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Historical plagues led to revolutions

From an Ancient Egyptian plague to the Black Death and Spanish flu, epidemics have often spurred societal transformations. Understanding why can help us create a better world after covid-19 Humans 18 July 2022 By Laura Spinney Pete Reynolds FIRST the pharaoh changed his name, from Amenhotep IV to Akhenaten. Then…
bubmag
July 18, 2022
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China’s Shijian-21 towed dead satellite to a high graveyard orbit

HELSINKI — China’s Shijian-21 space debris mitigation satellite has docked with a defunct Chinese satellite to drastically alter its geostationary orbit, demonstrating capabilities only previously exhibited by the United States. Data and tracking from space monitoring firms show that Shijian-21 has been conducting sophisticated rendezvous and proximity operations (RPO) with…
bubmag
January 27, 2022
Spanish Flu

Space junk revealed by University of Texas graph database

Aerospace engineers, led by space environmentalist Moriba Jah, at The University of Texas at Austin have built a graph database, AstriaGraph, to track space junk that is a threat to life on Earth By Brian McKenna, Business Applications Editor Published: 26 Jan 2022 12:00 Moriba Jah, director of computational astronautical…
bubmag
January 26, 2022
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World’s oldest man dies aged 112

The oldest man in the world has died aged 112. Spaniard Saturnino de la Fuente was named as the world's oldest man by Guinness World Records. Mr de la Fuente died at his home in Leon, in north-west Spain, according to the state-owned news agency EFE. He was named as…
bubmag
January 18, 2022