Modern marvels: museums with spectacular architecture
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Modern marvels: museums with spectacular architecture

Some museums captivate visitors even before they enter. In fact, the exteriors of cultural spaces are sometimes as much of a draw as their collections. Designing a museum proves a unique architectural challenge with particular demands and constraints: the building must support optimal conditions for exhibitions and preserving artwork, adequate archival space, staff offices, and…

Huge asteroid triggered ancient ice age after dust blocked sunlight for 2MILLION years, scientists say
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Huge asteroid triggered ancient ice age after dust blocked sunlight for 2MILLION years, scientists say

AN ANCIENT asteroid collision may filled the atmosphere with enough dust to trigger an ice age, scientists claim. Sunlight-blocking dust remained in the sky for around two million years, effectively causing Earth to “freeze”. 6 An enormous asteroid that broke apart flooded Earth’s atmosphere with huge amounts of dustCredit: Getty – ContributorScientists have long been…

New “Atlantis” Spotted Buried Off Southern Europe’s Mediterranean Coast
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New “Atlantis” Spotted Buried Off Southern Europe’s Mediterranean Coast

Greater Adria was spotted following decades of research, as scientists have been armed with the most advanced software, enabling them to peel off the tectonic plate layers to learn for sure when and where this or that geological phenomenon occurred.Deep under the azure blue Mediterranean waters, researchers have stumbled upon another “lost continent”, shortly after…