Boudicca, Celtic Warrior Queen

Statue of Boudicca by Thomas Thornycroft near Westminster pier. / Wikimedia Commons By Susan Abernethy The Freelance History Writer Did you know there was a Briton queen who caused the occupying Romans fits in the middle of the first century? If you have ever visited the Embankment in London near Westminster Bridge, you may have[…]

NASA Rover Findings Point to a More Earth-like Martian Past

This scene shows NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover at a location called “Windjana,” where the rover found rocks containing manganese-oxide minerals, which require abundant water and strongly oxidizing conditions to form. In front of the rover are two holes from the rover’s sample-collection drill and several dark-toned features that have been cleared of dust (see inset[…]