• Ken Parth posted an update in the group Group logo of DiscoveryDiscovery 6 months, 1 week ago

    Researchers, For The First Time, Have Found A Unique Solar System With 3 Suns. 2 Of The Suns, With Combined Mass That’s 12X Our Sun’s Mass, Orbit Each Other In 24 Hrs, WhileThe 3rd Larger Sun (16X Our Sun’s Mass) Orbits The Other 2. More Study Is Needed To Find Out How The Stars Formed In The Solar System, HD 98800, Which Is 150 LY Away.

  • Ken Parth posted an update in the group Group logo of DiscoveryDiscovery 7 months ago

    Researchers, Via Genetic Study, Have Discovered The World’s Largest Clone. The Clone, A 4500 Yrs Old Massive Network Of Seaweed Called Posidonia Australis, Was Found In Australia. And Is Said To Cover More Than 77 mi² (200 km²). P. Australis Is Said To Be A Single Plant That Clones Itself, Unlike Some Seaweeds That Reproduce Sexually.

  • Ken Parth posted an update in the group Group logo of DiscoveryDiscovery 10 months, 1 week ago

    Scientists Used The Estimated Ages Of 250,000 Stars, Known As Sub-Giants, In The Milky Way To Determine That Part Of Our Galaxy, Associated With The Thick Disk, Is 2 Byrs Older Than Earlier Thought. The Stars’ Ages Indicate That The First Phase Of Star Formation Started ~800 Myrs After The Big Bang But Accelerated 2 Billion Years Later.

  • Ken Parth posted an update in the group Group logo of ProductProduct 1 year, 1 month ago

    The US FDA Has Approved The First Eye Drop That Could Replace Reading Glasses For Folks 40 Years And Older, Who Experience Age-Related Blurry Near Vision. The Drug, Called Vuity, Which Activates In 15 Minutes, Is Said To Be Able To Provide Sharp Vision For 6 To 10 Hours To The ~128 Million Americans Affected By Blurred Near Vision.

  • Ken Parth posted an update in the group Group logo of PoliticsPolitics 1 year, 3 months ago

    Barbados Will Become A Republic, On Nov. 30th, 2021 (55 Years Since Independence) After Swearing-In Its First Elected President, Sandra Mason. The Former Governor-General Will Replace Britain’s Queen Elizabeth As Head Of State (HOS). Several Countries, After Independence, Dropped The Queen As HOS, But Some Like Australia And Canada Didn’t.

  • Ken Parth posted an update in the group Group logo of DiscoveryDiscovery 1 year, 3 months ago

    Researchers Have Pinpointed The Precise Date The Vikings First Arrived The Americas. They Estimated The Date These First Europeans Arrived To Be 1021–1,000 Years Ago. The Estimate Was Done Via Carbon Dating Of Woods From The Only Confirmed Norse Archeological Site In The Americas, Called L’Anse Aux Meadows, In Newfoundland, Canada.

  • Ken Parth posted an update in the group Group logo of DiscoveryDiscovery 1 year, 3 months ago

    A New Find In An Ancient Camp Site, In Northern Utah, Indicates That Humans Used Tobacco ~9000 Years Earlier Than Thought. The Find, Charred Tobacco Plant Seeds, Indicates Hunter-Gatherers, In Utah Desert, Smoked The Plant About 12,300 Years. The Earliest Evidence Until Now Was A 3,300-Year-Old Smoking Pipe Discovered In Alabama.

  • Ken Parth posted an update in the group Group logo of OtherOther 1 year, 4 months ago

    The Swiss Alps, A Popular Tourist Attraction, Is Being Protected From Increasing Summer Melt, Due To Global Warming, By Covering It With Special Blankets That Reflects The Sun’s Ray, Thereby Reducing Seasonal Melt By 70%. The 5 Mile Swiss Glacier Is Said To Have Shrunk, Over The Last 10 Years, With The Disappearance Of ~131 Ft Of Glacier.

  • Ken Parth posted an update in the group Group logo of DiscoveryDiscovery 1 year, 5 months ago

    Researchers May Have Inadvertently Discovered The Most Northernmost Island Off Greenland Coast . The Scientists Made The Discovery During An Expedition To Oodaaq Island, Previously Thought To Be The Most Northernmost Island. But They Soon Discovered They Were 800m (2,625ft) Further North Of Oodaaq Island, Where The 60X30m Island Is Located.

  • Ken Parth posted an update in the group Group logo of DiscoveryDiscovery 1 year, 5 months ago

    The Gravitational Force Around Black Holes (BH), Which Prevents Light From Escaping, Can Heat Material To Release Radio Waves And X-rays. Researchers, Studying The X-Rays, Observed Them, For The First Time, From Behind A BH, Due To Light Bending Effect Of BH, Supporting Albert Einstein’s Theory That Gravity Is Matter Warping Space-Time.

