Tuesday, August 20, 2019
The ESA telescope, ‘Flyeye’, due to be installed before Christmas, will be able to scan space and identify any possible objects near to Earth. Flyeye would split the image into 16 smaller sub images to maximise the field of view. The developers hope that the telescope would be...
Simon Cheng Man-Kit did not return to work on August 9 after visiting the neighbouring mainland city of Shenzhen the previous day, Hong Kong news website HK01 reported, citing an interview with his girlfriend and family. Hong Kong has been gripped by anti-government protests in recent weeks, with...
The Bundesbank blamed Brexit and the trade war between the US and China for a drop in orders for cars and industrial equipment that have helped Germany’s economy previously flourish. The downturn in the second quarter of the year is likely to continue in the third quarter leaving...
On January 25, 1995, four years after the official collapse of the USSR, the US and Russia plunged into a second temporary Cold War. A team of Norwegian and US scientists launched the Black Brank X11 four-stage rocket from the Andoya Space Centre in Norway. The purpose of the...
The Iranian official, Ali Shamkhani, also condemned the US’s decision to up naval presence in the Strait of Hormuz. In an NBC interview he said there were people in Iran who felt signing the pact was a mistake. He said: “I'm just following the viewpoints of my nation,...
Defence Secretary Delfin Lorenzana had called for online casinos operating near Philippine military camps to be relocated due to fears they may be used as spies by Beijing. When Beijing’s ambassador in Manila Zhao Jianhua suggested Philippine workers in China could do the same, Mr Lorenzana rejected the statement....
Earlier this week Donald Trump asked one of his aides to look into wether the US could purchase Greenland. Comedian John Oliver had a field day with the news on his Sunday night programme ‘Last Week Tonight’. On the programme, Mr Oliver said: “Yeah, of course he did....
Staff within the Department of Defence say a modified Tomahawk cruise missile launched from California’s San Nicolas Island on Sunday, Washington’s first breach of the terms of the now invalid treaty. As reported by Mail Online, US officials had accused Moscow of beginning to break the terms of the...
The ex-FLOTUS claims dad Fraser C. Robinson III said that Barack wouldn’t last due to Michelle’s previous track record of dating. She made the shock confession in her book ‘Becoming’. Michelle wrote: “My father appreciated Barack instantly, but still didn’t like his odds.“After all, he’d seen me jettison...
On August 8, an explosion occurred at a Russian missile testing facility in Severodvinsk, and since there have been concerns around possible increasing radiation levels. There have been reports Russia has not fully divulged what happened in the accident at a military base in the far northern Arkhangelsk...