Here Are The Ten Most Incredible Things We Learned In 2017

INSHPublished: January 2, 2018113 plays$0.21 earned
Published: January 2, 2018

Maybe 2017 had its ups and downs, but we definitely learned some pretty awesome things along the way. Here are the ten most incredible discoveries that made 2017 so special:

Did you know that honest people swear more? Psychologists found that people who swear a lot are less likely to be deceptive.

Homo Sapiens are at least 100,000 years older than previously thought. Bones found in Morocco date back 315,000 years and suggest we didn’t evolve only in East Africa. Did you know that some Vikings were actually women? DNA analysis of an iconic Swedish Viking grave confirm that this valiant warrior was a woman.

Dinosaurs had to deal with ticks 99 million years ago. Ticks in amber besides a dinosaur feather suggest that dinosaurs raised their young in nests. Moreover, the largest dinosaur footprint is almost 6 feet long. This 5’9’’ print of the four-legged sauropod is the largest dinosaur footprint known to science.

A mysterious void exists in the middle of the Great Pyramid. It is not believed that this 100-feet long space contains a burial chamber of a grand gallery.

An enormous iceberg has broken off of the Antarctic ice shelf. The iceberg weighs more than one trillion tons and holds twice the volume of Lake Erie.
A new planet able to sustain life has been discovered. Don’t pack your bags just yet. Ross, 128 b out new-found world is 11 light years away. There are also fish that live 5 miles below the surface of the ocean. Found in the Mariana Trench, you can see the livers of these translucent fish from the outside.

Astronomers witnessed the first ever sighting of a collision between two neutron stars. It happened 130 million light years away and created most of the gold and platinum on Earth.

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