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The Space Review
Mission Controlillus. ISBN 978-0-8130-6150-4 US$24.95 Earlier this month, when NASA’s Juno
Mission Control
The Space Review / Posted 21 minutes ago
illus. ISBN 978-0-8130-6150-4 US$24.95 Earlier this month, when NASA’s Juno spacecraft arrived at Jupiter, spacecraft engineers and other officials monitored its orbit insertion burn from consoles at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. They carefully... Read more
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The Atlantic
A Snapshot of a 21st-Century LibrarianThere’s a stereotypical image of a librarian in popular culture: someone older,
A Snapshot of a 21st-Century Librarian
The Atlantic / Posted an hour ago
There’s a stereotypical image of a librarian in popular culture: someone older, in thick-rimmed glasses and overly modest clothing, guarding the silence in a room full of books with all-powerful shushes. But as the internet has largely replaced... Read more
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dna
IIT-B ranked 13 in Quacquarelli Symonds University Rankings BRICS 2016Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay has moved up to rank 13 in the pres
IIT-B ranked 13 in Quacquarelli Symonds University Rankings BRICS 2016
dna / Posted 7 hours ago
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay has moved up to rank 13 in the prestigious Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) University Rankings BRICS. The results for 2016 were released on Wednesday by QS, a global higher education analyst. "IIT Bombay ranks... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
IIT-B stands at 13th place in QS University Rankings BRICS 2016Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay has moved up to rank 13 in the pres
IIT-B stands at 13th place in QS University Rankings BRICS 2016
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 9 hours ago
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay has moved up to rank 13 in the prestigious Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) University Rankings BRICS. The results for 2016 were released on Wednesday by QS, a global higher education analyst. “IIT Bombay ranks... Read more
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Daily Mail
Machineswill replicate animals and humans on future space missionsOne giant leap for ROBOTS: Machines that walk, swim and climb will replace huma
Machineswill replicate animals and humans on future space missions
Daily Mail / Posted 9 hours ago
One giant leap for ROBOTS: Machines that walk, swim and climb will replace humans on future space missions Report from University of Surrey presents a roadmap of space robotics Examples include arms that grab space debris and put in recycling... Read more
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The Economic Times
Don't count on new technology to set you freeTechno-libertarians have been criticized by progressives for paying insufficien
Don't count on new technology to set you free
The Economic Times / Posted 15 hours ago
Techno-libertarians have been criticized by progressives for paying insufficient attention to human welfare and the needs of society at large. But in recent days, I'm starting to wonder whether the ideology has a bigger problem -- it's vision of... Read more
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New York Magazine
The Case Against the Media, by the MediaFor decades, the pollsters at Gallup have been asking Americans if they trust t
The Case Against the Media, by the Media
New York Magazine / Posted 20 hours ago
For decades, the pollsters at Gallup have been asking Americans if they trust their media. In 1974, the year Woodward and Bernstein brought an end to Richard Nixon’s presidency, 69 percent of them did. In a poll released last year, that number was at... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Hundreds of Albertans sign up as Canadian Space Agency looks for astronautsIf you have your eyes constantly on the skies, the Canadian Space Agency has a
Hundreds of Albertans sign up as Canadian Space Agency looks for astronauts
Calgary Sun / Posted 20 hours ago
If you have your eyes constantly on the skies, the Canadian Space Agency has a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for you. The agency has begun recruiting for two new Canadian astronauts to add to its ranks, something that has only happened three other... Read more
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Salon.com
Addicted to fossil fuels: Renewable energy sources are becoming mainstream, but that doesn’t mean fossil fuels don’t ruleThis piece originally appeared on Here’s the good news: wind power, solar powe
Addicted to fossil fuels: Renewable energy sources are becoming mainstream, but that doesn’t mean fossil fuels don’t rule
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
This piece originally appeared on Here’s the good news: wind power, solar power and other renewable forms of energy are expanding far more quickly than anyone expected, ensuring that these systems will provide an ever-increasing share of our future... Read more
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Zero Hedge
A Post Western World? A Disturbing Interview With Prof. Harry RednerA Post Western World? An Interview with Prof. Harry Redner – Part I Prof. Harr
