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The main task of the "Swarm" mission which the European Space Agency launched into orbit from the Russian cosmodrome at Plesetsk, on Nov. 22, is to conduct a precise mapping of the Earth's magnetic field.
The monster storm, Cyclone Phailin, that moved in to India from the Bay of Bengal in the east, made landfall at Gopalpur, at the junction of two east coast Indian states, Andhra Pradesh and Odisha (former Orissa), on Oct. 12 evening is now losing its energy as it travels northwest inland, and will become close to harmless within a few hours, the Indian authorities report.
The tragedy in Lampedusa, Sicily, where hundreds of African boat people died, filled prime time television news Friday in Europe. The accent, however, is put on simply changing EU immigration laws, which currently punish border nations such as Italy or Greece. Indeed, EU law says that immigrants are allowed to enter the EU, but can stay only in the country they enter.
Over 500 of the world's top fusion energy scientists and engineers have been meeting all week in Barcelona, Spain, under the auspices of the 11th International Symposium on Fusion Nuclear Technology (ISFNT).
According to AP, as many as 10,000 people are believed dead in one Philippine city alone, as a result of Typhoon Haiyan. Officials projected the death toll could climb even higher when emergency crews reach areas cut off by flooding and landslides.
Speaking at an event on U.S.-Russian relations, Sergei Kislyak, the Russian Ambassador to the United States, was asked by EIR about the possibility of a joint U.S.-Russian project for protecting Earth from asteroids. Kislyak was speaking at a forum together with Ambassador Thomas Pickering.
The cattle death toll in western South Dakota, from the blizzard last week, is estimated to range from 5-10% in some areas, to over 20% on hard-hit ranches. The South Dakota Department of Agriculture cannot even compile an accurate figure for total death loss, because of the severity of the situation, and the shutdown of Federal agencies from the chaos in Washington.
The first 220-tonne steam generating unit - including a 35 MWe KLT-40S reactor - was installed in the vessel's reactor compartment on 27 September at the Baltiysky Zavod-Shipbuilding shipyard in St Petersburg. The second one was installed today.