post image

What if you could build a fully autonomous space station from scratch?

by LISA WELSON via Wired article Posted May 03, 2019 06:20:13A fully autonomous spacecraft has been built using a “spherical” shape to create an automated control center, according to a research paper published in the journal Physical Review Letters.The shape, which was developed by researchers at the University of Bath and the University in Vienna,

post image

Muslim women’s rights group ‘abandoned’ by Turkish authorities

Muslim women in Turkey are “abandoning” the Muslim Brotherhood, which has been accused of “extremism” by the Turkish government, the group’s leader has said.Sancakkar mosque, an Islamist organisation based in Istanbul, had previously held a peaceful demonstration to protest against the government’s crackdown on the group.But on Sunday, protesters who had gathered to hold a