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Archaeologists Have a Lot of Dates Wrong for North American Indigenous History — But Are Using New Techniques to Get It Right

Modern dating techniques are providing new time frames for indigenous settlements in Northeast North America, free from the Eurocentric bias that previously led to incorrect…

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Space is Big, Empty and Very, Very Lonely

Keep that in mind the next time you hear about an asteroid that is passing ‘close’ to Earth. Source

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Monster Thunderstorm Cluster Charging from Kansas to Texas is Captured in Astonishing Satellite Views

As lightning crackled in the clouds, the GOES-16 weather satellite watched all the violent action from 22,000 miles away. Source

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Do Peer Reviewers Prefer Significant Results?

An experiment on peer reviewers at a psychology conference suggests a positive result premium, which could drive publication bias. Source

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How Do Supermassive Black Holes Form? You Can Sketch Galaxies to Help Astronomers Find Out

Tracing out the shape of a galaxy may offer clues to the size of its supermassive black hole. And a new study shows citizen scientists…

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AI Designs Computer Chips for More Powerful AI

Google’s breakthrough could dramatically accelerate the design cycle for intelligent machines. Source

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Can Your Community Handle a Natural Disaster and Coronavirus at the Same Time?

If the forecasts are right, the U.S. could be facing more natural disasters this year — on top of the coronavirus pandemic. Local governments aren’t…

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