China and Europe to build a base on the moon and launch other projects into space

China and Europe are looking to build a human outpost on the moon. Representatives of the Chinese and European space agencies have discussed collaborating on a moonbase and other possible joint endeavours, according to spokespeople and media reports. The work was first revealed by Tian Yulong, the secretary general of China’s space agency, who told Chinese state media about the talks. Pal Hvistendahl, a spokesperson for the European Space Agency, confirmed the discussions.

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PhD thesis: The earth is flat (the author’s brain is also flat!!!)

The Arab world will continue to suffer educational and cultural crises until it properly digests the different methodologies of science and religion

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The Invention of Zero: How Ancient Mesopotamia Created the Mathematical Concept of Nought and Ancient India Gave It Symbolic Form – Brain Pickings

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Portugal ensaia altos voos nos Açores

Reunião de alto nível para lançar a criação de o Centro Internacional de Investigação do Atlântico arrancou esta quinta-feira na ilha da Terceira com declarações de apoio de vários países. Porém, ainda há muita coisa que falta definir.

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Açores. Centro internacional de investigação arranca em 2018 e Santa Maria poderá acolher base espacial ‘low cost’

Ficou claro nos debates realizados na conferência internacional “Atlantic Interactions”, que junta 260 representantes de 29 países e de organizações internacionais na Praia da Vitória, nos Açores (ilha Terceira), que o grande motor do centro internacional de investigação, que arranca em 2018, vai ser a atividade espacial

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Atlântico – Centro de Pesquisa dos Açores resiste ao desinteresse de Trump pela Ciência – Ardina

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Russia’s new Arctic Trefoil military base unveiled with virtual tour – BBC News

Russia lets web users take a ‘virtual tour’ of a new military base in the remote frozen region.

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