Greg “Box” Johnson, a former NASA Astronaut, becomes Space Nation’s chief space officer

A former NASA astronaut, Greg Box Johnson is to be appointed as Space Nation’s new chief space officer. The Space Nation is a Finnish startup that offers space training experiences to people all over the world. Johnson was a former NASA astronaut who will now advise the Finland based Space Nation on its astronaut program. The program is mainly a competition to be held on a global level that guarantees to send the winner into space as well as for experimental research on the ISS (International Space Station). The former space shuttle Endeavour pilot has also visited North East Iceland …

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Latest Fiat Chrysler recall affects 4.8 million vehicles

Fiat Chrysler has issued a recall of 15 Jeep, Ram, Chrysler and Dodge models built between 2014 and 2018 thereby affecting a total of 4.8 million vehicles. According to the automaker owners of the affected vehicles should stop using the cruise control immediately due a potential defect that could leave the driver unable to cancel cruise control during certain circumstances. The recall issued by Fiat Chrysler is one of the largest ever issued in the U.S. Fiat Chrysler says if drivers are unable to cancel cruise control, they can eventually stop the vehicle by shifting it into neutral and braking. Once the …

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Trump’s strategy on China trade tariffs won’t be successful, economists say

Economists around the world believe that Donald Trump’s strategy on China trade tariffs is bound to fail. The strategy to smack tariffs on China in part to stop it dominating the industries of the future have been imposed with the thought that they will affect China’s ability to move up the value chain by restricting exports, but economists believe that that belief is wrong because doors to other countries are still open. Trump’s tariff list targets exports of Chinese goods that are the building blocks to becoming an advanced industrial power — machinery and electronics, metals, chemicals and transportation equipment. The …

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Hubble Telescope’s 28th anniversary

Any achievement in life is to be celebrated. Achieving a single year for any project is an enough reason to celebrate. In the same way, Hubble Space Telescope has a great reason to celebrate as it turns 28 years old this year. A batch of gorgeous, great and new imagery will help in marking the occasion. Hubble Space Telescope was officially launched on 24th April 1990 on board of the space shuttle Discovery. As a way of marking this special day, European Space Agency ESA and NASA jointly runs great photos that were taken during the release of the Hubble …

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Neutron Star and its denseness

One of the momentous questions of particle physics which involve lots of mysteries, how precisely the matter behaves or works when pushed to its extremes. Generally, a photon having high and great energy takes a total of 512 years to travel to the Earth from a neutron star. The information regarding how and with what speed a photon travels to space tells a lot about the characteristics of matter. The width of the neutron star can also solve the greatest mysteries of physics. There are limits on the density of a matter in the surface of the earth. Researchers have …

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Bad bacteria rise with heavy drinking

News about the alcohol consumption always becomes viral. While sometimes it’s all good, hearing which the alcohol addicts become happy, sometimes it’s all about how fatal it could be. If you are one of those who loves to drink regularly, a new study suggests that it could enhance the number of harmful bacteria in the mouth. It is particularly for those who drink more than the recommended dose on a daily basis. A comparative study was conducted between the nondrinkers and those who used to drink daily. The results came out to be very contrasting. While on the one hand …

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Massachusetts Space Traveler Glances Back at Initial Five Months in Space 

  Scott Tingle was far from home when he influenced the telephone to call – more than two hundred miles over the shore of South America, flying over Argentina toward Brazil.  In a quarter of an hour discussion with The Patriot Ledger, the pilot-turned-space explorer discussed his five months as a flight design on board the International Space Station. Watching kindred Purdue former student Neil Armstrong direct a moonwalk persuaded Tingle, at age four, to some time or another fly in space. “When I was more youthful,” Tingle clarified, “he was only the Apollo leader who initially strolled on the …

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High School Classmate Met After 50 Years To Donate His Kidney To His Ailing Mate

Kenneth Walker, a Journalist by profession would have never ever imagined that he would be able to save his life because of one email. Yes, that’s indeed what one cannot think of. Kenneth is from South Africa and after he returned to the United States 18 months ago, he found out that his Kidney is not working anymore and he needs a transplant. Kenneth tried several ways to find the right match but failed. Gradually he lost hope on getting the right donor. Kenneth who was still in contact with one of his school friends suggested that he should send …

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LEO Learning and Watershed research report reveals a jump in pressure on L&D to measure learning’s impact

LEO Learning, award-winning bespoke learning technologies solutions and content provider, has published its second report analysing the business impact of learning. LEO Learning, in partnership with analytics experts, Watershed, has now surveyed nearly 700 major organisations* to understand their views of learning. A survey of six key questions looking at attitudes towards measuring learning programmes was sent to global organisations, whose responses provided the first set of year-on-year statistics on the big data approach to learning. Headline findings 96% of Learning & Development (L&D) Executives agree or strongly agree they want to measure the business impact of learning programmes 89% …

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China responds in-kind to Trump’s tariff announcement

China has responded to US President Donald Trump’s announcement of tariffs on $50 billion of imports by released a detailed list that could end up hurting the commodity producers of the American heartland. China released the list early Saturday thereby raising the possibility that US would go ahead and impose more duties. The US Trade Representative’s final list includes 1,102 product lines, down from about 1,300 initially, mainly focused on China’s Made In 2025 plan to become dominant in high-technology industries such as robotics, aerospace, industrial machinery and automobiles. Consumer goods including mobile phones and televisions aren’t being subjected to the …

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