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British families took bigger hit to income during Covid pandemic than Europeans
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 06:45:01 GMT

UK’s greater inequality levels made impact worse for the less well off, study suggests

British households were plunged into the Covid pandemic with lower savings, more debt and weaker welfare support than their French and German counterparts, according to analysis revealing how inequality increased the impact of the UK crisis.

High levels of income inequality also weakened the financial resilience of poorer households as the pandemic hit. The greater exposure of British households, revealed in an analysis by the Resolution Foundation thinktank to be published in full this week, comes despite similar levels of average income with our European neighbours.

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How the Pandemic Changed Europe
Thu, 15 Apr 2021 22:06:19 +0000
The historian Adam Tooze discusses the vaccine rollout and shifting politics in the E.U.
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The night Prince Philip told me he was a ‘European mongrel’, and happy that way | Will Hutton
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 07:45:02 GMT

Invited to dinner to muse on the EU, I found little to suggest a latent Brexiter

It was a Monday evening in early 2004 when a group of Europhiles and Europhobes gathered for a Buckingham Palace dinner at the Duke of Edinburgh’s invitation. We were there to discuss the proposed treaty for a European constitution, just written and whose ratification across Europe was about to begin. I had been one of 12 European “thinkers” who had made joint recommendations on what European values should be in its preamble, hence my presence. What followed was one of the most surreal evenings of my life, brought to mind by the three German princes the Duke of Edinburgh insisted should attend yesterday’s funeral.

Evidently he cared about the issue, hosting the dinner after an Atlantic night flight and two public engagements earlier that day. Conversation over pre-dinner drinks was wary – Labour MP Austin Mitchell relieved our awkwardness by switching the lights on his union jack bow tie on and off – and eventually we were ushered through long corridors to a banqueting room, lit by low chandeliers and guttering candles.

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Boris Johnson is lying to the DUP and to himself | Letters
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 05:00:54 GMT
Northern Ireland will be beset by violence and unrest until the prime minister accepts the reality of the protocol

Jonathan Powell reminded us of Boris Johnson’s pledge to the DUP that he would never agree to a border in the Irish Sea, only to do precisely that when he negotiated the Northern Ireland protocol to “get Brexit done” (“Peace in Northern Ireland is in danger – Johnson’s lies and inaction offer no help”, Comment). Loyalists in Northern Ireland feel betrayed and we are witnessing the consequences playing out in rising anger and violence. The protocol is now enshrined in legislation and all interested parties have an obligation to make it work in order to reduce the tensions it is causing.

However, there is one stumbling block: Johnson’s stubborn refusal to admit that there is an effective trade border in the Irish Sea. In addition to lying to the DUP, he continues to lie to himself. Until Johnson accepts the reality of what the protocol means in practice, and stops playing cowardly political games, there is little chance of making it work as it should and the unrest will continue.
Mike Pender
Cardiff

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‘We love foie gras’: French outrage at UK plan to ban imports of ‘cruel’ delicacy
Sat, 17 Apr 2021 06:00:26 GMT

UK officials are exploring restrictions on product after minister described it as ‘unbearably barbaric’

The head of France’s foie gras producers’ association has said she is “shocked and outraged” that the British government is considering banning imports of the product.

And she has invited MPs to visit French farms producing foie gras to see the force feeding of ducks and geese and judge for themselves whether it is “cruel and torturous”, as animal rights campaigners claim.

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The Parisians Housing Refugees During the Pandemic
Tue, 13 Apr 2021 21:07:40 +0000
Hundreds in the city have joined an ad-hoc shelter system, opening spare bedrooms and living rooms to migrants and asylum seekers.
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Groundswell review – the fight against fracking in Ireland
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 08:52:18 GMT

Johnny Gogan’s documentary highlights the misconceived plans of corporations that hoped to avoid protesters

In 2010, the American film-maker Josh Fox released something that in retrospect looks like one of the most influential and original documentaries of recent times: GasLand. It was about something new to many at the time: fracking, or hydraulic fracturing, under the earth to release natural gas from shale rock, at the risk of polluting the water table and turning areas of natural beauty into sludge dumps – and that is aside from the existing larger implications of gas consumption.

The film alerted many to a new environmental menace, and it plays its historic role in this new film from Johnny Gogan about the anti-fracking campaign in Ireland, often by people who were energised by seeing GasLand and determined to resist what one campaigner calls the new way of “scraping the bottom of the fossil-fuel barrel”. Exactly so. The coronavirus pandemic has, understandably, diverted many people’s attention from the climate crisis. But there is no vaccination for climate change.

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Which countries have fared worst in the pandemic? | David Spiegelhalter and Anthony Masters
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 05:45:54 GMT
The ‘league table’ is changing and it’s not over yet

Last April, one of us (DS) wrote an article saying it was too soon to compare how lethal the pandemic had been in different countries. Nearly a year later, has the time come?

Unfortunately, countries have different ways of counting; Sciensano in Belgium counts both suspected and confirmed deaths from Covid-19, while Hungary counts only hospital deaths within lab confirmation. So the Office for National Statistics ignores these labels and just looks at excess mortality compared with the 2015-2019 average, standardising the figures to a “standard European” population, so accounting for differences in population size and age structure.

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Could Marine Le Pen finally triumph with her third tilt at French presidency?
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 05:45:54 GMT

Next year’s Élysée race looks like a battle between a fading Emmanuel Macron and the far-right leader. And some believe she might win this time

In Paris’s symbolic Place de la République, under the watchful gaze of France’s allegorical figurehead Marianne, the skateboarders are not in the mood to discuss politics.

For the young here, as everywhere, life has been paused during a pandemic that has halted studies, jobs, socialising and parties. What they want is their lives back, not to talk about an election.

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Revealed: Lord Byron’s £4,000 cheque that helped create modern Greece
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 05:30:54 GMT

The poet’s generosity 200 years ago helped to pave the way to independence, and he is still seen as a hero

Racked by fever, prone to fits of delirium, consumed by his last great passion – the liberation of Greece – Lord Byron lay on his sickbed. It was 18 April 1824. The great Romantic poet would be dead the next day.

“I have given her [Greece] my time, my means, my health,” he is recorded as saying in a moment of lucidity. “And now I give her my life! What could I do more?”

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The Observer view on Joe Biden’s sanctions on Russia | Observer editorial
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 05:15:54 GMT

The US president has chosen to stand up to Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping with steady diplomacy

In one respect, the punitive measures imposed on Russia last week by the Biden administration are an attempt to clean up the mess left by Donald Trump. On issue after issue, such as Russian meddling in the 2016 and 2020 elections and cyber-attacks and hacks of US government agencies and businesses, the former president failed to take prompt retaliatory action or any action at all.

Trump cast doubt on Russia’s responsibility for these and other hostile acts, contradicting the findings of America’s intelligence agencies. He routinely declined to criticise Vladimir Putin, Russia’s president, for his support for Syria’s murderous regime, the 2018 Salisbury poisonings and the persecution of the opposition activist Alexei Navalny.

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The Zurich students living cheaply in a luxury hotel
Sat, 17 Apr 2021 23:00:46 GMT
Students in one of the world's most expensive cities get stunning views of Zurich in a former business hotel.
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Putin critic Navalny could 'die within days', say doctors
Sat, 17 Apr 2021 20:55:13 GMT
Alexei Navalny is on day 18 of a hunger strike over his medical treatment in a Russian jail.
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Black deportation staff called ‘cotton pickers’ by colleagues, court hears
Sat, 17 Apr 2021 15:08:06 GMT

Allegations made against workers at Mitie, a company contracted by the Home Office to deport people from UK

Home Office contractors who deport people from the UK have used the racist term “cotton pickers” to describe their black colleagues, a court has heard.

The Home Office uses the contractor Mitie to deport people to destinations including Jamaica, Pakistan, India, Nigeria and Ghana along with European countries and other locations. The escorts are only allowed to do this work if they have received accreditation from the Home Office.

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Chinese firms prepare to charge into Europe’s electric car market
Sat, 17 Apr 2021 15:00:37 GMT

Tesla could be in for a shock as far-eastern rivals use cheap money to gain traction among affluent western car buyers

Tesla boss Elon Musk is not known for admiring his competition, but when Chinese manufacturer Nio made its 100,000th electric car last week, he offered his congratulations.

It was a mark of respect from a chief executive who had been through “manufacturing hell” with his own company. Yet it is also a sign of the growing influence of China’s electric carmakers. They are hoping to stake out a spot among the heavyweights of the new industry and bring a significant new challenge to Tesla – and to the rest of the automotive industry as it scrambles to catch up.

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This Week in Apps: A surprising report on App Tracking, Apple event predictions, Instagram for kids
Sat, 17 Apr 2021 14:00:22 +0000
Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy. The app industry is as hot as ever, with a record 218 billion downloads and $143 billion in global consumer spend in 2020. Consumers last year also spent 3.5 trillion minutes using apps on Android […]
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How the FBI Got Into the San Bernardino Shooter’s iPhone
Sat, 17 Apr 2021 13:00:00 +0000
Plus: Russian sanctions, Europe’s SolarWinds fallout, and more of this week’s top security news.
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Coronavirus tally: Global death toll tops 3 million as case tally climbs above 140 million
Sat, 17 Apr 2021 12:26:54 GMT

The global death toll from the coronavirus-borne illness COVID-19 rose above 3 million on Saturday, according to data aggregated by Johns Hopkins University, as the case tally climbed above 140 million. The U.S. leads the world in cases and deaths by wide margins, with 31.6 million cases and 566,238 deaths. The U.S. added at least 78,932 new cases and 940 new deaths on Friday, according to a New York Times tracker. The U.S. has averaged 70,117 cases a day in the past week, up 8% from the average two weeks ago. Outside of the U.S., India has replaced Brazil as the country with the second highest number of cases at 14.5 million, and is fourth globally by deaths at 175,649. Brazil is third by cases at 13.8 million and second with a death toll of 368,749. Mexico is third by deaths at 211,693 and 14th highest by cases at 2.3 million. The U.K. has 4.4 million cases and 127,472 deaths, the highest in Europe and fifth highest in the world.

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On the front line in eastern Ukraine
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 23:21:36 GMT
The BBC's Jonah Fisher reports from the front line between soldiers and separatists.
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Sputnik V: How Russia's Covid vaccine is dividing Europe
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 23:12:47 GMT
The vaccine has not yet been approved by Europe's medicines agency but orders are piling in.
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Extra Crunch roundup: UiPath’s IPO filing, predicting revenue, how to pivot properly, much more
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 19:41:14 +0000
Thanks again to Bryce Durbin for creating my favorite TechCrunch illustration of all time.
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AI-driven audio cloning startup gives voice to Einstein chatbot
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 19:24:27 +0000
You’ll need to prick up your ears for this slice of deepfakery emerging from the wacky world of synthesized media: A digital version of Albert Einstein — with a synthesized voice that’s been (re)created using AI voice cloning technology drawing on audio recordings of the famous scientist’s actual voice. The startup behind the “uncanny valley” […]
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Rocket Report: SpaceX to build huge launch tower, Branson sells Virgin stock
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 11:00:14 +0000
"For us, it’s super important to have a launchpad in mainland Europe."
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Coronavirus tally: Global cases of COVID-19 top 139 million and U.S. death toll is above 565,000
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 10:20:05 GMT

The global tally for the coronavirus-borne illness rose above 139 million on Friday, according to data aggregated by Johns Hopkins University, as the death toll climbed above 2.98 million. The U.S. leads the world in cases and deaths by wide margins, with 31.5 million cases, or about 23% of the global total, while the 565,289 death toll makes up about 19% of the global toll. The U.S. added at least 74,312 new cases and 909 new deaths on Thursday, according to a New York Times tracker. The U.S. has averaged 70,514 cases a day in the past week, up 8% from the average two weeks ago. Pfizer Inc. Chief Executive Albert Bourla said it is likely that people who receive Covid-19 vaccines will need booster shots within a year afterward, and then annual vaccinations, to maintain protection against the virus as it evolves, the Wall Street Journal reported. "The variants will play a key role. It is extremely important to suppress the pool of people that can be susceptible to the virus," Bourla said during a virtual event hosted by CVS Health Corp. that aired Thursday but was recorded April 1. Outside of the U.S., India has replaced Brazil as the country with the second highest number of cases at 14.3 million, and is fourth globally by deaths at 174,308. Brazil is third by cases at 13.7 million and second with a death toll of 365,444. Mexico is third by deaths at 211,213 and 14th highest by cases at 2.3 million. The U.K. has 4.4 million cases and 127,438 deaths, the highest in Europe and fifth highest in the world.

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Pelmeni and Beyond at Dacha 46
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 10:00:00 +0000
The married chefs Trina and Jessica Quinn deftly cut through misconceptions about Eastern European food with menus that span centuries, across countries and cultures.
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[Crosspost] We're Privacy International (r/PrivacyIntl) and EDRi and we're fighting against the uptake of facial recognition in Europe and across the world - IAMA on April 16-18th on r/privacy
2021-04-16T09:04:55+00:00

We're working with a coalition of organisations to get One million European citizens to sign our European Citizen's Initative to tell the European Commission to ban biometric mass surveillance. Join us to find out everything you need to know about facial recognition (and other campaigns you can sign up to if you're not an EU citizen!)

We're doing an IAMA on r/privacy from 16th April 10am BST / 2am PDT - 18th 6pm BST / 10am PDT - come find out everything you might need to know about facial recognition!

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‘Forests are not renewable’: the felling of Sweden’s ancient trees
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 07:00:04 GMT

Forests cover 70% of the country, but many argue the Swedish model of replacing old-growth forests with monoculture plantations is bad for biodiversity. By Marcus Westberg

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How NASA is Adapting to Busier and Noisier Communications With Mars
Thu, 15 Apr 2021 19:30:00 GMT
Perseverance’s lead telecom engineer explains how to handle interplanetary radio interference
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Tell me who your friends are: Neural network uses data on banking transactions for credit scoring
Thu, 15 Apr 2021 00:00:00 EDT
(Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech)) Researchers from Skoltech and a major European bank have developed a neural network that outperforms existing state-of-the-art solutions in using transactional banking data for customer credit scoring.
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The New Mexico Spring
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 10:00:52 +0000

How progressives took power in the state's Democratic Party.

The post The New Mexico Spring appeared first on The Intercept.


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Israel May Have Destroyed Iranian Centrifuges Simply by Cutting Power
Tue, 13 Apr 2021 15:41:09 +0000

The details of the blackout at Iran’s Natanz nuclear facility are scattered — but intriguing.

The post Israel May Have Destroyed Iranian Centrifuges Simply by Cutting Power appeared first on The Intercept.


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The Border Patrol’s Abdication in the Sonoran Desert
Wed, 14 Apr 2021 10:01:10 +0000

Customs and Border Protection is dropping asylum-seekers in remote border towns with few resources to receive them.

The post The Border Patrol’s Abdication in the Sonoran Desert appeared first on The Intercept.


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“It’s Consumed Our Lives”: Volunteers Step In as Border Patrol Drops Migrants Off in Tiny Arizona Towns
Wed, 14 Apr 2021 10:00:26 +0000

A change in Border Patrol policies is straining human aid networks in one of the deadliest areas along the border.

The post “It’s Consumed Our Lives”: Volunteers Step In as Border Patrol Drops Migrants Off in Tiny Arizona Towns appeared first on The Intercept.


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France moves to ban short-haul domestic flights
Mon, 12 Apr 2021 15:04:03 GMT
MPs vote to stop flights where the journey could be made by train in under 2.5 hours.
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Camille Pissarro: Transatlantic struggle for painting stolen by Nazis
Mon, 12 Apr 2021 11:28:20 GMT
A Pissarro painting is the focus of a custody battle involving a Holocaust survivor and a US museum.
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The pandemic bubble may be starting to burst. Celebrate with bubbles all under $20.
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 12:00:00 EDT
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Seyran Ateş: ‘I’m not a traitor – I’m fighting for progressive Islam’
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 08:30:03 GMT

A new film documents the life and faith of the Turkish-German human rights lawyer and advocate of liberal Muslim worship

For Seyran Ateş, restrictions on daily life as a result of the Covid pandemic have had little impact. The Turkish-German human rights lawyer and advocate for progressive Islam has been unable to move freely for 15 years because of death threats. “I’m surprised people feel so frustrated over just a few weeks or months,” she says with a smile.

Ateş has been under police protection since 2006 because of the risk to her life from extreme Islamists, Turkish-Kurdish nationalists and German rightwing extremists. Two fatwas have been issued against her and she is accused of being a terrorist by the Erdoğan government in Turkey.

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Witnesses to deaths in detention ‘deliberately’ deported from the UK
Sat, 17 Apr 2021 13:56:40 GMT

Home Office accused of undermining investigations into the deaths of migrants awaiting deportation

Scores of people who could be key witnesses to deaths in detention may have been “deliberately” deported before they could give evidence, it has been claimed. It has also emerged that the home secretary, Priti Patel, failed to address concerns from a coroner last year that the actions of her department could have undermined police investigations.

Patel was told last August of concerns from a coroner that Home Office officials possibly “chose to ignore the fact” that witnesses to the contentious death of a black detainee were due to give evidence before attempting to remove them from the UK.

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The Grim Compassion of Searching for Missing Migrants in the Desert
Wed, 14 Apr 2021 10:00:00 +0000
The humanitarian volunteer group Águilas del Desierto searches the hostile land near the U.S.-Mexico border for those who have disappeared.
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Coronavirus live news: Israel ends outdoor mask-wearing; UK cabinet minister defends Hancock over NHS contracts
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 08:49:38 GMT

Israel now has 54% of population fully vaccinated; George Eustice defends health secretary over shares in company approved as potential supplier

Australia is in no hurry to open up its international borders, prime minister Scott Morrison said on Sunday. The country has managed to return to something close to normality in recent months.

Australia closed its borders to everyone except citizens and residents in March 2020, and has been allowing just a small number of international arrivals in recent months - mainly citizens returning from abroad. This measure, alongside swift lockdowns, successful contact tracing, and high rates of compliance with public health measures, has been credited with making Australia’s response to the pandemic highly successful.

The Labour Party has called for a thorough investigation into lobbying in the UK government, amid a series of high profile lobbying scandals linked to coronavirus contracts in recent months.

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The week in TV: Climate Change: Ade on the Frontline; Seaspiracy and more
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 08:30:03 GMT

Ade Adepitan and Greta Thunberg showed how to reach people rather than preach at them. Was Too Close too familiar? And can anything excuse Frank of Ireland?

Climate Change: Ade on the Frontline (BBC Two) | iPlayer
Seaspiracy (Netflix)
Greta Thunberg: A Year to Change the World (BBC One) | iPlayer
Too Close (ITV) | ITV Hub
Leonardo (Amazon Prime)
All That Glitters (BBC Two) | iPlayer
Frank of Ireland (Channel 4) | All 4

Not one week semi-out of lockdown, half a crack of light, and we’re already caught in rows over deference, and a BBC row entirely of its own making, and not one but three programmes reminding us how the planet’s off to hell in a burning handcart. Not complaining, as such; I just might have liked a few days off to smell the coffee blossom.

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Vodka, toothpaste, yoga mats … the new technology making items out of thin air
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 08:15:03 GMT

An exhibition at London’s Science Museum shows how far carbon capture research has come

Tackling climate change may bring unexpected benefits, London’s Science Museum will reveal next month. A special exhibition on carbon capture, the fledgling technology of extracting greenhouse gases from the atmosphere and emissions from factories, will display bottles of vodka, tubes of toothpaste, pens and yoga mats made from carbon drawn out of thin air.

In addition, the exhibition – Our Future Planet – will showcase prototypes of the gas-harvesting machines that can provide this carbon. They include the Lackner artificial tree which mirrors the actions of living plants by breathing in carbon dioxide and exhaling oxygen. This Heath Robinson-like device – made up of dangling panels of carbon-absorbing material – was built by Klaus Lackner at Arizona State University and will be the first to be displayed in Britain.

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‘Fire and rehire’ tactics rife at firms that are in profit and claiming Covid cash
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 08:00:02 GMT

Observer analysis of those companies condemned by unions also shows that some raised executive pay

Nearly 70% of companies accused of launching fire-and-rehire assaults on workers’ wages and conditions are making a profit and half have claimed government support during the pandemic.

Boris Johnson has called the practice “unacceptable”, but ministers have also insisted that firms in financial difficulty must have the flexibility to offer new terms and conditions.

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Rapper Little Simz: ‘I don’t hold back – I feel super free’
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 08:00:03 GMT

She is as well known for her dizzying talent (Stormzy hailed her as a ‘legend’) as she is for her privacy. So, as Little Simz releases her fourth album, why is she finally opening up?

