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11 Site Discussion / Re: We Never Forgot About Mars
« Last post by Wook on October 21, 2014, 02:44:46 PM »
A moon of Saturn, discovered on September 17, 1789, by William Herschel. It is also known as Saturn I because it was the innermost of the seven moons of Saturn known when this numbering system was adopted. In Greek mythology, Mimas was a Titan, a son of Gaia, who was slain by Hercules.

 Mimas holds the record of being the smallest object known that is more or less spherical in shape because of its own gravitational pull.

Composition and surface features
The low density of Mimas suggests a composition that is primarily water ice. It is heavily cratered, although the cratering is not uniform. While most of the surface is covered with craters up to and exceeding 40 km (25 miles) in diameter, in the southern polar region craters larger than 20 km (12 miles) are generally absent.

 Preeminent is the crater Herschel which, at 130 km (80 miles) across, spans more than one third the diameter of the whole moon, and has a central peak that rises 6 km (4 miles) above the crater floor. Had the impact that caused it been much bigger, it may have split Mimas apart. As it is, traces of fracture marks are evident on the opposite hemisphere. Most of the other craters on Mimas are named after characters in Camelot.

 From a distance, the satellite bears a striking resemblance to the Death Star in the Star Wars films.

An ocean inside Mimas?
It has been found that Mimas wobbles back and forth, or librates, as it orbits around Saturn – more than expected if it is simply a rock-ice body with a small round core. The team of astronomers who announced this discovery in 2014 have theorized that there are two plausible explanations for this. The first is that Mimas has an elongated core, one that is shaped like a rugby ball or American football. The other, which they consider more,likely, is that Mimas has a global ocean of water under its surface, which is free to move independently of the solid portions of the moon.

once thought a rarity in the solar system
not any more.
Anomalous Herald News / Re: 6000 years old temple found in Ukraine
« Last post by goshawks on October 21, 2014, 02:14:55 PM »
Mayito7777, good find!

It appears that the Ukrainian temple could be dated by precession. The 'bending' of the building indicates alignment to, say, the North Star in whatever epoch a particular segment was built. Other temples with long building-eras have been dated this way, most prominently Luxor in Egypt:

Now, notice the same 'bends' in the Ukrainian temple:

Anomalous Herald News / Re: Swine Flu and Pig Poo Flu Hysteria
« Last post by Wook on October 21, 2014, 02:01:34 PM »
I hadn't thought about the Chinese aspects to Ebola spreading
same here.
I have been thinking more about Ebola spreading to the mid-east area during the current conflict.
 :whistle: :flush:
Tell us about it... / Re: Anybody wish to fight?
« Last post by Wook on October 21, 2014, 01:48:31 PM »
Anomalous Herald News / Re: Swine Flu and Pig Poo Flu Hysteria
« Last post by goshawks on October 21, 2014, 01:11:25 PM »
(May have been posted already; gone for a week...)

Good summary of Ebola 'testing' by Liberian scientist: :hmm2:

Ebola, AIDS Manufactured by Western Pharmaceuticals, US DoD?
Dr. Cyril Broderick, Professor of Plant Pathology
Tue, 09/09/2014 - 09:59


Vianova: I hadn't thought about the Chinese aspects to Ebola spreading.  :hmm2:  Scary. Thanks...
Anomalous Herald News / 6000 years old temple found in Ukraine
« Last post by Mayito7777 on October 21, 2014, 10:43:09 AM »
6,000-Year-Old Temple with Possible Sacrificial Altars Discovered

A 6,000-year-old temple holding humanlike figurines and sacrificed animal remains has been discovered within a massive prehistoric settlement in Ukraine.

Built before writing was invented, the temple is about 60 by 20 meters (197 by 66 feet) in size. It was a "two-story building made of wood and clay surrounded by a galleried courtyard," the upper floor divided into five rooms, write archaeologists Nataliya Burdo and Mykhailo Videiko in a copy of a presentation they gave recently at the European Association of Archaeologists' annual meeting in Istanbul, Turkey.

Inside the temple, archaeologists found the remains of eight clay platforms, which may have been used as altars, the finds suggested. A platform on the upper floor contains "numerous burnt bones of lamb, associated with sacrifice," write Burdo and Videiko, of the Institute of Archaeology of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. The floors and walls of all five rooms on the upper floor were "decorated by red paint, which created [a] ceremonial atmosphere."

Massive settlement

The temple, which was first detected in 2009, is located in a prehistoric settlement near modern-day Nebelivka. Recent research using geophysical survey indicates the prehistoric settlement is 238 hectares (588 acres), almost twice the size of the modern-day National Mall in Washington, D.C. It contained more than 1,200 buildings and nearly 50 streets.

Inside the prehistoric temple in the Ukraine archaeologists discovered humanlike figurines.

A number of other prehistoric sites, of similar size, have been found in Ukraine and other parts of Eastern Europe. These sites are sometimes referred to as belonging to the "Trypillian" culture, a modern-day name. The name is derived from the village of Trypillia in Ukraine, where artifacts of this ancient culture were first discovered.

Archaeologists found that when this prehistoric settlement was abandoned, its structures, including the newly discovered temple, were burnt down, something that commonly occurred at other Trypillian culture sites.

Ornaments and figurines

Fragments of figurines, some of which look similar to humans, were also found at the temple. Like findings at other Trypillian sites, some of the figurines have noses that look like beaks and eyes that are dissimilar, one being slightly larger than the other.

Ornaments made of bone and gold were also discovered at the temple. The gold ornaments are less than an inch in size and may have been worn on the hair, researchers say.

