Earth from space banner
home > current strange news > strange news archive: Sep-Oct 2010

Aurora aircraft  crop circle  Close Encounters  Easter Island  

Strange news archive: September-October 2010

computer simulation of Red Sea parting
Computers show how wind could have parted Red Sea
(Sep 21, 2010)

New computer simulations have shown how the parting of the Red Sea, as described in the Bible, could have been a phenomenon caused by strong winds. The account in the Book of Exodus describes how the waters of the sea parted, allowing the Israelites to flee their Egyptian pursuers. Simulations by US scientists show how the movement of wind could have opened up a land bridge at one location.

Read more. Source: BBC

First Klingon opera lifts off
(Sep 13, 2010)

Tired of the Ring Cycle? How about the Qeb bI'reS? A Dutch company has written, arranged and now premiered what it is calling the first ever Klingon opera, inspired by the fictional species from the Star Trek universe. Replacing Tristan and Isolde with Kahless the Unforgettable, the production features a Klingon story with Klingon lyrics and Klingon singers – or at least "Terrans" in forehead-ridged costumes.

Read more. Source: The Guardian


You are here:

   > Strange news
   > Strange news archive
         Sep-Oct 2010

Other news sections

Latest science news
Archeo news
Eco news
Health news
Living world news
Paleo news
Robot diaries
Tech news

Also on this site:

Encyclopedia of Science

Encyclopedia of Alternative Energy and Sustainable Living

News archive