It’s a drab afternoon on an industrial estate in London and I’m sitting, somewhat awkwardly, in the back of a parked car with Little Simz. The British-Nigerian rapper-singer-actor, 27, has spent the morning doing a photoshoot. The combination of closed cafés (England is still in lockdown) and persistent March drizzle has meant we’ve ended up in the car, an enormous 4x4 with TV screens built into the seats. Still wearing full makeup from the shoot, Simz is swaddled in comfortable grey sweatpants and a black, shiny puffer jacket. “People think I’m rude, or antisocial, or awkward, because I’m not chatty,” she says.

Simz, full name Simbiatu Ajikawo, doesn’t waste her words. When she talks, she is purposeful, precise, politely withholding. Yet from its overture, her fourth studio album, Sometimes I Might Be Introvert, reveals an interior world of cinematic proportions. “I’m definitely not the greatest at opening up,” she says today. But there are two Simz: the one that is by nature reticent and the Simz who wants to show you her universe.

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AJ Tracey: Flu Game review – a confident slam dunk
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 08:00:03 GMT

(Revenge)
Ladbroke Grove meets the NFL as the London rap star eyes the US market on a basketball-inspired album of nonstop bangers

West London rapper AJ Tracey’s ambitious second studio album doesn’t just nod to the pandemic; it references a 1997 NBA game when a visibly unwell Michael Jordan overcame food poisoning to help the Chicago Bulls to victory. Tracey is also digging deep to triumph over the odds, the title implies, with a US audience in his sights on this “sophomore” album.

What follows is a three-pointer taken with poise and verve. Despite the many basketball references – tracks like Draft Pick, Kukoč and Eurostep – plus the presence of US guests such as T-Pain and Kehlani, Tracey’s output remains reassuringly hyperlocal, not diluting his flows but rather taking plenty of familiar UK specifics international. West Ten, his terrific garage-revival hit with Mabel, is most obviously sited in Ladbroke Grove, but granular references to Tracey’s “opps”, upmarket restaurants and Vimto also litter these confident, irresistibly rhythmic verses.

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‘Your peak can be at any point’: the female gymnasts defying age barriers
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 07:00:01 GMT

Simone Biles not ruling out the 2024 Paris Olympics, when she will be 27, is part of a trend of maturity showing benefits


After months of subtly indicating that the coming Olympics could be her last, Simone Biles recently changed her tune and refrained from ruling out the possibility that she could continue in some form until the Paris Olympics in 2024. Biles, already a veteran at 24, would be 27 by then – a competition age that was once unthinkable for an Olympic all-around gold medallist.

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Promising Young Woman review – Carey Mulligan’s avenging angel burns bright
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 07:00:02 GMT

As a medical school dropout spiralling between grief, rage and revenge, Mulligan takes Emerald Fennell’s stylish if oddly dated Oscar contender to the next level

It’s stingingly timely material. Thematically, Emerald Fennell’s feature debut, Promising Young Woman, could have been distilled from pure pain, an amalgamation of the countless rape culture testimonies on sites such as Everyone’s Invited. But tonally, with its extravagantly arched eyebrow and lacquered manicure of irony, this film feels oddly dated – a couple of decades out of step with current sensibilities. Were it not for Carey Mulligan’s Cassandra, an avenging angel in bubblegum-pink lip gloss, the picture may well have toppled off its stripper heels long before it got to stomp into its divisive shocker of a final act. Mulligan’s withering disdain is a thing of beauty. If anyone wins prizes for this liberally and generously nominated film – it has five Oscar nods, including best picture and best director, and scored six Bafta nominations, winning two – it should be her.

And for a while at least, the writing matches the quality of her performance. The film’s opening is a DayGlo blast of righteous catharsis. We meet Cassie blurry with booze, slumped across a banquette in the kind of bar where the alpha-bro afterwork crew go to toast themselves. She’s a beautiful wreck, the skirt of her business suit bunched up, hair and life unravelling. Three brash guys eye her hungrily, but it’s the most seemingly decent of them (Adam Brody) who approaches, with the offer to see her home safely. But danger comes in all shapes and sizes, and the next thing we know, the “nice guy” is plying her with emetic-pink kumquat liqueur and manhandling her on to his bed.

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Downing Street race report is an insult to workers, say union leaders
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 06:45:01 GMT

General secretaries representing 5 million workers urge the government to reject findings of the Tony Sewell commission

Trade union leaders have written to the prime minister, calling on him to reject the “insulting” report published by the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities.

In a letter seen by the Observer, 33 trade union general secretaries representing more than 5 million workers have urged the government to “pick a different path”, noting that “there is no conflict between defending working-class interests and pushing for equality for BME [black and minority ethnic] workers. Today’s working class is multi-ethnic and multi-faith.”

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Daunte Wright and George Floyd: another chapter in America’s recurring tragedy
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 06:00:00 GMT

The latest instance of a Black man killed by a police officer added fuel to the fire already burning in Minneapolis

It was shortly after midday on Thursday at the New Salem Missionary Baptist church in Minneapolis. In front of a towering stone facade, Katie Wright stood at the pulpit, almost dwarfed by the plexiglass lectern and mass of microphones in front of her. She shuddered with grief, held by members of her family.

Five days earlier, her son, Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old father of one, had been shot and killed by a single bullet fired by a white police officer in the city suburb of Brooklyn Center. Four nights of unrest had followed with hundreds of protesters clashing with police dressed in riot gear, pelting crowds with teargas and rubber bullets.

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Boeing board under pressure as families of 737 Max crash victims push reform at the top
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 06:00:02 GMT

More directors could be pushed off next week as aerospace firm tries to recover its reputation after 737 Max problems and Covid downturn

Two more top-level directors could be ousted from Boeing’s board of directors next week as family members of the victims of two fatal crashes of its 737 Max jets join shareholders to push for further high-level reforms at the aerospace giant.

Related: Denver plane engine fire consistent with metal fatigue in fan blade, say investigators

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Tokyo 2021: Olympic chief to visit Japan to approve safety amid Covid cases surge
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 05:13:43 GMT

Thomas Bach expected to give Japan the all-clear to host the Games, as PM secures extra vaccine doses from Pfizer to fight new virus wave

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The head of the Olympic movement will visit Japan in May as the nation struggles to contain a surge in Covid-19 cases before the start of the Games, with Pfizer agreeing to supply extra vaccine doses to the country.

Thomas Bach, president of the International Olympic Committee, will attend a torch relay ceremony in the western city of Hiroshima on 17 May and meet prime minister Yoshihide Suga the next day, Kyodo News agency said on Saturday, citing sources close to the matter.

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Dogecoin Is Holding Onto Its Blistering 3,000% Price Gains—For Now
2021-04-18T04:22:33+00:00
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Grocery Delivery Workers at Imperfect Foods Vote to Unionize
2021-04-18T03:16:14+00:00
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Sheffield United relegated after Willian José seals victory for Wolves
Sat, 17 Apr 2021 21:14:15 GMT

Sheffield United equalled the earliest relegation from the Premier League as their demotion was confirmed following Willian José’s first goal for Wolves and Paul Heckingbottom, the interim manager, called for clarity from the club’s owner.

This ninth defeat in 10 league games mean United depart for the Championship with six games remaining, as ignominiously in numerical terms as Huddersfield Town two years ago, Derby County in 2007-08 (and Ipswich Town in a 42-game season in 1994/95), after Willian José converted in his 12th league game for Wolves.

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DoD space agency: Cyber attacks, not missiles, are the most worrisome threat to satellites
2021-04-17T21:12:31+00:00
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Andy Farrell could still join Lions staff, reveals Warren Gatland
Sat, 17 Apr 2021 21:00:44 GMT
  • Gatland says door remains open to Ireland head coach
  • Ireland tour of Pacific Islands in considerable doubt

Warren Gatland has revealed that Andy Farrell – his key lieutenant on the two previous British & Irish Lions tours – could still be added to the coaching staff for this summer’s trip to South Africa.

Gatland named Steve Tandy and Robin McBryde – alongside Gregor Townsend and Neil Jenkins – on his coaching staff this past week after Farrell, Steve Borthwick and Graham Rowntree all made themselves unavailable. In Farrell’s case, ultimately he felt the need to stick with Ireland for their scheduled tour of the Pacific Islands and could not commit to a third Lions tour.

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Novel hydrogels can safely remove graffiti from vandalized street art
Sat, 17 Apr 2021 18:39:08 +0000
Italian chemists successfully tested their hydrogels on actual street art in Florence.
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Queen alone with her thoughts as duke is laid to rest at Windsor
Sat, 17 Apr 2021 18:01:42 GMT

Prince Philip’s funeral was an unusual affair, watched by the monarch from her familiar seat in the family chapel

Nearly everything about the setting itself must have felt touchingly familiar. Just before 3pm the Queen took her usual place in the corner oak pew under the ancient banners of the Knights of the Garter in St George’s Chapel, Windsor – her family’s “home” church. It was a seat she had occupied countless times for Sunday communion, for christenings and weddings and funerals. Only this time, for what must have seemed the first time, her consort and husband, her “strength and stay” of almost 75 years was not sitting beside her. During yesterday’s funeral service for Prince Philip, the monarch remained steadfast as ever, head down, perhaps grateful for her black mask, with only the ever-present cameras for company. In her bubble of one, however, socially distanced from the sparse congregation around her, it went without saying that she had never looked quite so alone.

Until last March the only funerals that many of us had ever watched on screens had probably been royal ones. Princess Diana’s, maybe the Queen Mother’s. The long months of pandemic have made virtual send-offs horribly commonplace, though. Death and farewells have come to Zoom and Facebook Live. That fact gave a particular poignancy to yesterday’s events, attended by only 30 of Philip’s family and closest friends, instead of the planned 800.

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Five people killed as police fire at protesting workers in Bangladesh
Sat, 17 Apr 2021 17:03:42 GMT

Employees were demanding unpaid wages and a pay rise at a Chinese-backed power plant, officials and police said

At least five people were killed and dozens injured in Bangladesh after police opened fire on a crowd of workers protesting to demand unpaid wages and a pay rise at a Chinese-backed power plant, officials and police said.

Police opened fire after about 2,000 of the protesters began hurling bricks and stones at officers at the construction site of the coal-fired plant in the south-eastern city of Chittagong, local police official Azizul Islam told Reuters.

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Helen McCrory swore friends to secrecy about cancer diagnosis
Sat, 17 Apr 2021 16:11:07 GMT

Actor did not want her professional or charitable work overshadowed by illness in final weeks, says friend

Helen McCrory, the Peaky Blinders actor who died from cancer on Friday, “swore friends to secrecy” as she underwent treatment, her friend Carrie Cracknell has revealed.

Cracknell, who directed McCrory in a 2014 production of Medea, said the performer did not want her illness overshadowing her family and professional life. McCrory’s husband, Damian Lewis, announced the news that his wife died peacefully at home aged 52.

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Outdoor startups see supercharged growth during COVID-19 era
Sat, 17 Apr 2021 14:15:45 +0000
After months of shelter-in-place orders, widespread shutdowns and physical distancing, outdoors became the only location for safe socializing.
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RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel comes under pressure to show more independence from Trump
Sat, 17 Apr 2021 10:00:00 EDT
Some party committee members want the GOP to create some distance from the former president — or at least grapple with the fact that Republicans lost the White House, Senate and House during his administration.
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Man charged with trying to enter Buckingham Palace with knife
Sat, 17 Apr 2021 12:52:28 GMT

A 46-year-old from Neasden, north-west London, will appear before Westminster magistrates on Saturday

A man has been charged with trespassing at Buckingham Palace with a knife.

Police arrested a 46-year-old man on Thursday who was attempting to enter through a gate into a service yard at the rear of the royal residence in London.

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‘In this world, social media is everything’: how Dubai became the planet’s influencer capital
Sat, 17 Apr 2021 11:00:32 GMT

Once a small port on the edge of a desert, Dubai is now a magnet for reality stars and a jet set crowd looking to beat the vaccine queue. But do the filtered images tell the whole story?

On the electric blue tarmac of a helipad on the edge of Palm Jumeirah, an artificial island on the Dubai coastline, Busra Duran stands on tiptoes. Wearing multicoloured trainers and a pink tulle minidress, the 28-year-old Turkish influencer is posing for photos in front of a red helicopter. Her husband, Gökhan Gündüz, snaps away as she models her pink sunglasses in the shadow of the Atlantis, a blush-coloured hotel with green pointed rooftops which resembles the fake castles of Disneyland’s Magic Kingdom.

‘Gündüz, 29, wears a striped T-shirt with the word “positive” emblazoned around the collar. Duran skips over to check the photos he’s taken, before they discuss her Instagram shots from the ride. Duran approached the helicopter company to request this free 12-minute tour, the shortest available, and they were happy to oblige. “It was amazing,” she says, flatly, sounding unconvinced. The trip is one of a whole roster of experiences Duran has set up for the benefit of her 608,000 Instagram followers. In a few days, the couple have arranged to play golf – another free gift – and Duran often poses for pictures at restaurants in exchange for a meal. Her glittering Dubai lifestyle is displayed on her Instagram: one day she’ll be perching on the side of a bubble bath in an upmarket hotel reading a copy of Gulf News; the next in a red swimsuit beside a pool, a glass of rosé in one hand and a copy of a Paulo Coelho novel in front of her.

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Local Cops Said Pipeline Company Had Influence Over Government Appointment
Sat, 17 Apr 2021 11:00:52 +0000

Sheriffs in Minnesota worried about who would oversee an escrow account, funded by pipeline giant Enbridge, to reimburse the costs of policing protests.

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Acclaimed photographer June Newton – a life in pictures
Sat, 17 Apr 2021 08:00:29 GMT

Portrait photographer June Newton, who worked under the pseudonym Alice Springs, has died at 97 at her home in Monte Carlo. Married to Helmut Newton and the subject of many of his portraits, she was a highly acclaimed photographer in her own right, best known for her intimate portraits

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‘O estado validou meu linchamento’, diz psicóloga presa por ‘tentativa de homicídio’ por ovo atirado em manifestação
Sat, 17 Apr 2021 00:15:44 +0000

Daniela Matheus narra a espiral de violência e arbítrio a que foi submetida por bolsonaristas e a polícia em Curitiba.

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21.5-inch iMac supply dwindles amid chip shortages, possible refresh
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 21:30:39 +0000
A new iMac landing next week is a real possibility.
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Katie Haun on saying yes to Coinbase and where a16z’s crypto fund is placing its bets now
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 20:50:00 +0000
Coinbase, the newly public cryptocurrency exchange, has had it share of ups and downs. Still, the nearly nine-year-old, San Francisco-based outfit got a lot right ahead of its highly successful direct listing this week, including, seemingly, inviting in former federal prosecutor Katie Haun to join its board in 2017. At the time, Haun had just […]
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SpaceX wins NASA contract to develop human landing system for returning to the moon
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 20:11:25 +0000
The winner of NASA’s Human Landing System (HLS) contract award is SpaceX, which bid $2.9 billion for the privilege of developing the means by which NASA astronauts will return to the lunar surface for the first time since the Apollo program. SpaceX was in the running alongside Blue Origin and Dynetics, but reportedly undercut both […]
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Webinar: Building a Security Observability Strategy in AWS
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 19:30:00 GMT
Building a security observability strategy in AWS
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Today’s best deals: Board games we like, indoor security cameras, and more
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 18:10:21 +0000
Dealmaster also has deals on LG monitors, Amazon devices, and PC games.
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Squarespace files for a direct listing on the NYSE
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 18:04:09 +0000
Today Squarespace, a well-known software-and-hosting provider for SMB websites, released its S-1 filing. The company is pursuing a direct listing on the New York Stock Exchange, or NYSE. It will trade under the ticker symbol “SQSP.” The company’s financial results paint the picture of a rapidly growing company that has a history of profitability. Squarespace […]
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Tesla owners can now see how much solar or coal is powering their EVs
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 18:02:28 +0000
Tesla owners can now see exactly what kind of energy is powering their electric vehicles. TezLab, a free app that’s like a Fitbit for a Tesla vehicle, pushed out a new feature this week that shows the energy mix — breaking down the exact types and percentages of fossil fuels and renewable energy — coming […]
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This Startup is Empowering Women Entrepreneurs in Brazil With Leadership Skills
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 18:00:00 GMT
Be.Labs connects them with mentors and provides training on developing business plans and pitching investors
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Google loses “Location History” court battle in Australia
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 17:02:47 +0000
Google's confusing privacy settings will earn it some kind of punishment in Australia.
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Biomea Fusion stock opens 18% above IPO price
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 16:04:28 GMT

Biomea Fusion Inc. rallied out of the gate Friday, as shares of the California-based biopharmaceutical company focused on treatment of genetically defined cancers opened 17.6% above the initial public offering price. The company said late Thursday its IPO, which was upsized to 9.0 million shares from 7.5 million shares, priced at $17 a share, at the top of the expected range, as it raised $153 million and was valued at $463.6 million. The stock's first trade was at $20.00 at 11:51 a.m. Eastern for 341,119 shares. The stock has pared some gains since then to trade up 16.2% at $19.75. The company went public on a day that the Renaissance IPO ETF fell 1.4% while the S&P 500 gained 0.2%.

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Video Friday: Aquatic Snakebotics
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 15:42:00 GMT
Your weekly selection of awesome robot videos
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Smartphone Camera Senses Patients' Pulse, Breathing Rate
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 14:12:00 GMT
AI app could enable doctors to take contactless vitals during telemedicine visits
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Hong Kong pro-democracy activists are handed suspended sentences – video
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 12:27:20 GMT

A group of high-profile activists including the media mogul Jimmy Lai have been sentenced to jail terms of up to 18 months for organising or attending ‘unauthorised assemblies’.

In the latest blow to Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement, Lai and the veteran activist Lee Cheuk Yan were each sentenced to 12 months in jail

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Affirm stock could head higher amid 'hypergrowth' of buy-now-pay-later offerings, analyst says in upgrade
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 12:27:01 GMT

Shares of Affirm Holdings Inc. are up 2% in premarket trading Friday after Seaport Global analyst Chris Brendler upgraded the stock to buy from neutral and set an $80 price target. He sees the stock as more attractive following a 34% selloff since he initiated coverage of the company 10 weeks back, whereas the S&P 500 has gained 7% in that time. "In our view, this underperformance comes despite increasing evidence that BNPL [buy-now-pay-later] is going to be huge in the US and based on a string of encouraging data points, we expect Affirm to materially exceed near-term expectations," Brendler wrote in a note to clients. The company offers financial options that let consumers pay in installments, and this trend seems to be reaching a "hyper growth adoption phase in the U.S.," Brendler continued, which could set Affirm up for success. "We also want to be in front of Affirm's Shopify partnership which has the potential to significantly accelerate Affirm's growth," he wrote. "Recent data suggests the wait is nearly over, and we expect management to provide an update on the upcoming earnings call."

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Thousands urged to sue Facebook in mass action over leaked data
2021-04-16T11:16:20+00:00
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What Octopus Dreams Tell Us About the Evolution of Sleep
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 11:00:00 +0000
Understanding how other animals dream could help us figure out why it’s so important to the human brain, and why it may have been preserved throughout history.
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Pressão sobre Biden contra vacinas genéricas de covid-19 para outros países vem até de ex-governador democrata
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 11:00:47 +0000

Howard Dean, ex-governador democrata no estado de Vermont, se junta à indústria farmacêutica para lutar contra o compartilhamento de propriedade intelectual para vacinas de baixo custo.

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Eli Lilly asks FDA to revoke EUA for COVID antibody treatment alone to speed transition to combination therapy
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 10:48:03 GMT

Eli Lilly and Co. said Friday it is seeking a revocation of the emergency use authorization granted by U.S. regulators for its bamlanivimab antibody treatment for COVID-19 alone in order to complete the transition to bamlanivimab and etesevimab together. "Lilly made this request due to the evolving variant landscape in the U.S. and the full availability of bamlanivimab and etesevimab together," the company said in a statement. The combination has proved to be more effective in neutralizing the COVID-19 variants that have been detected in the U.S. after first emerging in the U.K., South Africa and Brazil, and that are more infectious than the original virus. The combination is also better at treating the rapidly growing B.1.427/B.1.429 California strain that currently accounts for 50% of virus cases in California and over 10% of cases in other states. "In the U.S., bamlanivimab alone should no longer be administered. However, sites of care should not dispose of bamlanivimab supply; instead, they should order etesevimab to pair with it," said Lilly. Bamlanivimab was the first neutralizing monoclonal antibody to receive an EUA from the FDA as a treatment for mild to moderate COVID-19 and more than 400,000 patients have been given it. Lilly estimates that has prevented more than 20,000 hospitalizations and at least 10,000 deaths during the peak of pandemic cases. Lily expects that in collaboration with Amgen Inc. , it can manufacture sufficient supply of the two antibodies to meet global supply needs. Lilly shares were up 0.6% premarket, and have gained 10% in the year-to-date, matching the S&P 500's gains.

