10 things we didn’t know last week

1. Everything you know about your memory might be wrong

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2. Medieval villagers chopped up the dead to stop them coming back as zombies

Find out more (The Guardian)

3. Bob Dylan has finally accepted his Nobel Prize

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4. It’s illegal in Russia to share an image of Vladimir Putin as a “potentially gay clown”

Find out more (Washington Post)

5. Brexit actually happened 450,000 years ago (geologically speaking)

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6. Most of Mars’ air was “lost to space”

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7. Harrison Ford will keep his pilot’s licence despite being a “schmuck”

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8. If you are a night owl, it might be down to a genetic mutation

Find out more (New Scientist)

9. Tony Blackburn “was once in a folk band”

10. An atmosphere has been found around an Earth-like planet called GJ 1132b

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