A Post Western World? A Disturbing Interview With Prof. Harry Redner
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
A Post Western World? An Interview with Prof. Harry Redner – Part I Prof. Harry Redner was Reader at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia, as well as visiting professor at Yale University, University of California-Berkeley and Harvard... Read more
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The Jewish Press
eBay Acquires Israeli SalesPredict, Introducing Major Change in the Way Business Is Conducted [video]On Friday, eBay, which has reported adjusted earnings per share of 47 cents on
eBay Acquires Israeli SalesPredict, Introducing Major Change in the Way Business Is Conducted [video]
The Jewish Press / Posted 2 days ago
On Friday, eBay, which has reported adjusted earnings per share of 47 cents on revenue of $2.1 billion in Q1, announced the completion of its acquisition of Israeli startup SalesPredict, which leverages advanced analytics to predict customer buying... Read more
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Radio Angulo
Cuban and Russian Centers Ink Cooperation AgreementCuba - Mexico Talk on Modernization of Sugar Industry Havana: Innovators Recove
Cuban and Russian Centers Ink Cooperation Agreement
Radio Angulo / Posted 2 days ago
Cuba - Mexico Talk on Modernization of Sugar Industry Havana: Innovators Recover Electronic Cards of Cuban Aviation Danilo Alonso, Deputy Minister of Science, Technology and the Environment (CITMA), announced on Friday in an exclusive interview with... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Perkins wants Russia banned from RioOLYMPIC legend Kieren Perkins believes Russia should be banned from the Games,
Perkins wants Russia banned from Rio
Adelaide Now / Posted 2 days ago
OLYMPIC legend Kieren Perkins believes Russia should be banned from the Games, feeling nothing they could achieve Rio would be seen as “real.’’ The International Olympic Committee is set to announce Monday whether Russia, who already has its track... Read more
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Herald Sun
Perkins wants Russia banned from RioOLYMPIC legend Kieren Perkins believes Russia should be banned from the Games,
Perkins wants Russia banned from Rio
Herald Sun / Posted 2 days ago
OLYMPIC legend Kieren Perkins believes Russia should be banned from the Games, feeling nothing they could achieve Rio would be seen as “real.’’ The International Olympic Committee is set to announce Monday whether Russia, who already has its track... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Perkins wants Russia banned from RioOLYMPIC legend Kieren Perkins believes Russia should be banned from the Games,
Perkins wants Russia banned from Rio
The Courier Mail / Posted 2 days ago
OLYMPIC legend Kieren Perkins believes Russia should be banned from the Games, feeling nothing they could achieve Rio would be seen as “real.’’ The International Olympic Committee is set to announce Monday whether Russia, who already has its track... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Perkins wants Russia banned from RioRussia ban Olympics; Rio; Kieran Perkins; doping | Daily Telegraph SearchUse k
Perkins wants Russia banned from Rio
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
Russia ban Olympics; Rio; Kieran Perkins; doping | Daily Telegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on this website SearchUse keywords to search content on this website Kieran Perkins calls for Russia to be banned, fears state run doping... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Former NASA astronaut talks deep space with Canberra studentsGreg Chamitoff talks deep space with Canberra students Former NASA astronaut G
Former NASA astronaut talks deep space with Canberra students
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
Greg Chamitoff talks deep space with Canberra students Former NASA astronaut Greg Chamitoff may have spent 198 days in space, but on Friday, he had his feet firmly on the ground, inspiring the next generation of aerospace engineers. The... Read more
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Daily Star
Explosive methane pockets trapped underground could cause monster sinkholesPatches of solid earth found on the Siberian tundra in Russia have turned into
Explosive methane pockets trapped underground could cause monster sinkholes
Daily Star / Posted 3 days ago
Patches of solid earth found on the Siberian tundra in Russia have turned into soft, bouncy pockets of grass that depress when trodden on – thanks to pockets of methane gas trapped beneath. Scientists Alexander Sokolov and Dorothee Ehrich filmed the... Read more
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BikeRadar
When doping in sports was expected and celebratedThe morning of August 30, 1904, dawned hot and humid in St. Louis, Missouri. Th
When doping in sports was expected and celebrated
BikeRadar / Posted 3 days ago
The morning of August 30, 1904, dawned hot and humid in St. Louis, Missouri. The United States was hosting its first Olympic Games, and it was as if an oppressive blanket had been lowered over the Missis­sippi River town for a signature event, the... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
RAW DATA: Stephen Jennings New Zealand Initiative Dinner Lecture: ‘The Market Path To Prosperity’Introducing Stephen Jennings It is an honour to introduce Stephen Jennings to t