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Biomea Fusion's upsized IPO prices at top of expected range, to value the biotech at $464 million
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 10:10:41 GMT

Biomea Fusion Inc. was set to go public Friday, as the California-based biopharmaceutical company focused on treatment of genetically defined cancers said its upsized initial public offering priced at $17 a share, at the high end of the expected range of between $15 and $17 a share. The company said late Thursday that it offered 9.0 million shares in the IPO, up from previous expectations of 7.5 million shares, to raise $153 million. At the IPO pricing, Biomea was valued at $463.6 million. The stock is expected to trade on the Nasdaq under the ticker symbol "BMEA." J.P. Morgan, Jefferies and Piper Sandler are book-running managers. The company recorded a net loss of $5.3 million on no revenue in 2020 after a loss of $1.2 million on no revenue in 2019. The company is going public at a time of tempered investor demand for IPOs, as the Renaissance IPO ETF has lost 3.6% over the past three months while the S&P 500 has gained 10.7%.

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The GOP’s big bulk book-buying machine is boosting Republicans on the bestseller lists
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 06:00:00 EDT
The practice has raised ethical concerns. Now, a complaint about Ted Cruz’s own campaign buying his books has triggered questions about self-enrichment.
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Indianapolis shooting: eight killed at FedEx facility, police say – video
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 07:57:44 GMT

At least eight people have been shot and killed at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis. The suspected gunman killed himself, police have said. Multiple other people were injured and taken to local hospitals, a police spokesperson, Genae Cook, said at an early morning news conference on Friday

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Handwashing and hot tea: Eswatini celebrates roll out of solar-heated water
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 07:00:03 GMT

New stations at health clinics improve hygiene in locations where warm water seen as ‘an absolute luxury’, helping to tackle Covid

In Eswatini, the southern African country which lost a prime minister to Covid-19 in December and where most people have no access to hot water, handwashing – a key weapon in the fight against the pandemic – has been a problem.

No government health clinic in the kingdom, formerly known as Swaziland, had hot running water for patients. Nine out of 10 didn’t have hot water for operations and cleaning instruments.

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Wearable sensors that detect gas leaks
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 00:00:00 EDT
(Pohang University of Science & Technology (POSTECH)) Professor Junsuk Rho's research team at POSTECH develops wearable gas sensors that display instantaneous visual holographic alarm.
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Virtual humans are equal to real ones in helping people practice new leadership skills
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 00:00:00 EDT
(Frontiers) Researchers at the Human Interface Technology Lab New Zealand at the University of Canterbury compared the effectiveness of virtual humans to real ones for helping people practice leadership skills. They found that virtual humans with realistic characteristics can be equally effective in these types of training scenarios. This was especially the case in mixed reality settings, which blend real and digital worlds together, providing an anchor to reality that appeared to positively impact performance and engagement.
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USU researchers develop power converter for long-distance, underwater electric grids
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 00:00:00 EDT
(Utah State University) A team of researchers from Utah State University have developed a DC current-to-DC voltage power converter. This converter is equipped for long distances and minimal maintenance, making it particularly useful in underwater power distribution networks.
Match ID: 91 Score: 20.00 source: www.eurekalert.org age: 2 days
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UK's leadership in advanced materials could shape global cities of the future
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 00:00:00 EDT
(University of Manchester) A panel of industry and research leaders will discuss how new technologies being pioneered in the UK city-region of Greater Manchester could play a role in building greener and more equal cities of the future. 'Material Gains: Building cities that are better for people and the planet' will take place online on Monday, 19 April (2pm to 3pm).
Match ID: 92 Score: 20.00 source: www.eurekalert.org age: 2 days
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Thermoelectric material discovery sets stage for new forms of electric power in the future
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 00:00:00 EDT
(Clemson University) A Clemson University physicist and collaborators from China and Denmark have created a new and potentially paradigm-shifting high-performance thermoelectric compound.
Match ID: 93 Score: 20.00 source: www.eurekalert.org age: 2 days
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The fate of the planet
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 00:00:00 EDT
(American Physical Society) From engineered pandemics to city-toppling cyber attacks to nuclear annihilation, life on Earth could radically change, and soon. Scientists will forecast the fate of the planet at a press conference during the 2021 APS April Meeting.
Match ID: 94 Score: 20.00 source: www.eurekalert.org age: 2 days
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Simulations reveal how dominant SARS-CoV-2 strain binds to host, succumbs to antibodies
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 00:00:00 EDT
(DOE/Los Alamos National Laboratory) Large-scale supercomputer simulations at the atomic level show that the dominant G form variant of the COVID-19-causing virus is more infectious partly because of its greater ability to readily bind to its target host receptor in the body, compared to other variants.
Match ID: 95 Score: 20.00 source: www.eurekalert.org age: 2 days
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Science Advances publishes proteomics technology from Oblique Therapeutics AB
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 00:00:00 EDT
(Oblique Therapeutics) Oblique Therapeutics AB, a Sweden-based biotech company, in collaboration with Karolinska Institutet (Stockholm, Sweden), Gothenburg University (Sweden) and several local biotechs published promising research results in the highly-acclaimed scientific journal Science Advances (AAAS) entitled: Rational Antibody design for Undruggable Targets using Kinetically Controlled Biomolecular probes.
Match ID: 96 Score: 20.00 source: www.eurekalert.org age: 2 days
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Researchers develop microscopic theory of polymer gel
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 00:00:00 EDT
(National Research University Higher School of Economics) Russian scientists have proposed a theory of phase transformation in polymer gels. It explains the mechanisms of the dramatic reduction in volume of zwitterionic hydrogels when they are cooled. The results are published in the journal Chemical Communications (ChemComm).
Match ID: 97 Score: 20.00 source: www.eurekalert.org age: 2 days
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New tech builds ultralow-loss integrated photonic circuits
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 00:00:00 EDT
(Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne) EPFL scientists have developed ultralow-loss silicon nitride integrated circuits that are central for many photonic devices, such as chip-scale frequency combs, narrow-linewidth lasers, coherent LiDAR, and neuromorphic computing.
Match ID: 98 Score: 20.00 source: www.eurekalert.org age: 2 days
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New nanoscale device for spin technology
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 00:00:00 EDT
(Aalto University) Spin waves could unlock the next generation of computer technology, a new component allows physicists to control them.
Match ID: 99 Score: 20.00 source: www.eurekalert.org age: 2 days
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New CRISPR technology offers unrivaled control of epigenetic inheritance
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 00:00:00 EDT
(University of California - San Francisco) Scientists have figured out how to modify CRISPR's basic architecture to extend its reach beyond the genome and into what's known as the epigenome -- proteins and small molecules that latch onto DNA and control when and where genes are switched on or off.
Match ID: 100 Score: 20.00 source: www.eurekalert.org age: 2 days
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Highly dense urban areas are not more vulnerable to COVID-19, researchers say
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 00:00:00 EDT
(Hiroshima University) A person who owns a car or who has a college education may be less vulnerable to COVID-19, according to an analysis of cases in Tehran, Iran, one of the early epicenters of the pandemic. While such variables do not inherently lower a person's risk, they do indicate an infrastructure of protection that persists despite how densely populated a person's district might be.
Match ID: 101 Score: 20.00 source: www.eurekalert.org age: 2 days
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Generation of super-resolved optical needle and multifocal array using graphene oxide metalenses
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 00:00:00 EDT
(Compuscript Ltd) Generation of super-resolved optical needle and multifocal array using graphene oxide metalensesIn a new publication from Opto-Electronic Advances; DOI https://doi.org/10.29026/oea.2021.200031, Researchers led by Professor Baohua Jia at Swinburne University of Technology, Victoria, Australia, Professor Cheng-Wei Qiu at National University of Singapore, Singapore and Professor Tian Lan at Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, China considered the generation of super-resolved optical needle and multifocal array using graphene oxide metalenses.
Match ID: 102 Score: 20.00 source: www.eurekalert.org age: 2 days
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Combining news media and AI to rapidly identify flooded buildings
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 00:00:00 EDT
(Tohoku University) Artificial intelligence (AI) has sped up the process of detecting flooded buildings immediately after a large-scale flood, allowing emergency personnel to direct their efforts efficiently. Now, a research group from Tohoku University has created a machine learning (ML) model that uses news media photos to identify flooded buildings accurately within 24 hours of the disaster.
Match ID: 103 Score: 20.00 source: www.eurekalert.org age: 2 days
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CNIO researchers explain the toxicity of USP7 inhibitors, under development for cancer treatment
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 00:00:00 EDT
(Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncológicas (CNIO)) The researchers have discovered that USP7 inhibitors -under development by several pharmaceutical companies for the treatment of cancer- trigger a premature activation of cell cycle proteins, leading to uncontrolled cancer cell division and death.* The paper rejects the premise that the therapeutic efficacy of these inhibitors is due to their effects on activating the tumor suppressor protein P53, as currently accepted by the international scientific community. These results extend the potential use of USP7 inhibitors to a wider range of patients.
Match ID: 104 Score: 20.00 source: www.eurekalert.org age: 2 days
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Are our oil and gas pipelines safe during an earthquake?
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 00:00:00 EDT
(Peter the Great Saint-Petersburg Polytechnic University) Underground pipelines that transport oil and gas are very important engineering communications worldwide. Some of these underground communications are built and operated in earthquake-prone areas. The research shows that current methods used for calculating stress received by the underground pipelines during an earthquake are incorrect.
Match ID: 105 Score: 20.00 source: www.eurekalert.org age: 2 days
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A new guide for communicating plant science
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 00:00:00 EDT
(Iowa State University) A new publication offers a comprehensive guide to help plant scientists communicate their work to the world. An Iowa State University scientist who contributed to the multi-institutional effort says it's critical that plant scientists emphasize outreach to make sure plant science is able to meet the demands of climate change and population growth.
Match ID: 106 Score: 20.00 source: www.eurekalert.org age: 2 days
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Merck scraps two treatments for hospitalized COVID-19 patients, will focus on antiviral for non-hospitalized patients
Thu, 15 Apr 2021 19:48:22 GMT

Shares of Merck & Co. were up 0.1% in premarket trading on Thursday after the drug company said the oral antiviral COVID-19 treatment it is developing with Ridgeback Biotherapeutics did not help hospitalized patients in a mid-stage clinical trial. The companies now plan to test molnupiravir in non-hospitalized COVID-19 patients in a Phase 3 trial, with plans to file for emergency authorization in the second half of the year. They are also planning to see if the experimental therapy works for post-exposure prophylaxis. In a separate news release, Merck said it is discontinuing MK-7110 as a treatment for patients hospitalized with COVID-19, saying that the Food and Drug Administration's request for additional clinical information would push the launch into 2022. "Merck is now focusing its efforts on advancing molnupiravir, which, as an oral medicine for outpatient use, represents a promising potential new approach, and on accelerating production of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine," Dr. Roy Baynes, chief medical officer for Merck Research Laboratories, said in the release. Merck's stock has gained 6.6% since the start of the year, while the broader S&P 500 is up 9.8%.

Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.


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Pausing the J&J Vaccine Was Easy. Unpausing Will Be Hard
Thu, 15 Apr 2021 19:26:14 +0000
Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine was supposed to be the uncomplicated one. But even with new data, getting people to trust it again will be tricky.
Match ID: 108 Score: 20.00 source: www.wired.com age: 2 days
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15 Graphs You Need to See to Understand AI in 2021
Thu, 15 Apr 2021 17:50:00 GMT
The 2021 AI Index provides insight into jobs, publications, diversity, and more
Match ID: 109 Score: 20.00 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 2 days
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Why the FCC Keeps Shooting Down Requests From Companies That Want To Shoot Down Drones
Thu, 15 Apr 2021 13:14:00 GMT
Regulators have denied testing permits to at least four electronic warfare systems in the last six months
Match ID: 110 Score: 20.00 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 2 days
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There Shouldn’t Be Vaccine Patents in a Health Crisis. Most Americans Agree: Waive Them.
Thu, 15 Apr 2021 09:00:56 +0000

A new poll found most Americans want Biden to break drug companies' monopolies and end Covid-19 vaccine apartheid.

The post There Shouldn’t Be Vaccine Patents in a Health Crisis. Most Americans Agree: Waive Them. appeared first on The Intercept.


Match ID: 111 Score: 20.00 source: theintercept.com age: 2 days
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Sunlight to solve the world's clean water crisis
Thu, 15 Apr 2021 00:00:00 EDT
(University of South Australia) Researchers at The University of South Australia's Future Industries Institute have developed technology that could eliminate water stress for millions of people, including those living in many of the planet's most vulnerable and disadvantaged communities.
Match ID: 112 Score: 17.14 source: www.eurekalert.org age: 3 days
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Medically savvy smartphone imaging systems
Thu, 15 Apr 2021 00:00:00 EDT
(SPIE--International Society for Optics and Photonics) What are the most effective ways to leverage and augment smartphone capabilities? Helpful guidelines are provided in a critical review of emerging smartphone-based imaging systems recently published in the Journal of Biomedical Optics (JBO).
Match ID: 113 Score: 17.14 source: www.eurekalert.org age: 3 days
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From smoky skies to a green horizon: Scientists convert fire-risk wood waste into biofuel
Thu, 15 Apr 2021 00:00:00 EDT
(DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) Reliance on petroleum fuels and raging wildfires: Two separate, large-scale challenges that could be addressed by one scientific breakthrough. Researchers from two national laboratories have collaborated to develop a streamlined and efficient process for converting woody plant matter like forest overgrowth and agricultural waste - material that is currently burned either intentionally or unintentionally - into liquid biofuel.
Match ID: 114 Score: 17.14 source: www.eurekalert.org age: 3 days
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AI pinpoints local pollution hotspots using satellite images
Thu, 15 Apr 2021 00:00:00 EDT
(Duke University) Researchers at Duke University have developed a method that uses machine learning, satellite imagery and weather data to autonomously find hotspots of heavy air pollution, city block by city block. The technique could be a boon for finding and mitigating sources of hazardous aerosols, studying the effects of air pollution on human health, and making better informed, socially just public policy decisions.
Match ID: 115 Score: 17.14 source: www.eurekalert.org age: 3 days
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A new drought monitoring approach: Vector Projection Analysis (VPA)
Thu, 15 Apr 2021 00:00:00 EDT
(Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology(UNIST)) South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has proposed a satellite-aided drought monitoring method that can adequately represent the complex drought conditions into a single integrated drought index.
Match ID: 116 Score: 17.14 source: www.eurekalert.org age: 3 days
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$50 million for WA to process signals from the dawn of time
Thu, 15 Apr 2021 00:00:00 EDT
(International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research) The Australian Federal Government will invest $64.4 million to establish a centre in Western Australia to process and analyse data from the SKA radio telescope. Each year, around 600 petabytes of SKA data will be stored for astronomers and astrophysicists from all over the world to access and analyse. The funding to establish a facility in Perth is part of $295 million announced this week.
Match ID: 117 Score: 17.14 source: www.eurekalert.org age: 3 days
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Executivo do Facebook é indicado pelo governo para Conselho Nacional de Proteção de Dados
Wed, 14 Apr 2021 20:04:27 +0000

Mas o nome da big tech não aparece na indicação feita por subordinados de Paulo Guedes. Escolha cabe a Bolsonaro.

The post Executivo do Facebook é indicado pelo governo para Conselho Nacional de Proteção de Dados appeared first on The Intercept.


Match ID: 118 Score: 17.14 source: theintercept.com age: 3 days
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A Tribute to L. Dennis Shapiro, Who Helped Develop the Life Alert Personal Emergency-Response System
Wed, 14 Apr 2021 18:00:00 GMT
He was an avid philanthropist who donated to the IEEE Foundation and other programs
Match ID: 119 Score: 17.14 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 3 days
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Rep. Betty McCollum Leads Effort to Block Israel From Using U.S. Aid to Destroy Palestinian Homes
Wed, 14 Apr 2021 16:32:25 +0000

Putting conditions on U.S. aid to Israel has become a controversial topic — but it was the norm in Washington just a few decades ago.

The post Rep. Betty McCollum Leads Effort to Block Israel From Using U.S. Aid to Destroy Palestinian Homes appeared first on The Intercept.


Match ID: 120 Score: 17.14 source: theintercept.com age: 3 days
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China's Most Popular EV is No Longer a Tesla
Wed, 14 Apr 2021 16:28:00 GMT
A new EV made by General Motors and Chinese manufacturers underlines the virtues of Lilliputian size
Match ID: 121 Score: 17.14 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 3 days
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The Inside Story of the First Picture of a Black Hole
Thu, 30 Jan 2020 16:00:00 GMT
Here’s how the Event Horizon Telescope team pieced together the now-famous image of a black hole
Match ID: 122 Score: 15.71 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 443 days
qualifiers: 5.00 europe, 4.29 spain, 3.57 germany, 2.86 eu

Morpheus Turns a CPU Into a Rubik’s Cube to Defeat Hackers
Tue, 13 Apr 2021 19:00:00 GMT
University of Michigan’s Todd Austin explains how his team’s processor defeated every attack in DARPA's hardware hacking challenge
Match ID: 123 Score: 14.29 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 4 days
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Militares ficarão abraçados a Bolsonaro até o fim do governo
Tue, 13 Apr 2021 17:00:55 +0000

Mesmo que surjam novos atritos, generais estão de cabeça na missão. Conheça 4 cenários para o futuro – nenhum é bom para a democracia.

The post Militares ficarão abraçados a Bolsonaro até o fim do governo appeared first on The Intercept.


Match ID: 124 Score: 14.29 source: theintercept.com age: 4 days
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Ansys 5G Mobile/UE Solutions
Tue, 13 Apr 2021 17:00:00 GMT
Ansys Whitepaper 5G Mobile/UE Solutions
Match ID: 125 Score: 14.29 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 4 days
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Robotic Exoskeletons Could One Day Walk By Themselves
Mon, 12 Apr 2021 21:00:00 GMT
AI and wearable cameras could help exoskeletons act a bit like autonomous vehicles
Match ID: 126 Score: 11.43 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 5 days
qualifiers: 11.43 eu

A Theory of (Almost) Everything
Thu, 08 Apr 2021 18:30:00 GMT
A new book analyzes the seven grand transitions that have formed the modern world
Match ID: 127 Score: 11.43 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 9 days
qualifiers: 5.00 europe, 3.57 germany, 2.86 eu

International training
Tue, 30 Mar 2021 16:46:00 +0200
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ESA astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti has started training at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, USA. Set to launch for her second mission in spring 2022, Samantha is already getting reacquainted with International Space Station systems in a series of refresher courses.

Samantha was last on the International Space Station in 2014 for her Futura mission. She spent 200 days in space, conducting European and international scientific experiments and Space Station operations.

In the coming months, her schedule will intensify as she trains for the specific experiments and tasks she will perform in space during her second mission.

As a collaborative, international effort between the United States, Europe, Canada, Russia and Japan, Space Station training takes place across the globe. Samantha will be training between Johnson Space Center in the USA, the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Centre in Star City, Russia and the European Astronaut Centre in Cologne, Germany.

Samantha and her fellow Class of 2009 astronauts will soon welcome new colleagues. For the first time in over a decade, the European Space Agency is seeking new astronauts and applications are open from 31 March to 28 May 2021. A six-stage selection process will start thereafter. This is expected to be completed in October 2022.

Ready to make #YourWayToSpace? Check out the dedicated website with all the information relating to ESA’s 2021–22 astronaut selection. 

Most importantly, get ready to apply. Perhaps you will find yourself where Samantha is today.


Match ID: 128 Score: 11.43 source: www.esa.int age: 18 days
qualifiers: 5.00 europe, 3.57 germany, 2.86 eu

Engine of Atlantis
Thu, 25 Mar 2021 16:11:00 +0100
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The second European Service Module that will power the Orion spacecraft on a crewed flyby of the Moon is fitted with a special engine at Airbus facilities in Germany.

This engine belonged to Space Shuttle Atlantis, and is one of five refurbished engines to be paired with the first five European Service Modules. Technicians carefully install the engine in Airbus’ cleanroom.

ESM is the powerhouse of NASA’s Orion spacecraft. It will provide critical functions such as the propulsion system to get astronauts to the Moon, and the consumables astronauts need to stay alive.

