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August 25, 2017 1:12 PM President launches Ghana’s Astronomy Observatory

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Thursday launched the Ghana Radio Astronomy Observatory at Kuntunse, a development set to put Ghana on the pedestal of countries that are into space science. The President said that the progress marked the beginning of a new era in Ghana’s quest to harness the potentials of Space Science and Technology for accelerated 40

August 24, 2017 10:49 PM Ghana launches radio astronomy observatory

President Nana Akufo-Addo, has launched the Ghana Astronomy Radio Observatory at Kuntunse, and described the development as the beginning of a new era in Ghana’s quest to harness the potentials of Space Science and Technology for the accelerated socio-economic development of our country. This new era, according to President Akufo-Addo, will not only witness 70

August 14, 2017 12:21 PM The Daily 202: Evidence of climate change abounds amid extreme weather in the Pacific Northwest

A man sunbathes last week in view of the Space Needle, which is partially obscured by wildfire smoke covering the region from British Columbia fires. Soggy Seattle clocked the wettest winter on record just months ago. Then the city went in the other extreme: its longest dry streak ever. (Elaine Thompson/AP) SEATTLE — This city known for its rain just went a record-breaking 80

August 9, 2017 8:11 PM Facts about our sun and moon you may have forgotten

Unless you have been hiding under a rock, you know by now that the sun and the moon will be the stars of the Great American Eclipse of 2017. It happens Aug. 21, when the moon will pass between the sun and Earth, and, depending on where you are in the United States and a few other countries, the moon can be seen completely, or partially, blocking the sun. But how much do you really 108

August 2, 2017 6:51 AM NASA offers six-figure salary for someone to defend Earth from alien microbes

Countless Hollywood movies have depicted apocalyptic scenarios where Earth is saved by a lone individual. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is seeking for someone who might one day fulfil such task, as the space agency’s new Planetary Protection Officer (PPO). According to the Business Insider, the gig, which is to be vacated by its incumbent 82

August 1, 2017 2:33 PM Google claims robots are SUPERIOR to humans at identifying and removing extremist videos on YouTube

When it comes to spotting extremist videos online, human moderators at YouTube are being given a helping hand from robots. Google, which owns YouTube, says that the machines are now superior to their human counterparts at flagging and removing offensive videos. Over the past month, the robots have identified more than 75 per cent of offensive videos 55

July 31, 2017 5:46 PM Ghana: 10 Platoons Deployed to Mining Sites Today

Government has quickly changed gear to the highest speed by deploying about 10 platoons drawn from the army, navy, air force and the police to illegal mining sites to help protect the ecology from further degradation. The operation, dubbed 'Operation Halt 3', would be the biggest joint military and police operation ever in the history of the country 33

July 28, 2017 1:03 AM Culinary co-op 'Overcooked' arrives on Nintendo Switch

Cook your way through different kitchens as a human, raccoon or a robot. Overcooked: Special Edition allows up to four players and supports local multiplayer competitions. There are 44 campaign levels that you can play alone or with others and nine versus levels where two or four players can go head-to-head. This edition has 22 different chefs you can choose 68

July 26, 2017 6:31 AM AI Doomsday: Should You Be Worried About the Rise of Artificial Intelligence?

Tech titans Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk recently slugged it out online over the possible threat artificial intelligence might one day pose to the human race, although you could be forgiven if you don't see why this seems like a pressing question. Thanks to AI, computers are learning to do a variety of tasks that have long eluded them - everything from driving 83

July 17, 2017 10:32 PM Every day must be Nelson Mandela Day

Mandela, who served as President from 1994 to 1999, spent 27 years in prison at Robben Island, where he struggled to fight for global human rights, equality, democracy and a culture of peace. Because of Mandela’s noble cause, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the revised United Nations Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners and renamed 29