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Religious riddle of nanotechnology

Science and religion come into contact.

US astronaut describes his space experience

One of the first space walking astronauts to repair the Hubble State Telescope described his experience in space as "always kind of fun".

Boy corrects Nasa’s asteroid figures

A 13-year-old German schoolboy corrected Nasa's estimates on the chances of an asteroid colliding with the Earth, a German newspaper reported on Tuesday, after spotting the boffins had miscalculated. Nico Marquardt calculated that there is a one-in-450 chance that the Apophis asteroid will collide with Earth.

The new-generation space station

Some time before 2050, satellites collecting solar power and beaming it back to Earth will become a primary energy source, streaming terawatts of electricity continuously from space. That's if you believe a recent report from the Pentagon's National Security Space Office.

The new-generation space station

Some time before 2050, satellites collecting solar power and beaming it back to Earth will become a primary energy source, streaming terawatts of electricity continuously from space. That's if you believe a recent report from the Pentagon's National Security Space Office.

‘My dear, a penis and a mountain’

A British opera singer who sang Croatia's national anthem before their crucial football victory over England blundered by accidentally singing about his manhood, British media reported on Friday. Tony Henry's explicit rendition was delivered before about 90 000 fans at London's Wembley Stadium.

Jet envy: Google founders pay for big parking perk

Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin park their jet just a stone's throw from their offices, paying $1,3-million a year for rights at a federally maintained airfield, the <i>New York Times</i> reported Thursday. Why put up with bothersome local traffic when you can shell out a princely sum for take-off and landing rights just a few minutes from your office?

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Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

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Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

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