At the time the prehistoric settlement near Nebelivkaflourished other early urban centers were being developed in the Middle East. And the newly discovered prehistoric temple is similar, in some ways, to temples from the fifth to fourth millennia B.C. that were built in ancient Middle East cities, such as those in Anatolia and Mesopotamia, Burdo and Videiko note.

For example a 6,000-year-old temple at the ancient city of Eridu, in modern-day Iraq, also had a floor partitioned into smaller rooms, they note.

The discovery was recently published, in Ukrainian, in the journal Tyragetia. Another paper reporting on recent research at the settlement was published recently online in the journal Antiquity.
Tell us about it... / Re: Anybody wish to fight?
« Last post by Wook on October 21, 2014, 06:47:30 AM »
Hidden Mission Review / Re: SOHO X Files and Interplanetary Anomalies
« Last post by Vianova on October 20, 2014, 11:59:59 PM »
great image at that link Wook,
heck, let's post it

Anomalous Herald News / Re: WWIII ?
« Last post by Vianova on October 20, 2014, 11:54:16 PM »

Ukraine Says ‘Yes’ to Russian Winter Discount Gas Offer

 Ukraine has confirmed an agreement on a Russian winter gas price,
as the two countries are set to resume trade –
exactly where they were last winter in 2013…

the net result of all the US and EU backed protests
and killings in the Ukraine since last November
and crippling US-led sanctions since April 2014.

Porostinko and Putin playing cards .... and it isn't Hearts ...
you might call it ... Moscow Hold 'Em ,
as the White Ace of Kremlin Spades sits in the cat bird seat.

Meanwhile in Kobani the Kurds are getting quality ... "coalition" ...air support,
by supplying reasonable intelligence on the psychopathic Ghouls positions.

I still think they should send in British troops.  :smoke:

send them here: {interesting huge image of Kobani in smoke}

just a reminder of the ISIS Caliphate of Ghouls
before-n-after ... graphic ... google ISIS beheading

Anomalous Herald News / Re: Swine Flu and Pig Poo Flu Hysteria
« Last post by Vianova on October 20, 2014, 11:11:35 PM »
The Chinese.
Nobody hears spit from the Chinese on Ebola.

A Phillipine perspective
One reason for China’s being the Asian country
at highest risk from Ebola
is that it has 20,000 of its citizens
either working at or residing in Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Guinea.

A Liberian newspaper reported that scores of Chinese-owned businesses
and stores in Monrovia, the capital,
closed during the last two weeks of August.
But large Chinese firms doing business in Liberia haven’t pulled out,
but there have been no reports as to what they’re doing to prevent Ebola
infecting their employees.
Among these firms are the China Henan International Cooperation Group,
a state-owned construction company,
and China Chongqing International Construction Corp.

Reports say China is completely unprepared for an Ebola outbreak.
It hasn’t even built a single maximum containment laboratory,
or a BSL-4 facility,
to handle highly dangerous pathogens such as the Ebola virus.

One reason the Chinese are focusing on Sierra Leone is because in August,
several Chinese medical workers
were found to have contracted Ebola in this country,

said the Agence France-Presse.
These infected Chinese have since gone home to China,
but China has given no word on the fate of these Ebola victims.
A cover-up of an Ebola outbreak now will do China a lot more harm than good.

There’s sufficient reason to believe Ebola is now in China
but, given its past history of denials,
China will only admit this when the Ebola outbreak has gotten out of hand.
If this happens,
the Philippines might want to consider tighter controls on Chinese tourists.

India news reports on China and Ebola:
Ebola threatens Chinese workers, investments in Africa
The Ebola outbreak has endangered the safety of about 40,000 Chinese workers in Africa.

It has also begun to disrupt Chinese companies operating in parts of west Africa
most seriously affected by the disease.

The Chinese embassy in Liberia
said it was concerned about the safety of 1,500 workers
engaged in projects being implemented by companies from China.

the Chinese military offshoot pharma companies ready to cash in
PLA medical institution claims to have developed Ebola cure

The drug known as JK-50
was co-developed by the People's Liberation Army's
Academy of Military Medical Sciences and Sihuan Pharmaceutical Holdings Group,
a former military scientific unit
which went private in 2001.
It was previously only available for military emergencies
but Che Fengsheng, Sihuan's chairperson said the company
may apply for approval from Chinese authorities
before the end of this year and its relations with the Chinese military
will allow for an accelerated approval process.

Sihuan has been developing the drug over the past five years
and has tested its effects on mice.  :whip:

The firm plans to carry out a human test
on Chinese nationals infected with the virus in Africa.

If the drug successfully cures the virus,
it could save thousands of lives,
as well as elevating the status of Chinese pharmaceutical companies  :whistle:
on the world stage and allowing them access to the markets of developed countries. :naughty:

China has strong trade and diplomatic ties with African countries
and has sent aid and medical workers to the West African nations
affected by the virus to provide medicine,
treat patients and train African doctors.
Most of China's 1,200 medical personnel stationed in developing countries are in Africa.

Medicine manufactured or provided by China is in widespread use in Africa,
even after countries in the continent
accused Chinese companies of dumping fake drugs on to local markets.

The reality in China is something like this:
Waste Mismanagement: China's Struggle with Medical Trash
China currently generates
about 650,000 tons of medical waste each year
and this amount is predicted to grow at a rate of 19 to 25 percent

In November 2007,
a farmer from Sichuan Province named Zhang Xiuqiong
was arrested for illegally collecting hazardous medical waste.

Chongqing environmental protection officials,
who found 33.9 tons of medical waste inside a residential building,
described the scene as "shocking."
The facility was full of medical waste including blood transfusion bags
that still contained blood.
It took fifteen medical waste vehicles eight hours to clean up the site

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