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A piece of nettle cloth retrieved from Denmark's richest known Bronze Age burial mound Lusehøj may actually derive from Austria, new findings suggest.
The age-old struggle between classes may be even older than we thought, according to a new study carried out by archaeologists.
A mysterious cycle of booms and busts in marine biodiversity over the past 500 million years could be tied to a periodic uplifting of the world's continents.
Multiple radioactive "hot spots" in and around Tokyo -- some 125 miles from a nuclear facility damaged by a March earthquake -- have been detected by citizens using radiation-detection gear.
Law enforcement may have a new crime-solving tool, courtesy of geoscientists.
Celestite (SrSO4) is a mineral consisting of strontium sulfate. The mineral is also known as celestine and is named for its occasional delicate blue color. Celestite occurs as crystals, and also in compact massive and fibrous forms. It is mostly found in sedimentary rocks, often associated with the minerals gypsum, anhydrite, and halite. The mineral is found worldwide, usually in small quantities. Pale blue crystal specimens are found in Madagascar.
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