70-year-old astronomy photos may be clues to alien visitors — study

On a series of 70-year-old photographic plates containing images of the night sky, a few astronomers say they’ve found something weird: flashes of light that appear and then disappear, like ghosts. “We found an image where nine stars were out there, and they vanished. And they are not there half an hour earlier, and they … Read more

How did visitors experience the domestic space in Pompeii? – BIOENGINEER.ORG

Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have used virtual reality and 3D eye-tracking technology to examine what drew the attention of visitors when entering the stunning environment of an ancient Roman house. The team recreated the House of Greek Epigrams in 3D and tracked the gaze of study participants as they viewed the home. Researchers … Read more

National parks are increasing restrictions on visitors

As restaurants, bars, and international travel remained limited during the pandemic, many Americans turned to the country’s national parks to satisfy their cravings for solace and adventure. But some of these protected areas are now feeling the pressure of increased demand for outdoor recreation. In the past few years, the National Park Service (NPS) has … Read more