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BREAKING NEWS: EXCITING DEVELOPMENTS IN OUTERSPACE!

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Apr 24 2024

Dragon's Egg Bipolar Emission Nebula

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Apr 16 2024

Filaments of the Vela Supernova Remnant

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Apr 12 2024

Total Totality

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Apr 04 2024

Comet Pons-Brooks at Night

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Mar 23 2024

Ares 3 Landing Site: The Martian Revisited

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Mar 15 2024

Portrait of NGC 1055

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Jan 16 2924

WAR WATCH

10,000+ combat-related deaths within the past year

Arab–Israeli conflict - 75 years and 8 months

Myanmar conflict - 75 years, 9 months, 1 week and 6 days

Insurgency in the Maghreb - 21 years, 9 months

Russo-Ukrainian War - 9 years, 10 months and 4 weeks

War in Sudan - 9 months

1,000–9,999 combat-related deaths within the past year

Colombian conflict - 59 years, 7 months, 2 weeks and 5 days

Afghan conflict - since 1978

Somali Civil War - 45 years, 9 months, 6 days

Allied Democratic Forces insurgency - 27 years, 2 months and 2 days

Communal conflicts in Nigeria - 26 years

Iraqi conflict - 14 years, 8 months, 2 weeks and 5 days

Insurgency in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa - 19 years, 9 months, 4 weeks and 2 days

Kivu conflict - 19 years, 7 months, 1 week and 6 days

Mexican drug war - 17 years, 1 month and 3 days

Sudanese nomadic conflicts - since 2008

Boko Haram insurgency - 14 years, 5 months, 2 weeks and 6 days

Syrian civil war - 12 years, 10 months and 1 day

Yemeni civil war - 9 years and 4 months

Anglophone Crisis - 6 years, 4 months and 4 days

Ethiopian civil conflict - 5 years, 9 months and 2 weeks

Haitian Conflict - 5 years, 6 months, 9 days

100–999 combat-related deaths within the past year

Kurdish–Iranian conflict - 106 years

Kurdish–Turkish conflict - 102 years, 10 months, 1 week and 2 days

Jamaican political conflict - since 1943

Indo-Pakistani wars and conflicts - 76 years, 2 months, 3 weeks and 2 days

Israeli–Lebanese conflict - 75 years and 8 months

Insurgency in Balochistan - 75 years and 6 months

Insurgency in Northeast India - 70 years

Papua Conflict - 61 years, 3 months and 14 days

Naxalite-Maoist insurgency - 56 years, 7 months, 4 weeks and 1 day

Civil Conflict in the Philippines - 54 years, 9 months, 2 weeks and 3 days

Bangladesh civil war - since 1999

Ituri conflict - since 1999

Conflict in the Niger Delta - 20 years, 10 months and 2 days

Central African Republic Civil War - 11 years, 1 month and 6 days

Philippine Drug War - 7 years, 6 months and 13 days

Insurgency in Cabo Delgado - 6 years, 3 months, 1 week and 2 days

Armenia–Azerbaijan border crisis - 2 years, 8 months and 4 days

Régimen de Excepción (Honduras) - 1 year, 1 month and 4 days

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Jan 13 2024

Circling the Sun

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Jan 10 2024

The Light, the Dark, and the Dusty

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Jan 01 2024

NGC 1232: A Grand Design Spiral Galaxy

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Dec 05 2023

Energetic Particle Strikes the Earth

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Nov 29 2023

All 41 construction workers rescued after 17 days after tunnel collapses in Uttarakhand, India. The tunnel is part of the $1.5-bn Char Dham highway, one of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ambitious projects that aims to connect four Hindu pilgrimage sites through an 890-km (550-mile) network of roads. The workers are reported to have kept spirits up by playing cricket. After numerous failed attempts to reach the workers,Engineers resorted to rat-hole mining, a method of mining coal, to retreive the workers. Ambulances and medical aid were on standby, and when the workers were freed, they celebrated with marigold garlands, firecrackers and sweets.

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Nov 21 2023

Ganymede from Juno

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Nov 18 2023

Sperm whale reserve created in Dominica. 800 square kilometres off the Caribbean (western) side of the Island nation has been allocated to the Sperm Whale Reserve and sustainable artisial practises are to be implemented in order to reduce competition for food. Sperm whales contribute towards climate conservation where they play a role in carbon sequestration Carbon Sequestration is the practice of capturing and storing atmospheric carbon dioxide This process is important in the regulation of greenhouse gases and in mitigating global warming.

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Nov 14 2023

Kenya dedicates a public holiday to plant trees as part of its reforestation program with a hope to plant 150 million trees. The government mobiliized people around the country and encouraged them to plant two seedlings. This is an effort to combat climate change and fast developing drought in tha area. The date, Nov 13th, is part of a larger program that hopes to plant 500 million trees by the end of December 2023.

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Nov 13 2023

Andromeda over the Alps

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Nov 03 2023

Jupiter by Moonlight

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Nov 01 2023

Annular Solar Eclipse over Utah

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Oct 26 2023

Orionids in Taurus

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Oct 17 2023

PDS 70: Disk, Planets, and Moons

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Oct 10 2023

Hidden Orion from Webb

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Oct 03 2023

MyCn 18: The Engraved Hourglass Planetary Nebula

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Sep 25 2023

Arp 142: The Hummingbird Galaxy

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Sep 19 2023

HH 211: Jets from a Forming Star

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Sep 17 2023

Moon Mountains Magnified during Ring of Fire Eclipse

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Sep 13 2023

NGC 7023: The Iris Nebula

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Sep 02 2023

NGC 7023: The Iris Nebula

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Aug 28th 2023

Star Formation in the Pacman Nebula

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Aug 23rd 2023

India is on the moon! India has become the fourth country, after US, China and Russia to land on the moon. earned the record of landing first on the south side of the moon. CONGRATUALTIONS!!!

