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1. Cypriot team ''Brute Force'' takes NASA challenge by storm

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-team-brute-force-takes-nasa-challenge-by-storm

''Brute Force,'' a Cypriot team, clinched the top prize at the prestigious NASA Space Apps Challenge award ceremony held at NASA Headquarters in Washington DC. ...

2. NASA's new rocket set to cut Mars journey to just 60 days

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nasa-s-new-rocket-set-to-cut-mars-journey-to-just-60-days

Recently, NASA announced it was funding a revolutionary high-thrust rocket — called a Pulsed Plasma Rocket — that could make crewed missions to Mars in just two months....

3. US Ambassador Fisher: ''Space knows no boundaries''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-ambassador-fisher-space-knows-no-boundaries

Last Thursday, I had the distinct pleasure of attending the Art in Embassies event at the U.S. Embassy in Nicosia, hosted by U.S. Ambassador Julie Fisher. The highlight of the evening was an insightful presentation by Dr. Alexandra Lockwood of NASA, who had traveled all the way from the United States to discuss the James Webb Space Telescope, a project she has worked on extensively....

4. NASA expert visits Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nasa-expert-visits-cyprus

Chief Scientist of the Republic of Cyprus for Research, Innovation and Technology, Demetris Skourides has held a meeting with Dr. Alexandra Lockwood, NASA James Webb Space Telescope Scientist, who is currently in Cyprus at the invitation of the United States Embassy in Nicosia....

5. First black astronaut nominee fulfils space dream after 60 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-black-astronaut-nominee-fulfils-space-dream-after-60-years

Ed Dwight, America’s first Black astronaut candidate, finally rocketed into space 60 years later, flying with Jeff Bezos’ rocket company on Sunday....

6. Solar storm threatens earth's power and internet

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/solar-storm-threatens-earth-s-power-and-internet

A rare warning has been issued over a solar storm that could affect Earth’s power supplies and knock out the internet....

7. NASA cleared for £3.35 billion dragonfly mission to Titan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nasa-cleared-for-£3-35-billion-dragonfly-mission-to-titan

A Dragonfly is heading to Saturn – as Nasa has been given the final permission it needs to launch its Dragonfly mission to Saturn’s moon Titan in the coming years....

8. Tonight's total solar eclipse promises to mesmerize the sky

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tonight-s-total-solar-eclipse-promises-to-mesmerize-the-sky

Today, on Monday, April 8, a celestial spectacle is set to unfold across vast swathes of North and Central America as a total solar eclipse takes center stage. ...

9. NASA's ice particle strategy to combat global warming

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nasa-s-ice-particle-strategy-to-combat-global-warming

NASA scientists have revealed a bold strategy to tackle climate change: deploying ice particles into the sky. ...

10. US lander lands on moon, giant leap for humanity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-lander-lands-on-moon-giant-leap-for-humanity

In a groundbreaking achievement, the Odysseus lander, owned by Intuitive Machines, successfully landed on the moon's surface, marking the first privately owned craft to accomplish this feat....

11. Ancient 'zombie viruses' stir beneath melting permafrost

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ancient-zombie-viruses-stir-beneath-melting-permafrost

In a chilling revelation, scientists have unearthed a concerning array of ancient pathogens from beneath the permafrost in Siberia, indicating a potential threat of a bizarre new pandemic looming on humanity’s horizon....

12. Japan lands 'moon sniper' on moon, faces urgent power challenge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/japan-lands-moon-sniper-on-moon-faces-urgent-power-challenge

In a groundbreaking achievement, Japan joined the exclusive club of nations that have successfully executed a soft lunar landing....

13. Elon Musk's late SpaceX meeting sparks concerns over drug use

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elon-musk-s-late-spacex-meeting-sparks-concerns-over-drug-use

Elon Musk's usually dynamic SpaceX meetings took a bizarre turn recently, as the CEO arrived fashionably late, only to deliver a rambling and incoherent speech that left executives privately questioning his state of mind, according to The Wall Street Journal....

14. COVID-19 JN.1 sub variant surpasses 3000 cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-19-jn-1-sub-variant-surpasses-3000-cases

Coronavirus outbreaks are increasing in Cyprus and Europe in general, following the emergence of the ''Omicron 2'' JN.1 sub variant....

