Vikings were living in North America exactly a thousand years ago

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Vikings were living in North America exactly a thousand years ago

The Norse sagas tell tale of an epic voyage to an unknown land to the West of Greenland. Now, scientists have used a clever combination of tree rings, carbon dating and ancient solar storms to reveal that Vikings lived in North America exactly 1000 years ago.

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doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-021-02930-8

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