Daily Archives: June 27, 2009

After 19 years, Ulysses solar probe to go dark

NASA and the European Space Agency are about to pull the plug on a robotic solar probe that just wouldn’t quit. The Ulysses probe was launched from the space shuttle Discovery in 1990. It was supposed to last five years. … Continue reading

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Joint effort of UNESCO and Norway to preserve Pak culture

Norway and Pakistan would carry out mapping of tangible and intangible cultural assets in NWFP, focussing initially on seven districts, in collaboration with UNESCO, according to Robert Kevile, Norwegian Ambassador.The project would focus initially on districts of Peshawar, Mardan, Mansehra, … Continue reading

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