RAW DATA: Stephen Jennings New Zealand Initiative Dinner Lecture: ‘The Market Path To Prosperity’
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 3 days ago
Introducing Stephen Jennings It is an honour to introduce Stephen Jennings to this audience and a real pleasure to acknowledge his wife Yulia who has joined us for this occasion. I have known Stephen since we were both in Treasury in the early... Read more
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The Telegraph
Big Bang of rally and researchA scientist from Calcutta has been chosen to chair an international advisory co
Big Bang of rally and research
The Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
A scientist from Calcutta has been chosen to chair an international advisory committee for one of the world's largest basic science experiments in Germany. Sibaji Raha, former director of the prestigious Bose Institute, has been unanimously elected... Read more
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Digi Times
Corning unveils Gorilla Glass 5 Rodney Chan, DIGITIMES, Silicon Valley [Thursday 21 July 2016] Corning has u
Corning unveils Gorilla Glass 5
Digi Times / Posted 4 days ago
Rodney Chan, DIGITIMES, Silicon Valley [Thursday 21 July 2016] Corning has unveiled its latest Gorilla Glass 5 to provide mobile devices with a new cover glass designed to give better protection against breakage from... Read more
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dna
Corning unveils Gorilla Glass 5, now with greater impact resistanceCorning Incorporated today unveiled the newest iteration of their popular Goril
Corning unveils Gorilla Glass 5, now with greater impact resistance
dna / Posted 4 days ago
Corning Incorporated today unveiled the newest iteration of their popular Gorilla Glass--Gorilla Glass 5. The new cover glass is designed to provide further protection against breakage from everyday drops. Corning lab tests indicated that Gorilla... Read more
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The Verge
New adventures: what to read in science fiction and fantasy this monthEvery month, a trove of undiscovered worlds arrive in bookstores, waiting for e
New adventures: what to read in science fiction and fantasy this month
The Verge / Posted 5 days ago
Every month, a trove of undiscovered worlds arrive in bookstores, waiting for explorers. New adventures is a new weekend series that will preview the month ahead in science fiction and fantasy novels. This month, we’ve got books from places such as... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Signing Ceremony With Huawei On ICT Skills Development and Technology Sharing AgreementSpeech delivered by Telecommunications and Postal Services Minister, Dr Siyabon
Signing Ceremony With Huawei On ICT Skills Development and Technology Sharing Agreement
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Speech delivered by Telecommunications and Postal Services Minister, Dr Siyabonga Cwele at the signing ceremony of the cooperation contract on capacity building, ICT talent training and joint innovation on ICT between DTPS and Huawei in... Read more
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The Moscow Times
U.S. Is Immoral and Racist, Russians Say in PollRussians believe the United States is an immoral and unequal country where peop
U.S. Is Immoral and Racist, Russians Say in Poll
The Moscow Times / Posted 5 days ago
Russians believe the United States is an immoral and unequal country where people are not warm to each other or are openly racist, a survey by the state-owned Public Opinion Research Center (VTsIOM) reported on Monday. Analysts interviewed by The... Read more
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Slate
The Most Damning Speech of the Republican Convention Wasn't Melania Trump'sWho's winning, who's losing, and why. The Most Damning Speech of the GOP Conve
The Most Damning Speech of the Republican Convention Wasn't Melania Trump's
Slate / Posted 6 days ago
Who's winning, who's losing, and why. The Most Damning Speech of the GOP ConventionIt wasn’t Melania Trump’s. The 2016 Republican National Convention is a marvel of cognitive dissonance. It seems to have been constructed as though Republicans were... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
American entrepreneurs add zest to space raceJuly 18--While some waste their time arguing that America is no longer great, o
American entrepreneurs add zest to space race
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 6 days ago
July 18--While some waste their time arguing that America is no longer great, others are busy proving it still is. Two of those are Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos. Both made their fortunes in earthly pursuits and now have set their sites beyond the horizon... Read more
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New Kerala
UAE Space Agency marks second anniversary - newkerala.com #91915"With our solid foundation, we reaffirm our absolute commitment to the nation,
UAE Space Agency marks second anniversary - newkerala.com #91915
New Kerala / Posted 7 days ago
"With our solid foundation, we reaffirm our absolute commitment to the nation, and to raising the UAE's profile within the global space sector. We are determined to fulfill the leadership's decision to become a leading nation in space sciences, and... Read more
