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Cosmos: nuestro espacio: Científicos de Harvard obtienen "el santo grial de...

Cosmos: nuestro espacio: Científicos de Harvard obtienen "el santo grial de...

(3) Funny Technology - Google+

(3) Funny Technology - Google+

Why Do We Say 'Hmm' When Thinking? Natalie Wolchover, Life's Little Mysteries Staff Writer [click photo]

Why Do We Say 'Hmm' When Thinking?

Why Do We Say 'Hmm' When Thinking? Natalie Wolchover, Life's Little Mysteries Staff Writer [click photo]

Immune cells (green) infected with HIV (pink) undergo a cell-suicide process known as pyroptosis. NIBSC/Science Photo Library

Immune cells (green) infected with HIV (pink) undergo a cell-suicide process known as pyroptosis. NIBSC/Science Photo Library

A grain of pollen from an acacia flower. It's roughly 50 microns long, which is about half the width of a human hair.

A grain of pollen from an acacia flower. It's roughly 50 microns long, which is about half the width of a human hair.

Applications open for Mars One, the first human space colony Wanted: Mars colonist. Must like space and a chance at glory, fame, and failure.

Applications open for Mars One, the first human space colony Wanted: Mars colonist. Must like space and a chance at glory, fame, and failure.

Two ancient curses dating back 1,600 years depict a deity with snakes coming out of its head. This deity may be none other than the goddess Hekate, the Queen of the Crossroads. Invocations in the curses resemble those used for her. (Museo Archeologico Civico di Bologna)  One of the curses targets a Roman senator named Fistus and appears to be the only known example of a cursed senator. The other curse targets a veterinarian named Porcello. Ironically, Porcello is the Latin word for pig.

Black magic revealed in two ancient curses

Two ancient curses dating back 1,600 years depict a deity with snakes coming out of its head. This deity may be none other than the goddess Hekate, the Queen of the Crossroads. Invocations in the curses resemble those used for her. (Museo Archeologico Civico di Bologna) One of the curses targets a Roman senator named Fistus and appears to be the only known example of a cursed senator. The other curse targets a veterinarian named Porcello. Ironically, Porcello is the Latin word for pig.

This map shows the gravity field of the moon as measured by NASA’s GRAIL mission.

This map shows the gravity field of the moon as measured by NASA’s GRAIL mission.

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