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Metallography Discovers the Technology of Making Swords of Medieval Vikings, NUST MISIS reports

MOSCOW, Feb. 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- NUST MISIS scientists together with their colleagues from the Lomonosov Moscow State University and the State Historical Museum have investigated the famous Vikings' swords from the burial mounds near Smolensk. As a result of the metallographic examination, scientists have obtained data that explain the excellent properties of the legendary blades of the 10th century with the medieval workshop Ulfberht hallmarks.

NUST MISIS metallurgists examined…


Added by sports media on February 25, 2022 at 9:33am — No Comments

Future of world’s most exclusive horse race on thin ice due to global heating

Each February the rich and famous descend upon St Moritz, not just for the slopes and après-ski but for one of the world’s most exclusive horse races, held on ice.

Though the luxury resort has a nearby airport mainly catering to private jets, and visitors can be seen being ferried around in helicopters and Ferraris, moneyed guests are beginning to think about the climate emergency.

This is because the White Turf race, the only such event in the world held on a frozen lake, is…


Added by sports media on February 11, 2022 at 10:29am — No Comments

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