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NASA twin study: Genes change in space

After spending 340 days in space, coming back to Earth feels like having “the flu,” astronaut Scott Kelly said as NASA published results of a study involving Kelly and his twin. It took months for Kelly to recover.Astronaut Scott Kelly experienced many changes during his 340-day stay at the International Space Station (ISS), ranging from …

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China unveils plans to launch man-made moon into space

China has made public its plans to launch an ‘artificial moon’ by 2020. It’s hoped the light source will replace streetlamps and lower exorbitant electricity costs in the country’s rural areas.China is set to launch into orbit a huge space mirror, which has been specifically designed to reflect sunlight back to Earth, the state-owned China …

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Space, time and the Elbphilharmonie

Music is the most ephemeral of the arts: hardly has a note sounded out, and it’s gone. But sounds from the opening of the Elbphilharmonie are still going through the head of DW music editor Rick Fulker.My seat was in one of the balconies the equivalent of several storeys above the stage. The vertical quality …

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Korean band transcends time and space, teleports Egyptian audience to South Korea

In celebration of the 9th Korea-Arab Friendship Caravan, Al-Gomhouria Theatre hosted the Gyeonggi Provincial Dance Company last week. The event was hosted by the Korea-Arab Society, under the auspices of the ministry of foreign affairs of the Republic of Korea. “The Gyeonnggi Provincial” is a dance institution that was originally created to preserve the Korean …

Maya Nawar

Bad weather conditions delay US shipment to International Space Station

Bad weather conditions over Florida stopped NASA from launching its Cygnus spacecraft to send supplies to the International Space Station (ISS). The next attempt will be in less than 24 hours from the failed launch. NASA was intending to send its first shipment of critical supplies in almost eight months to the International Space Station …

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Bacteria in space – ‘You cannot just open the window’

Are the microbes found in the ISS harmful to astronauts’ health? The German Aerospace Center’s Ralf Möller breaks down the bacteria – and explains how to create a cleaner spaceship. DW: What kinds of bacteria are inside the International Space Station? Ralf Möller: Staphylococcus species have been found on the skin. And they will be …

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On blasting Morsi into space

Egyptians have done it again. After ousting a dictator two years ago, now they are sending their first elected civilian president into space. President Mohamed Morsi is now sitting in first place in Axe’s competition to send one civilian to space, an adventurous soul seeking a new frontier. Voting is required and whoever gets the …

Sara Abou Bakr

Iran sends monkey into space

Iran’s space programme deeply unsettles western nations, which fear it could be used to develop ballistic missiles capable of carrying nuclear warheads they suspect are being developed in secret.

Daily News Egypt

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