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The Aspen Times
One-third of author Curtis J. James to speak at ExploreWhat happens when three friends with careers in divergent fields and decades of
One-third of author Curtis J. James to speak at Explore
The Aspen Times / Posted 7 days ago
What happens when three friends with careers in divergent fields and decades of experience writing nonfiction put their heads together to write a novel? For the pseudonymous threesome that is Curtis J. James, it’s the global spy thriller “High... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Tariff-free deal with UK eyed after Brexit voteGreat Britain is only the 19th largest trading partner of Thailand, but has alw
Tariff-free deal with UK eyed after Brexit vote
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 7 days ago
Great Britain is only the 19th largest trading partner of Thailand, but has always maintained a high profile, with events such as this 'Taste of Britain' event held last year in Bangkok. (Post Today photo) Thailand is revving up free trade talks... Read more
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Salon.com
Diversity is making science fiction better: “We’re in a full flowering of potential” for the genreIt’s hardly the first, but it’s a gargantuan, wide-ranging volume that anyone w
Diversity is making science fiction better: “We’re in a full flowering of potential” for the genre
Salon.com / Posted 9 days ago
It’s hardly the first, but it’s a gargantuan, wide-ranging volume that anyone with an interest in the field should be aware of. “The Big Book of Science Fiction” collects more than 100 stories, beginning with an H.G.Wells piece from 1897 and closing... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Mission to Mars Nasa’s new frontierNasa deputy administrator Dava Newman is confident astronauts will land on Mars
Mission to Mars Nasa’s new frontier
Otago Daily Times / Posted 10 days ago
Nasa deputy administrator Dava Newman is confident astronauts will land on Mars by 2039. Photo by Christine O'Connor. Nasa deputy administrator Dava Newman, previously a professor of astronautics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology,was in... Read more
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Al.com
As Birmingham evolves as a sports town beyond football, will city finally get a dome? An NFL team?Take Your Child to Work Day can be quite an experience for Gene Hallman, let al
As Birmingham evolves as a sports town beyond football, will city finally get a dome? An NFL team?
Al.com / Posted 10 days ago
Take Your Child to Work Day can be quite an experience for Gene Hallman, let alone one of his two children. With daddy being president and CEO of Bruno Event Team, Ella, 12, and Marshall, 10, have attended myriad sporting events — from golf... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Endgame for Corporation USA without TrumpMoney doesn't exist - as we explain in Splitting Pennies. Money is an idea, an
Endgame for Corporation USA without Trump
Zero Hedge / Posted 11 days ago
Money doesn't exist - as we explain in Splitting Pennies. Money is an idea, an abstraction - a belief system. A dogma. So is a country. In fact, a country IS a currency. EU nations have given up their sovereignty to join the Euro (and we see how well... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Estée Lauder's Blair Patterson on makeup trends and tutorials for summerWhile makeup is universally applicable, trends can vary across the world and no
Estée Lauder's Blair Patterson on makeup trends and tutorials for summer
Calgary Sun / Posted 11 days ago
While makeup is universally applicable, trends can vary across the world and no one knows that better than Blair Patterson, director, Global Makeup Artistry for Estée Lauder. Fashion shows, beauty campaigns or photo shoots, Patterson has taken his... Read more
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Japan Today
Drones, fighter jets and the future U.S. Air Force ‹ Japan Todaythe July 4 holiday, the U.S. government released its first official report on c
Drones, fighter jets and the future U.S. Air Force ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 12 days ago
the July 4 holiday, the U.S. government released its first official report on civilian casualties of America’s long-running drone attacks on terror suspects in war zones across the globe. The report estimates fewer than 120 civilians have died... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'How Small Hydro-Projects Can Revolutionise Nigeria's Industrial Sector, Others'Dr. Ezedinma Chuma is the Officer in Charge of the United Nations Industrial De
'How Small Hydro-Projects Can Revolutionise Nigeria's Industrial Sector, Others'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
Dr. Ezedinma Chuma is the Officer in Charge of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) Regional Office, Nigeria. He had worked as the Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor for European Union's Support to Reforming Institutions and... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Why Is Iran Testing Ballistic Missiles After the Nuclear Deal?(Originally posted to the Tower Magazine website} New evidence of Iran’s confr
Why Is Iran Testing Ballistic Missiles After the Nuclear Deal?
