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NASA Challenge on 3D Habitat on Mars Rocks

NASA challenges, though small in cash, do have wider reach and response. But this time it is huge and in millions. The National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute (America Makes) is offering $2.25 million to design and build a 3-D printed habitat on Mars and anywhere in the deep space exploration. Part of the Centennial Challenges Program of NASA managed by ...

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Meet Indian-Origin Boy Who Won Intel Young Scientist Award

Befitting Indians’ quest for kinowledge since ancient times, Indian boys in the US are bringing accolades to the field of science that knows no boundaries or genes. Meet Karan Jerath, 18, was awarded this year’s prestigious Intel Foundation Young Scientist Award in the United States for his device that works undersea and quickly shuts down oil spills from disasters. A ...

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Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales among Israel’s 2015 Dan David Prize winners

Jimmy Wales, co-founder of the ubiquitous online encyclopedia Wikipedia, is among the three winners of the 2015 Dan David Prize, which annually bestows three awards of $1 million each. The announcement by Tel Aviv University said the laureates, who donate 10% of their prize money towards doctoral and postdoctoral Tel Aviv University scholarships, will be honored at a ceremony on ...

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Satyarthi, Malala Receive Nobel Peace Prize as Sharif Not Present Despite Appeal; Interesting Facts

Today, December 10 is the day when the Nobel Peace Prize will be awarded jointly to India’s save-child activist Kailsash Satyarthi and Pakistan girl-child education activist Malala Yousafzai will receive the Nobel Peace Prize. Despite Malala’s appeal, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawz Sharif nor Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be present during the award ceremony. Since its inception in 1901, ...

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Mega Millions jackpot soars to $476 million, highest so far

With no winner in Tuesday’s (March 27) Mega Millions lottery draw, the jackpot amount has reached a staggering $476 million for the next draw to held on Friday, March 30, making it the highest Mega Millions jackpot amount so far. The jackpot numbers on Tuesday’s draw were 9-19-34-44-51 and 24 for the Mega number. The odds of winning the jackpot ...

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