A period of increased activity has begun on the Sun: what does this mean and what threatens

NASA announced the beginning of a new period of increased activity of the daylight. Scientists have named it “Solar Cycle 25”, writes the BBC. This is important for terrestrial electronic technology and astronauts in orbit. Humanity will face technical challenges and challenges to prepare for. ...

A ship fully controlled by artificial intelligence went sailing for the first time

The ship, with an AI (artificial intelligence) captain and no crew, set off on September 16 on one of the world's first autonomous transatlantic voyages to collect ocean data. Writes about this UNILAD. The full-size fully autonomous research vessel MAS was created in ...

Scientists have found signs of life on Venus: who can inhabit the planet

A group of scientists from the UK, USA and Japan have discovered a rare chemical compound phosphine in the atmosphere of Venus. This may indicate the existence of living microorganisms on the planet, writes Hromadske. If this hypothesis is confirmed, humanity will receive the first reliable evidence of the existence of life outside the Earth. About…

22-year-old girl cut off her arm for insurance and ended up in prison

A Slovenian court sentenced a young woman to two years in prison for deliberately cutting off a part of her arm in order to receive a huge insurance payment, writes BBC. 22-year-old Julia Adlesich tried to prove in court that the accident happened when she ...

Tickets for the "nowhere" flight were disassembled in 10 minutes: what kind of trip is this?

Australian airline Qantas has organized a seven-hour scenic flight to nowhere that starts and ends at the same airport due to interstate travel restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic. Tickets for this flight were sold out in 10 minutes. Fox writes about this ...

'Madonna of War': how a brave nun saved dozens of Jewish children from the Nazis

80 years ago, when the Nazis occupied France, two Jewish girls from Alsace were under mortal threat. But they survived, like dozens of others, thanks to a brave nun from a monastery near Toulouse, writes BBC. Twelve-year-old Helene Bach played in the garden with the youngest ...

'They jump overboard in despair': Ukrainian captain saved 27 migrants, but no port accepts them

The captain of the tanker Vladimir Eroshkin and his team, consisting of 21 people, are now busy with only one thing - to prevent any of the 27 migrants they rescued a month ago from committing suicide, writes the BBC. Last week, one of the migrants threatened to rush ...

'He did more than others': Trump was nominated for the Nobel Prize

President Trump was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for helping to conclude a peace agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates, writes the New York Post. Christian Tybring-Jedde, Member of the Norwegian Parliament and Chairman of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, presented Trump's candidacy. “For his services. ...

UN: COVID-19 pandemic will lead to higher infant mortality from other diseases

According to a new United Nations (UN) report, the number of deaths among children under 5 was the lowest on record in 2019 - just over 5 million, up from 12,5 million in 1990. About…

More than a hundred Austrians received coronavirus financial aid from the United States: money is unlikely to be returned

In Austria, more than 100 people received checks for $ 1200 "coronavirus aid" from the US Treasury Department. Most likely, the reason was an error in the American taxpayer database. Writes about this Hromadske. 73-year-old Manfred Barnreiter from the Austrian city of Linz, together with his wife, received ...

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