  • Ken Parth posted an update in the group Group logo of EntertainmentEntertainment 1 year, 6 months ago

    Ashleigh Barty Has Become The First Indigenous Australian, In 41 Years, To Win The Wimbledon Women’s Singles Title. Barty Is The Second Australian To Win It After Her Mentor, Evonne Goolagong Cawley, Won It In 1971 And 1980. Barty, A Junior Wimbledon Champion In 2011, Also Successfully Played Professional Cricket For The Brisbane Heat.

  • Ken Parth posted an update in the group Group logo of AnimalAnimal 1 year, 6 months ago

    Scientists Have Revived Tiny Organisms That Were Frozen During The Late Pleistocene Epoch. The Creatures, Known As Bdelloid Rotifers Or Wheel Animals, And Said To Have Existed For About 50 Million Years, Were Frozen In The Arctic For 24,000 Years. The Organisms, Once Thawed, Began Reproducing Asexually, Creating Clones That Were Their Genetic Duplicates.

  • Ken Parth posted an update in the group Group logo of HealthHealth 1 year, 8 months ago

    A Blind Man Had His Eyesight Partially Restored, In A First Of Such Successful Treatment In Human Using Optogenetic Therapy And Engineered Goggles. The 58-Year-Old Man, For 40 Years, Was Afflicted With A Neurodegenerative Eye Disease, Retinitis Pigmentosa, Which Changes How The Retina Responds To Light, Which Could Lead To Total Blindness.

  • Ken Parth posted an update in the group Group logo of EntertainmentEntertainment 1 year, 8 months ago

    Phil Mickelson Has Made History As The Oldest Golfer To Win A Golf Major. He Was 50 Years, 11 Months, 8 Days When He Won The 2021 PGA Championship On 5/23/2021. This Win Implies A Total Of 29 Golfers Aged 40 And Above Have Won The Golf Major A Sum Total Of 39 Times. Mickelson Has 6 Major Golf Championships, Winning All But The US Open.

  • Ken Parth posted an update in the group Group logo of EntertainmentEntertainment 1 year, 8 months ago

    Dean Du Plessis, Born With Tumors Behind Both Retinas, Has Become The First Visually Impaired Commentator To Cover International Cricket. He Developed His Skills Via A Lifetime Of Listening To Cricket And His Ability To Recognise People By Sound, Touch, And Smell, Enabling The 44-Year-Old Zimbabwean To Become A Successful Broadcaster.

  • Ken Parth posted an update in the group Group logo of AnimalAnimal 1 year, 9 months ago

    A Lone Male Duck, Known As A Common Pochard Was Spotted For The First Time In British Columbia. And There Is Speculation That This May Be The First Time That This Wild Bird Has Been Spotted In Canada. The Bird Is Said To Be Native To Europe And Asia And Usually Migrates South Of The 2 Continents For The Winter.

  • Ken Parth posted an update in the group Group logo of DiscoveryDiscovery 1 year, 10 months ago

    Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) Researchers Have Released The Most Detailed, And The First Time Polarized-Light Image Of A Black Hole , In Messier 87 Galaxy, Showing Magnetic Fields Behavior At The Very Edge Of A Black Hole. The EHT’s Data Is Key To Understanding How Magnetic Fields Allow Black Holes To ‘Eat’ Matter And Launch Powerful Jets.

  • Ken Parth posted an update in the group Group logo of DiscoveryDiscovery 1 year, 11 months ago

    Archeologist, For The First Time, Have Unearthed A Unique Carriage For Festive Activities In Ancient Pompeii. The Four-wheeled Carriage, Comprising Iron, Bronze, And Tin, Was Found, ~700 Metres North Of Ancient Pompeii Walls, Near The Stables Of An Ancient Villa At Civita Giuliana. This Discovery Will Shed More Light On Ancient Pompeii.

  • Ken Parth posted an update in the group Group logo of DiscoveryDiscovery 2 years, 1 month ago

    Scientists May Have Found The Most Distant And Oldest Galaxy In The Universe, Pending Confirmation. Researchers Determined The Distance Of The Galaxy, Called GN-z11, Based On The Galaxy’s Ultraviolet Light Shift Towards The Spectrum Red End. This Research May Support Previous Studies Of GN-z11 As The Farthest Detectable Galaxy–~13.4 BLY.

  • Ken Parth posted an update in the group Group logo of ProductProduct 2 years, 1 month ago

    Researchers, In China, May Have Developed A Photonic Quantum Computer, Called Jiuzhang, Which Demonstrates Quantum Supremacy. The Computer Is Said To Do, In 200 Seconds, Calculations That Will Take Conventional Computers 2.5 Billion Yrs To Complete. Only Google’s Sycamore Computer, Until Now, Has Been Able To Achieve Quantum Supremacy.

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