Daily Archives: 01.12.2020

Cosmic Opportunities №8

We are slowly coming to the edge of 2020. Someone decide to halt all the activity, but we continue our work and ready to present to you a portion of fresh news: Michael Tefula – 11’20 has left the “Hummingbird Technologies”, he was Board Observer. Mike Thomas – 11’20 removed the mention that he was – Chairman in “Geospatial Insight”, ...

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Retail trade brisk as shoppers head out and about

Arnotts in Henry Street is among the many shops which have reopened Non-essential retail shops, hair and beauty providers, gyms and leisure centres are among the businesses that reopened to the public across the country following the easing of Covid-19 restrictions. Cinemas, museums and galleries are also allowed to reopen, but pubs serving food and restaurants will remain closed until ...

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New jets seen blasting out of the center of a galaxy

Giant black holes can launch jets that extend for tens of thousand of light-years, blasting clean out of their host galaxies. These jets can last for tens of millions of years. Recently astronomers have spotted the first-ever jet in the process of forming, creating a cavity in the span of only twenty years. Almost every galaxy is thought to host ...

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Shape-Changing Robots that Adapt to Their Environments

When danger approaches, the Moroccan flic-flac spider takes the shape of a ball and rolls away to safety. Just as the trick of shape-shifting to one’s environment has proved invaluable for many creatures, Yale researchers say it could be equally useful for robots. The laboratory of Rebecca Kramer-Bottiglio, the John J. Lee Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science, ...

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Gen Z Social App F3 Raises $3.9M Seed Round 

F3, a new social app aimed at Generation Z, has raised a $3.9 million seed round led by the Mamba dating network, the company announced Tuesday. The app lets users send each other questions, photos and videos, and reply to each other’s posts. Users don’t just post what they think is interesting, but rather reply to content others have sent ...

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The Bringer of Power: Remembering STS-97, OTD in 2000

Twenty years ago, the crew of STS-97 installed the first set of U.S.-built solar arrays, radiators and batteries onto the International Space Station (ISS), transforming it into the brightest artificial object in Earth’s skies. Photo Credit: NASA Twenty years ago today, power—in the form of two immense, electricity-generating solar arrays, together with associated batteries and radiators—began the long journey to ...

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Deposits in Irish banks hit record high – Central Bank

New Central Bank figures show that the outstanding amount of household deposits stood at €123 billion in October Deposits by households paid into Irish banks and financial institutions are now at their highest level since records began.  According to the Central Bank’s latest Money and Banking Statistics for October, the outstanding amount of household deposits now stands at €123 billion. ...

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