ESM-2 will fuel the crewed Orion spacecraft during a flyby of the Moon for Artemis 2 and is currently undergoing integration and other testing in Europe before it is delivered to NASA this summer.

Meanwhile in the United States, the first European Service Module is making its way to the launch pad as part of the Orion spacecraft for the Artemis 1 mission test flight later this year. Next stop is fuelling, due to take place next week.

ESM is ESA’s contribution to NASA’s Artemis programme and includes involvement from 10 European nations.

ESA recently signed a contract with Airbus for the construction of three more European Service Modules (ESM) for Orion. These modules will be used for the Artemis IV to VI missions. The first two Modules in the contract are part of Europe’s contribution to the international lunar Gateway – a new space station around the Moon. 


Match ID: 129 Score: 11.43 source: www.esa.int age: 23 days
qualifiers: 5.00 europe, 3.57 germany, 2.86 eu

A Glass Nightmare: Cleaning Up the Cold War’s Nuclear Legacy at Hanford
Tue, 28 Apr 2020 15:00:00 GMT
Scientists have spent three decades cleaning up the Hanford Site’s 177 giant tanks of radioactive sludge. And they’re just getting started
Match ID: 130 Score: 11.43 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 354 days
qualifiers: 5.00 europe, 3.57 germany, 2.86 eu

Building an Orbiting Internet Just for Satellites
Thu, 23 Jan 2020 19:00:00 GMT
Kepler Communications’ CubeSat routers will keep other satellites in constant contact with the ground
Match ID: 131 Score: 11.43 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 450 days
qualifiers: 5.00 europe, 3.57 germany, 2.86 eu

European Space Agency Targets Orbital Debris, Solar Storms
Wed, 22 Jan 2020 14:57:00 GMT
The ClearSpace-1 and Lagrange missions will try to make life safer both in orbit and here on Earth
Match ID: 132 Score: 11.43 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 451 days
qualifiers: 5.00 europe, 3.57 germany, 2.86 eu

Be part of something big
Wed, 31 Mar 2021 06:00:00 +0200
Video: 00:01:46

On 31 March 2021, the European Space Agency is opening the application process for its first astronaut selection in over a decade.

If you meet the minimum requirements and want to join Europe’s journey into space, this is your chance to apply.

Website esa.int/YourWayToSpace provides everything you need to know to prepare your application. All applications must be submitted to ESA’s careers website by 28 May 2021.


Match ID: 133 Score: 7.86 source: www.esa.int age: 18 days
qualifiers: 5.00 europe, 2.86 eu

The Mars Sample Return Mission Will Be a First for Humankind
Thu, 25 Mar 2021 20:00:00 GMT
The biggest challenge for a multi-mission robotic lift-off from an alien planet: It must work right the first time
Match ID: 134 Score: 7.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 23 days
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Space vs. materials – orbital testing outside Space Station
Thu, 25 Mar 2021 13:00:00 +0100
Pitted, cracked surface from MEDET

Space leaves its mark on materials: exposure to such a harsh environment can darken, crack or crater their surfaces – or even erode them away entirely. The nothingness of hard vacuum can also provoke ‘outgassing’ vapours from materials that might degrade delicate mission systems. Accordingly ESA and the French space agency CNES are giving European researchers the chance to pit the latest aerospace materials directly against space.


Match ID: 135 Score: 7.86 source: www.esa.int age: 23 days
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Today's Cyberattacks Foreshadow Wars to Come
Wed, 24 Mar 2021 12:00:00 GMT
SolarWinds, the Florida water treatment hack, even Texas's grid outage: These are what threats to a nation's cybersecurity look like
Match ID: 136 Score: 7.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 24 days
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Pressure to procreate: inside Hungary’s baby drive – video
Tue, 23 Feb 2021 12:22:38 GMT

Hungary has one of the lowest birthrates in Europe, and the prime minister, Viktor Orbán, is spending significant money trying to convince young people to have babies. Leah Green and Ekaterina Ochagavia visit Budapest, where they meet three women of similar age and with very different outlooks on the country’s parenting drive

Continue reading...
Match ID: 137 Score: 7.86 source: www.theguardian.com age: 53 days
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Breakthrough Listen Is Searching a Million Stars for One Sign of Intelligent Life
Thu, 28 Jan 2021 16:00:00 GMT
The world’s largest SETI effort is scanning the skies with AI
Match ID: 138 Score: 7.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 79 days
qualifiers: 5.00 europe, 2.86 eu

FAA Files Reveal a Surprising Threat to Airline Safety: the U.S. Military's GPS Tests
Thu, 21 Jan 2021 16:00:00 GMT
Military tests that jam and spoof GPS signals are an accident waiting to happen
Match ID: 139 Score: 7.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 86 days
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Special Report: Top Tech 2021
Fri, 08 Jan 2021 18:00:00 GMT
After months of blood, toil, tears, and sweat, we can all expect a much better year
Match ID: 140 Score: 7.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 99 days
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10 Exciting Engineering Milestones to Look for in 2021
Thu, 07 Jan 2021 20:00:00 GMT
Expect advances in Mars missions, wearable brain scanners, and quantum communications
Match ID: 141 Score: 7.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 100 days
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Forward to the Moon
Tue, 15 Dec 2020 16:00:00 +0100
Video: 00:02:04

The European Space Agency and NASA signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to take Europe to the Moon.

This historic agreement will see ESA Member States contribute a number of essential elements to the first human outpost in lunar orbit, known as the Gateway.

It confirms ESA’s commitment to delivering at least two European Service Modules that provide electricity, water, oxygen and nitrogen to NASA’s Orion spacecraft – with more to come. ESA will fly astronauts to the Gateway as the result of the MoU.

ESA’s head of the Legal Services, Marco Ferrazzani, explains how these agreements will take us forward to the Moon.

Take a look at some frequently asked questions for more information.


Match ID: 142 Score: 7.86 source: www.esa.int age: 123 days
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Russia, China, the U.S.: Who Will Win the Hypersonic Arms Race?
Tue, 17 Nov 2020 16:00:00 GMT
When missiles fly beyond Mach 5, materials melt, airflow turns turbulent, and budgets enter the stratosphere
Match ID: 143 Score: 7.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 151 days
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Spotting Mystery Methane Leaks From Space
Tue, 27 Oct 2020 15:00:00 GMT
A fleet of microsatellites will identify emitters of the gas, which is responsible for a quarter of global warming
Match ID: 144 Score: 7.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 172 days
qualifiers: 5.00 europe, 2.86 eu

NASA Study Proposes Airships, Cloud Cities for Venus Exploration
Tue, 15 Sep 2020 19:30:00 GMT
Should crewed exploration of Venus come before we try to go to Mars?
Match ID: 145 Score: 7.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 214 days
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Japan on Track to Introduce Flying Taxi Services in 2023
Fri, 04 Sep 2020 16:00:00 GMT
SkyDrive’s success in conducting a piloted eVTOL test indicates short-hop flights are close to commercial reality
Match ID: 146 Score: 7.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 225 days
qualifiers: 5.00 europe, 2.86 eu

ITER Celebrates Milestone, Still at Least a Decade Away From Fusing Atoms
Mon, 24 Aug 2020 15:00:00 GMT
Machine assembly has commenced, but this gigantic nuclear fusion experiment costing tens of billions of dollars is nowhere near starting up
Match ID: 147 Score: 7.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 236 days
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China Launches Beidou, Its Own Version of GPS
Wed, 12 Aug 2020 16:00:00 GMT
China places the final Beidou navigation system satellite into orbit
Match ID: 148 Score: 7.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 248 days
qualifiers: 5.00 europe, 2.86 eu

AI Seeks ET: Machine Learning Powers Hunt for Life in the Solar System
Fri, 10 Jul 2020 16:00:00 GMT
NASA team pioneers AI algorithm to help Mars rover and Titan drone drill for astrobiological evidence
Match ID: 149 Score: 7.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 281 days
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No Propeller? No Problem. This Blimp Flies on Buoyancy Alone
Tue, 30 Jun 2020 15:00:00 GMT
The Phoenix turns up-and-down motion into thrust
Match ID: 150 Score: 7.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 291 days
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Wiggly Wheels Could Help Keep Rovers From Dying on Mars
Wed, 13 May 2020 18:00:00 GMT
Unconventional gaits keep this rover from getting stuck in tough terrain
Match ID: 151 Score: 7.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 339 days
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U.S. Transportation Officials Seek Alternative Tech for GPS
Fri, 24 Apr 2020 15:00:00 GMT
Ten years after decommissioning the previous backup to the country’s global satellite fleet, government agencies are taking steps to create a new one
Match ID: 152 Score: 7.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 358 days
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Here’s Where and How We Think China Will Land on Mars
Wed, 25 Mar 2020 16:13:00 GMT
China’s 2020 HX-1 Mars mission will draw on previous lunar explorations and human spaceflights
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Can Astronauts Use GPS to Navigate on the Moon? NASA Scientists Say Yes
Tue, 17 Mar 2020 22:00:00 GMT
Scientists say lunar explorers could ‘see’ enough Earth-orbiting satellites to make an expensive new system unnecessary
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Spacety Has Big Plans for Small Satellites
Wed, 19 Feb 2020 14:00:00 GMT
Spacety was one of China’s first private space companies and has so far been involved in 10 space launches
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qualifiers: 5.00 europe, 2.86 eu

4 Missions Will Search the Martian Atmosphere and Soil for Signs of Life
Sat, 04 Jan 2020 20:00:00 GMT
ExoMars 2020, Mars 2020, HX-1, and Hope will look for biology’s signature
Match ID: 156 Score: 7.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 469 days
qualifiers: 5.00 europe, 2.86 eu

U.S. Commercial Drone Deliveries Will Finally Be a Thing in 2020
Wed, 01 Jan 2020 14:00:00 GMT
Practical commercial deliveries will take off, albeit with intense regulatory scrutiny
Match ID: 157 Score: 7.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 472 days
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Don't Believe the Hype About Hypersonic Missiles
Fri, 05 Feb 2021 13:00:00 GMT
Hypersonic tech represents merely evolutionary change that isn't worth the price
Match ID: 158 Score: 6.43 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 71 days
qualifiers: 3.57 germany, 2.86 eu

With Ultralight Lithium-Sulfur Batteries, Electric Airplanes Could Finally Take Off
Wed, 19 Aug 2020 18:00:00 GMT
Oxis Energy’s design promises outstanding energy density, manufacturability, and safety
Match ID: 159 Score: 6.43 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 241 days
qualifiers: 3.57 germany, 2.86 eu

The Networks That Aim to Track GPS Interference Around the World
Wed, 03 Mar 2021 17:00:00 GMT
Troubleshooting the world’s navigation systems could streamline transport and save lives
Match ID: 160 Score: 4.29 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 45 days
qualifiers: 4.29 spain

Sergey Brin's Revolutionary $19 Airship
Wed, 29 Jul 2020 21:27:00 GMT
Brin’s humanitarian airship company LTA is trying to reinvent airships for the 21st century
Match ID: 161 Score: 3.57 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 262 days
qualifiers: 3.57 germany

Solar-to-Hydrogen Tech Sees "Remarkable" Efficiency Jump
Fri, 09 Apr 2021 18:23:00 GMT
Researchers in Japan reported a 100-fold improvement in their solar energy conversion method
Match ID: 162 Score: 2.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 8 days
qualifiers: 2.86 eu

His Blue LEDs Changed How We Light Our World
Thu, 08 Apr 2021 19:22:00 GMT
Nearly 30 years ago, Isamu Akasaki dazzled journalists with a bright pen light
Match ID: 163 Score: 2.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 9 days
qualifiers: 2.86 eu

DARPA Prepares for the Subterranean Challenge Final
Thu, 08 Apr 2021 13:44:00 GMT
Three years of underground robotics competitions culminate in a final event in September with $5 million in prize money
Match ID: 164 Score: 2.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 9 days
qualifiers: 2.86 eu

Diamond-Based Quantum Accelerator Puts Qubits in a Server Rack
Mon, 05 Apr 2021 14:06:00 GMT
Its makers envision this device growing to 50+ qubits and fitting aboard satellites, autonomous vehicles
Match ID: 165 Score: 2.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 12 days
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Here's What You Need to Know About China's Mars Rover
Mon, 29 Mar 2021 11:00:00 GMT
Tianwen-1 is expected to attempt a difficult Martian landing in May; if it survives, expect to hear much more
Match ID: 166 Score: 2.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 19 days
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Raspberry Pi-powered cybersecurity for future missions, tested on Space Station
Fri, 26 Mar 2021 11:11:00 +0100
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One of the cheapest experiments ever flown in orbit has finished operating after 22 months on the International Space Station. Running on a Raspberry Pi Zero costing just a few Euros, ESA’s CryptIC payload was exploring cryptography techniques running on off-the-shelf hardware, to ensure cybersecurity for future low-cost space missions.


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Students' Lunar Pad Could Help NASA Return to the Moon
Tue, 09 Mar 2021 15:30:00 GMT
A student team's lunar landing pad could help NASA astronauts avoid Apollo's risky moon landings
Match ID: 168 Score: 2.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 39 days
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NASA Takes Steps to Reduce Aviation Emissions, Invigorate US Economy
Tue, 23 Feb 2021 16:58 EST
NASA is seeking proposals for ground and flight demonstrations of integrated megawatt-class powertrain systems for subsonic aircraft.
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3D-Printed Thruster Boosts Range of CubeSat Applications
Thu, 11 Feb 2021 16:16:00 GMT
Inexpensive and accessible electrical propulsion could be a boon for satellite-based Internet and Earth observing networks
Match ID: 170 Score: 2.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 65 days
qualifiers: 2.86 eu

Planetary Sleuthing Finds Triple-Star World
Mon, 11 Jan 2021 13:40 EST
Years after its detection, astronomers have confirmed a planet called KOI-5Ab orbiting in a triple-star system with a skewed configuration.
Match ID: 171 Score: 2.86 source: www.nasa.gov age: 96 days
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SpaceX, Blue Origin, and Dynetics Compete to Build the Next Moon Lander
Wed, 06 Jan 2021 18:00:00 GMT
If all goes well, in February NASA will pick which design to develop
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Nuclear-Powered Rockets Get a Second Look for Travel to Mars
Wed, 23 Dec 2020 16:00:00 GMT
NASA is investing in the technology for future space exploration missions
Match ID: 173 Score: 2.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 115 days
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Japan Prepares to Welcome Home Asteroid Explorer Hayabusa2
Sun, 06 Dec 2020 21:02:00 GMT
Return of the space probe launched six years ago could help answer the question of how life began on Earth
Match ID: 174 Score: 2.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 132 days
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When a Giant Mylar Balloon Was the Coolest Thing in Space
Thu, 12 Nov 2020 16:00:00 GMT
The Echo 1 satellite delivered mail, probed the ionosphere, and captured traces of the big bang
Match ID: 175 Score: 2.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 156 days
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The Long Arm of NASA: The OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Gets Ready To Grab An Asteroid Sample
Wed, 14 Oct 2020 18:09:00 GMT
Careful maneuvering will be required to recover material from the dawn of the solar system
Match ID: 176 Score: 2.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 185 days
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China to Launch Space Mining Bot
Wed, 16 Sep 2020 16:00:00 GMT
Chinese company sets out first steps towards extracting space resources
Match ID: 177 Score: 2.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 213 days
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Hanford Has a Radioactive Capsule Problem
Tue, 15 Sep 2020 19:00:00 GMT
Researchers still don’t have a way to neutralize the former nuclear-weapons complex’s 1,936 capsules of radioactive cesium and strontium
Match ID: 178 Score: 2.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 214 days
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NASA’s Mars Rover Required a Special Touch for Its Robotic Arms
Thu, 27 Aug 2020 05:30:00 GMT
ATI Industrial Automation brings its Force/Torque Sensor from the factory floor to the harsh environment of Mars’ surface.
Match ID: 179 Score: 2.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 234 days
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Attention Rogue Drone Pilots: AI Can See You!
Thu, 23 Jul 2020 14:00:00 GMT
Israeli machine learning system turns drone tracking data into a finger pointed right at a concealed pilot
Match ID: 180 Score: 2.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 268 days
qualifiers: 2.86 eu

NASA’s Next Mars Rover Will Carry a Tiny Helicopter
Fri, 26 Jun 2020 15:00:00 GMT
The upcoming Perseverance mission will attempt the first powered flight on another planet
Match ID: 181 Score: 2.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 295 days
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SpaceX Returns U.S. Astronauts to Space
Sat, 30 May 2020 19:40:00 GMT
The new Dragon 2 spacecraft is reminiscent of the Gemini spacecraft, not the space shuttle
Match ID: 182 Score: 2.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 322 days
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What It’s Like to Sweat the Launch of a New Spaceship
Wed, 27 May 2020 14:19:00 GMT
A former mission controller remembers the last time the United States dared to put humans in a new type of spacecraft—and some hard-won lessons for today
Match ID: 183 Score: 2.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 325 days
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Sabrewing Cargo Drone Rises to Air Force Challenge
Fri, 01 May 2020 14:38:00 GMT
The Rhaegal cargo drone pivots to new possible military missions under a U.S. Air Force contract
Match ID: 184 Score: 2.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 351 days
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NASA Funds Project for Spacecraft That Make Their Own Landing Pads
Thu, 23 Apr 2020 16:30:00 GMT
Landers that generate their own pads as they touch down would mean faster, cheaper, and safer planetary exploration
Match ID: 185 Score: 2.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 359 days
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The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence Gets a Major Upgrade
Fri, 17 Apr 2020 17:00:00 GMT
While the SETI@home project winds down, one of the world’s most versatile telescope arrays gears up to scan the skies for alien life
Match ID: 186 Score: 2.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 365 days
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Galactic Energy Prepares Ceres-1 Rocket for First Launch
Fri, 20 Mar 2020 12:00:00 GMT
The June launch is just the start of the company’s grand plans for future spaceflight
Match ID: 187 Score: 2.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 393 days
qualifiers: 2.86 eu

Satellites and AI Monitor Chinese Economy’s Reaction to Coronavirus
Tue, 10 Mar 2020 21:00:00 GMT
Researchers at WeBank mine satellite, GPS, and social media data to conclude that the Chinese economy is well on the way to recovering from COVID-19
Match ID: 188 Score: 2.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 403 days
qualifiers: 2.86 eu

Unmanned Solar Aircraft Aims to Compete Commercially With Satellites and Drones
Tue, 25 Feb 2020 19:30:00 GMT
BAE Systems’ new plane has the potential to fly without landing for a year, and can maintain its position over a specific point for monitoring purposes
Match ID: 189 Score: 2.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 417 days
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How Robotics Teams Prepared for DARPA's SubT Challenge: Urban Circuit
Wed, 19 Feb 2020 14:00:00 GMT
With the Tunnel Circuit completed, teams are working harder than ever to prepare for the urban underground
Match ID: 190 Score: 2.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 423 days
qualifiers: 2.86 eu

Boeing Sponsors $1 Million GoFly Prize for Best Personal Flying Machines
Fri, 14 Feb 2020 13:00:00 GMT
Startups compete to build small, safe one-person flyers that can fit in a garage and take off from a driveway
Match ID: 191 Score: 2.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 428 days
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The Battery Design Smarts Behind Rolls Royce’s Ultrafast Electric Airplane
Tue, 28 Jan 2020 18:30:00 GMT
Emulating racing aircraft yielded the most energy-dense aviation battery pack yet
Match ID: 192 Score: 2.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 445 days
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No Job Is Too Small for Compact Geostationary Satellites
Sun, 05 Jan 2020 20:00:00 GMT
Astranis and GapSat will launch GEO smallsats in 2020 and 2021 to fill gaps in satellite coverage
Match ID: 193 Score: 2.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 468 days
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Boeing’s Autonomous Fighter Jet Will Fly Over the Australian Outback
Thu, 02 Jan 2020 20:00:00 GMT
Robotic aircraft will accompany human-piloted planes, adding firepower and thwarting enemy attacks
Match ID: 194 Score: 2.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 471 days
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4 Products That Make Sense to Manufacture in Orbit
Tue, 26 Nov 2019 15:00:00 GMT
Organs and fiber optic cables will justify the “made in space” label
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This Week in Apps: A surprising report on App Tracking, Apple event predictions, Instagram for kids
Sat, 17 Apr 2021 14:00:22 +0000
Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy. The app industry is as hot as ever, with a record 218 billion downloads and $143 billion in global consumer spend in 2020. Consumers last year also spent 3.5 trillion minutes using apps on Android […]
Match ID: 0 Score: 90.00 source: feedproxy.google.com age: 0 days
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SpaceX wins NASA contract to develop human landing system for returning to the moon
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 20:11:25 +0000
The winner of NASA’s Human Landing System (HLS) contract award is SpaceX, which bid $2.9 billion for the privilege of developing the means by which NASA astronauts will return to the lunar surface for the first time since the Apollo program. SpaceX was in the running alongside Blue Origin and Dynetics, but reportedly undercut both […]
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How NASA is Adapting to Busier and Noisier Communications With Mars
Thu, 15 Apr 2021 19:30:00 GMT
Perseverance’s lead telecom engineer explains how to handle interplanetary radio interference
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A Tribute to L. Dennis Shapiro, Who Helped Develop the Life Alert Personal Emergency-Response System
Wed, 14 Apr 2021 18:00:00 GMT
He was an avid philanthropist who donated to the IEEE Foundation and other programs
Match ID: 3 Score: 77.14 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 3 days
qualifiers: 55.71 nasa, 21.43 mit

