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Construction begins on the world’s largest £1.7bn telescope

Construction has officially begun on the world’s largest telescope, the £1.7 billion Square Kilometer Array (SKA). This telescope will originally included 197 dishes and 131,072 antennas scattered around South Africa and Australia respectively, but headquartered in the UK. It will have many scientific goals, including searching for extraterrestrial life, testing Einstein’s general theory of relativity,

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Shell-ebrity: the world’s oldest turtle turns 190 years old

It was born shortly after the death of Napoleon and is now officially the oldest known land animal on the planet. Jonathan The Seychelles giant tortoise is celebrating its 190th birthday – more or less – on Saint Helena in the remote South Atlantic, where the defeated French emperor died in exile in 1821. Jonathan

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Half of the world’s democracies are in decline – report

Half of the world’s democracies are experiencing the erosion of democracy exacerbated by the war in Ukraine and the economic crisis, according to a report by an international think tank released Wednesday. “We are now seeing extremely serious obstacles to democracy, exacerbated by the political consequences of the economic crisis that began with the pandemic

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China is completing construction on the world’s largest array of solar telescopes, with a 313-dish ring 3.9 miles wide.

China is completing the world’s largest array of solar telescopes with a 1.9-mile-wide ring of 313 dishes that will look DIRECTLY at the sun and study how its behavior affects the Earth. China has completed construction of the world’s largest array of solar telescopes in southwest China’s Sichuan province. The Daocheng Solar Radio Telescope (DSRT)

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The eruption of the world’s largest active volcano

The Mauna Loa volcano on the Big Island of Hawaii erupted for the first time in nearly 40 years, spewing lava and ash. The volcano is considered the largest active volcano in the world. Scientists have confirmed that lava flows are held at the top of the volcano and do not threaten any nearby settlements.

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