We live in a 24-hour news age where we are constantly bombarded with information from websites, social media, and television. There is some fascinating news that you may have missed because of this flood. Here are nine such events and discoveries from 2022 that you may not have heard of.
1. The earliest known star chart was found in an ancient Christian manuscript.
The oldest known map of the constellations, Hipparchus’ catalog of lost stars, was found on parchment stored in the Bible Museum. The map was written in the fifth century on sheets of parchment that were recycled half a millennium later. save the christian manuscript “Codex Climaci Rescriptus” (Divine Ladder of Ascension) by John Climacus. “The newly discovered text is an outstanding breakthrough that highlights the creative use of multispectral imaging technology to read previously lost texts.” said Brian Hyland, associate curator of medieval manuscripts at the Bible Museum. “It also proves the accuracy of Hipparchus’ measurements.”
2. Charlotte Brontë’s lost ‘Little Book’ poems have been rediscovered.
A manuscript of unpublished poems by the novelist Charlotte Brontë, author of jane eyrehad eluded the public eye for more than a century. But it was recently rediscovered in a 19th-century schoolbook and sold for $1.25 million. At the age of 13, Charlotte created a 15-page poetry book of small texts and turned it into a miniature book with needle and thread. “A Rhyme Book [sic] “Sold by Nobody and Published by Himself” by Charlotte Brontë contains 10 never-before-seen poems written by the youth. The book was purchased by Friends of the National Libraries, a British non-profit organization, and donated to the Brontë Vicarage Museum in Haworth, England.
3. Scientists use fitness trackers and artificial intelligence to detect depression.
Mental disorders can present with a wide variety of different symptoms, which can make it difficult for doctors to diagnose them early and accurately. But scientists from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, Developing an AI-driven diagnostic toolkit It can help solve the problem of detecting mental health disorders such as anxiety and depression. They use certain biomarkers, such as heart rate and sleep patterns, to make predictions about whether a person will be depressed. The accuracy of the tool is estimated to be around 80 percent.
4. Carvings found in the palace of an Assyrian king mentioned in the Bible.
Archaeologists working in northern Iraq discovered seven marble slabsdepicts Assyrian soldiers, palm trees, pomegranates, and figs that were once part of King Sennacherib’s palace. Sennacherib was an Assyrian king who ruled from 705 to 681 BC and conquered the fortified cities of Judah during the reign of King Hezekiah (2 Kings 18:13). The discovery offers exciting new opportunities for research as archaeologists now return to Mosul to delve deeper into the history of the Neo-Assyrian Empire. notes.
5. Scientists revived organs in dead pigs.
Researchers rejuvenate cells and organs in pigs one hour after the animals die from cardiac arrest. The finding challenges the assumption that cardiac death is irreversible. The pigs were not resuscitated after death (there was no return in brain activity), but their organs showed signs of cellular repair. If the process can be used in humans, it could potentially increase Number of human organs available for transplant.
6. The James Webb Space Telescope takes pictures of distant parts of the universe.
The James Webb Space Telescope was launched on Christmas Day 2021. greatest scientific breakthrough Discoveries include the first direct view of an exoplanet, a look at the clouds of Saturn’s moon Titan, and observations of the most distant galaxies in the universe.
7. Presumably pre-Islamic Christian monastery in the UAE.
An old Christian monastery It was discovered on an island off the United Arab Emirates. probably going back to the years before the spread of Islam in the region. The monastery on Siniyah Island, the second monastery on the peninsula, Sheds new light on early Christian history along the Persian Gulf coast. Archaeologists have found other similar churches and monasteries in Bahrain, Iraq, Iran, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia.
8. The Wreck of Ernest Shackleton Durability Found in the Antarctic sea.
a research team Discovered the wreck of Ernest Shackleton Durability Boat On the Antarctic seafloor. Durability The Irish-British explorer Shackleton and his 27 men were last seen on November 21, 1915, watching the ship sink into icy water. The crew’s mission was to reach the South Pole by traveling the then mapped terrain of East Antarctica. Leader of the expedition that found the sunken ship aforementioned“With the discovery of Endurance, we entered polar history and successfully completed the world’s most challenging shipwreck survey.”
9. The earliest complete sentence in the Canaanite language found on a lice comb.
The oldest complete sentence ever written in the Canaanite language was found on a lice comb. Based on the shape of the letters, he says it was written around 1700 BC, about 100 years after alphabetic writing was first developed. Christianity today. Archaeologist Michael Hasel says: “Before that, everything was either written in hieroglyphs in Egypt or in cuneiform in various languages in Mesopotamia, so it is quite remarkable that this complete sentence was found at this early stage.” The inscription on the comb says, “This tooth, remove the hai lice from the root.”[r and the] beard.”