Did This Scorching-Hot Planet Lose—and Regain—an Atmosphere?
Wed, 14 Apr 2021 11:00:00 +0000
A veritable hellscape of an exoplanet is challenging researchers’ assumptions about what types of worlds host atmospheres.
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NASA says its Mars helicopter is ready for a historic first flight
Sat, 17 Apr 2021 20:10:21 +0000
This is all experimental, so it's quite possible that Ingenuity will fail.
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NASA to Attempt First Controlled Flight on Mars As Soon As Monday
Sat, 17 Apr 2021 13:44 EDT
NASA is targeting no earlier than Monday, April 19, for the first flight of its Ingenuity Mars Helicopter at approximately 3:30 a.m. EDT (12:30 a.m. PDT).
Match ID: 6 Score: 65.00 source: www.nasa.gov age: 0 days
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NASA Astronaut Kate Rubins, Crewmates Return Safely to Earth
Sat, 17 Apr 2021 00:28 EDT
NASA astronaut Kate Rubins, along with Roscosmos cosmonauts Sergey Ryzhikov and Sergey Kud-Sverchkov, returned to Earth on Saturday, following six months living and working aboard the International Space Station.
Match ID: 7 Score: 65.00 source: www.nasa.gov age: 1 day
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Nasa chooses SpaceX to build Moon lander
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 22:51:50 GMT
SpaceX will build a lander that the US space agency will use to return humans to the Moon this decade.
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NASA selects SpaceX as its sole provider for a lunar lander
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 21:35:30 +0000
"We looked at what’s the best value to the government."
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Elon Musk's SpaceX wins $2.9 billion NASA moon landing contract
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 20:30:07 GMT

Privately held Space Exploration Technologies Corp., or SpaceX, was selected by NASA on Friday to move forward in developing a human landing system to carry the next two U.S. astronauts to the moon "and pave the way for sustainable lunar exploration." That's under NASA's Artemis program, which aims to return humans on the moon, collaborating with commercial and international partners, and eventually send astronauts to Mars. Elon Musk is chief executive on SpaceX as well as Silicon Valley electric-car maker Tesla Inc. SpaceX in February announced plans to send four space tourists to orbit later this year on a mission to raise awareness for a children's hospital. Last month, the company's prototype Mars rocket Starship broke apart while attempting to land.

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As Artemis Moves Forward, NASA Picks SpaceX to Land Next Americans on Moon
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 16:01 EDT
NASA is getting ready to send astronauts to explore more of the Moon as part of the Artemis program, and the agency has selected SpaceX to continue development of the first commercial human lander that will safely carry the next two American astronauts to the lunar surface.
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NASA Statement on Nomination of Pam Melroy for Agency Deputy Administrator
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 15:35 EDT
The following is a statement from Acting NASA Administrator Steve Jurczyk on Friday’s announcement of the intended nomination by President Joe Biden of former NASA astronaut Pam Melroy to serve as the agency’s deputy administrator:
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NASA Celebrates Earth Day by Showing How We Are #ConnectedByEarth
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 14:19 EDT
NASA’s investment in space – both the unique Earth science conducted in orbit and the technology developed by living in space and exploring the solar system and universe – returns benefits every day, particularly when it comes to environmental issues.
Match ID: 13 Score: 65.00 source: www.nasa.gov age: 1 day
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NASA to Announce Selection of Human Lander for Artemis Moon Mission
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 12:17 EDT
NASA will host a media teleconference at 4 p.m. EDT today, Friday, April 16, to announce the company or companies selected to move forward in developing a modern human landing system (HLS) that will carry the next two American astronauts to the surface of the Moon and pave the way for sustainable lunar exploration under the Artemis program.
Match ID: 14 Score: 65.00 source: www.nasa.gov age: 1 day
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Video Friday: Aquatic Snakebotics
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 15:42:00 GMT
Your weekly selection of awesome robot videos
Match ID: 15 Score: 65.00 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 1 day
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NASA Adds Vulcan Centaur Launch Services to Launch Services Contract
Thu, 15 Apr 2021 15:57 EDT
NASA has awarded a contract modification to United Launch Services LLC of Centennial, Colorado, to add Vulcan Centaur launch services to the company's NASA Launch Services II (NLS II) contract, in accordance with the contract’s on-ramp provision.
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ISS Daily Summary Report – 4/15/2021
Thu, 15 Apr 2021 16:00:39 +0000
Change of Command Ceremony: A Change of Command ceremony was performed today during which Shannon Walker assumed command of the ISS from Sergey Ryzhikov. This is in preparation for 63 undock and return tomorrow, April 16. Payloads Astrobee/Gecko-2: The crew continued science objectives for the Astrobee free-flier equipped with a Gecko perching arm.  Assistive Free-Flyers …
Match ID: 17 Score: 65.00 source: blogs.nasa.gov age: 2 days
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ISS Daily Summary Report – 4/14/2021
Wed, 14 Apr 2021 16:00:31 +0000
Payloads AC Touch: Per standard procedure, the crew touched both the coated and uncoated coupons for this long-term investigation.  Boeing Environment Responding Antimicrobial Coatings tests an antimicrobial coating on several different materials that represent high-touch surfaces. Some microbes change characteristics in microgravity, which could create new risks to crew health and spacecraft systems as well …
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NASA to Provide Live Coverage of Space Station Crew Landing
Tue, 13 Apr 2021 15:32 EDT
Expedition 64 Flight Engineer Kate Rubins of NASA and two Roscosmos cosmonauts are scheduled to end their mission on the International Space Station Friday, April 16.
Match ID: 19 Score: 46.43 source: www.nasa.gov age: 4 days
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ISS Daily Summary Report – 4/13/2021
Tue, 13 Apr 2021 16:00:09 +0000
Payloads Cell Biology Experiment Facility – Left (CBEF-L): The crew continued the series of CBEF-L activities with an Measurement Experiment Unit detachment, transfer of the temperature logger data, and closeout of the humidifier 2 system.  CBEF-L provides new capabilities with additional new resources such as Full High Definition video interface, Ethernet, 24 VDC power supply, …
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ISS Daily Summary Report – 4/12/2021
Mon, 12 Apr 2021 16:00:58 +0000
Payloads AC Touch: Per standard procedure, the crew touched both the coated and uncoated coupons for this long-term investigation.  Boeing Environment Responding Antimicrobial Coatings tests an antimicrobial coating on several different materials that represent high-touch surfaces. Some microbes change characteristics in microgravity, which could create new risks to crew health and spacecraft systems as well …
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Ingredient in Household Cleaner Improves Efficiency of Fusion Reactions
2021-04-18T08:33:04+00:00
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Adding is favoured over subtracting in problem solving
2021-04-18T08:17:50+00:00
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China and US pledge climate change commitment
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 08:16:01 GMT
The US and China announced actions to tackle climate change following meetings in Shanghai last week.
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The night Prince Philip told me he was a ‘European mongrel’, and happy that way | Will Hutton
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 07:45:02 GMT

Invited to dinner to muse on the EU, I found little to suggest a latent Brexiter

It was a Monday evening in early 2004 when a group of Europhiles and Europhobes gathered for a Buckingham Palace dinner at the Duke of Edinburgh’s invitation. We were there to discuss the proposed treaty for a European constitution, just written and whose ratification across Europe was about to begin. I had been one of 12 European “thinkers” who had made joint recommendations on what European values should be in its preamble, hence my presence. What followed was one of the most surreal evenings of my life, brought to mind by the three German princes the Duke of Edinburgh insisted should attend yesterday’s funeral.

Evidently he cared about the issue, hosting the dinner after an Atlantic night flight and two public engagements earlier that day. Conversation over pre-dinner drinks was wary – Labour MP Austin Mitchell relieved our awkwardness by switching the lights on his union jack bow tie on and off – and eventually we were ushered through long corridors to a banqueting room, lit by low chandeliers and guttering candles.

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If Boris Johnson has his way, a woman’s work will truly never be done | Catherine Bennett
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 06:45:02 GMT
Once finally retired, female carers are the PM’s choice when it comes to looking after aged parents

Did we miss it? No, of the “clear plan” an incoming Boris Johnson promised within 12 months, thus differentiating his resolve from the way social care funding had been “shirked by governments for about 30 years”, there is still no sign. Nor of promised cross-party talks.

Although to be fair, Matt Hancock, the health secretary, did ask every single MP and peer for any social care hints or hacks they might have – excluding the thrifty tip, inexplicably omitted from Andrew Dilnot’s 2011 report, that where possible, middle-aged men restrict their relationships to future care-givers at least a decade younger than themselves. This is already being trialled.

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Founder of Adobe and developer of PDFs Charles Geschke dies at age 81
2021-04-18T05:41:39+00:00
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Revealed: Lord Byron’s £4,000 cheque that helped create modern Greece
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 05:30:54 GMT

The poet’s generosity 200 years ago helped to pave the way to independence, and he is still seen as a hero

Racked by fever, prone to fits of delirium, consumed by his last great passion – the liberation of Greece – Lord Byron lay on his sickbed. It was 18 April 1824. The great Romantic poet would be dead the next day.

“I have given her [Greece] my time, my means, my health,” he is recorded as saying in a moment of lucidity. “And now I give her my life! What could I do more?”

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Online job coaches ‘are exploiting the unemployed during pandemic’
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 05:30:54 GMT

Web support has boomed as Covid forces people to change career. But it can cost thousands, for little in return

When the pandemic hit, self-employed customer care consultant Madeleine Fisher* saw her income evaporate. “My business predominantly works in the leisure, hospitality and non-essential retail sectors and they all closed, or they didn’t have any budget for customer care. I went into panic mode,” she says.

As a limited company boss she had no government support to fall back on. The business owner decided to use almost a third of the £4,500 she had applied for under the government’s bounce-back loan scheme (set up to enable smaller businesses to access finance more quickly during the pandemic) – to pay for a coaching package with a “design influencer”.

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New federal rule opens social media to debt collectors
2021-04-18T05:25:58+00:00
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Tokyo 2021: Olympic chief to visit Japan to approve safety amid Covid cases surge
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 05:13:43 GMT

Thomas Bach expected to give Japan the all-clear to host the Games, as PM secures extra vaccine doses from Pfizer to fight new virus wave

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The head of the Olympic movement will visit Japan in May as the nation struggles to contain a surge in Covid-19 cases before the start of the Games, with Pfizer agreeing to supply extra vaccine doses to the country.

Thomas Bach, president of the International Olympic Committee, will attend a torch relay ceremony in the western city of Hiroshima on 17 May and meet prime minister Yoshihide Suga the next day, Kyodo News agency said on Saturday, citing sources close to the matter.

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Facebook and fear in Manila: Maria Ressa’s fight for facts
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 05:00:54 GMT

Ex-CNN reporter and founder of the news site Rappler on life under the relentless social media assault of the Duterte regime

As terrible as the events were that played out on Capitol Hill on 6 January, Maria Ressa admits to feeling “a small amount of relief” about them. An ex-CNN bureau chief, and now the founder of her own news organisation, Rappler, she had spent the past two years sounding a warning about what she’d seen happen in her native country, the Philippines.

There, a Facebook-fuelled tsunami of lies had assisted an authoritarian into power. And she had seen where that had led: to opponents of the state being killed in their homes or turning up dead in ditches. As a Filipino American with a foot in both countries – she calls herself “the first of the CNN hybrids” – she was perfectly positioned to warn America about what happens when a populist president is allowed to spread out-of-control lies across a vast, unregulated tech platform. “A lie told a million times becomes a fact,” she repeated again and again.

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Cookbooks are great, pastry is easy…
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 05:00:55 GMT

What I learned in my year as a restaurant critic stuck at home

Won’t somebody think of the poor restaurant critics? Won’t anyone consider the plight of these hard-working, committed professionals, robbed this past year of their vital place in society? Week after week pre-pandemic, we pulled up to a thickly clothed table, ordered potentially nice things to eat at somebody else’s expense, and then returned to our desks to write sharply honed accounts of the great risks we had taken, carefully larded and barded with the most elegant of knob gags. Can’t at least a few of you take to your doorsteps to bang a pan? No? Oh.

I’ll level with you. Throughout the pandemic, I’ve attempted to check my privilege, really I have

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Boris Johnson is lying to the DUP and to himself | Letters
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 05:00:54 GMT
Northern Ireland will be beset by violence and unrest until the prime minister accepts the reality of the protocol

Jonathan Powell reminded us of Boris Johnson’s pledge to the DUP that he would never agree to a border in the Irish Sea, only to do precisely that when he negotiated the Northern Ireland protocol to “get Brexit done” (“Peace in Northern Ireland is in danger – Johnson’s lies and inaction offer no help”, Comment). Loyalists in Northern Ireland feel betrayed and we are witnessing the consequences playing out in rising anger and violence. The protocol is now enshrined in legislation and all interested parties have an obligation to make it work in order to reduce the tensions it is causing.

However, there is one stumbling block: Johnson’s stubborn refusal to admit that there is an effective trade border in the Irish Sea. In addition to lying to the DUP, he continues to lie to himself. Until Johnson accepts the reality of what the protocol means in practice, and stops playing cowardly political games, there is little chance of making it work as it should and the unrest will continue.
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Cardiff

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Dogecoin Is Holding Onto Its Blistering 3,000% Price Gains—For Now
2021-04-18T04:22:33+00:00
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US and China commit to cooperating on climate crisis
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 03:45:49 GMT

World’s biggest polluters release joint commitment to climate action following John Kerry visit to Shanghai

The US and China have “committed to cooperating” on the pressing issue of climate change, the two sides said in a joint statement on Saturday, following a visit to Shanghai by US climate envoy John Kerry.

“The United States and China are committed to cooperating with each other and with other countries to tackle the climate crisis, which must be addressed with the seriousness and urgency that it demands,” said the statement from Kerry and China’s special envoy for climate change, Xie Zhenhua.

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Grocery Delivery Workers at Imperfect Foods Vote to Unionize
2021-04-18T03:16:14+00:00
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AI ethicist Kate Darling: ‘Robots can be our partners’: The MIT researcher says that for humans to flourish we must move beyond thinking of robots as potential future competitors
2021-04-18T02:57:03+00:00
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Blacklight: this site will scan your favourite websites and show you the specific user-tracking technologies they're using to harvest your data
2021-04-18T02:30:48+00:00
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Mark Zuckerberg, the modern Bond villain, is now coming for your children
2021-04-18T02:23:17+00:00
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Domino's is launching a pizza delivery robot car
2021-04-18T02:02:55+00:00
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Founder of Adobe and developer of PDFs dies at age 81
2021-04-18T01:22:19+00:00
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Serco brazens out Covid calamity as the profits roll in
Sat, 17 Apr 2021 23:05:47 GMT

Despite the firm’s test and trace failings, boss Rupert Soames’s £4.9m package is set to be approved by well-rewarded investors

What do you do when your company finds itself at the centre of a controversy? Some companies draw up delicately worded apologies or at least look for convenient scapegoats, but Serco has taken the more traditional approach during the pandemic: stick to your position and insist there’s nothing to see here.

The outsourcing company will be winning no popularity prizes any time soon, not least because of its role in the UK’s expensive test-and-trace programme. The National Audit Office said there was no evidence the £22bn programme had reduced rates of Covid-19 in England.

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The new lawsuit that shows facial recognition is officially a civil rights issue
2021-04-17T22:32:11+00:00
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DoD space agency: Cyber attacks, not missiles, are the most worrisome threat to satellites
2021-04-17T21:12:31+00:00
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Andy Farrell could still join Lions staff, reveals Warren Gatland
Sat, 17 Apr 2021 21:00:44 GMT
  • Gatland says door remains open to Ireland head coach
  • Ireland tour of Pacific Islands in considerable doubt

Warren Gatland has revealed that Andy Farrell – his key lieutenant on the two previous British & Irish Lions tours – could still be added to the coaching staff for this summer’s trip to South Africa.

Gatland named Steve Tandy and Robin McBryde – alongside Gregor Townsend and Neil Jenkins – on his coaching staff this past week after Farrell, Steve Borthwick and Graham Rowntree all made themselves unavailable. In Farrell’s case, ultimately he felt the need to stick with Ireland for their scheduled tour of the Pacific Islands and could not commit to a third Lions tour.

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Google misled consumers about the collection and use of location data
2021-04-17T19:27:56+00:00
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Act now on sleaze crisis or lose red wall votes, Boris Johnson warned
Sat, 17 Apr 2021 19:22:42 GMT

Prime minister ‘will lose trust of ex-Labour supporters’ over Cameron lobbying scandal, leading Tory Sir Bernard Jenkin says

Boris Johnson will lose the trust of former Labour voters who helped put him in Downing Street unless he tackles the burgeoning sleaze crisis now threatening to engulf his government and the Whitehall machine, a leading Tory says today.

The warning from Sir Bernard Jenkin, chair of the powerful Commons liaison committee, is evidence of mounting concern in Conservative ranks about the potential electoral damage to the Tory party, particularly in so called “red wall” seats, from any further revelations like the David Cameron lobbying scandal.

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Solar + storage pushing aside US coal and natural gas, says IEEFA
2021-04-17T18:59:26+00:00
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Amazon’s The Lord of the Rings series to cost $465 million for first season
2021-04-17T18:16:06+00:00
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What does it take to create a startup ecosystem?
Sat, 17 Apr 2021 18:00:58 +0000
Say it louder for the people in the back: As tech grows bigger by the minute and venture capital adds dollar signs by the day, a startup hub’s success is not an either/or situation. The next Silicon Valley is a tired narrative, when in reality startups look, innovate and create differently all over the world. […]
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First GMO Mosquitoes to Be Released In the Florida Keys
2021-04-17T16:41:41+00:00
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Royal family say farewell to Prince Philip at Windsor Castle funeral
Sat, 17 Apr 2021 15:40:51 GMT

Social distancing, face masks and only 30 mourners at service for the Duke of Edinburgh

When future historians come to retell the story of the pandemic, the image of the Queen sitting alone, masked and in mourning, will surely rank among the most poignant.

The Duke of Edinburgh’s final farewell at St George’s Chapel was like no other royal funeral. And though not a family like any other, with mourners limited to 30 and only the pallbearers not socially distanced, it was in no small way symbolic.

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Indianapolis shooting: what we know about the eight people who were killed
Sat, 17 Apr 2021 15:38:43 GMT

Four were members of Indianapolis’ Sikh community – a grandmother, a mother, an aunt, a father who was picking up his first paycheck

A gunman killed eight people Thursday night at a FedEx warehouse in Indianapolis, Indiana. The eight victims who died were identified by police as Matthew R Alexander, 32; Samaria Blackwell, 19; Amarjeet Johal, 66; Jaswinder Kaur, 64; Jaswinder Singh, 68; Amarjit Sekhon, 48; Karli Smith, 19; and John Weisert, 74.

Four were members of Indianapolis’ Sikh community, dealing another blow to the Asian American community, as their deaths come one month after six people of Asian descent were killed in an Atlanta-area shooting spree, and amid continuing attacks and harassment against Asian Americans during the Covid-19 pandemic. Police chief Randal Taylor said that a “significant” number of employees at that FedEx facility are members of the Sikh community. It remains unclear whether Sikhs were targeted, authorities reportedly said.

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Black deportation staff called ‘cotton pickers’ by colleagues, court hears
Sat, 17 Apr 2021 15:08:06 GMT

Allegations made against workers at Mitie, a company contracted by the Home Office to deport people from UK

Home Office contractors who deport people from the UK have used the racist term “cotton pickers” to describe their black colleagues, a court has heard.

The Home Office uses the contractor Mitie to deport people to destinations including Jamaica, Pakistan, India, Nigeria and Ghana along with European countries and other locations. The escorts are only allowed to do this work if they have received accreditation from the Home Office.

