Below is a summary of the latest scientific news. The Mayan ruins in Belize offer a glimpse into the inequality of ancient wealth
An examination of numerous houses excavated in two locations in southern Belize provides insight into the gaping inequality of wealth in ancient Mayan cities – an inequality that researchers believe was closely linked to despotic leadership. Archaeologists said Wednesday they had examined the remains of 180 houses in the medium-sized town of Uxbenká and 93 houses in the smaller nearby town of Ix Kuku’il, both of which flourished during the so-called classical Mayan period from around AD 250 to 900 . According to Musk, SpaceX is slated to land spacecraft rockets on Mars well before 2030
Elon Musk’s SpaceX will land its Starship rockets on Mars well before 2030, the billionaire said in a tweet on Tuesday. The private space company raised around $ 850 million in equity in February when a prototype of its Starship rocket exploded while attempting to land after a high altitude test launch. Russia has started a spacecraft project, says the Soviet shuttle designer
Russia is developing a reusable spaceplane, announced a subsidiary of the Kalashnikov conglomerate on Wednesday in Russia’s first such project since the late Soviet Union’s unfortunate Buran space shuttle. A full-size model of the aircraft was unveiled in an enclosed pavilion during a Russian military forum last year. The project is currently under development, said the general manager of the Molniya research and production facility.
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