Satelliten vs. Schrott: Die Bundeswehr will helfen

Im Erdorbit treffen immer mehr Satelliten auf immer mehr Raumfahrtschrott. Ein neues Radarsystem soll helfen, Zusammenstöße im All zu verhindern. Mit GESTRA soll Deutschland eine eigene Radarüberwachung bekommen. Regelmäßig neue Updates aus dem WIRED-Kosmos! Im Erdorbit treffen immer mehr Satelliten auf immer mehr Raumfahrtschrott. Ein neues Radarsystem soll helfen, Zusammenstöße im All zu verhindern. Mit …

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World Series: Four facts that make the Astros-Dodgers clash historic

With 10 teams now qualifying for MLB’s playoffs, an argument can be made that sometimes, the best team doesn’t win the World Series. Share The Astros are headed to the World Series after a 4-0 win over the Yankees in Game 7 of the ALCS. USA TODAY Sports Jose Altuve celebrates with his teammates after …

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Catalonia’s leaders fight off direct rule from Madrid

Catalonia’s leaders said on Saturday they would not accept direct rule imposed on the region by the Spanish government, as a political crisis that has rattled the economy and raised fears of prolonged unrest showed no signs of easing. 5 Min Read MADRID/BARCELONA (Reuters) – Catalonia’s leaders said on Saturday they would not accept direct …

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Artificial eye dominance may speed reading for people with dyslexia

Flashing lights, eye-dominance test correlates eye physiology and dyslexia. These all standard symptoms of dyslexia. Dyslexia is a spectrum disorder, one that covers many aspects of reading and writing, so when people start touting single causes, my skepticism goes into overdrive. But it turns out that new research on its causes is reasonably solid, and it raises some …

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Steep decline of wasps and other flying nasties is a bad sign

Aphids, midges and wasps are being added to the list of rapidly vanishing insects. It’s another alarming sign of a sixth mass extinction, says Olive Heffernan It’s not just bees and butterflies that are vanishing. It’s many, many other insects too. In yet more evidence that we are in the throes of Earth’s sixth mass extinction, …

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Gehalt: “Meine Freundin findet, ich sollte mein Geld bewusster ausgeben”

Philipp, 32, leitet eine Ganztagsbetreuung für Kinder. Er verdient 2.150 Euro netto. Was leistet er sich davon – und wieviel Geld legt er zurück? Beruf: Leiter einer Ganztagsbetreuung für über 150 Kinder in der Brandenburger Kleinstadt Ziesar Ausbildung: Pädagogikstudium mit dem Nebenfach Psychologie an der Universität Bielefeld Wöchentliche Arbeitszeit: 40 Stunden Bruttoeinkommen: 3.580 Euro. Ich …

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Militants slaughter Egypt security forces

The forces are reported to have been looking for the militants’ hideout when they came under attack. More than 50 Egyptian security personnel have died during a clash with suspected Islamist militants. The militants opened fire on the group during a raid on their hideout near the Bahariya oasis in the Western Desert, the interior …

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