- 🇮🇷 Alex Shams 🧵 on Twitter: Iran is a land of beauty and contrasts. I’d love to share some of that with you!Today we’re going to explore northwestern Iran, traveling into the forests of Gilan and over into Iranian Azerbaijani cities of Ardebil and Tabriz.
- 🇮🇳🌝 India moon mission: Vikram lunar lander found on surface. “Only three nations — the United States, the former Soviet Union and China — have landed a spacecraft on the moon.”
- 🇬🇧🌳 Sharing this for the ideas but also for the excellent visuals and animations used to explain the concepts. UK Restoration and Rewilding. “The most effective way to realise those climate, biodiversity, and social benefits is by linking natural habitats across the UK through an intentional, well-planned project to rethink land management. This large-scale project would rewild and restore 25% of the UK.”
- 🇩🇰🇸🇪 Famous Viking Warrior Was a Woman, DNA Reveals. “It was held up before as kind of the ‘ideal’ Viking male warrior grave… [The new study] goes to the heart of archaeological interpretation: that we’ve always mapped on our idea of what gender roles were.” Perhaps we still are, even in the way this news is written and presented.
- 🐦🧠 Total recall: A brilliant memory helps chickadees survive. “By spending the fall hiding as many as 80,000 individual seeds, which they then retrieve — by memory — during the winter. Their astounding ability to keep track of that many locations puts their memory among the most impressive in the animal kingdom.”
- 💸 Good, good. California’s AB5 bill makes Uber and Lyft drivers employees — what’s next? and Judge lets Facebook privacy class action proceed, calls company's views 'so wrong’.
- 🤩♆ The Skies of Mini-Neptunes and This may be the first known exoplanet with clouds of water droplets.
Note — Sep 15, 2019