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VIDEOCONFERENCES: CONSIDERATIONS FOR OUR SAFETY

In the last few weeks, the living rooms of millions of people have been converted into their offices, lounges and meeting rooms. With more than half of the planet's population in their homes due to social distancing, videoconferencing platforms have become the best way to communicate, not only for work meetings, but also with family members and as entertainment.

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FIRST FLIGHT WITH CREW BY SPACEX TO INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION IN MAY 2020

The capsule Crew Dragon by SpaceX will transport astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) for the first time between "the middle of May and the end of May," NASA said on Wednesday. It is the first human flight by the United States to the ISS since 2011. The rocket belongs to the company of billionaire Elon Musk. "Falcon 9 will launch the Crew Dragon, with NASA astronauts Bob Behnken

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TOWNS OF NORTHERN SPAIN, PERFECT FOR A GETAWAY

In the north of Spain we can find many towns of great beauty that distill history. Dreamy places of great rural traditions. Followed by some charming towns to the north of the peninsula.Castro Caldelas is a small village, only 1,700 inhabitants, on the northern slope of the province in the heart of the Ribiera Sacra from Ourense. It is located on top of a hill that dominates the banks of the river Edo and is best known for its 14th century castle.

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APPLE AND GOOGLE UNITE TO IMPLEMENT DATA MONITORING OF COVID-19

Tim Cook and Sundar Pichai, CEOs of Apple and Google respectively, released this statement through their Twitter profiles. How it will work and when it will start has yet to be decided. "Google and Apple announce a joint effort that will allow the use of Bluetooth technology to help governments and health agencies to reduce the spread of the virus, putting privacy and security

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FILBO KEEPS READERS COMPANY DURING SOCIAL ISOLATION

Now that we have to keep ourselves in isolation, the Bogota International Book Fair invites its readers to stay together with a program of activities for all ages. In response to this situation, on Tuesday, April 7, the FILBo launched the campaign #LaFILBoEnCasa. FILBo and Corferias digital channels, as well as the fair's website (www.feriadellibro.com) will host literary, cultural, professional and academic programming activities

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RESIDUE OF 43 MILLION YEAR OLD FOSSILIZED PENGUIN SKIN FOUND IN ANTARCTICA

Argentine instigators found the remains of the fossilized skin of a penguin wing that is 43 million years old on the island of Marambio in Antarctica. The discovery was made by Sergio Santillana of the Argentine Antarctic Institute during the Antarctic expedition of 2014. The fossil was studied in the Museum of La Plata by the Argentine paleontologist Carolina Acosta Hospitaleche, the Agency of Scientific Disclosure of the National University of La Matanza reported this Friday.

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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) THE NEW ENEMY WE MUST ALL FIGHT TO OVERCOME

The pandemia of illness caused by the coronavirus of 2019-2020 is a pandemia initiated by the coronavirus in 2019 (COVID-19), caused by the virus coronavirus 2 of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS-CoV-2). It was identified for the first time December 1, 2019, in the city of Wuhan, capital of the Hubei province in central China, when they reported a group of people with an unknown strain of pneumonia, mainly linked to workers from Wuhan in the wholesale seafood market in the south of China.

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HIGH-SPEED TRAINS: CLOSER TO DUPLICATING THEIR SPEED WITH EVERY ADVANCE

Currently, high-speed trains can be found throughout the world. Without a doubt, Japan is the country that has developed this branch of technology the most. The country is considered a pioneer of high-speed trains. In fact, in 1960 they created a fast line called "Shinkansen," which was capable of reaching speeds of 320 km/h. Said line ran between

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BACTERIA TURNS INDUSTRIAL GAS EMISSIONS INTO FUEL

The industrial sector at a global level: sites such as major steel industry, refineries and chemical plants contribute more than 30% of worldwide emission of gasses that cause the greenhouse effect. Where most people only see contamination, a company called LanzaTech saw an opportunity. The solution is in bacteria that consume carbon dioxide, developed in detail for use in fermentation. But, instead of feeding on sugar

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VAN GOGH PAINTING STOLEN FROM THE SINGER LAREN MUSEUM

The work "The Parsonage Garden at Neunen in Spring," valued between one and six million euros, was stolen from a room in Singer Laren, a museum on the outskirts of Amsterdam. The establishment has been closed for weeks due to the COVID-19 pandemia. In the middle of the coronavirus crisis, in which the cultural establishments of the world are closed, a group of

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VIDEOCONFERENCES: CONSIDERATIONS FOR OUR SAFETY

In the last few weeks, the living rooms of millions of people have been converted into their offices, lounges and meeting rooms. With more than half of the planet's population in their homes due to social distancing, videoconferencing platforms have become the best way to communicate, not only for work meetings, but also with family members and as entertainment.

