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That endurance suggests that enigmatic structures found in the early rock record have a better chance of being pseudofossils, rather than actual fossils, the team says.
FOSSIL MIMICS MAY BE MORE COMMON IN ANCIENT ROCKS THAN ACTUAL FOSSILSCAROLYN GRAMLINGFEBRUARY 9, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
He also was an assistant to Bobby Fischer when the enigmatic American player claimed the world championship from Soviet grandmaster Boris Spassky in the dramatic 1972 match where the Cold War played out atop a chess table.
LUBOMIR KAVALEK, INTERNATIONAL CHESS GRANDMASTER, DIES AT 77EMILY LANGERJANUARY 20, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In our paper about ORCs, which is forthcoming in the Publications of the Astronomical Society of Australia, we run through all the possibilities and conclude these enigmatic blobs don’t look like anything we already know about.
‘WTF?’: NEWLY DISCOVERED GHOSTLY CIRCLES IN THE SKY CAN’T BE EXPLAINED BY CURRENT THEORIES, AND ASTRONOMERS ARE EXCITEDRAY NORRISDECEMBER 30, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
A genuine mysteryIn our paper about ORCs, which is forthcoming in the Publications of the Astronomical Society of Australia, we run through all the possibilities and conclude these enigmatic blobs don’t look like anything we already know about.
THESE GHOSTLY CIRCLES IN THE SKY CAME OUT OF NOWHEREBY RAY NORRIS/THE CONVERSATIONDECEMBER 4, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
The skull fossil clears up a lot of confusion about this amphibian group’s lifestyle, Gardner says, but in other ways, albanerpetontids remain as enigmatic as ever.
AN ANCIENT AMPHIBIAN IS THE OLDEST KNOWN ANIMAL WITH A SLINGSHOT TONGUECAROLYN GRAMLINGNOVEMBER 5, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
The event, which was described in a series of papers published today in Nature, ties the enigmatic radio explosions with a known member of one of the universe’s most extreme classes of objects for the first time.
ASTRONOMERS HAVE TRACED MYSTERIOUS RADIO WAVES TO A SOURCE IN OUR OWN GALAXYCHARLIE WOODNOVEMBER 4, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
But, over time, we've gotten increasing ancient DNA samples that are providing a clearer picture of our interactions with this enigmatic lineage.
ANCIENT SKULL A NEW WINDOW ON HUMAN MIGRATIONS, DENISOVAN MEETINGSJOHN TIMMEROCTOBER 29, 2020ARS TECHNICA
There are few leaders as enigmatic as Eritrea’s president, Isaias Afwerki.
WHY ERITREA’S ISAIAS AFWERKI, THE TACTICAL AUTHORITARIAN, MIGHT BE PRESIDENT FOR LIFEMARTIN PLAUTOCTOBER 29, 2020QUARTZ
That was the case with the enigmatic object known as Arrokoth.
THESE IMAGES EXPOSE THE DARK SIDE OF THE SOLAR SYSTEM - ISSUE 89: THE DARK SIDECOREY S. POWELLAUGUST 26, 2020NAUTILUS
Thurstane's blue-black eyes studied this enigmatic being steadily and almost angrily.
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WORDS RELATED TO ENIGMATIC

  • baffling
  • enigmatic
  • incomprehensible
  • indecipherable
  • indescribable
  • inexplainable
  • inscrutable
  • insoluble
  • mysterious
  • mystifying
  • obscure
  • odd
  • peculiar
  • puzzling
  • strange
  • unaccountable
  • undefinable
  • unfathomable
  • unintelligible
  • unsolvable
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