Daily Archives: 14.10.2021

Home prices jump by 10.9% in year to August – CSO

Residential property prices increased by 10.9% nationally in the year to August, new CSO figures show Residential property prices increased by 10.9% nationally in the year to August, with about half of this growth coming in the latest three months, new figures from the Central Statistics Office show. This is the largest annual change in prices since June 2018, the ...

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Power walk

Stan Schaar, who lost his left leg in an accident while helping a neighbor, never thought he would again feel the sensation of effortlessly walking with two healthy legs. Then he slipped on a new experimental exoskeleton developed by mechanical engineers at the University of Utah’s Bionic Engineering Lab. “It just felt like a big wind was behind me, pushing me ...

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Blue Origin’s NS-18 Boldly Goes, Delivers Shatner, Crewmates to Threshold of Space

Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos applauds as William Shatner clambers out of the Crew Capsule. Photo Credit: Blue Origin More than a half-century since he first found fame as James Tiberius Kirk, fictional captain of the Starship Enterprise, and now entering his tenth decade of life, William Shatner has reached the final frontier for real and scored a new record ...

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Images of 42 of the Biggest Asteroids in the Solar System

A huge team of astronomers have combined forces to use the European Southern Observatory’s Very Large Telescope (ESO’s VLT) to provide the sharpest view ever of 42 of the largest objects in the asteroid belt, located between Mars and Jupiter. Fittingly, the collection of images was released on the 42nd anniversary of the publication of “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the ...

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