The Jewish Press / Posted 14 days ago
(Originally posted to the Tower Magazine website} New evidence of Iran’s confrontational behavior emerged earlier this summer when it came out that its Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) conducted another series of ballistic missile tests in... Read more
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The Manila Times
Iran seeks ‘scientific diplomacy’ with PhilippinesJuly 10, 2016 10:06 pm by CONRAD M. CARIÑO, DEPUTY MOTORING EDITOR Iran is se
Iran seeks ‘scientific diplomacy’ with Philippines
The Manila Times / Posted 15 days ago
July 10, 2016 10:06 pm by CONRAD M. CARIÑO, DEPUTY MOTORING EDITOR Iran is seeking to forge ties between its top universities and those in the Philippines through “scientific diplomacy” that the... Read more
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dna
Pentagon to use Indian weather satellites in AfghanistanThe US is planning to use the services of an Indian satellite to get quicker we
Pentagon to use Indian weather satellites in Afghanistan
dna / Posted 16 days ago
The US is planning to use the services of an Indian satellite to get quicker weather information in war-torn Afghanistan, crucial for the movement of its military assets, the Pentagon has said. The Pentagon decided to use Indian satellite after... Read more
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asianage
Pentagon to use Indian weather satellite in war-torn AfghanistanThe Indian satellite will help to get quicker weather information in war-torn A
Pentagon to use Indian weather satellite in war-torn Afghanistan
asianage / Posted 16 days ago
The Indian satellite will help to get quicker weather information in war-torn Afghanistan, crucial for movement of its military assets. Washington: The US is planning to use the services of an Indian satellite to get quicker weather information in... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Pentagon to use Indian weather satellite in war-torn AfghanistanThe US is planning to use the services of an Indian satellite to get quicker we
Pentagon to use Indian weather satellite in war-torn Afghanistan
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 16 days ago
The US is planning to use the services of an Indian satellite to get quicker weather information in war-torn Afghanistan, crucial for the movement of its military assets, the Pentagon has said. The Pentagon decided to use Indian satellite after... Read more
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Business Standard India
Iran hopes to join ITER project to produce nuclear fusion powerLaban Coblentz, spokesman for the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reac
Iran hopes to join ITER project to produce nuclear fusion power
Business Standard India / Posted 16 days ago
Laban Coblentz, spokesman for the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor ( ITER) project, said a high-level Iranian delegation led by nuclear chief Ali Akbar Salehi and Vice President for Science and Technology Sorena Sattari visited St... Read more
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The Financial Express
Pentagon to use Indian weather satellites in AfghanistanThe Pentagon decided to use Indian satellite after European weather satellites
Pentagon to use Indian weather satellites in Afghanistan
The Financial Express / Posted 16 days ago
The Pentagon decided to use Indian satellite after European weather satellites were moved to cover operations in Iraq and Syria (Reuters) The US is planning to use the services of an Indian satellite to get quicker weather information in war-torn... Read more
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Business Standard India
Pentagon to use Indian weather satellites in AfghanistanThe US is planning to use the services of an Indian satellite to get quicker we
Pentagon to use Indian weather satellites in Afghanistan
Business Standard India / Posted 16 days ago
The US is planning to use the services of an Indian satellite to get quicker weather information in war-torn Afghanistan, crucial for the movement of its military assets, the Pentagon has said. The Pentagon decided to use Indian satellite after... Read more
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The Economic Times
US to use Indian weather satellites in Afghanistan for quicker information: PentagonWASHINGTON: The US is planning to use the services of an Indian satellite to ge
US to use Indian weather satellites in Afghanistan for quicker information: Pentagon
The Economic Times / Posted 16 days ago
WASHINGTON: The US is planning to use the services of an Indian satellite to get quicker weather information in war-torn Afghanistan, crucial for the movement of its military assets, the Pentagon has said. The Pentagon decided to use Indian... Read more
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The Hindu
Pentagon to use Indian weather satellites in Afghanistan"The Indian satellite is already operational. It’s already there. The data is a
Pentagon to use Indian weather satellites in Afghanistan
The Hindu / Posted 16 days ago
"The Indian satellite is already operational. It’s already there. The data is already available here in the U.S. at a variety of Universities. It’s a matter of getting it here quicker and more efficiently so we can use it operationally," Mr. Stoffler... Read more
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iol.co.za
SA investors looking to IndiaThey said the relaxation of the investment rules “will have a major impact of a
SA investors looking to India
iol.co.za / Posted 17 days ago
They said the relaxation of the investment rules “will have a major impact of attracting foreign investment in these areas, including from South Africa”. Zuma also invited Indian private sector investment into South Africa. The two leaders also... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
Zero Days: Alex Gibney's Disturbing Film Reveal the Dark Forces Behind the Stuxnet Computer Worm. CategoryLandmark Shattuck in Berkeley July 8 Welcome to the Brave New World of Cyber Wa
Zero Days: Alex Gibney's Disturbing Film Reveal the Dark Forces Behind the Stuxnet Computer Worm. Category
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 17 days ago
Landmark Shattuck in Berkeley July 8 Welcome to the Brave New World of Cyber War. Our guide today is Alex Gibney, acclaimed director of Taxi to the Dark Side, We Steal Secrets, and ENRON: The Smartest Guys in the Room. We're in good hands: Gibney has... Read more
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