Daily Archives: 28.11.2020

Penneys to open two stores for 24 hours next week

All stores will have extended trading hours in order to meet pent up demand during the pre-Christmas period (Pic: RollingNews.ie) Penneys is to keep two of its stores open for one 24-hour period next week following their reopening. The retailer said it would re-open all 36 of its outlets across the country from 1 December, once Government restrictions have been ...

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The Perils and Promise of Dust on the Moon

Think your home could use a bit of a sweep? Fret not – your hardwoods are nothing compared to the Moon. Its surface is so notoriously dusty that the desert here on Earth is the environment of choice for testing dust-related technologies bound for lunar missions. Image credit: NASA Two such dust innovations will be flight tested in Mojave, California, ...

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Ripple-SBI Bond Intensifies Again with XRP Lending Plans in Pipelines

Source: Adobe/Nasibli There appears to be no end in sight for the crypto bullishness for long-standing Japanese Ripple partner and financial services provider SBI – with the firm’s SBI VC Trade crypto exchange this week announcing the launch of crypto lending service, with firm plans to start allowing XRP holders to lend their tokens back to the exchange. Per a ...

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A third of the stars in the Milky Way came from a single merger 10 billion years ago

Ten billion years ago the young Milky Way survived a titanic merger with a neighboring galaxy, eventually consuming the whole thing. Now, remnants of that fossil galaxy still swim in our galaxy’s core – and astronomers have discovered that almost a third of the Milky Way’s current population came from that dismantled rival. Galaxy evolution is not at all pretty. ...

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Mixed reaction from business to reopening plans

Retailers can reopen from Tuesday Publicans have said they are extremely disappointed and annoyed at the Government’s decision not to allow wet pubs to reopen for Christmas. The Vintners’ Federation of Ireland (VFI), which represents pubs outside Dublin, described the decision as a political one that highlights a stunning act of hypocrisy that has resulted in publicans now being treated ...

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Boeing subsidiary ready to launch satellite deorbiting experiment

Artist’s concept of the DragRacer satellites. Credit: Millennium Space Systems Millennium Space Systems, a Boeing subsidiary, built two small satellites awaiting launch Thursday night on a Rocket Lab Electron rocket on a mission to test the effectiveness of a drag-inducing device that could help remove spacecraft from orbit. The two small satellites are part of the DragRacer mission, which is ...

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