15. A decade ago, Amazon launching drones for parcel deliveries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-decade-ago-amazon-launching-drones-for-parcel-deliveries

Exactly a decade ago, Amazon revealed a program that aimed to revolutionize shopping and shipping. Drones launched from a central hub would waft through the skies delivering just about everything anyone could need....

16. Larnaca welcomes the 'Museum of the Moon' by Luke Jerram

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-welcomes-the-museum-of-the-moon-by-luke-jerram

An extraordinary and captivating event is set to grace the coastal city of Larnaca, as the organizers of the Larnaca Biennale prepare to unveil a remarkable experience that will bring the moon closer to Earth, albeit metaphorically....

17. China's plans to outshine NASA in orbit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-s-plans-to-outshine-nasa-in-orbit

China plans to expand its space station to six modules from three in coming years, offering astronauts from other nations an alternative platform for near-Earth missions as the NASA-led International Space Station (ISS) nears the end of its lifespan....

18. Prada's cosmic couture - Luxury designer to create fashion-forward space suits

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prada-s-cosmic-couture-luxury-designer-to-create-fashion-forward-space-suits

Nasa astronauts will be flying in style, with luxury fashion designer Prada helping design space suits for the 2025 Moon mission....

19. Popular decongestant ingredient ineffective, US FDA reveals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/popular-decongestant-ingredient-ineffective-us-fda-reveals

A key ingredient in well-known decongestant products like Sudafed PE and Benadryl Allergy Plus Congestion, phenylephrine, has been deemed ineffective when taken orally, according to a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) panel. ...

20. Mexican congressional hearing unveils extraterrestrial specimens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mexican-congressional-hearing-unveils-extraterrestrial-specimens

Mexican lawmakers heard testimony that "we are not alone" in the universe and saw the alleged remains of non-human beings in an extraordinary hearing marking the Latin American country's first congressional event on UFOs....

21. India makes history, first to land on moon's south pole

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/india-makes-history-first-to-land-on-moon-s-south-pole

India made history Wednesday, becoming the first to land on the south pole region of the moon....

22. Scientists uncover ultra-strong lightweight material

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/scientists-uncover-ultra-strong-lightweight-material

Galvorn is stronger than steel, lighter than aluminum, and has the conductivity of copper, according to an article on LinkedIn....

23. $235M air force project: Next-gen plane prototype

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/$235m-air-force-project-next-gen-plane-prototype

Most large airplanes are tubes with wings and a tail section attached. Blended-wing planes are designed with the body and wings being one piece....

24. Groundwater shifts earth, raises sea 31.5in

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/groundwater-shifts-earth-raises-sea-31-5in

Water has power. So much power, in fact, that pumping Earth’s groundwater can change the planet’s tilt and rotation. It can also impact sea-level rise and other consequences of climate change....

25. Cyprus counts down to Moon Day

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-counts-down-to-moon-day

As humanity prepares to return to the moon, with the first woman to step on its surface, in just a few years from now, we celebrate this magical celestial body on the 20th of July, a day that was declared by the UN as the International Moon Day. ...

26. World's first space factory unveiled

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/world-s-first-space-factory-unveiled

A California-based startup co-founded by a SpaceX veteran, Varda Space Industries, announced it has successfully deployed its first satellite, W-Series 1, in orbit....

27. Planetarium Cyprus: Where science and wonder converge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/planetarium-cyprus-where-science-and-wonder-converge

Some people ask, ''Does a planetarium merely provide answers, or does it also evoke questions?'' Achilleas Kentonis, the executive director of the Interstellar Institute, responds, ''First and foremost, it stimulates questions, and then answers naturally follow.''...

28. Legendary rock icon Tina Turner dead at 83

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/legendary-rock-icon-tina-turner-dead-at-83

Tina Turner, the American-born singer who left a hardscrabble farming community and abusive relationship to become one of the top recording artists of all time, died on Wednesday at the age of 83....

29. Greece’s last king dies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-s-last-king-dies

Greece's former King Constantine II, whose nine-year reign coincided with one of the most turbulent periods in the country's political history, died on Tuesday aged 82, state website ERT news reported...

30. US donates lunar rock to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-donates-lunar-rock-to-cyprus

Today the United States donated a lunar sample, mounted on a commemorative plaque, to the people of Cyprus. The sample was collected in December 1972 during the Apollo 17 mission to the Moon....

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