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Public schools in UAE set to welcome back students

ABU DHABI – Emirates Schools Establishment (ESE) announced the reopening of public schools (physical learning) for the next academic year 2021-2022, in line with the country’s efforts towards returning to everyday life and in coordination with the concerned authorities. Precautionary and preventive measures will be highly implemented, considering the safety of the students, teachers and […]...Read More

Cosmic fireball lights up the sky in UK

On Sunday night, a large swath of meteors gleamed in the British sky, making the lucky ones happy. Doorbell cameras across the UK captured very bright meteors called fireballs The meteor was spotted shortly before 10 o’clock in the evening on 28th February 2021, and the meteor was visible for about 7 seconds. It was […]...Read More

School students discovered 18 new asteroids

In 2020, 18 new asteroids have been discovered by Indian students as part of an international science program, ‘International Asteroid Discovery Project’, conducted by STEM & Space in collaboration with International Astronomical Search Collaboration (IASC) as part of a NASA citizen science project. These discoveries have been confirmed recently by the International Astronomical Union (IAU) which […]...Read More

Dubai flies in first Pfizer vaccine batch, kicks off ‘free

Dubai received its first shipment of the Pfizer-Biontech vaccine against coronavirus early Wednesday, authorised by the Ministry of Health and Prevention for “extensive and free-of-charge” inoculations. The decision comes in response to a request by Pfizer to approve its emergency registration so that concerned health authorities can import the vaccine after fulfilling all international criteria […]...Read More

Against the tide // Idiots Of The Covid Year: Take

2020 showed us once again that science is the key to human survival. The world waited this year with baited breaths for the news of Covid-19 vaccine. While the scientists around the world raced against time to find a vaccine for coronavirus, several politicians and self-claimed experts raced against common sense to offer weird solutions […]...Read More

Bolivian forest home to 20 new species, extinct biodiversity, say

Deep within the rugged steeps of Bolivia’s Zongo Valley, at the heart of the world’s longest mountain range Andes, thrive an array of lush, well-preserved habitats. And in a stunning discovery, scientists have stumbled upon 20 new species who call these forests their home, alongside sightings of some 1,204 plants and animals thought lost to […]...Read More

Three allergic hits in UK’s Pfizer roll out, NHS warns

UK officials have since the launch of their nation-wide vaccinations campaign Tuesday reported two cases of anaphylaxis and one report of a possible allergic reaction post the Pfizer BioNTech jab. The adverse effects stemming from the overreaction of the body’s immune system can be severe, sometimes life-threatening, according to the UK National Health Service — […]...Read More

SpaceX prototype rocket lands aflame in Texas

A SpaceX prototype of the company’s future ‘Mars missions go-to’ rocket touched down in a fiery explosion Wednesday during a test launch from Boca Chica, Texas. The live footage showed the 16-story-tall unmanned Starship vessel engulfed in flames, as it made its controlled descent on the landing pad. The rocket is currently being developed for […]...Read More