Looted 2,000-Year-Old Coin Worth USD 1 Million Handed Back To Israel

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Photo shows a coin that has a floral wreath with the letter D in the centre, undated photo. (Israel Antiquities Authority/Newsflash)

The United States has returned a rare silver quarter shekel coin was minted by Jewish rebels 2,000 years ago on Temple Mount – and that could be worth as much…

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New Satellite Data Lets Scientists Measure Arctic Sea-Ice Thickness All Year Round

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Image shows the view of the Arctic Ocean from the Alfred Wegener Institute's Polar 6 aircraft, undated footage. The research team from the city of Bremerhaven, Bremen, Germany developed a new method to measure arctic sea ice thickness in September 2022. (Alfred Wegener Institut, Esther Horvath/Newsflash)

Researchers have developed a new method to measure Arctic ice thickness and volume throughout the whole year by using satellite data. The international team consists of scientists from the Alfred…

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Global Warming Reveals Swiss Mountain Route Unseen Since Roman Times

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Photo shows the Tsanfleuron Pass in the Swiss Alps in an undated photo. It reappeared after being buried under ice for over 2000 years in August, 2022. (Glacier 3000/Newsflash)

A Swiss mountain pass buried under ice for more than 2,000 years has reappeared due to global warming. The ice covering the pass between Scex Rouge and Tsanfleuron in the…

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Melting Swiss Glacier Reveals Human Skulls And 50-Year-Old Plane Crash

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Image shows the plain wreckage in the Swiss Alps in an undated photo. Switzerland's melting glaciers revealed the remains of a plane that crashed on Sunday, June 30, 1968. (Konkordiahuette/Newsflash)

Global warming has revealed gruesome human skulls and parts of a crashed plane entombed beneath an Alpine glacier for more than 50 years. The Piper PA-28 Cherokee had not been…

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Tragic Last Snap Of Mountaineer Before Avalanche Swept Him Away

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The last selfie of Filippo Bari (27) from Vicenza who is among the victims of the glacier disaster in Marmolada. (Newsflash)

A young mountaineer took this grinning selfie and sent it to his family moments before he was killed in an avalanche. The deadly ice, snow and rock slide was triggered…

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New Technique Used To Unfreeze 1,300-Year-Old Ice Prince Child’s Grave

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The defrosting process of the 1,300-year-old child's grave in the German state of Bavaria. (BLfD/Newsflash)

Experts have used a new technique to thaw the 1,300-year-old remains of a child dubbed the "Ice Prince" after they froze them with nitrogen to preserve them. The "Ice Prince"…

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Snow Transforms Mountaintop Watchtower Into Massive Sculpture Resembling Swan On Ice

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A watchtower in Uludaz Plateau which Soner Yalcin photographed during summer in Kahramanmaras, Turkey. (Soner Yalcin/Newsflash)

These images show how heavy snow transformed a mountaintop watchtower used to detect fires into a massive ice sculpture resembling a "huge swan on ice". The incident took place at…

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Climate Change Causes Greenland Ice Sheet To Lose 4,700 Billion Tonnes Of Ice In 20 Years

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An illustrative image of Greenland, where the ice sheet has lost 4.7 trillion tons of ice over the past 20 years, causing sea levels to rise by 1.2 centimeters. (Newsflash)

Climate change has caused the Greenland ice sheet to lose 4,700 billion tonnes of ice over the last 20 years, enough to submerge the USA in half a metre of…

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