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Science, Technology and Islam - The Latest News

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February 19, 2015 - Some of you who are my readers may not know that when I graduated from university my degree was in Islamic Studies and Medieval History. I was very much aware of Islam's contribution to the science of mathematics, astronomy and chemistry during the golden age of the Islamic World, the 8th through the 10th century.

Was the Solar System Visited by a Rogue Star?

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February 18, 2015 - Some 70,000 years ago a binary star system is believed to have passed within 0.8 light years of our Sun.

British Company Has Plans to Manufacture Big Structures in Space

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February 16, 2015 - Magna Parva, of Leicester, England, is in the design and build business. The company focuses on research and development projects for science, medicine, energy, defence and space. Its latest announcement is focused on the latter - building big structures in outer space.

UAE Offers $1 Million Prizes to Designers of "Useful" Robots

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February 14, 2015 - In the last week the United Arab Emirates (UAE) announced at a government summit involving 93 countries and focused on how innovation and technology can make governments more effective, the launching of AI & Robotics for Good,

UAE Offers $1 Million Prizes to Designers of "Useful" Robots

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February 14, 2015 - In the last week the United Arab Emirates (UAE) announced at a government summit involving 93 countries and focused on how innovation and technology can make governments more effective, the launching of AI & Robotics for Good,

Arthur C. Clarke Would Love NASA's Proposed Mission to Europa

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February 12, 2015 - Or maybe he wouldn't. In his novel, 2010: Space Odyssey Two, Clarke's voyagers set out to find out what happened to a Jupiter mission a decade earlier.

It's Official - Commercial U.S. Carriers to Ferry Human Crews to ISS by 2017

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January 27, 2015 - NASA has given the green light to both SpaceX and Boeing to replace Soyuz as the principal carrier of human crews to the Interna

Future Rovers on Mars May Be Accompanied by a Robot Helicopter

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January 24, 2015 - Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California has a vacuum chamber where the thin Martian atmosphere can be replicated.

Two "Tony Starks" Join Forces with Google Investment in Space X

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January 21, 2015 - Larry Page and Elon Musk are both billionaires and believers in the benefits of disruptive technology. And both are fascinated with space travel.

Some Deep Space Firsts to Look Forward to in 2015

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January 18, 2015 - This is going to be an interesting year for Deep Space exploration. Here are three missions that will achieve significant objectives and milestones in 2015:

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