In 2016, huge, high-tech 3D printers created replicas of the gate of the Temple of Bel (Baal) that were erected in London and New York, cities that were already home to ancient Egyptian obelisks, the Needles of Cleopatra.
2020 is in the history books, and while we’re not sorry to see it go, we’ve learned some valuable lessons. We discuss the global crisis response and the reports of spreading Ebola outbreaks in western and Central Africa.
We share our impressions of the megalithic site Gilgal Refaim, which we visited during our recent tour of Israel, and what scholars have learned after fifty years of studying a site that’s bigger and much older than Stonehenge.
Scientists are developing tech that would read brain activity and convert the patterns into words — a sort of mind-reading software. While this would be a wonderful tool for people with speech disabilities, researchers want