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Abraham Samma
Attends Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences
Lives in Dar es Salaam
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A video demonstrating NASA's Asteroid Retrieval Mission concept, which has recently entered Phase A development. 

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Planetary Society's Emily Lakdawalla gives us the lowdown on the Dawn mission's initial findings at Ceres. #LPSC2015 
Three talks on Tuesday at the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference concerned the first results from Dawn at Ceres. Chris Russell showed a map of
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This is a mighty fine step in the right direction for Wikipedia...
 
Serbian women edit Wikipedia together in new FemWiki project: How regular workshops helped increase gender diversity on the Serbian Wikipedia, by inviting women to form friendships, share advice and support each other.
Women participate in a FemWiki workshop in Kraljevo, to increase gender diversity on the Serbian Wikipedia. These events help them form friendships, share advice and support each other to write more articles about women and gender issues. Photo by BoyaBoBoya, freely licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0.
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Recent IR observations suggest that Mars must have had a lot more water in the past. Here's a video that explains the findings.

#Mars   #Science  
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"I assume that any peaceful moderate person should remain so regardless of what anyone says on TV or in a newspaper or a coffeehouse about a sixth century belief system. Otherwise, the words “peaceful” and “moderate” simply mean “I will be nice as long as you do not hurt my feelings.” Personally I find this closer to psychopathy than moderation."

Best critique on Islam by a moderate Muslim ever! Such honesty is rare in this debate. A step in the right direction  #Islam  
For the past six month the president of the US has taken it upon himself to defend Islam as a......
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Nice Landsat image showing Africa's most active volcanoes, Nyamuragira and Nyiragongo. The Congolese city of Goma can be seen to the south (bottom of image).
Central Africa’s highly active Nyamuragira and Nyiragongo volcanoes simultaneously release volcanic plumes.
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Can a malevolent AI entity emerge from the internet's ecosystem?
Somewhere in the long list of topics that are relevant to astrobiology is the question of 'intelligence'. Is human-like, technological intelligence likely to be common across ...
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So my original hunch about those bright spots was on target. Nice! 

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Scientists are developing ways to edit the DNA of tomorrow’s children. How should we proceed as society and as a species?
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HTTP is getting an upgrade....#tech
Today, the next major version of HTTP took a big step toward becoming a reality; it's been officially finalized and now moves towards being fully standardized. According to a blog ...
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My little bro just reminded me about this.... Can't wait for 2016 :-D
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  • Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences
    Medicine, 2010 - present
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Studying medicine at the Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences. Survived four years so far and have a great interest in learning and writing about the sciences and the arts. Your typical philomath in short!
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Opera Mini mobile web browser – Android Apps on Google Play
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The problem with moderate Muslims | Hussein Aboubakr | The Blogs | The T...
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For the past six month the president of the US has taken it upon himself to defend Islam as a......

Is AI Dangerous? That Depends… | Life, Unbounded, Scientific American Bl...
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Somewhere in the long list of topics that are relevant to astrobiology is the question of 'intelligence'. Is human-like, technological intel

Ten new Rosetta images that reveal comet 67P in all its glory
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Rosetta spacecraft shows comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko is a many-splendored thing

Extrasolar Storms: How's the Weather Way Out There? - SpaceRef
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Orbiting the Earth 353 miles above the ground, the Hubble Space Telescope silently pivots toward its new target. At the same time, flying 93

Israel, world leaders condemn France terror attack | The Times of Israel
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EU, Russia, Germany, US and Muslim groups pan ‘barbaric’ shootout which killed 12 at satirical newspaper known for Mohammed caricatures

Smog Comparisons Over India, Nepal, and Tibet As Seen From Space - SpaceRef
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True color image over northeastern India, Nepal and Tibet. Note the large amount of smog/pollution over India relative to Tibet, and how the

Matthew Continetti - The Poison Tree of Jihad
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Last month, addressing the U.N. General Assembly, Benjamin Netanyahu made a connection between the Islamic State and Hamas. These terrorist

From exodus to exodus, Iraqi Christians seek new home | The Times of Israel
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Fleeing from jihadists, members of ancient community ponder future from their temporary refuge in Jordan, Kurdistan

Netanyahu says Israel playing part in fighting global terror | The Times...
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Efforts to weaken Islamic State shouldn’t strengthen extremist Iran, PM warns; nuclear-armed Tehran would be ‘ultimate terror’

Rosetta Spacecraft Approaching Twofold Comet - NASA Jet Propulsion Labor...
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Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, destination of the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission, reveals a two-part shape.

Lana Del Rey
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Lyrics to 'Dark Paradise' by Lana Del Rey. All my friends tell me I should move on / I'm lying in the ocean singing your song /

Be inspired - Eunice , The Medical Concierge Group - Africa Connected
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The Medical Concierge Group attempts to help communities that have been deprived of quality healthcare and health information in Uganda. Eun

Tibetan observatory to be best in Asia: IAU president
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An observatory that is under construction in Tibet is expected to become the best astronomical observatory in Asia after its completion, Int

Silent, Silent Night by William Blake : The Poetry Foundation
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Silent Silent Night / Quench the holy light / Of thy torches bright /

Google Takeout
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Google Takeout allows you to download a copy of your data stored within Google products.

Dust Storm Over the Persian Gulf - SpaceRef
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Suspended dust covers the entire region, but is especially thick in across the northern Gulf, where the tan arc obscures the water from view

Iceland's new PM rejects EU, but embraces EU economic goals
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REYKJAVIK (Reuters) - Iceland must find stability by aiming for the same economic goals as those set for European Union states, even though