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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Virgin Galactic’s new spaceship has made a successful first glide flight, a key step after a deadly crash of its predecessor two years ago, the spaceflight company said on Dec. 3
Internet search giant Google is planning to enhance its translation system for eight languages, including Turkish. The “Neural Machine Translation” will present results as closest to daily speaking as possible, daily Habertürk reported on Nov. 16.
STOCKHOLM – The Associated Press
Three European scientists won the Nobel Prize in chemistry on Oct. 5 for developing the world’s smallest machines, work that could revolutionize computer technology and lead to a new type of battery.
PARIS - Agence France-Presse
As Arabs conquered Persia, they discovered and fell in love with chess. The first technical books on chess were written in Arabic and the great caliphs of Baghdad hosted the best players
STOCKHOLM - AP
British-born scientists David Thouless, Duncan Haldane and Michael Kosterlitz were awarded this year’s Nobel Prize in physics on Oct. 4 for studies on exotic matter that could result in improved materials for electronics or quantum computers.
SAN FRANCISCO - Agence France-Presse
Cyber attacks pounded the underpinnings of the internet on Oct. 21, crippling Twitter, Netflix and other major websites with the help of once-dumb devices made smart with online connections
Ahmet Can - ISTANBUL
Half of the world’s internet users connect to Facebook, but this figure is a whopping 97 percent in Turkey, making the country’s internet users “the most active Facebook users,” according to the head of Facebook Turkey
Turkey won the Counter Strike GO (Global Offensive) World Championship held in the Serbian capital Belgrade on Oct. 9, daily Hürriyet has reported
Gülden Aydın - ISTANBUL
The number of recorded HIV/AIDS patients in Turkey has increased 522 percent over the course of the last decade, bringing the total number of AIDS patients in the country to 11,906, according to a member of Turkey’s National Health Commission.
Aziz Sancar, the winner of the 2015 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, has said he would “give my everything, all of my scientific successes” for peace in Turkey
MIAMI – Agence France-Presse
The world’s first baby has been born using a controversial new technique by U.S. scientists to include DNA from three parents in the embryo, said a report Sept. 27.
Those entranced by the application Pokemon Go are not actually chasing virtual creatures in the real world but are “betraying their country” for acting as spies, according to a professor in the northwestern province of Sakarya
After Europe terminates its Rosetta mission, the world’s first-ever orbit and landing on a comet zipping through space, what can we look forward to next in the exploration of faraway frontiers?
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