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Social Science

Dinosaur bones became griffins, volcanic eruptions were gods fighting – geomythology looks to ancient stories for hints of scientific truth

A mythical creature born of a misinterpreted fossil? Akkharat Jarusilawong/iStock via Getty Images Plus Timothy John Burbery, Marshall University Everyone loves a good story, especially if it’s based on something true. Consider the Greek legend of the Titanomachy, in which the Olympian gods, led by Zeus, vanquish the previous generation of immortals, the Titans. As

Opinion

Opinion: Nuclear Literacy Can Save Nuclear Power

In its first two decades of service, the Douglas DC-3 — maybe the most amazing, safe, and hardworking aircraft ever built — was denounced in folk legend as wildly unsafe. It was branded a flying coffin by those who didn’t know the data. The myth that it wasn’t airworthy matured into an out-and-out lie. In

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