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Oldest Musical Instrument Found

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Oldest Musical Instrument Found By Aline Reynolds — Discover Magazine, January 3, 2010 More than 35,000 years ago, our ancestors living in present-day southwestern Germany were playing sophisticated music, according to University of Tübingen archaeologist Nicholas Conard. In June he announced that he and his colleagues had unearthed an ancient bone flute in Hohle Fels, a cave […]

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Airlines and Scientists Clash Over the Volcanic White Cloud

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Airlines and Scientists Clash Over the Volcanic White Cloud By Aline Reynolds — Discover Magazine, April 20, 2010 Six days after ash from Iceland’s volcano paralyzed European airspace, aviation experts and academics are arguing over whether the entire mess could have been avoided. Ash from Iceland’s Eyjafjallajokull volcano started to spread across North European skies last week, […]