Who really sailed the ocean blue in 1492?Spanish scholars are on a mission to demystify Christopher Columbuss life, long shrouded in a veil of mythic heroism.By Lisa Abend and Geoff Pingree | Correspondents of The Christian Science MonitorMADRID – Genovese nobleman or Catalan pirate? Adventurous explorer or greedy tyrant? What if the Italian gentleman who… Seguir Leyendo Who really sailed the ocean blue in 1492?
Ancient critters dinner menu: glass By Robert C. Cowen When Marie Antoinette heard that citizens lacked bread, she reportedly said, Let them eat cake. When paleontologists realized that Earths earliest microbes lacked organic food, they said, Let them eat rock. And that, apparently, is what they did to survivesome 3.5 billion years ago, according to… Seguir Leyendo Ancient critters’ dinner menu: glass