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Friday 22nd August 2014

European Commission supports Ireland’s case for early repayment of IMF loans

  

Economic and Monetary Affairs Commissioner Jyrki Katainen

A top EU official has backed Ireland’s case to repay its costly International Monetary Fund (IMF) loans early. 1,622 more words

Venus & Jupiter Visible In Early Morning Sky

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Here’s another show for stargazers to check out.

This time, it’s Venus and Jupiter that will be the brightest in the sky early Saturday and Sunday morning. 177 more words

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...and explores alien worlds.

Monday, September 22nd, 6 pm

Amherst Brewing Company

Explore Alien Worlds

How do astronomers determine the climate on planets dozens of light years away?

What are these worlds like? 31 more words

StarDate 8/13/2014: Scanning The 'Barcode' Of The Sun

FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS McDONALD OBSERVATORY, AS HEARD ON KCBS RADIO WEEKDAYS @ 9:52 A.M., 7:35 P.M. & 2:52 A.M.

STARDATE 8/13/2014: Until the middle of the 19th century, the stars were little more than mysterious points of light. 232 more words

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StarDate 8/6/2014: Taking A Census Of Our Stellar Neighborhood

FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS McDONALD OBSERVATORY, AS HEARD ON KCBS RADIO WEEKDAYS @ 9:52 A.M., 7:35 P.M. & 2:52 A.M.

STARDATE 8/6/2014: In a time when astronomers are studying galaxies that are billions of light-years away, you might think that we know everything there is to know about our own cosmic neighborhood. 216 more words

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Prof. Chandra Wickramasinghe: The Origins of Life on Earth

Whether they agree with him or not, most scientists consider Prof. Chandra Wickramasinghe a force to be reckoned with. His early career was marked by a string of honours – graduating in 1960 with a BSc First Class Honours in mathematics from the University of Ceylon, he went on to study at Trinity College and Jesus College, Cambridge, where he obtained his PhD and ScD degrees. 1,696 more words

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