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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Swiss Glaciers Lose Half Their Volume In 85 Years, Study Shows

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The Marjelenalp glacier in Switzerland, pictured in 2021. Scientists reconstructed the retreat of glaciers using historical photo material and came to the conclusion that the volume of the glaciers halved between 1931 and 2016, in Switzerland. (VAW, ETH Zurich/Newsflash)

Switzerland’s glaciers have decreased by around 50 per cent within 85 years - and are now melting at an even faster rate. Experts studied tens of thousands of period photographs…

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