Israel Accuses Iran of Link to Oil Spill Off Its Shores  | Voice of America – English

TEL AVIV – Israel accused Iran on Wednesday of being linked to a recent oil spill off its shores that caused major ecological damage, calling the incident environmental terrorism. The spill was caused by an oil tanker that was carrying pirated cargo from Iran to Syria last month, Israeli Environmental Protection Minister Gila Gamliel said. […]

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‘Star Trek’ Scotty: James Doohan’s ashes smuggled on Space Station

The late Doohan, who famously portrayed chief engineer Montgomery “Scotty” Scott on the original TV series “Star Trek,” had his ashes smuggled aboard the International Space Station, where they fittingly float in space today. “I have been keeping a secret for over 12 years,” Chris Doohan, one of the sons of the “Star Trek” actor wrote on […]

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Hubble Space Telescope Releases Images of 30 Celestial Gems For 30th Anniversary

Old news is better than no news… The Hubble Space Telescope turned 30 this year, and for the occasion, it’s sharing a present with you. NASA has just released dozens of newly processed Hubble images featuring 30 dazzling galaxies, sparkling star clusters, and ethereal nebulae… More about this Great article in the link below… https://scitechdaily.com/hubble-space-telescope-releases-images-of-30-celestial-gems-for-30th-anniversary/

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Russia has launched an anti-satellite missile test, US Space Command says | Space

Russia has launched a new anti-satellite missile test in its latest push to weaponize space, U.S. Space Command officials said Wednesday (Dec. 16).  In its third anti-satellite test this year, Russia launched a direct-ascent anti-satellite (DA-ASAT) missile, which can destroy small satellites in low Earth orbit. When a satellite is struck by a DA-ASAT missile, […]

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Faint ‘super-planet’ discovered by radio telescope for the 1st time | Space

Scientists have discovered a cold, faint “super-planet” that has remained elusive to traditional infrared survey methods.  Observations from the Low-Frequency Array, or LOFAR radio telescope, revealed a brown dwarf, which researchers have designated BDR J1750+3809 and nicknamed Elegast. Brown dwarfs are sometimes referred to as failed stars or super-planets because they are too small to […]

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Operational Considerations for Humanitarian Settings

Coronavirus Disease MENU MORE RESOURCES Operational Considerations for Humanitarian Settings Updated July 26, 2020 This document presents considerations from the perspective of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) for implementing the shielding approach in humanitarian settings as outlined in guidance documents focused on camps, displaced populations and low-resource settings.1,2  This approach has never […]

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China successfully sends world’s first 6G communications test satellite into orbit from Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center

Beijing: China has reportedly become the world’s first country to have successfully sent the 6G communications test satellite into the orbit from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in the Shanxi Province. As per the reports, the technology is expected to be over 100 times faster than 5G… More about this article in the link below… […]

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