Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Rosetta NAVCAM image taken on 28 October 2014
Rosetta is the European Space Agency (ESA) space probe launched on 2 March 2004, now conducting a detailed study of comet Churyumov–Gerasimenko (67P). The spacecraft reached the comet's orbit and on 12 November its lander module successfully descended on 67P. It was the first time in history that a spaceship landed on a comet. "This is the first unambiguous detection...
Zika Virus mosquito.
An open letter addressed to the Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Dr. Margaret Chan calls for the Brazil Olympic Games to be Postponed or Moved. The Open Letter has four authors, the Prof. Amir Attaran (University of Ottawa), Prof. Arthur Caplan and Prof. Lee Igel (New York University) and Dr. Christopher Gaffney (University of Zurich). As of...
Stonehenge is aligned with the winter solstice. Image by Simon Wakefield - License
The British Science Association announced today the discovery of about 200 standing stones (called Superhenge) just under two miles (3km) away from the Stonehenge. "The overlying bank surrounding the Superhenge is aligned with the winter solstice, but the buried monument seems to be on a different alignment." Professor Vince Gaffney Recent scanning of the area with remote sensing and image technology has...

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Uruguay Central Bank.

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Founder of JustEnjoy, Luis Caixado, at the Web Summit.

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