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Hawking’s final book offers brief answers to big questions

Hawking's final book offers brief answers to big questions

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Stephen Hawking's final work, which tackles issues from the existence of God to the potential for time travel, was launched yesterday by his children, who helped complete the book after the British astrophysics giant's death. Hawking was forever being asked the same things and started work on "Brief Answers to the Big Questions" last year…
Mars had the ingredients needed for life
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2 sportscar-sized satellites in orbit to measure Earth’s water
Astronomers peer closer than ever to ‘cosmic dawn’
Our environmental saviour?

Our environmental saviour?

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As global concerns continue to rise with 500 billion to 1 trillion plastic bags being produced every year around the globe, a number of eco-friendly companies have come up with a seemingly wonderful idea: biodegradable bags. However, the term biodegradable has since become controversial, with many of those companies accused of cashing in on environmental…
SpaceX launches Bangabandhu-1 with most powerful Falcon 9 rocket

SpaceX launches Bangabandhu-1 with most powerful Falcon 9 rocket

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SpaceX on Friday, May 11, blasted off its newest and most powerful Falcon 9 rocket, known as the Block 5, carrying the first communications satellite for Bangladesh called Bangabandhu Satellite-1, and marking a leap forward in re-usability for the California-based aerospace company. The main goal for the maiden mission of Block 5 Falcon 9 rocket…
Bangabandhu-1 launch process postponed, to resume tomorrow

Bangabandhu-1 launch process postponed, to resume tomorrow

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Satellite launching company SpaceX has postponed its process to launch Bangabandhu-1 to the orbit due to a standard ground system auto abort. It will resume the process tomorrow at 4:14pm US local time, SpaceX told in a tweet early today. It means the launching process will resume at 2:14am (Bangladesh local time). Asked about the…
Bangabandhu-1 to open doors for huge opportunities

Bangabandhu-1 to open doors for huge opportunities

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Bangladesh becomes a member of the exclusive club of satellite-owning countries as its first commercial satellite was launched to space in the early hours of today (Bangladesh time 2:14am), opening the doors for huge opportunities. Read More: New era begins Experts, policymakers and people related with the country’s most sophisticated project said this satellite will…