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· April, 2007

Stories about Science from April, 2007

Africa: building applications for mobile phones in Africa

Building mobile phone applications in Africa, from Ethan Zuckerman's “Geek tracking, African hacking”: Eagle’s new project – EPROM (entrepreneurial programming and research on mobles) – is trying to encourage people...

Japan: Gore's “An Inconvenient Truth” popular among Japanese

Ken at What Japan Thinks reports on the results of a recent survey by MyVoice indicating that almost half of all Japanese want to see “An Inconvenient Truth”, Al Gore's...

Russia: The Problem With Archives

Sean's Russia Blog writes about multiple problems that scholars face when dealing with the Russian archives.

Russia: Space Explorers

Copydude writes about Russian humans and dogs in space.

Russia: Cosmonautics Day

The Turkish Invasion and De Rebus Antiquis Et Novis mark the Day of Cosmonautics.

India: Hale-Bopp, the world and I

Windy Skies remembers a fascinating time in 1997 when the Hale-Bopp comet last came around. “I wondered if someone like me sat on this very hill when the comet last...

Kazakhstan: Building Laureates

Kazakhstan's president has determined that Kazakhstan needs Nobel laureates, reports Ben Paarmann, who notes that though initiatives to improve science funding will be good for Kazakhstan, the kind of science...

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