Listen To The Voice Of A 3000-Year-Old Egyptian Mummy

Scientists have reproduced the voice of a ancient Egyptian priest by creating a 3D printed replica of his mummified vocal tract. David Howard at Royal Holloway, University of London, and his colleagues reconstructed the vocal tracts of Nesyamun, a priest who lived over 3000 years ago during the reign of pharaoh Ramses XI. The incredible … Read more

The African Continent Is Splitting in Two and Here’s The Proof

Lucía Pérez Díaz, Royal Holloway A large crack, stretching several kilometres, made a sudden appearance recently in south-western Kenya. The tear, which continues to grow, caused part of the Nairobi-Narok highway to collapse. Initially, the appearance of the crack was linked to tectonic activity along the East African Rift. But although geologists now think that … Read more

New Black Hole Closer To Earth Than Any Other

A team of astronomers from the European Southern Observatory (ESO) and other institutes discovered a black hole located only 1,000 light years from Earth. The black hole is closer to our solar system than any other to date. This newfound dark neighbor is at least 4.2 times more massive than the sun and lives with … Read more