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August 11, 2017

 

From the artist: " I took the solar disk photos in every 15 minutes from sunrise to sunset with the help of a Baader AstroSolar filter. The 360 degrees foreground was captured on the first minute of the totality."

A Brief History of Solar Eclipses

From thieving firedogs to mathematical calculations, peoples' understanding of solar eclipses has evolved.

December 27, 2016

 

People may have confused symptoms of the plague, rabies, and schizophrenia with vampirism.

Vampirism Or Decomposition

People may have confused the normal process of decomposition with proof that vampires were real.

November 3, 2015

 

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Chemical Oracle

Water samples from the Greek oracle at Delphi show traces of ethylene, a gas that can induce trance-like states.

June 5, 2008

 

Debunking Common Cancer Myths

The American Cancer Society found that many Americans believe many common myths about cancer including cell phones and previous injuries causing cancer.

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