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Israel aims for Moon with $100 million private space probe & Bible on board

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Israel is looking to join the ranks of space superpowers by becoming the fourth country to land a probe on the Moon. In addition to science instruments, the ‘Genesis’ probe will carry a copy of the Bible on a small metal disc. Genesis, or “Beresheet” in Hebrew, is about the size of a washing machine Read More

Talks on Patriot missiles get rocky, no step back from deal with Russia – Erdogan

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Talks on buying US-made Patriot missile systems aren’t going smoothly, as Americans are giving the cold shoulder to Turkish requests, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said after his trip to Russia. US officials “can’t say anything about the issues of joint production and loans” which, along with early delivery, Turkey considers “important” conditions for the Read More

‘Secret US sabotage program’ could be to blame for Iranian satellite launch failures – NY Times

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A classified American sabotage program has all but grounded the Iranian satellite and missile programs, according to anonymous government officials who claim the US has been infiltrating Iranian tech with faulty parts. Two Iranian rocket failures so far this year can be chalked up to US sabotage efforts, the New York Times reported, citing more Read More

'Secret US sabotage program' could be to blame for Iranian satellite launch fails – NYTimes

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A classified American sabotage program has all but grounded the Iranian satellite and missile programs, according to anonymous government officials who claim the US has been infiltrating Iranian tech with faulty parts. Two Iranian rocket failures so far this year can be chalked up to US sabotage efforts, the New York Times reported, citing more Read More

World is literally a greener place than it was 20 years ago, according to NASA data

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A multi-decade, high resolution study of the Earth’s surface has finally yielded some good news: the planet is a much greener place than it was in the mid ‘90s, and the source of this greening has surprised many. The 20-year-long data record was produced by an instrument on board two satellites orbiting the planet and Read More

Russian satellite spots baffling bursts of light above EARTH that science can’t explain

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Russian scientists say one of their satellites spotted high-power “light explosions” while flying dozens of kilometers above the Earth. They say the mysterious phenomenon can’t be explained by anything known to modern physics. Unusual space phenomena have been detected in the Earth’s atmosphere before, but a team operating the Lomonosov satellite – named after the Read More

Russian satellite spots baffling bursts of light on EARTH that science can’t explain

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Russian scientists say one of their satellites spotted high-power “light explosions” while flying dozens of kilometers above the Earth. They say the mysterious phenomenon can’t be explained by anything known to modern physics. Unusual space phenomena have been spotted in the Earth’s atmosphere before, but a team operating the Lomonosov satellite – named after the Read More

NASA thought this icy world was shaped like a snowman. It isn't

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The furthest object in our solar system visited by a spacecraft – Ultima Thule – appears not to be “snowman shaped” as first thought, and is in fact much flatter. New pictures taken by the New Horizons spacecraft at a different angle as it raced away from Ultima Thule at 31,000mph (50,000 kmh) reveal it Read More

Can 'Big Brother' technology clean up palm oil's image?

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LONDON (Reuters) – Some of the world’s major palm oil users, including Nestle, Unilever, and Mondelez, are trying out new satellite technology to track deforestation, as pressure grows on them to source the ingredient responsibly. They say the monitoring systems allow them to target people felling trees in producing countries like Malaysia and Indonesia, where Read More

IBM develops new technology to help prevent power outages

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FILE PHOTO: The IBM logo is seen at the SIBOS banking and financial conference in Toronto, Ontario, Canada October 19, 2017. REUTERS/Chris Helgren/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – IBM Corp. has developed technology to predict and monitor when and where trees and vegetation threaten power lines which could help improve power supply operations and reduce outages, Read More