See more

FIRST FLIGHT WITH CREW BY SPACEX TO INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION IN MAY 2020

The capsule Crew Dragon by SpaceX will transport astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) for the first time between "the middle of May and the end of May," NASA said on Wednesday. It is the first human flight by the United States to the ISS since 2011. The rocket belongs to the company of billionaire Elon Musk. "Falcon 9 will launch the Crew Dragon, with NASA astronauts Bob Behnken

See more

TOWNS OF NORTHERN SPAIN, PERFECT FOR A GETAWAY

In the north of Spain we can find many towns of great beauty that distill history. Dreamy places of great rural traditions. Followed by some charming towns to the north of the peninsula.Castro Caldelas is a small village, only 1,700 inhabitants, on the northern slope of the province in the heart of the Ribiera Sacra from Ourense. It is located on top of a hill that dominates the banks of the river Edo and is best known for its 14th century castle.

See more

APPLE AND GOOGLE UNITE TO IMPLEMENT DATA MONITORING OF COVID-19

Tim Cook and Sundar Pichai, CEOs of Apple and Google respectively, released this statement through their Twitter profiles. How it will work and when it will start has yet to be decided. "Google and Apple announce a joint effort that will allow the use of Bluetooth technology to help governments and health agencies to reduce the spread of the virus, putting privacy and security

See more

FILBO KEEPS READERS COMPANY DURING SOCIAL ISOLATION

Now that we have to keep ourselves in isolation, the Bogota International Book Fair invites its readers to stay together with a program of activities for all ages. In response to this situation, on Tuesday, April 7, the FILBo launched the campaign #LaFILBoEnCasa. FILBo and Corferias digital channels, as well as the fair's website (www.feriadellibro.com) will host literary, cultural, professional and academic programming activities

See more

RESIDUE OF 43 MILLION YEAR OLD FOSSILIZED PENGUIN SKIN FOUND IN ANTARCTICA

Argentine instigators found the remains of the fossilized skin of a penguin wing that is 43 million years old on the island of Marambio in Antarctica. The discovery was made by Sergio Santillana of the Argentine Antarctic Institute during the Antarctic expedition of 2014. The fossil was studied in the Museum of La Plata by the Argentine paleontologist Carolina Acosta Hospitaleche, the Agency of Scientific Disclosure of the National University of La Matanza reported this Friday.

See more

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) THE NEW ENEMY WE MUST ALL FIGHT TO OVERCOME

The pandemia of illness caused by the coronavirus of 2019-2020 is a pandemia initiated by the coronavirus in 2019 (COVID-19), caused by the virus coronavirus 2 of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS-CoV-2). It was identified for the first time December 1, 2019, in the city of Wuhan, capital of the Hubei province in central China, when they reported a group of people with an unknown strain of pneumonia, mainly linked to workers from Wuhan in the wholesale seafood market in the south of China.

See more

HIGH-SPEED TRAINS: CLOSER TO DUPLICATING THEIR SPEED WITH EVERY ADVANCE

Currently, high-speed trains can be found throughout the world. Without a doubt, Japan is the country that has developed this branch of technology the most. The country is considered a pioneer of high-speed trains. In fact, in 1960 they created a fast line called "Shinkansen," which was capable of reaching speeds of 320 km/h. Said line ran between

See more

BACTERIA TURNS INDUSTRIAL GAS EMISSIONS INTO FUEL

The industrial sector at a global level: sites such as major steel industry, refineries and chemical plants contribute more than 30% of worldwide emission of gasses that cause the greenhouse effect. Where most people only see contamination, a company called LanzaTech saw an opportunity. The solution is in bacteria that consume carbon dioxide, developed in detail for use in fermentation. But, instead of feeding on sugar

See more

VAN GOGH PAINTING STOLEN FROM THE SINGER LAREN MUSEUM

The work "The Parsonage Garden at Neunen in Spring," valued between one and six million euros, was stolen from a room in Singer Laren, a museum on the outskirts of Amsterdam. The establishment has been closed for weeks due to the COVID-19 pandemia. In the middle of the coronavirus crisis, in which the cultural establishments of the world are closed, a group of

See more