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What NASA's Mock Space Missions tell us about the need for Martian law
Mt Hope, which is sited in the part of the Antarctic claimed by the UK, was recently re-measured and found to tower above the previous title holder, Mt Jackson, by a good 50m (160ft).
Mt Hope installed as 'UK's highest peak'
Most of the ongoing search for alien life focuses on Mars, but of equal importance are icy moons like Enceladus and Europa which orbit Saturn and Jupiter and are similar to Antartica.
Key to alien life could be unlocked by studying an area in Antartica
Iranian deputy minister of health stressed the necessity of facilitating the process of applying for international patents for Iranian inventions and said at present, 10 percent of Iranian inventions have obtained patents.
10% of Iranian inventions obtain patents
Iranian and South Korean private sectors signed 22 memoranda of understanding (MoUs) on the transfer of technology at Tehran’s Milad Tower late on Sunday.
Iran, South Korea sign 22 MoUs on technology transfer
Visiting British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson held talks with Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali-Akbar Salehi here on Sunday.
Iran nuclear chief, British FM meet in Tehran
Two Iranians have made $800,000 gift to Stanford University to launch ‘Maryam Mirzakhani’ graduate fellowship program to support graduate students of Mathematics at Stanford.
New Stanford graduate fellowship named for Maryam Mirzakhani
New research indicates that poplar trees could be an economically viable biofuel material.
Research unveils new promising biofuel
Astronomers are scrambling to keep a rapidly approaching date with destiny — a chance to gaze farther than ever before into the Universe’s hidden depths.
What will NASA’s biggest-ever space telescope study first?
Scientists have captured a noise from deep inside the Earth, however, they are still no closer to working out what it is.
Scientists uncover mysterious deep underwater sound that might be the hum of Earth

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