In seems volcanic activity in the Tharsis region of Mars, the Solar System’s largest complex of volcanic rocks, caused a prominent bulge on the surface of the planet – the Tharsis dome. This in turn caused Mars to tilt over, reshaping its surface.
Planetary scientists have got this one the wrong way round.
During numerous close encounters with earth (historical times) extreme tidal forces caused Mars to …
Misleading “first time” heading. Relatively old news. Iron micrometeorites (& stony MMs) falling to earth globally have been known about for many years. With a magnet I filtered out a good selection years ago in my backyard in London. I have a small section in my Extraterrestrial Sands book on how to do this. See also here.
Tutankhamun was depicted as a lunar god… why?
The king not only united Upper and Lower Egypt but he was also the link between the human and divine worlds. Although the king himself was a human being, the office of kingship was divine; the human body of the king was a vessel in which divine kingship manifested itself in the form of the royal ka or life force that was passed on from one king to the next. The king was similar to, though not identical with,
Quartz sand is anywhere and everywhere imaginable on the surface of the Earth. It forms the vast sandy Sahara and Arabian deserts, where dunes can reach a staggering 180 meters (600 ft) in height. It makes up the world’s immense sandstone deposits, forms our beaches and is present in most soils around the globe.
The question is: …