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Aug 19th 2023

Ringed Ice Giant Neptune

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Aug 14th 2023

India is on track to meet its emission targets as part of its climate change plan that they hope to meet by 2030. In 2021, India was listed as the 3rd largest emitter of CO2, beaten by only China and the USA. CO2 and other greenhouse gases are the main contributors to global warming which is one of the main factors contributing towards the increasing rate of climate change. Part of India's plan is to source 40% of its electricity from renewable and other low-carbon sources by the 2030 mark. This is a commendable endevour for a country which sources a majority of its energy from coal. Because the government has already invested in future coal projects, the efforts to reach their projected emission targets have been through traffic management, renewable energy utilization, and forest management.

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Aug 10th 2023

Girls! Girls! Girls! has been updated :D Click this link to jump to the most recent update.

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Aug 4th 2023

The Robin's Egg Nebula

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Aug 1st 2023

Record-breaking number of turtle nests recorded in Palm Beach County in USA with a whopping 21,872 in total. The news was reported by the Loggerhead Marinelife Center located on Juno Beach. The center works towards conserving sea turtles by cleaning up the beach as well as treating and rehabilitating the species through the efforts of volunteers. At the moment, nearly all species of sea turles are classified as 'endangered'. due to habitat destruction, accidental capture and climate change where the temmperature of the sand affects the sex of hatchlings.

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July 29th 2023

Increasing Tiger populations reported by India which holds 75% of the world's tiger population. The tiger population is estimated at 3,682 tigers, almost double the population in 2010. Sending a big congratulations to the efforts of those working towards the conservation of wildlife. 🐯

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July 28th 2023

Young Stars, Stellar Jets

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July 26th 2023

Mali has adopted 13 local languages as official languages and reduced French to a working language as its new constitution starts to take effect. The politics of it all goes all the way back to colonisation where tradition and culture was overuled in favour of foreign subjugation by the French. Although Mali gained independence from the French on 20 June 1960, foreign policies, civil unrest and neocolonisation have enabled colonial masters, extremist groups, military forces and the local government to have power struggles over the rights to the country. On the 18th June 2023, almost 63 years later, Mali finally ushers in a new era with a new constitution. While this turn of events may seem promising, the constitution gives more power to the head of state and government - a concern that may have unforeseen repercussions in the future - or may possibly stand to unite the country vastly divided. The constitution had an approval of 97%, however, a voter turn out of only 39.4%, a testament of the times. We are wishing the best for this young country.

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July 22nd 2023

Apollo 11: Armstrong's Lunar Selfie

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July 20th 2023

Beluga whale migration in the northern hemisphere typically happens in the northern summertime where they travel from Churchill Valley and Hudson Bay in Canada. This number consists of about 57,000 animals ie 2/3 of the Beluga Whale Population. This year, Polar Bears International has set up cameras to watch the migration :D The stream began on the 14th of July.

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July 19th 2023

Harvesting clean electricity from humid air. Scientists accidentally had a breakthrough in renewable energy after discovering a way to pull energy from humid air. The possibility of this phenomenon was heavily popularized through the works of Nikola Tesla in the 1900s and is finally being realized almost 100 years later. Although the research is still on a smaller scale, the possibility of clean, accessible and affordable electricity is exciting to say the least, especially since the main source is air. A more sustainable future is on the frontier, accompanied by a friendly reminder that there's magic all around us.

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July 17th 2023

Shells and Arcs around Star CW Leonis

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July 14th 2023

Deforestation of the Amazon Rainforest has decreased by 33.6% over the last six months! In addition to being home to a array of wildlife and a source of food, water, medicine, the Amazon plays a critical role in contributing towards the global carbon and water cycles, playing a big role in the climate crisis. The efforts have been achieved through a combined effort of the governments of the Amazon Cooperation Treaty Organization, indigenous cultures and NGOs. However, there is little time to celebrate as more pressure is needed to maintain the progress made thus far. Reducing deforestation has been a work in progress with the amount drastically fluctuating over the years. And although deforestation may have decreased, the Amazon still faces issues like forest fires, attacks on environmental and indigenous ministries, foreign powers struggling for a piece of the Amazon pie and pollution. It seems like we have some work to do.

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July 12th 2023

Webb Celebrates First Year of Science With Close-up on Birth of Sun-like Stars

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July 11th 2023

Scientists have developed a biodegradable and edible 'plastic' using bacterial cellulose and soy protein as a bid to combat plastic waste. The 'green plastic' is an alternative to single use plastic and is fully degraded in one to two months. As it is also edible, it does not pose as a toxicity threat for sea creatures eg turtles that regularly ingest the toxic plastic waste that is found in the ocean. The bacterial cellulose used is also a better alternative to plant cellulose which requires deforestation that leads to habitat loss. Please read more here. Scientists have previously made alternate plastics from materials like gelatin and seaweed.

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Do you dare choose your own path? Are you moving through life on your own accord? Exploring the unknown realm? Then let us take this journey together. I am travelling through the infinite, and cherishing every moment.

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