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U.S. President Donald Trump signed a law that said manned missions to deep space, including to Mars, would be the U.S. space agency’s main goal in the decades to come, while also authorizing $19.5 billion in spending for NASA.
ANKARA - Anadolu Agency
Nearly two-thirds of the computers in Turkey are running on pirated software, a senior Microsoft executive said March 21, adding that it put devices at greater risk of attack.
PARIS - Agence France-Presse
Researchers announced on Feb. 22 the stunning discovery of seven Earth-like planets orbiting a small star in our galaxy, opening up the most promising hunting ground so far for life beyond the Solar System.
Turkish hackers have hacked a number of Twitter accounts following a diplomatic row with Germany and the Netherlands over a ban on Turkish ministers entering the country.
ISTANBUL – Anadolu Agency
A group of Turkish scientists will travel to Antarctica in the near future to establish a Turkish base for scientific research, the head of the first Turkish polar research center has said, state-run Anadolu Agency reported on Feb. 20.
Turkish scientist Bilge Demirköz has been named as one of this year’s 15 female recipients of the International Rising Talent grants, awarded annually as part of the L’Oreal-UNESCO For Women in Science program.
Erdinç Çelikkan – ANKARA
The Turkish President’s Office has launched an initiative to gather all cybersecurity work under its roof in a bid to boost measures in the field in the aftermath of the July 15, 2016 coup attempt.
Elif Ergu - ISTANBUL
A Turkish astrophysicist professor has begun work on a new U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) project to create a powerful space telescope.
İZMİR – Anadolu Agency
Turkish scientist Assoc. Prof. Huseyin Onay from Ege University's Faculty of Medicine, achieved to decrease the time of DNA profiling test to 34 minutes with a kit he developed, which is normally done in 6 hours
Turkish Professor Mehmet Toner has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), one of the United States’ most prestigious organizations and among the highest such professional distinctions accorded to an engineer, along with 105 other new U.S. and foreign members.
SAN FRANCISCO - Reuters
Twitter Inc reported its slowest quarterly revenue growth since going public as the company continues to face intense competition from Snap Inc’s Snapchat and Facebook Inc’s Instagram.
Gülseven Özkan – ISTANBUL
A group of high school students in Istanbul who developed a mechanic device to rescue a puppy trapped in a well for 10 days has received an invitation from Stanford University to visit the prestigious school’s Robotics Laboratory.
The theory of evolution is an “archaic and decayed” theory, Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmuş has claimed, as debate continues over evolution’s lessened significance in Turkey’s new draft national curriculum
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