, with a magnitude of around 7.5

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This mosaic pavement adorns the port of the Swedish city of Sundsvall. The designer was landscape architect Bibbie Leine

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A fossil of a liana gives evidence that modern-type rainforests may have been around as early as 80 million years ago

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