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SolarWinds hacking campaign puts Microsoft in hot seat
2021-04-17T15:02:11+00:00
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AI ethicist Kate Darling: ‘Robots can be our partners’
Sat, 17 Apr 2021 15:00:37 GMT

The MIT researcher says that for humans to flourish we must move beyond thinking of robots as potential future competitors

Dr Kate Darling is a research specialist in human-robot interaction, robot ethics and intellectual property theory and policy at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Media Lab. In her new book, The New Breed, she argues that we would be better prepared for the future if we started thinking about robots and artificial intelligence (AI) like animals.

What is wrong with the way we think about robots?
So often we subconsciously compare robots to humans and AI to human intelligence. The comparison limits our imagination. Focused on trying to recreate ourselves, we’re not thinking creatively about how to use robots to help humans flourish.

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RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel comes under pressure to show more independence from Trump
Sat, 17 Apr 2021 10:00:00 EDT
Some party committee members want the GOP to create some distance from the former president — or at least grapple with the fact that Republicans lost the White House, Senate and House during his administration.
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Court Permits FBI to Hack Computers Around the US so It Can Eradicate a Hack
2021-04-17T13:36:32+00:00
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Everyone On Facebook’s Oversight Board Should Resign
Sat, 17 Apr 2021 13:00:00 +0000
The committee's coming decision on banning Donald Trump from the platform is meaningless. Its existence only gets in the way of actually fixing Facebook.
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iOS Kids Game Morphs into Underground Crypto Casino
2021-04-17T11:05:56+00:00
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Hard Drive and SSD Shortages Are Imminent If New Cryptocurrency Blooms
2021-04-17T11:04:15+00:00
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Local Cops Said Pipeline Company Had Influence Over Government Appointment
Sat, 17 Apr 2021 11:00:52 +0000

Sheriffs in Minnesota worried about who would oversee an escrow account, funded by pipeline giant Enbridge, to reimburse the costs of policing protests.

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Prince Philip: The Patriarchs - An Elegy
Sat, 17 Apr 2021 10:52:56 GMT
Poet laureate Simon Armitage has written an elegy for Prince Philip, entitled The Patriarchs - An Elegy.
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US and Japan present united front against China over Asia Pacific – video
Sat, 17 Apr 2021 10:16:51 GMT

Joe Biden and Japan’s prime minister, Yoshihide Suga, have presented a united front to counter an increasingly assertive China. The two leaders made statements at the US president’s first face-to-face White House summit since taking office. Biden said ‘we committed to working together to take on the challenges from China and on issues like the East China Sea’

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Drug Cartel Now Assassinates Its Enemies With Bomb-Toting Drones
2021-04-17T09:27:58+00:00
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Chinese technology company Huawei eavesdropped on Dutch mobile network KPN
2021-04-17T08:31:48+00:00
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‘O estado validou meu linchamento’, diz psicóloga presa por ‘tentativa de homicídio’ por ovo atirado em manifestação
Sat, 17 Apr 2021 00:15:44 +0000

Daniela Matheus narra a espiral de violência e arbítrio a que foi submetida por bolsonaristas e a polícia em Curitiba.

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New York State just passed a law requiring ISPs to offer $15 broadband
2021-04-16T22:08:27+00:00
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Katie Haun on saying yes to Coinbase and where a16z’s crypto fund is placing its bets now
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 20:50:00 +0000
Coinbase, the newly public cryptocurrency exchange, has had it share of ups and downs. Still, the nearly nine-year-old, San Francisco-based outfit got a lot right ahead of its highly successful direct listing this week, including, seemingly, inviting in former federal prosecutor Katie Haun to join its board in 2017. At the time, Haun had just […]
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Extra Crunch roundup: UiPath’s IPO filing, predicting revenue, how to pivot properly, much more
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 19:41:14 +0000
Thanks again to Bryce Durbin for creating my favorite TechCrunch illustration of all time.
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BrandProject expands beyond the studio model with a new $43M fund
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 17:12:38 +0000
BrandProject — a firm that’s backed successful direct-to-consumer commerce startups like Freshly (acquired by Nestlé), Persona (also acquired by Nestlé) and Chef’s Plate (acquired by Hello Fresh) — is announcing that it has raised $43 million for what it says is its first traditional venture fund. Founded by Andrew Black, who previously co-founded Virgin Mobile […]
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CDC committee to meet again on April 23 to discuss J&J's COVID-19 shot
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 14:26:34 GMT

A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's advisory committee is scheduled to meet for a second time on Friday, April 23, to discuss rare safety concerns about Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine. Of the 6.8 million people in the U.S. who have received the J&J's shot, six women have been hospitalized with severe blood clots after receiving the vaccine. As a result, federal health officials recommended a "pause" in using the vaccine, a decision that was extended when the CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices met earlier this week. The emergency meeting is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern Time on April 23. It will be webcast to the public.

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SARS-CoV-2 variant found in Brazil: More infectious, may limit immunity
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 14:25:02 +0000
Some hints of greater lethality and lowered immunity, but a lot of uncertainty.
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Smartphone Camera Senses Patients' Pulse, Breathing Rate
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 14:12:00 GMT
AI app could enable doctors to take contactless vitals during telemedicine visits
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Comcast could be a COVID recovery story even as cable stocks have lagged, analyst says in upgrade
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 12:50:09 GMT

Comcast Corp. "possesses a notable COVID-recovery component with its stores, parks, and theatrical business," which could help its stock even as defensive cable names have lagged recently, according to Raymond James analyst Frank Louthan IV. He upgraded shares of Comcast to outperform from market perform Friday while setting a $61 price target. Louthan sees room for upside from the NBCUniversal business, noting that Universal Studios Hollywood is reopening this week at limited capacity and with some restrictions. NBC has other open theme parks that were running at about 35% capacity late last year, with room to head higher. "We believe the uncertain timing of Universal Studios Hollywood reopening had been an overhang on the business," Louthan wrote in a note to clients. Louthan also sees potential in the company's Peacock streaming business and its mobility business. Peacock could start showing benefits from its exclusive streaming deal for "The Office" and could eventually come to reap rewards from the postponed Olympics, due to take place this summer, he argued. The mobility side of the business could show some improvements from the reopening of Xfinity stores, he continued. "Comcast appears to be giving up some gains from the renegotiation with Verizon this week, cutting prices by up to $15/month per line, implying aggressive promotions," Louthan wrote. "That said, we believe subscriber gains drive investor interest and significantly reduce churn." Shares of Comcast are up 1.3% in premarket trading Friday. They've gained 9.2% over the past three months as the S&P 500 has risen 10.7%.

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Cop26 preparations to intensify after compromise on virtual talks
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 11:19:10 GMT

Governments to hold three-week virtual meeting next month before climate summit in November

Preparations for vital UN climate talks to take place this year in Glasgow are set to intensify next month, after nations compromised over how to conduct virtual negotiations ahead of the summit.

The climate talks, called Cop26, are set for November after being postponed for a year owing to the coronavirus pandemic. The summit is viewed as one of the last chances to put the world on track to fulfil the 2015 Paris climate agreement, and tackle the climate emergency.

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Thousands urged to sue Facebook in mass action over leaked data
2021-04-16T11:16:20+00:00
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Pressão sobre Biden contra vacinas genéricas de covid-19 para outros países vem até de ex-governador democrata
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 11:00:47 +0000

Howard Dean, ex-governador democrata no estado de Vermont, se junta à indústria farmacêutica para lutar contra o compartilhamento de propriedade intelectual para vacinas de baixo custo.

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Oklahoma Lawmaker Calls Abortion Worse Than Slavery
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 11:00:32 +0000

State legislators are crafting ever more extreme abortion restrictions designed to reach the Supreme Court. 2021 has already seen more than 500 bills filed across the country.

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The New Mexico Spring
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 10:00:52 +0000

How progressives took power in the state's Democratic Party.

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[Crosspost] We're Privacy International (r/PrivacyIntl) and EDRi and we're fighting against the uptake of facial recognition in Europe and across the world - IAMA on April 16-18th on r/privacy
2021-04-16T09:04:55+00:00

We're working with a coalition of organisations to get One million European citizens to sign our European Citizen's Initative to tell the European Commission to ban biometric mass surveillance. Join us to find out everything you need to know about facial recognition (and other campaigns you can sign up to if you're not an EU citizen!)

We're doing an IAMA on r/privacy from 16th April 10am BST / 2am PDT - 18th 6pm BST / 10am PDT - come find out everything you might need to know about facial recognition!

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15 Graphs You Need to See to Understand AI in 2021
Thu, 15 Apr 2021 17:50:00 GMT
The 2021 AI Index provides insight into jobs, publications, diversity, and more
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Tell us about your highs and lows of holidays in the UK
Thu, 15 Apr 2021 14:47:44 GMT

Many are choosing to take a break in the UK during the pandemic. We’d like to hear about your holiday stories, past and present

With the uncertainties around international travel from the UK this summer, many of us are choosing to holiday closer to home.

We would like to hear about your best and worst memories – distant or recent – of holidays in the UK. From brilliant days at the beach to camping catastrophes, tell us your stories.

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Why the FCC Keeps Shooting Down Requests From Companies That Want To Shoot Down Drones
Thu, 15 Apr 2021 13:14:00 GMT
Regulators have denied testing permits to at least four electronic warfare systems in the last six months
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There Shouldn’t Be Vaccine Patents in a Health Crisis. Most Americans Agree: Waive Them.
Thu, 15 Apr 2021 09:00:56 +0000

A new poll found most Americans want Biden to break drug companies' monopolies and end Covid-19 vaccine apartheid.

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AI pinpoints local pollution hotspots using satellite images
Thu, 15 Apr 2021 00:00:00 EDT
(Duke University) Researchers at Duke University have developed a method that uses machine learning, satellite imagery and weather data to autonomously find hotspots of heavy air pollution, city block by city block. The technique could be a boon for finding and mitigating sources of hazardous aerosols, studying the effects of air pollution on human health, and making better informed, socially just public policy decisions.
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House and Senate Democrats Plan Bill to Add Four Justices to Supreme Court
Wed, 14 Apr 2021 23:13:11 +0000

The Constitution allows Congress to set the number of Supreme Court justices.

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Executivo do Facebook é indicado pelo governo para Conselho Nacional de Proteção de Dados
Wed, 14 Apr 2021 20:04:27 +0000

Mas o nome da big tech não aparece na indicação feita por subordinados de Paulo Guedes. Escolha cabe a Bolsonaro.

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Indoor Dust Contains PFAS and Other Toxic Chemicals
Wed, 14 Apr 2021 18:29:35 +0000

A new study of indoor dust found PFAS and other toxics that can lead to infertility, diabetes, obesity, abnormal fetal growth, and cancers.

The post Indoor Dust Contains PFAS and Other Toxic Chemicals appeared first on The Intercept.


Match ID: 90 Score: 21.43 source: theintercept.com age: 3 days
qualifiers: 21.43 mit

Nevada’s New Democratic Party Raises Back Funds Shuttled by Ex-Staff
Wed, 14 Apr 2021 17:42:03 +0000

When a democratic socialist slate won in March, establishment staffers rushed to drain party funds. Now the new staff has raised it back — and then some.

The post Nevada’s New Democratic Party Raises Back Funds Shuttled by Ex-Staff appeared first on The Intercept.


Match ID: 91 Score: 21.43 source: theintercept.com age: 3 days
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Rep. Betty McCollum Leads Effort to Block Israel From Using U.S. Aid to Destroy Palestinian Homes
Wed, 14 Apr 2021 16:32:25 +0000

Putting conditions on U.S. aid to Israel has become a controversial topic — but it was the norm in Washington just a few decades ago.

The post Rep. Betty McCollum Leads Effort to Block Israel From Using U.S. Aid to Destroy Palestinian Homes appeared first on The Intercept.


Match ID: 92 Score: 21.43 source: theintercept.com age: 3 days
qualifiers: 21.43 mit

China's Most Popular EV is No Longer a Tesla
Wed, 14 Apr 2021 16:28:00 GMT
A new EV made by General Motors and Chinese manufacturers underlines the virtues of Lilliputian size
Match ID: 93 Score: 21.43 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 3 days
qualifiers: 21.43 mit

Biden Tells Putin He Must Return His Oval Office Keys
Wed, 14 Apr 2021 14:32:09 +0000
“Look, pal, if you want to have a summit meeting, you’re gonna have to give back the keys,” Biden reportedly told the Russian.
Match ID: 94 Score: 21.43 source: www.newyorker.com age: 3 days
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The Border Patrol’s Abdication in the Sonoran Desert
Wed, 14 Apr 2021 10:01:10 +0000

Customs and Border Protection is dropping asylum-seekers in remote border towns with few resources to receive them.

The post The Border Patrol’s Abdication in the Sonoran Desert appeared first on The Intercept.


Match ID: 95 Score: 21.43 source: theintercept.com age: 3 days
qualifiers: 21.43 mit

“It’s Consumed Our Lives”: Volunteers Step In as Border Patrol Drops Migrants Off in Tiny Arizona Towns
Wed, 14 Apr 2021 10:00:26 +0000

A change in Border Patrol policies is straining human aid networks in one of the deadliest areas along the border.

The post “It’s Consumed Our Lives”: Volunteers Step In as Border Patrol Drops Migrants Off in Tiny Arizona Towns appeared first on The Intercept.


Match ID: 96 Score: 21.43 source: theintercept.com age: 3 days
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‘In this world, social media is everything’: how Dubai became the planet’s influencer capital
Sat, 17 Apr 2021 11:00:32 GMT

Once a small port on the edge of a desert, Dubai is now a magnet for reality stars and a jet set crowd looking to beat the vaccine queue. But do the filtered images tell the whole story?

On the electric blue tarmac of a helipad on the edge of Palm Jumeirah, an artificial island on the Dubai coastline, Busra Duran stands on tiptoes. Wearing multicoloured trainers and a pink tulle minidress, the 28-year-old Turkish influencer is posing for photos in front of a red helicopter. Her husband, Gökhan Gündüz, snaps away as she models her pink sunglasses in the shadow of the Atlantis, a blush-coloured hotel with green pointed rooftops which resembles the fake castles of Disneyland’s Magic Kingdom.

‘Gündüz, 29, wears a striped T-shirt with the word “positive” emblazoned around the collar. Duran skips over to check the photos he’s taken, before they discuss her Instagram shots from the ride. Duran approached the helicopter company to request this free 12-minute tour, the shortest available, and they were happy to oblige. “It was amazing,” she says, flatly, sounding unconvinced. The trip is one of a whole roster of experiences Duran has set up for the benefit of her 608,000 Instagram followers. In a few days, the couple have arranged to play golf – another free gift – and Duran often poses for pictures at restaurants in exchange for a meal. Her glittering Dubai lifestyle is displayed on her Instagram: one day she’ll be perching on the side of a bubble bath in an upmarket hotel reading a copy of Gulf News; the next in a red swimsuit beside a pool, a glass of rosé in one hand and a copy of a Paulo Coelho novel in front of her.

Continue reading...
Match ID: 97 Score: 20.00 source: www.theguardian.com age: 0 days
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COP26: Delaying key climate meeting preferable to 'messing it up'
Wed, 14 Apr 2021 07:52:31 GMT
Further postponement of the UK climate summit would be better than a failed event, says an expert.
Match ID: 98 Score: 17.86 source: www.bbc.co.uk age: 4 days
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US envoy John Kerry woos China over climate
Tue, 13 Apr 2021 23:41:35 GMT
US envoy John Kerry will hold talks in Shanghai ahead of a climate summit hosted by President Biden.
Match ID: 99 Score: 17.86 source: www.bbc.co.uk age: 4 days
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Morpheus Turns a CPU Into a Rubik’s Cube to Defeat Hackers
Tue, 13 Apr 2021 19:00:00 GMT
University of Michigan’s Todd Austin explains how his team’s processor defeated every attack in DARPA's hardware hacking challenge
Match ID: 100 Score: 17.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 4 days
qualifiers: 17.86 mit

Militares ficarão abraçados a Bolsonaro até o fim do governo
Tue, 13 Apr 2021 17:00:55 +0000

Mesmo que surjam novos atritos, generais estão de cabeça na missão. Conheça 4 cenários para o futuro – nenhum é bom para a democracia.

The post Militares ficarão abraçados a Bolsonaro até o fim do governo appeared first on The Intercept.


Match ID: 101 Score: 17.86 source: theintercept.com age: 4 days
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Israel May Have Destroyed Iranian Centrifuges Simply by Cutting Power
Tue, 13 Apr 2021 15:41:09 +0000

The details of the blackout at Iran’s Natanz nuclear facility are scattered — but intriguing.

The post Israel May Have Destroyed Iranian Centrifuges Simply by Cutting Power appeared first on The Intercept.


Match ID: 102 Score: 17.86 source: theintercept.com age: 4 days
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The Journalist and the Whistleblower
Tue, 13 Apr 2021 14:38:23 +0000

As the government attacks press freedom, reporters must consider their responsibility to sources — and each other.

The post The Journalist and the Whistleblower appeared first on The Intercept.


Match ID: 103 Score: 17.86 source: theintercept.com age: 4 days
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Breakthrough Listen Is Searching a Million Stars for One Sign of Intelligent Life
Thu, 28 Jan 2021 16:00:00 GMT
The world’s largest SETI effort is scanning the skies with AI
Match ID: 104 Score: 17.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 79 days
qualifiers: 9.29 nasa, 3.57 mit, 2.86 planets, 2.14 aliens

10 Exciting Engineering Milestones to Look for in 2021
Thu, 07 Jan 2021 20:00:00 GMT
Expect advances in Mars missions, wearable brain scanners, and quantum communications
Match ID: 105 Score: 15.71 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 100 days
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Robotic Exoskeletons Could One Day Walk By Themselves
Mon, 12 Apr 2021 21:00:00 GMT
AI and wearable cameras could help exoskeletons act a bit like autonomous vehicles
Match ID: 106 Score: 14.29 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 5 days
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Video Friday: Robotic Eyeball Camera
Fri, 09 Apr 2021 14:56:00 GMT
Your weekly selection of awesome robot videos
Match ID: 107 Score: 12.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 8 days
qualifiers: 9.29 nasa, 3.57 mit

Ingenuity’s Chief Pilot Explains How to Fly a Helicopter on Mars
Thu, 08 Apr 2021 20:24:00 GMT
Simulation is the secret to flying a helicopter on Mars
Match ID: 108 Score: 12.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 9 days
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Students' Lunar Pad Could Help NASA Return to the Moon
Tue, 09 Mar 2021 15:30:00 GMT
A student team's lunar landing pad could help NASA astronauts avoid Apollo's risky moon landings
Match ID: 109 Score: 12.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 39 days
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How NASA Designed a Helicopter That Could Fly Autonomously on Mars
Wed, 17 Feb 2021 22:32:00 GMT
The Perseverance rover's Mars Helicopter (Ingenuity) will take off, navigate, and land on Mars without human intervention
Match ID: 110 Score: 12.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 59 days
qualifiers: 9.29 nasa, 3.57 mit

NASA’s Mars Perseverance Rover Should Leave Past Space Probes in the Dust
Tue, 16 Feb 2021 14:27:00 GMT
New mission uses AI to navigate Martian surface three times as quickly
Match ID: 111 Score: 12.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 60 days
qualifiers: 9.29 nasa, 3.57 mit

3D-Printed Thruster Boosts Range of CubeSat Applications
Thu, 11 Feb 2021 16:16:00 GMT
Inexpensive and accessible electrical propulsion could be a boon for satellite-based Internet and Earth observing networks
Match ID: 112 Score: 12.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 65 days
qualifiers: 9.29 nasa, 3.57 mit

FAA Files Reveal a Surprising Threat to Airline Safety: the U.S. Military's GPS Tests
Thu, 21 Jan 2021 16:00:00 GMT
Military tests that jam and spoof GPS signals are an accident waiting to happen
Match ID: 113 Score: 12.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 86 days
qualifiers: 9.29 nasa, 3.57 mit

Astronaut vlog: space food and fitness
Mon, 18 Jan 2021 16:00:00 +0100
Video: 00:04:14

English Astronaut vlog: space food and fitness

ESA astronaut Matthias Maurer is preparing for his mission to the International Space Station, scheduled for launch in late 2021. This mission is known as Cosmic Kiss.

 In this video log from his current training base at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas, USA, Matthias shows a space food tasting session and shares how astronauts maintain their fitness for a safe return to Earth.

Astronauts exercise for two hours a day, six days a week while on the International Space Station to combat muscle and bone loss caused by an extended stay in microgravity. Diet also plays an important role in maintaining physical and mental wellbeing.

