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· August, 2009

Stories about Science from August, 2009

USA, Mexico: Astronaut José Hernández Twittering from Space

Mexican-American Astronaut José Hernández is currently orbiting the Earth as part of a Space Shuttle mission to the International Space Station, and he is twittering while he is on the...

Ghana: Should Ghana consider space travel?

Should Ghana consider space travel?: “It is absolute wishful thinking. Travel to space to do what in the first place? Honestly, given even 50 years from today, I bet we...

Ghana: Ghanaians wont be chewing their chicken bones

Ghanaians will not be chewing their chicken bones!: “It turns out the Ghanaian parliament and U.S. Congress are working on passing a Bill known as the “Biosafety Act” which will...

Singapore: Taxi driver-blogger is a PhD graduate

He is a Singaporean taxi driver, blogger, and PhD holder from Stanford University. Singapore netizens describe him as the “most educated taxi driver in the world.” His name is Dr....

Hungary: Rudapithecus Hungaricus

Hungarian Spectrum leaves politics behind and turns to paleontology, writing about a fossil hominoid found in Rudabánya in Northern Hungary and known as Rudapithecus hungaricus.

India: Internet And Confidence

Arunn at Unruled Notebook tells why writing Science in the internet is a waste of time in India's context: “Indian public doesn’t have high confidence on the information they receive...

The Sun went out over Japan recently.

The Sun grew dark and the morning skies dimmed down just before 11:00am on July 22, 2009 in Japan, where it has been more than four decades since a total...

Ghana: Maker Faire Africa blog

Visit the blog of Maker Faire Africa, which is taking place August 14-16 in Accra, Ghana.

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