Magical Incantation Discovered on Ancient Silver Scroll Written in Unknown Language
An inscription on a tiny silver scroll from eighth century Jordan has been revealed, but it is written in an unknown language, along with magical symbols, a practice common among magicians of the time. While we may never know what this particular incantation says, the researchers’ new technique using CT scans and new software may help decipher other similar scrolls and give great insight into the ancient and medieval mentality.
Science teacher Mas Subramanian and
his team at Oregon State University
accidentally discovered a new shade of
blue while creating new electronics
materials. YInMn blue, named after
yttrium, indium, and manganese, has a
unique, crystal structure that keeps it
from fading and is a new candidate for
energy efficiency because it can also
reflect infrared light.
Madeline Corbin, an intern in Subramanian’s lab, uses YInMn Blue in her artwork, ‘
OSU Memorial Union Façade.’ Photo via: Oregon State University.
Existing blue pigments include ultramarine, which is made from ground lapis lazuli, as well as toxic alternatives like cobalt and Prussian blue, making OSU’s discovery a major breakthrough.
If Evilistrator can draw music notes, Nathanaël has to know music, and to know music, Nathanaël has to practice some type of art (Other than drawing). Meaning that it’s basically cannon that Nathanaël plays some sort of instrument, whether it be real, or just his voice? Hmm… Information, information. ..
What are you hiding…?
Approximately 95% of the Earth’s oceans are unseen by human eyes with 99% of the ocean floor being unexplored so it’s no surprise that new creatures are always being discovered, such a this “ghost octopus” which was discovered in 27 February, 2016. This cute little creature was discovered by a U.S. rover named Deep Discoverer 2.6 miles below the surface.
In 2015, an ancient reproduction of the Egyptian god Osiris’s mythical tomb was discovered in Thebes. The massive tomb was built between 760 and 525 BCE and contains all the elements as described by legend, including a statue of Osiris and a staircase that leads to the Netherworld.