In Saudi Arabia, Science and Religion Collide Against Women — Al Monitor com

Female driver Azza Al Shmasani displays a note, which according to her, was placed on her car by an unknown person, in Saudi Arabia, June 22, 2011. (photo by REUTERS/Fahad Shadeed ) By: Ahmad Dohman Translated from As-Safir (Lebanon). اقرا المقال الأصلي باللغة العربية The Saudis are on the go to prove two things: first,…

What Is Science and What Is Delivery? — by Aleem Walji on Blogs World Bank org

Aleem Walji Having just returned from Dartmouth and meetings with the Center for Health Care Delivery Science, I’ve been thinking about the phrase “Delivery Science.” World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim’s use of the term in recent speeches is related to using evidence-based experimentation to improve poor health, education, water, and basic service outcomes…

Video: National Geographic: Hubbles Amazing Universe

***** National Geographic: Hubbles Amazing Universe Responsible for unlocking many mysteries of the final frontier, the most renowned telescope in the world is in danger of being lost forever. The Hubble Space Telescope has explored the creation of stars and planets, the glory of supernovas and the formation of super massive black holes, charted dark…

Scientists Find Milky Way’s Spine – Voice of America news com

The Milky Way’s ‘backbone’ structure contains about 100,000 stars’ worth of gas and dust. Credit: Jarret et al. 2012 Wise Enhanced Resolution Galaxy Atlas Rosanne Skirble January 12, 2013 Scientists have announced the discovery of a spine-like structure within the Milky Way that might help explain the dynamics of galactic formation. The Milky Way is…

Video: The Mars Underground [HD]

Published on 3 Apr 2012 by TheMarsUnderground “This film captures the spirit of Mars pioneers who refuse to let their dreams be put on hold by a slumbering space program. Their passionate urge to walk the soil of an alien world is infectious and inspirational. This film is the manifesto of the new space revolution.”…

Voyagers are leaving the Solar System – SpaceToday org

VOYAGER 1 VOYAGER 2 VOYAGER PLANETS VOYAGER SCIENCE VOYAGER DESTINY ***** Voyagers set to enter interstellar space » More than 30 years after they left Earth, NASA’s twin probes are now at the edge of the Solar System. Voyager’s golden record » NASA’s Voyager probes carry messages for extraterrestrial civilizations: greetings from humans and whales,…

Mars Science Laboratory, Curiosity Rover: Videos, Animation and more – Source NASA

NASA Mars Science Laboratory (Curiosity Rover) Mission Animation [HDx1280] Released April 4, 2011, courtesy of NASA/JPL: “This artist’s concept animation depicts key events of NASA’s Mars Science Laboratory mission, which will launch in late 2011. Nasa CG animation: Curiosity rover landing on Mars Watch the amazing animation from Nasa that shows the Curiosity rover landing…

Over 20,000 students from 190 schools visited the three-day Science Exhibition at the Platinum Jubilee High School, Warangal, India – Aga Khan Schools Org’s news

Science Exhibition Posted on 18 June 2012 Science is a powerful way of understanding and investigating the world. Science exhibitions are conducted as they serve as a perfect platform for the students to improve their skills in Science and exhibit their scientific temperament. To promote knowledge of science and technology and develop critical thinking about…