Ancient humans may have made giant telescopes 6,000 years ago

Telescopes as we think of them date back 400 years to the Enlightenment. But astronomers studying huge tombs in Portugal believe ancient humans were making their own stargazing instruments 6,000 years ago, the Atlantic reports. Researchers, who presented their findings Wednesday at the National Astronomy Meeting in Britain, believe the tombs themselves were a typeContinue reading “Ancient humans may have made giant telescopes 6,000 years ago”

The Likely Cause of Addiction Has Been Discovered, and It Is Not What You Think

by Johann Hari Author of ‘Chasing The Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs’ It is now one hundred years since drugs were first banned — and all through this long century of waging war on drugs, we have been told a story about addiction by our teachers and by ourContinue reading “The Likely Cause of Addiction Has Been Discovered, and It Is Not What You Think”