The Insanity Continues: $487K Study Of Viking Textiles During Little Ice Age To 'Mitigate Climate Change'Submitted by emalvini on Thu, 07/18/2013 - 11:43
The Insanity Continues: $487K Study Of Viking Textiles During Little Ice Age To 'Mitigate Climate Change'
July 15, 2013 - 3:07 PM
By Alissa Tabirian
CNSNews.com) – The taxpayer-funded National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a $487,049 grant to a Brown University archaeologist for her “three-year study exploring gender, textiles and society in Iceland from the Viking Age (ca. 874-1050) until the early 19th century.” The "Rags to Riches" project “may also have practical applications in efforts to understand, and possibly mitigate for, the effects of changing climate in different areas of the world,” NSF spokesperson Peter West said in response to an inquiry from CNSNews.com.