Due to the current situation with COVID-19, all personnel are required to adhere to special safety precautions while training. These include wearing a mask – as seen in the clip.

Matthias will continue his training for Cosmic Kiss at partner agencies around the world over the next weeks and months. Stay tuned for further footage of his training and experiences.

German Astronauten-Vlog/ Matthias Maurer: Weltraumnahrung und Fitness

ESA-Astronaut Matthias Maurer bereitet sich auf seine Mission zur Internationalen Raumstation vor, die Ende 2021 starten soll. Diese Mission trägt den Namen "Cosmic Kiss".

In diesem Video-Log von seiner aktuellen Trainingsbasis im Johnson Space Center der NASA in Houston, Texas, USA, zeigt Matthias eine Verkostung von Weltraumnahrung und erzählt, wie Astronauten ihre Fitness für eine sichere Rückkehr zur Erde aufrechterhalten.

Astronauten trainieren während ihres Aufenthalts auf der Internationalen Raumstation an sechs Tagen in der Woche täglich zwei Stunden, um dem Muskel- und Knochenschwund entgegenzuwirken, der durch den langen Aufenthalt in der Schwerelosigkeit verursacht wird. Auch die Ernährung spielt eine wichtige Rolle bei der Erhaltung des körperlichen und geistigen Wohlbefindens.

Aufgrund der aktuellen Situation mit COVID-19 müssen alle Mitarbeiter beim Training besondere Sicherheitsvorkehrungen beachten. Dazu gehört auch das Tragen einer Maske - wie im Video zu sehen.

Matthias wird in den nächsten Wochen und Monaten sein Training für seine Cosmic Kiss-Mission bei Partneragenturen auf der ganzen Welt fortsetzen. Bleibt dran - Wir werden mit weiterem Filmmaterial über sein Training und seine Erfahrungen berichten.


Match ID: 114 Score: 12.86 source: www.esa.int age: 89 days
qualifiers: 9.29 nasa, 3.57 mit

At Last, First Light for the James Webb Space Telescope Nears
Thu, 07 Jan 2021 16:00:00 GMT
The most ambitious space instrument ever will let us see back almost to the big bang
Match ID: 115 Score: 12.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 100 days
qualifiers: 9.29 nasa, 3.57 mit

SpaceX, Blue Origin, and Dynetics Compete to Build the Next Moon Lander
Wed, 06 Jan 2021 18:00:00 GMT
If all goes well, in February NASA will pick which design to develop
Match ID: 116 Score: 12.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 101 days
qualifiers: 9.29 nasa, 3.57 mit

Forward to the Moon
Tue, 15 Dec 2020 16:00:00 +0100
Video: 00:02:04

The European Space Agency and NASA signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to take Europe to the Moon.

This historic agreement will see ESA Member States contribute a number of essential elements to the first human outpost in lunar orbit, known as the Gateway.

It confirms ESA’s commitment to delivering at least two European Service Modules that provide electricity, water, oxygen and nitrogen to NASA’s Orion spacecraft – with more to come. ESA will fly astronauts to the Gateway as the result of the MoU.

ESA’s head of the Legal Services, Marco Ferrazzani, explains how these agreements will take us forward to the Moon.

Take a look at some frequently asked questions for more information.


Match ID: 117 Score: 12.86 source: www.esa.int age: 123 days
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Japan Prepares to Welcome Home Asteroid Explorer Hayabusa2
Sun, 06 Dec 2020 21:02:00 GMT
Return of the space probe launched six years ago could help answer the question of how life began on Earth
Match ID: 118 Score: 12.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 132 days
qualifiers: 9.29 nasa, 3.57 mit

Russia, China, the U.S.: Who Will Win the Hypersonic Arms Race?
Tue, 17 Nov 2020 16:00:00 GMT
When missiles fly beyond Mach 5, materials melt, airflow turns turbulent, and budgets enter the stratosphere
Match ID: 119 Score: 12.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 151 days
qualifiers: 9.29 nasa, 3.57 mit

How JPL's Team CoSTAR Won the DARPA SubT Challenge: Urban Circuit Systems Track
Mon, 16 Nov 2020 21:22:00 GMT
Team CoSTAR’s journey from space robotics to a winning team of underground robots
Match ID: 120 Score: 12.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 152 days
qualifiers: 9.29 nasa, 3.57 mit

When a Giant Mylar Balloon Was the Coolest Thing in Space
Thu, 12 Nov 2020 16:00:00 GMT
The Echo 1 satellite delivered mail, probed the ionosphere, and captured traces of the big bang
Match ID: 121 Score: 12.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 156 days
qualifiers: 9.29 nasa, 3.57 mit

4G on the Moon: One Small Leap, One Giant Step
Mon, 02 Nov 2020 17:26:00 GMT
Nokia Bell Labs and NASA team up to bring wireless networks to the moon
Match ID: 122 Score: 12.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 166 days
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China to Launch Space Mining Bot
Wed, 16 Sep 2020 16:00:00 GMT
Chinese company sets out first steps towards extracting space resources
Match ID: 123 Score: 12.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 213 days
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NASA Study Proposes Airships, Cloud Cities for Venus Exploration
Tue, 15 Sep 2020 19:30:00 GMT
Should crewed exploration of Venus come before we try to go to Mars?
Match ID: 124 Score: 12.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 214 days
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NASA’s Mars Rover Required a Special Touch for Its Robotic Arms
Thu, 27 Aug 2020 05:30:00 GMT
ATI Industrial Automation brings its Force/Torque Sensor from the factory floor to the harsh environment of Mars’ surface.
Match ID: 125 Score: 12.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 234 days
qualifiers: 9.29 nasa, 3.57 mit

No Propeller? No Problem. This Blimp Flies on Buoyancy Alone
Tue, 30 Jun 2020 15:00:00 GMT
The Phoenix turns up-and-down motion into thrust
Match ID: 126 Score: 12.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 291 days
qualifiers: 9.29 nasa, 3.57 mit

Zombie Satellites Return From the Graveyard
Thu, 18 Jun 2020 18:00:00 GMT
Mission Extension Vehicles give dead spacecraft a new lease on life
Match ID: 127 Score: 12.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 303 days
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SpaceX Returns U.S. Astronauts to Space
Sat, 30 May 2020 19:40:00 GMT
The new Dragon 2 spacecraft is reminiscent of the Gemini spacecraft, not the space shuttle
Match ID: 128 Score: 12.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 322 days
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Wiggly Wheels Could Help Keep Rovers From Dying on Mars
Wed, 13 May 2020 18:00:00 GMT
Unconventional gaits keep this rover from getting stuck in tough terrain
Match ID: 129 Score: 12.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 339 days
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U.S. Transportation Officials Seek Alternative Tech for GPS
Fri, 24 Apr 2020 15:00:00 GMT
Ten years after decommissioning the previous backup to the country’s global satellite fleet, government agencies are taking steps to create a new one
Match ID: 130 Score: 12.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 358 days
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Can Astronauts Use GPS to Navigate on the Moon? NASA Scientists Say Yes
Tue, 17 Mar 2020 22:00:00 GMT
Scientists say lunar explorers could ‘see’ enough Earth-orbiting satellites to make an expensive new system unnecessary
Match ID: 131 Score: 12.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 396 days
qualifiers: 9.29 nasa, 3.57 mit

How Robotics Teams Prepared for DARPA's SubT Challenge: Urban Circuit
Wed, 19 Feb 2020 14:00:00 GMT
With the Tunnel Circuit completed, teams are working harder than ever to prepare for the urban underground
Match ID: 132 Score: 12.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 423 days
qualifiers: 9.29 nasa, 3.57 mit

Boeing Sponsors $1 Million GoFly Prize for Best Personal Flying Machines
Fri, 14 Feb 2020 13:00:00 GMT
Startups compete to build small, safe one-person flyers that can fit in a garage and take off from a driveway
Match ID: 133 Score: 12.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 428 days
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NASA Begins Testing Next Moon Rover
Thu, 23 Jan 2020 21:55:00 GMT
VIPER will search for water ice in the Moon’s south pole craters
Match ID: 134 Score: 12.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 450 days
qualifiers: 9.29 nasa, 3.57 mit

Building an Orbiting Internet Just for Satellites
Thu, 23 Jan 2020 19:00:00 GMT
Kepler Communications’ CubeSat routers will keep other satellites in constant contact with the ground
Match ID: 135 Score: 12.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 450 days
qualifiers: 9.29 nasa, 3.57 mit

European Space Agency Targets Orbital Debris, Solar Storms
Wed, 22 Jan 2020 14:57:00 GMT
The ClearSpace-1 and Lagrange missions will try to make life safer both in orbit and here on Earth
Match ID: 136 Score: 12.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 451 days
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FCC Filing Confirms Final Contestant in DARPA’s $12 Million Satellite Launch Challenge
Fri, 10 Jan 2020 19:40:00 GMT
Astra Space, the sole remaining participant, gets early notice of the competition launch site
Match ID: 137 Score: 12.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 463 days
qualifiers: 9.29 nasa, 3.57 mit

4 Missions Will Search the Martian Atmosphere and Soil for Signs of Life
Sat, 04 Jan 2020 20:00:00 GMT
ExoMars 2020, Mars 2020, HX-1, and Hope will look for biology’s signature
Match ID: 138 Score: 12.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 469 days
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Aerospace Companies Compete to Build Lunar Landers for NASA’s Project Artemis
Tue, 31 Dec 2019 13:00:00 GMT
Blue Origin, Boeing, and SpaceX are among those proposing ships to put astronauts back on the moon by the end of 2024
Match ID: 139 Score: 12.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 473 days
qualifiers: 9.29 nasa, 3.57 mit

Fixing Problems Before They Happen at NASA
Wed, 24 Feb 2021 20:00:00 GMT
Jeannette Plante’s QA work on space missions goes a lot deeper than inspections
Match ID: 140 Score: 12.14 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 52 days
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NASA Highlights Astrophysics Missions at ‘Super Bowl of Astronomy’
Mon, 11 Jan 2021 09:54 EST
Experts from across NASA will discuss topics ranging from black holes to exploding stars to planets beyond our solar system at the 237th meeting of the American Astronomical Society (AAS).
Match ID: 141 Score: 12.14 source: www.nasa.gov age: 96 days
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About Half of Sun-Like Stars Could Host Rocky, Potentially Habitable Planets
Thu, 29 Oct 2020 07:00 EDT
According to new research using data from NASA’s retired planet-hunting mission, the Kepler space telescope, about half the stars similar in temperature to our Sun could have a rocky planet capable of supporting liquid water on its surface.
Match ID: 142 Score: 12.14 source: www.nasa.gov age: 170 days
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Gravity Assist: Puffy Planets, Powerful Telescopes, with Knicole Colon
Fri, 12 Jun 2020 09:01 EDT
NASA astrophysicist Knicole Colon describes her work on the Kepler, Hubble, TESS and Webb missions, and takes us on a tour of some of her favorite planets.
Match ID: 143 Score: 12.14 source: www.nasa.gov age: 309 days
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How Earth Climate Models Help Scientists Picture Life on Unimaginable Worlds
Fri, 24 Jan 2020 10:33 EST
Thousands of computers at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center are tasked with running sophisticated climate models to predict Earth’s future climate. Collectively known as NASA's Discover supercomputer, they’re now also sussing out whether any of the more than 4,000 curiously weird planets beyond our solar system could support life.
Match ID: 144 Score: 12.14 source: www.nasa.gov age: 449 days
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Team CoSTAR Trains Robots for Exploring Caves on Earth and Space
Tue, 22 Dec 2020 22:05:00 GMT
Spot tackles lava tubes as JPL prepares for the final DARPA SubT event
Match ID: 145 Score: 11.43 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 116 days
qualifiers: 9.29 nasa, 2.14 aliens

Coverage Set for NASA’s SpaceX Crew-2 Briefings, Events, Broadcasts
Fri, 09 Apr 2021 17:16 EDT
NASA will provide coverage of the upcoming prelaunch and launch activities for the agency’s SpaceX Crew-2 mission with astronauts to the International Space Station.
Match ID: 146 Score: 9.29 source: www.nasa.gov age: 8 days
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El helicóptero de Marte de la NASA intentará realizar su primer vuelo el domingo
Fri, 09 Apr 2021 12:30 EDT
El helicóptero Ingenuity Mars de la NASA está a dos días de llevar a cabo el primer intento de la humanidad de realizar un vuelo controlado y con motor de una aeronave en otro planeta.
Match ID: 147 Score: 9.29 source: www.nasa.gov age: 8 days
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ISS Daily Summary Report – 4/09/2021
Fri, 09 Apr 2021 16:00:33 +0000
64 Soyuz Launch/Dock:  64S successfully launched at 2:43 AM CT from the Baikonur Cosmodrome with Oleg Novitskiy, Petr Dubrov, and Mark Vande Hei on board. The vehicle docked at MRM1 at 6:21 AM CT. The ISS crew complement has increased to 10 crewmembers and will remain so until 63S undock on April 17. Payloads Astrobee/Gecko: …
Match ID: 148 Score: 9.29 source: blogs.nasa.gov age: 8 days
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NASA Awards Global Change Research Support Services Contract
Thu, 08 Apr 2021 15:57 EDT
NASA has awarded the United States Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) Support Services contract to ICF Incorporated LLC of Fairfax, Virginia.
Match ID: 149 Score: 9.29 source: www.nasa.gov age: 9 days
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ISS Daily Summary Report – 4/08/2021
Thu, 08 Apr 2021 16:00:56 +0000
Payloads Biolab:  The crew searched and found a missing incubator inspection window.  The window has been installed in the desired location.  The BioLab is a multiuser research facility located in the Columbus laboratory. It’s used to perform space biology experiments on microorganisms, cells, tissue cultures, small plants, and small invertebrates. BioLab allows scientists to gain …
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ISS Daily Summary Report – 4/07/2021
Wed, 07 Apr 2021 16:00:25 +0000
Payloads AC Touch: Per standard procedure, the crew touched both the coated and uncoated coupons for this long-term investigation.  Boeing Environment Responding Antimicrobial Coatings tests an antimicrobial coating on several different materials that represent high-touch surfaces. Some microbes change characteristics in microgravity, which could create new risks to crew health and spacecraft systems as well …
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ISS Daily Summary Report – 4/06/2021
Tue, 06 Apr 2021 16:00:50 +0000
Payloads Cell Biology Experiment Facility – Left (CBEF-L):  In support of the SAIBO logistics and maintenance configuration G, the crew verified various cable connections related to a temperature sensor.  CBEF-L provides new capabilities with additional new resources such as Full High Definition video interface, Ethernet, 24 VDC power supply, and a larger diameter centrifugal test …
Match ID: 152 Score: 9.29 source: blogs.nasa.gov age: 11 days
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ISS Daily Summary Report – 4/05/2021
Mon, 05 Apr 2021 16:00:30 +0000
SpaceX Crew-1 Port Relocation: This morning, NASA astronauts Mike Hopkins, Victor Glover, and Shannon Walker along with JAXA astronaut Soichi Noguchi, undocked the SpaceX Crew Dragon Resilience from the forward port of the International Space Station’s Harmony module at 5:25 a.m. CT and relocated to the space-faring port at approximately 6:08 a.m. CT.  The relocation …
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ISS Daily Summary Report – 4/02/2021
Fri, 02 Apr 2021 16:00:23 +0000
ISS Reboost: Today the ISS performed a reboost using the SM Aft 75P R&D thrusters at 7:14 AM CT. This is the second of two planned reboosts to set up phasing for the 64S two-orbit rendezvous on April 9th and 63S landing on April 17th. The burn duration was 2 minutes and 9 seconds with …
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International training
Tue, 30 Mar 2021 16:46:00 +0200
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ESA astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti has started training at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, USA. Set to launch for her second mission in spring 2022, Samantha is already getting reacquainted with International Space Station systems in a series of refresher courses.

Samantha was last on the International Space Station in 2014 for her Futura mission. She spent 200 days in space, conducting European and international scientific experiments and Space Station operations.

In the coming months, her schedule will intensify as she trains for the specific experiments and tasks she will perform in space during her second mission.

As a collaborative, international effort between the United States, Europe, Canada, Russia and Japan, Space Station training takes place across the globe. Samantha will be training between Johnson Space Center in the USA, the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Centre in Star City, Russia and the European Astronaut Centre in Cologne, Germany.

Samantha and her fellow Class of 2009 astronauts will soon welcome new colleagues. For the first time in over a decade, the European Space Agency is seeking new astronauts and applications are open from 31 March to 28 May 2021. A six-stage selection process will start thereafter. This is expected to be completed in October 2022.

Ready to make #YourWayToSpace? Check out the dedicated website with all the information relating to ESA’s 2021–22 astronaut selection. 

Most importantly, get ready to apply. Perhaps you will find yourself where Samantha is today.


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Here's What You Need to Know About China's Mars Rover
Mon, 29 Mar 2021 11:00:00 GMT
Tianwen-1 is expected to attempt a difficult Martian landing in May; if it survives, expect to hear much more
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The Mars Sample Return Mission Will Be a First for Humankind
Thu, 25 Mar 2021 20:00:00 GMT
The biggest challenge for a multi-mission robotic lift-off from an alien planet: It must work right the first time
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Engine of Atlantis
Thu, 25 Mar 2021 16:11:00 +0100
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The second European Service Module that will power the Orion spacecraft on a crewed flyby of the Moon is fitted with a special engine at Airbus facilities in Germany.

This engine belonged to Space Shuttle Atlantis, and is one of five refurbished engines to be paired with the first five European Service Modules. Technicians carefully install the engine in Airbus’ cleanroom.

ESM is the powerhouse of NASA’s Orion spacecraft. It will provide critical functions such as the propulsion system to get astronauts to the Moon, and the consumables astronauts need to stay alive.

ESM-2 will fuel the crewed Orion spacecraft during a flyby of the Moon for Artemis 2 and is currently undergoing integration and other testing in Europe before it is delivered to NASA this summer.

Meanwhile in the United States, the first European Service Module is making its way to the launch pad as part of the Orion spacecraft for the Artemis 1 mission test flight later this year. Next stop is fuelling, due to take place next week.

ESM is ESA’s contribution to NASA’s Artemis programme and includes involvement from 10 European nations.

ESA recently signed a contract with Airbus for the construction of three more European Service Modules (ESM) for Orion. These modules will be used for the Artemis IV to VI missions. The first two Modules in the contract are part of Europe’s contribution to the international lunar Gateway – a new space station around the Moon. 


