Study: 6 Feet Social Distancing Guidelines Insufficient — Coronavirus Can Travel 18 Feet In 5 Seconds!
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Study: 6 Feet Social Distancing Guidelines Insufficient — Coronavirus Can Travel 18 Feet In 5 Seconds!

WASHINGTON — All over the country Americans are being told to stay safe by maintaining a six foot distance from one another in public settings. Unsettlingly, a new study finds that those suggestions may be very insufficient. There is still a lot we don’t understand about the airborne transmission of the coronavirus, but researchers have found…

Shocking Study Reveals Ancient Rainforest Existed Near the South Pole
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Shocking Study Reveals Ancient Rainforest Existed Near the South Pole

Artist’s impression of the rainforest near the Cretaceous South Pole.Illustration: Alfred-Wegener-Institut/J. McKayDuring the Cretaceous period, a balmy forest grew less than 600 miles from the South Pole, according to new research that uncovered ancient spores and roots.Millions of years ago, Earth’s atmosphere had several times more carbon dioxide than it does even today, making the…

Study supports contested 35-year-old predictions, shows that observable novae are just ‘tip of the iceberg’
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Study supports contested 35-year-old predictions, shows that observable novae are just ‘tip of the iceberg’

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Almost 35 years ago, scientists made the then-radical proposal that colossal hydrogen bombs called novae go through a very long-term life cycle after erupting, fading to obscurity for hundreds of thousands of years and then building back up to become full-fledged novae once more. A new study is the first to…