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Trio’s arrival boosts space station’s population to nine, including first Emirati

Three more spacefliers arrived at the International Space Station today in a Russian Soyuz spacecraft, increasing the orbital outpost's population from its usual six to a crowded nine. One of the new arrivals is Hazzaa Ali Almansoori, the first citizen of the United Arab Emirates to fly in space. The 35-year-old fighter jet pilot was sent to the final frontier under the terms of a contract with the Russian Space Agency, and will be returning to Earth on a different Soyuz in just eight days. ...
Tags: Science, Nasa, Earth, International Space Station, United Arab Emirates, Uae, Emirati, Russian Space Agency, Hazzaa Ali Almansoori


The lout Bill Nye put in his place by Judith Curry

This says it all. I’ve formed an EXTREMELY dim view of this CHRONIC LIAR AND NON-SCIENTIST with an IQ of 80. Here is shown to be the lout he is. Also see his FAKE greenhouse “experiment” here. What a cad. Bringing great shame to science.
Tags: Travel, Science, Bad Ideas, Bill Nye, Judith Curry


Russia's first floating nuclear power plant, which activists dubbed 'Chernobyl on ice,' has docked near Alaska. Photos show its journey.

Environmentalists have criticized the concept of floating nuclear plants, arguing that they could be harder to reach during an accident.
Tags: Science, Russia, Chernobyl, Alaska photos


Sneaky Lions in Zambia are Moving Across Areas Thought Uninhabitable for Them

Where has this Zambian lion been?
Tags: Science, Zambia, Sneaky Lions


Greta Thunberg and 15 other kids have filed a legal complaint against 5 countries, joining a growing group of young people bringing the climate fight to court

Greta Thunberg and 15 other young activists allege that not tackling climate change constitutes a violation of children's rights.
Tags: Science, Greta Thunberg



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