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NASA Joins White House National Climate Task Force
Thu, 18 Mar 2021 16:11 EDT
As a leading agency observing and understanding environmental changes to Earth, NASA has joined the National Climate Task Force.
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NASA Awards Launch Service Contract for TROPICS Mission to Study Storm Processes
Fri, 26 Feb 2021 15:56 EST
NASA has selected Astra Space Inc. to provide a launch service for the agency’s Time-Resolved Observations of Precipitation Structure and Storm Intensity with a Constellation of SmallSats (TROPICS) mission.
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NASA to Begin High-Voltage Ground Testing on All-Electric X-57
Thu, 25 Feb 2021 10:00 EST
NASA is set to start high-voltage functional ground testing of the agency’s first all-electric X-plane, the X-57 Maxwell, which will perform flights to help develop certification standards for emerging electric aircraft. NASA is also supporting these new electric aircraft by developing quiet, efficient, reliable technology these vehicles will need
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NASA Takes Steps to Reduce Aviation Emissions, Invigorate US Economy
Tue, 23 Feb 2021 16:58 EST
NASA is seeking proposals for ground and flight demonstrations of integrated megawatt-class powertrain systems for subsonic aircraft.
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Onboard Video of the Perseverance Rover Landing is the Most Incredible Thing I've Ever Seen
Mon, 22 Feb 2021 19:52:00 GMT
The Mars rover sends back real-time video of its entire descent and landing on Mars
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No Sleep Till Jezero: Touchdown for Mars Perseverance Rover!
Thu, 18 Feb 2021 13:00:00 GMT
New NASA Mars mission's landing system steers away from dangers on the Martian surface
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Everything You Need to Know About NASA's Perseverance Rover Landing on Mars
Mon, 15 Feb 2021 13:00:00 GMT
The space agency's latest rover will be arriving at Mars this week; here's what's going to happen
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NASA Study: To Find an Extraterrestrial Civilization, Pollution Could Be the Solution
Wed, 10 Feb 2021 12:00 EST
If there’s an advanced extraterrestrial civilization inhabiting a nearby star system, we might be able to detect it using its own atmospheric pollution, according to new NASA research.
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NASA Awards Launch Services Contract for SPHEREx Astrophysics Mission
Thu, 04 Feb 2021 16:21 EST
NASA has selected Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) of Hawthorne, California, to provide launch services for the Spectro-Photometer for the History of the Universe, Epoch of Reionization, and Ices Explorer (SPHEREx) mission.
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NASA Announces New Role of Senior Climate Advisor
Wed, 03 Feb 2021 09:30 EST
In an effort to ensure effective fulfillment of the Biden Administration’s climate science objectives for NASA, the agency has established a new position of senior climate advisor and selected Gavin Schmidt, director of NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Science in New York, to serve in the role in an acting capacity.
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NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Mission Plans for May Asteroid Departure
Tue, 26 Jan 2021 10:48 EST
On May 10, NASA’s Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security, Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft will say farewell to asteroid Bennu and begin its journey back to Earth.
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2020 Tied for Warmest Year on Record, NASA Analysis Shows
Thu, 14 Jan 2021 09:09 EST
Earth’s global average surface temperature in 2020 tied with 2016 as the warmest year on record, according to an analysis by NASA.
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NASA, NOAA to Announce 2020 Global Temperatures, Climate Conditions
Tue, 12 Jan 2021 10:23 EST
Climate researchers from NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will release their annual assessment of global temperatures and discuss the major climate trends of 2020 during a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EST Thursday, Jan. 14.
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Planetary Sleuthing Finds Triple-Star World
Mon, 11 Jan 2021 13:40 EST
Years after its detection, astronomers have confirmed a planet called KOI-5Ab orbiting in a triple-star system with a skewed configuration.
Match ID: 172 Score: 9.29 source: www.nasa.gov age: 96 days
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NASA, NSF Sign Agreement to Advance Space, Earth, Biological, Physical Sciences
Thu, 07 Jan 2021 10:41 EST
NASA and the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) have signed a memorandum of understanding affirming the agencies’ intent to continue their longstanding partnership in mutually beneficial research activities advancing space, Earth, biological, and physical sciences to further U.S. national space policy and promote the progress of science.
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NASA Highlights Innovation, Technology at Virtual SciTech Forum
Tue, 05 Jan 2021 11:51 EST
Experts from across NASA will participate in the 2021 American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) SciTech Forum beginning Monday, Jan. 11.
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NASA Approves Heliophysics Missions to Explore Sun, Earth’s Aurora
Tue, 29 Dec 2020 15:23 EST
NASA has approved two heliophysics missions to explore the Sun and the system that drives space weather near Earth.
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Nuclear-Powered Rockets Get a Second Look for Travel to Mars
Wed, 23 Dec 2020 16:00:00 GMT
NASA is investing in the technology for future space exploration missions
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NASA Discoveries, R&D, Moon to Mars Exploration Plans Persevere in 2020
Mon, 21 Dec 2020 10:21 EST
“NASA has impressed the nation with our resilience and persistence during the pandemic,” said NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine.
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NASA Awards Contract for X-59 Community Overflight Operations
Thu, 17 Dec 2020 18:37 EST
NASA has selected Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company of Palmdale, California, to provide support for the community overflight response phase of the agency’s Low-Boom Flight Demonstration (LBFD) mission.
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NASA Awards Contract for Global Hawk Skyrange Program
Tue, 15 Dec 2020 15:03 EST
NASA has selected Northrup Grumman Systems Corp. (NGSC) of San Diego to provide demonstration engineering, manufacturing, and technical support for the Global Hawk Skyrange program at the agency’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, California.
Match ID: 179 Score: 9.29 source: www.nasa.gov age: 123 days
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NASA Exploration Mission Integral to 2020 National Space Policy
Wed, 09 Dec 2020 17:06 EST
Today, President Donald J. Trump issued the National Space Policy.
Match ID: 180 Score: 9.29 source: www.nasa.gov age: 129 days
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NASA Administrator Statement on Passing of Gen. Chuck Yeager
Mon, 07 Dec 2020 23:19 EST
"Gen. Yeager's pioneering and innovative spirit advanced America's abilities in the sky and set our nation's dreams soaring into the jet age."
Match ID: 181 Score: 9.29 source: www.nasa.gov age: 131 days
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NASA Highlights New Findings, Upcoming Missions at Virtual AGU Meeting
Tue, 01 Dec 2020 15:27 EST
NASA and researchers from around the world will present new findings on a wide range of Earth and space science topics at the annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU), Dec. 1-17, held virtually this year.
Match ID: 182 Score: 9.29 source: www.nasa.gov age: 137 days
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NASA Invites Media to Briefing on OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Sample Stowage
Thu, 29 Oct 2020 11:35 EDT
NASA will host a media teleconference at 4 p.m. EDT today, Thursday, Oct. 29, to provide an update on the status of the agency’s Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security, Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft and the mission’s work to safely stow the sample it collected from asteroid Bennu.
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NASA’s SOFIA Discovers Water on Sunlit Surface of Moon
Mon, 26 Oct 2020 11:02 EDT
NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) has confirmed, for the first time, water on the sunlit surface of the Moon.
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The Long Arm of NASA: The OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Gets Ready To Grab An Asteroid Sample
Wed, 14 Oct 2020 18:09:00 GMT
Careful maneuvering will be required to recover material from the dawn of the solar system
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NASA Invites Students to Join the Artemis Generation at SciFest Virtual Event
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 14:35 EDT
Venture with NASA to discover the future of flight, understand the portrait of planet Earth, and take the next steps in exploration at SciFest, the virtual STEM expo from the USA Science and Engineering Festival
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Aviation Scholars to Speak with NASA Astronauts Aboard Space Station
Fri, 10 Jul 2020 13:44 EDT
Aviation scholars from across the nation will pose questions next week to NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station.
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NASA Awards SETI Institute Contract for Planetary Protection Support
Fri, 10 Jul 2020 12:04 EDT
NASA has awarded the SETI Institute in Mountain View, California, a contract to support all phases of current and future planetary protection missions to ensure compliance with planetary protection standards.
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AI Seeks ET: Machine Learning Powers Hunt for Life in the Solar System
Fri, 10 Jul 2020 16:00:00 GMT
NASA team pioneers AI algorithm to help Mars rover and Titan drone drill for astrobiological evidence
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NASA Invests $51 Million in Innovative Ideas from US Small Businesses
Tue, 30 Jun 2020 11:36 EDT
NASA has selected 409 technology proposals for the first phase of funding from the agency’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) program.
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NASA’s Next Mars Rover Will Carry a Tiny Helicopter
Fri, 26 Jun 2020 15:00:00 GMT
The upcoming Perseverance mission will attempt the first powered flight on another planet
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Imagining Another Earth
Thu, 28 May 2020 10:27 EDT
This artist's concept shows exoplanet Kepler-1649c orbiting around its host red dwarf star.
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What It’s Like to Sweat the Launch of a New Spaceship
Wed, 27 May 2020 14:19:00 GMT
A former mission controller remembers the last time the United States dared to put humans in a new type of spacecraft—and some hard-won lessons for today
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Plasma Jets May One Day Propel Aircraft
Fri, 15 May 2020 14:29:00 GMT
Plasma thrusters could help jet planes fly without fossil fuels
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NASA’s TESS Enables Breakthrough Study of Perplexing Stellar Pulsations
Wed, 13 May 2020 11:00 EDT
Astronomers have detected elusive pulsation patterns in dozens of young, rapidly rotating stars thanks to data from NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS).
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AAS Names 29 NASA-Affiliated Legacy Fellows
Thu, 30 Apr 2020 09:00 EDT
Twenty-nine scientists working at or affiliated with NASA have been named Fellows of the American Astronomical Society (AAS), the major organization of professional astronomers in North America.
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NASA Funds Project for Spacecraft That Make Their Own Landing Pads
Thu, 23 Apr 2020 16:30:00 GMT
Landers that generate their own pads as they touch down would mean faster, cheaper, and safer planetary exploration
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Kepler-1649c: Earth-Size, Habitable Zone Planet Hides in Plain Sight
Thu, 16 Apr 2020 02:13 EDT
This artist's illustration shows what Kepler-1649c could look like from its surface.
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Earth-Size, Habitable Zone Planet Found Hidden in Early NASA Kepler Data
Wed, 15 Apr 2020 11:21 EDT
A team of transatlantic scientists, using reanalyzed data from NASA’s Kepler space telescope, has discovered an Earth-size exoplanet orbiting in its star's habitable zone, the area around a star where a rocky planet could support liquid water.
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Here’s Where and How We Think China Will Land on Mars
Wed, 25 Mar 2020 16:13:00 GMT
China’s 2020 HX-1 Mars mission will draw on previous lunar explorations and human spaceflights
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Spacety Has Big Plans for Small Satellites
Wed, 19 Feb 2020 14:00:00 GMT
Spacety was one of China’s first private space companies and has so far been involved in 10 space launches
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Startup Tries to Revive Interest in Aerospike Rocket Engines
Wed, 18 Dec 2019 17:55:00 GMT
NextAero, an advanced manufacturing startup in Australia, is 3D printing aerospike engines for satellite launch vehicles
Match ID: 202 Score: 9.29 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 486 days
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Pioneering Astronomy Experiment Begins Beyond the Moon
Mon, 02 Dec 2019 17:59:00 GMT
The radio astronomy experiment will listen for signals from the early universe
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4 Products That Make Sense to Manufacture in Orbit
Tue, 26 Nov 2019 15:00:00 GMT
Organs and fiber optic cables will justify the “made in space” label
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Got a tech question or want to discuss tech? Bi-Weekly /r/Technology Tech Support / General Discussion Thread
2021-04-10T09:12:12+00:00

Greetings Good People of /r/Technology,

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Need Seed Funding For Your IEEE Project? This Program Can Help
Fri, 09 Apr 2021 18:00:00 GMT
The IEEE New Initiatives funding program is looking for ideas to support such as engaging members and educational outreach
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Backdoor Added — But Found — in PHP
2021-04-09T13:54:07Z

Unknown hackers attempted to add a backdoor to the PHP source code. It was two malicious commits, with the subject “fix typo” and the names of known PHP developers and maintainers. They were discovered and removed before being pushed out to any users. But since 79% of the Internet’s websites use PHP, it’s scary.

Developers have moved PHP to GitHub, which has better authentication. Hopefully it will be enough — PHP is a juicy target.


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Contained confinement
Fri, 09 Apr 2021 14:01:00 +0200
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ESA-sponsored medical doctor Nick Smith snapped this photo of the storage containers at Concordia research station in Antarctica shortly before sunset, 8 April 2021. The dark blue line at the horizon is the shadow of the Earth.

The containers store food, recycling and the scientific samples of blood, saliva, and stool that Nick routinely takes. The units on the right are part of the summer camp, during which researchers sleep in tents. 

Science for the benefit of space exploration does not only happen off planet. While some studies require the weightless isolation of the International Space Station, Antarctica also provides the right conditions for investigating the consequences of spaceflight, and it is a little easier to access than space.

Part of the 17th crew to spend an entire year at one of the most remote bases in the world, Nick and 11 other crew members have taken up the adventurous challenge in the backdrop of a pandemic to continue important research that is furthering space exploration.

Located at the mountain plateau called Dome C, Concordia is a collaboration between the French Polar Institute and the Italian Antarctic programme, and is one of only three bases that is inhabited all year long. 

As well as offering around nine months of complete isolation, Concordia’s location at 3233 m altitude means the crew experience chronic hypobaric hypoxia – lack of oxygen in the brain.

During the Antarctic winter, the crew of up to 15 people also endure four months of complete darkness: the sun disappears from May and is not seen again until late August.

Temperatures can drop to –80°C in the winter, with a yearly average of –50°C. The temperature at the time of this image was -65°C, with wind chill at about -80°C. To put this cold into perspective, it was so cold that the camera battery died within ten minutes. 

As a station set in Earth’s harshest space, Concordia is an ideal stand-in for studying the human psychological and physiological effects of extreme cold, isolation and darkness. For the rest of the year, Nick is poking and prodding the crew for samples to study changes in mood, immune systems, blood cells, and gut health.

Follow his adventures on the Chronicles from Concordia blog.


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COP26: Greta Thunberg says Glasgow summit should be postponed
Fri, 09 Apr 2021 10:20:16 GMT
The climate campaigner is concerned about the impact of Covid on attendance at the Glasgow summit.
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A Theory of (Almost) Everything
Thu, 08 Apr 2021 18:30:00 GMT
A new book analyzes the seven grand transitions that have formed the modern world
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Pandemic Casualties: Careers of Women in Academic STEMM
Thu, 08 Apr 2021 15:15:00 GMT
Make lemonade from those lemons, says those who worked on report from National Academies
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DARPA Prepares for the Subterranean Challenge Final
Thu, 08 Apr 2021 13:44:00 GMT
Three years of underground robotics competitions culminate in a final event in September with $5 million in prize money
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Google’s Project Zero Finds a Nation-State Zero-Day Operation
2021-04-08T11:06:53Z

Google’s Project Zero discovered, and caused to be patched, eleven zero-day exploits against Chrome, Safari, Microsoft Windows, and iOS. This seems to have been exploited by “Western government operatives actively conducting a counterterrorism operation”:

The exploits, which went back to early 2020 and used never-before-seen techniques, were “watering hole” attacks that used infected websites to deliver malware to visitors. They caught the attention of cybersecurity experts thanks to their scale, sophistication, and speed.

[…]

It’s true that Project Zero does not formally attribute hacking to specific groups. But the Threat Analysis Group, which also worked on the project, does perform attribution. Google omitted many more details than just the name of the government behind the hacks, and through that information, the teams knew internally who the hacker and targets were. It is not clear whether Google gave advance notice to government officials that they would be publicizing and shutting down the method of attack...


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Currency Hedging in Emerging Markets: Managing Cash Flow Exposure
2021-04-06T00:00:00EDT
Economies with less liquid foreign exchange derivative markets offer firms fewer options to hedge their currency risk. Given the limitations of natural hedging, these firms are more exposed to systemic risk.
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Diamond-Based Quantum Accelerator Puts Qubits in a Server Rack
Mon, 05 Apr 2021 14:06:00 GMT
Its makers envision this device growing to 50+ qubits and fitting aboard satellites, autonomous vehicles
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Scientists Need to Admit What They Got Wrong About Covid
Thu, 01 Apr 2021 12:00:00 +0000
Over the last year, the scientific community has been reluctant to openly discuss its missteps. But coming clean could help prevent the next pandemic.
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Be part of something big
Wed, 31 Mar 2021 06:00:00 +0200
Video: 00:01:46

On 31 March 2021, the European Space Agency is opening the application process for its first astronaut selection in over a decade.

If you meet the minimum requirements and want to join Europe’s journey into space, this is your chance to apply.

Website esa.int/YourWayToSpace provides everything you need to know to prepare your application. All applications must be submitted to ESA’s careers website by 28 May 2021.


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Actually, Covid Optimists and Pessimists Are Both Right
Fri, 26 Mar 2021 13:00:00 +0000
Mild and dire forecasting models serve different purposes, and can be tricky to interpret. But when they appear similar, it may signal the end of the pandemic.
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With Drones and Other Autonomous Vehicles, Safety Must Come First
Tue, 23 Mar 2021 19:00:00 GMT
Engineers developing drones or similar robotic helpers need to focus on mitigating the dangers
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Army Trains AI to Identify Faces in the Dark
Tue, 09 Mar 2021 17:00:00 GMT
The U.S. Army Research Laboratory has developed a dataset of faces to train facial recognition that works in darkness
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The Networks That Aim to Track GPS Interference Around the World
Wed, 03 Mar 2021 17:00:00 GMT
Troubleshooting the world’s navigation systems could streamline transport and save lives
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Don't Believe the Hype About Hypersonic Missiles
Fri, 05 Feb 2021 13:00:00 GMT
Hypersonic tech represents merely evolutionary change that isn't worth the price
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New and Hardened Quantum Crypto System Notches "Milestone" Open-Air Test
Tue, 19 Jan 2021 13:00:00 GMT
Super strong protections now in place; just don't fiddle with the lasers
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Boom Supersonic’s XB-1 Test Aircraft Promises a New Era of Faster-Than-Sound Travel
Mon, 04 Jan 2021 20:00:00 GMT
The prototype of a planned, 65-seat airliner will fly in 2021
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Spotting Mystery Methane Leaks From Space
Tue, 27 Oct 2020 15:00:00 GMT
A fleet of microsatellites will identify emitters of the gas, which is responsible for a quarter of global warming
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Should the DoD’s Tech Professionals Work From Home—Permanently?
Mon, 26 Oct 2020 15:24:00 GMT
The Defense Innovation Board recommends continuing remote work beyond the pandemic, at home and in a nationwide network of coworking spaces
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Liquid Lasers Challenge Fiber Lasers as the Basis of Future High-Energy Weapons
Wed, 21 Oct 2020 19:00:00 GMT
Boeing and General Atomics are teaming to scale a novel killer-laser technology to 250 kilowatts.
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Hanford Has a Radioactive Capsule Problem
Tue, 15 Sep 2020 19:00:00 GMT
Researchers still don’t have a way to neutralize the former nuclear-weapons complex’s 1,936 capsules of radioactive cesium and strontium
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Japan on Track to Introduce Flying Taxi Services in 2023
Fri, 04 Sep 2020 16:00:00 GMT
SkyDrive’s success in conducting a piloted eVTOL test indicates short-hop flights are close to commercial reality
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ITER Celebrates Milestone, Still at Least a Decade Away From Fusing Atoms
Mon, 24 Aug 2020 15:00:00 GMT
Machine assembly has commenced, but this gigantic nuclear fusion experiment costing tens of billions of dollars is nowhere near starting up
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With Ultralight Lithium-Sulfur Batteries, Electric Airplanes Could Finally Take Off
Wed, 19 Aug 2020 18:00:00 GMT
Oxis Energy’s design promises outstanding energy density, manufacturability, and safety
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China Launches Beidou, Its Own Version of GPS
Wed, 12 Aug 2020 16:00:00 GMT
China places the final Beidou navigation system satellite into orbit
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Attention Rogue Drone Pilots: AI Can See You!
Thu, 23 Jul 2020 14:00:00 GMT
Israeli machine learning system turns drone tracking data into a finger pointed right at a concealed pilot
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U.S. Eases Restrictions on Private Remote-Sensing Satellites
Wed, 01 Jul 2020 20:44:00 GMT
Commercial satellite-imaging companies are set to benefit from the upcoming changes to regulations
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Tiny Satellites Could Distribute Quantum Keys
Fri, 26 Jun 2020 16:30:00 GMT
CubeSat design packs entangled photon generator into small space
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New Microsatellite Will Focus on Industrial Methane Emissions
Thu, 18 Jun 2020 13:00:00 GMT
Canadian startup GHGSat will launch its second and much-improved microsatellite, named Iris, to pinpoint leaks
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Can Cargo-Carrying Drones Jump Over Air Freight’s Logistical Logjams?
Thu, 28 May 2020 15:00:00 GMT
Drone startup Sabrewing says its big vertical-takeoff flier would be quick to land, load, and take off again
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A Glass Nightmare: Cleaning Up the Cold War’s Nuclear Legacy at Hanford
Tue, 28 Apr 2020 15:00:00 GMT
Scientists have spent three decades cleaning up the Hanford Site’s 177 giant tanks of radioactive sludge. And they’re just getting started
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New Antenna Will Boost UAV Communication with Satellites
Tue, 10 Mar 2020 15:00:00 GMT
The antenna can switch between a general and broadside radiation pattern, the latter of which emits a signal directly above the UAV and into space
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Unmanned Solar Aircraft Aims to Compete Commercially With Satellites and Drones
Tue, 25 Feb 2020 19:30:00 GMT
BAE Systems’ new plane has the potential to fly without landing for a year, and can maintain its position over a specific point for monitoring purposes
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DARPA Subterranean Challenge: Urban Circuit Preview
Mon, 17 Feb 2020 14:00:00 GMT
The second event in the DARPA Subterranean Challenge starts this week
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The Inside Story of the First Picture of a Black Hole
Thu, 30 Jan 2020 16:00:00 GMT
Here’s how the Event Horizon Telescope team pieced together the now-famous image of a black hole
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No Job Is Too Small for Compact Geostationary Satellites
Sun, 05 Jan 2020 20:00:00 GMT
Astranis and GapSat will launch GEO smallsats in 2020 and 2021 to fill gaps in satellite coverage
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Stocks to Watch: Stocks to watch: Oracle, Smith & Wesson, Family Dollar
Fri, 20 Jun 2014 10:42:33 GMT
Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Friday’s session are Oracle, Smith & Wesson, and Family Dollar.

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