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Comets and omens

The meteorite crash in Russia last month served as a reminder to us that there is an entire universe of activity out there. Fortunately, we have the technology and knowledge to understand these things. With the exception of Vladimir Zhirinovsky, the leader of the Russian Liberal Democratic party, who insisted…

History of space travel

      The recent sending of a monkey into space by Iran might sound like figment of the delusional mind of Karl Pilkington at first glance, but it did actually occur. In doing so, Iran joined a significant list of nations who have gleefully sent our simian chums into…