Daily Archives: 16.02.2021

150 jobs to go at Kerry Group

Kerry Group is also undertaking a strategic review of its dairy business in Ireland and the UK Up to 150 people will lose their jobs at Kerry Group over the next year as the company consolidates its shared services division at facilities in Mexico and Malaysia. In a statement, Kerry Group said the creation of a larger and consolidated shared services ...

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The Surprising Discovery of Ceramic Chips Inside Meteorites Means There Were Wild Temperature Variations In the Early Solar System

Meteorites are excellent windows into early solar system formation.  Many were formed in the those early days, and unlike rocks on the Earth, most are not affected by billions of years of tectonic activity that wipes away any of their original structure.  Recently a team led by Nicolas Dauphas and Justin Hu at the University of Chicago (UC) found that ...

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Cosmic Opportunities №19

For a really cold end of the winter, we have prepared for you a bunch of warm and interesting news. Enjoy reading. Jesse Kallman – 02’21 has left the “Airbus Defence and Space – Intelligence”, he was President, North America. Took office as Advisor in “Kinect Air, UP Labs, Aviv Growth Partners”. Eric Clemons – 02’21 has left the “KBR/SGT”, ...

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Jay-Z & Jack Dorsey Give BTC 500 for Bitcoin Development, New India Ban Rumors Emerge

Jack Dorsey. Source: a video screenshot, Youtube, WIRED Bitcoin (BTC) bull, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said that he and Jay-Z, an American music megastar, are giving BTC 500 (USD 23.5m) to fund BTC development. The funds will go into a new endowment named ₿trust, Dorsey said, adding that it will initially focus on teams in Africa and India. “It‘ll be ...

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Einsteinium Measured for the First Time by Chemists at the Berkeley National Laboratory

Ever since the discovery of element 99 – Einsteinium – back in 1952 by researchers from the Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) who were studying the debris of the first hydrogen bomb, further studies have been few and far between, mostly because of how difficult it is to create, as well as due to its exceptional radioactivity. Now, however, writing ...

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Northrop Grumman’s SharkSat payload showcases agility from the ground to orbit

(15 February 2021 – Northrop Grumman) A shark moves through the water with speed and agility, always focused on moving forward. It is in this same vein that Northrop Grumman recently developed SharkSat, a pioneering payload to demonstrate on-orbit mission agility and meet demands for rapid development and deployment in space. In January, after completing a three-month stay at the ...

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Covid supports to extend beyond March, says McGrath

Minister McGrath said these supports would continue for “as long as is necessary” in line with public health restrictions The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform has confirmed that the various pandemic supports will be extended beyond the end of March. Speaking on RTÉ’s News at One, Micheal McGrath said the Government will set out its new plan next week as ...

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