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Ragnarok out, Valhalla in

Netflix is preparing a spin off of The History Channel’s Vikings. It’s called Vikings – Valhalla. Chronologically, this is situated in the eleventh century when the Viking Age is coming to an end. Prepare yourself for the main characters of Leif Eiriksson, Freydis Eiriksson, Harald Godwinssin and William the Conqueror. Read more on What’s on Netflix.

Upgraded dating methods

Time for a tech-update! We all know radio-carbon dating is one of the methods archaeologists use to determine the approximate date of an object. Per 2020, they have created an international standard for it by improving the calibration curve, making this dating method even more accurate. See Archaeology News Network. Or the original article (Open Access) in the scholarly article Radiocarbon, ‘The Intcal20 Northern Hemisphere Radiocarbon Age Calibration Curve (0-55 CAL kBP),’ by PJ Reimer et al. (published August 2020)