Unknown Until Now–The Ongoing Effort to Identify the Dead in the Fredericksburg National Cemetery

Unknown Until Now–The Ongoing Effort to Identify the Dead in the Fredericksburg National Cemetery

The officer stood over the freshly exhumed grave with a pencil and ledger in his hands. He told others to search the remains as he struggled to decipher the crude etching on a weath…

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‘I Did My Best to Stop American Foreign Policy’: Bernie Sanders on the 1980s

‘I Did My Best to Stop American Foreign Policy’: Bernie Sanders on the 1980s

In an interview, one of the leading candidates for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination discusses his long-held opposition to war and his support for socialist leaders. By Sydney Ember, for the former Samoza Guard.

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Signals that baffled astronomers for 17 years traced to observatory’s microwave oven

Signals that baffled astronomers for 17 years traced to observatory's microwave oven

For 17 years, astronomers at a well-known Australian radio telescope known as "The Dish" had not been able to figure out the source of a strange, vexing interference. For 17 years, astronomers at a well-known Australian radio telescope known as "The Dish" had not been able to figure out the source of a strange, vexing interference. Simon Johnston, head of astrophysics at the CSIRO, the national science agency, told the Guardian that a couple of times a year signals known as perytons were detected "within five kilometers" of the Parkes Observatory in New South Wales.

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Exxon Predicted 2019’s Ominous CO2 Milestone in 1982

Exxon Predicted 2019’s Ominous CO2 Milestone in 1982

Atmospheric carbon dioxide sets a new record every year. This year’s cracked the ominous milestone of 415 parts per million (ppm) thanks to ever rising emissions from human activities. The sharp rise might seem like something nobody could’ve predicted but there’s at least one group of scientists that were on the money 37 years ago: Exxon’s ace team of scientists.

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