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E. Margaret Burbidge, astronomer who left its mark on Earth, dies at 100 years old

In the early 1960s, she joined the University of California at San Diego and became the first director of the Center for Astrophysics and Space Sciences. When she died, she was emeritus university professor. With her husband, American physicist William Fowler and English astronomer Fred Hoyle, Dr. Burbidge 1957 an article that is considered one of the most influential scientific …

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Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo share the Booker Prize 2019

This is Booker's second win for the 79-year-old Canadian writer who won in 2000 for The Blind Assassin. In the 50-year history of the award, she is only the fourth author ever to win twice Over the years, several of her novels have been short listed, including "The Handmaid's Tale" (1985). Evaristo, an Anglo-Nigerian writer living in London, is the …

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The hatred is out there: "X-Files" actress Gillian Anderson spoke nicely about Margaret Thatcher. Left triggered.

Another SJW hate storm swirled into the Twitterverse on Saturday when "X-Files" actress Gillian Anderson said something half-beautiful about former Conservative British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. According to Variety, the actress remembered forever Agent Scully was tipped to play Thatcher in the upcoming season of Netflix's hit series "The Crown." With actor John Lithgow in season 1 and 2 as …

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Amazon says the early release of Margaret Atwood's top-secret sequel "Handmaid" was an accident

Josh Christie, co-owner of Print: A Bookstore in Portland, ME, has signed many documents before publishing a book. But few have come up with as many Gilead-like terms as the affidavit for the sequel to "The Handmaid's Tale." Mr. Not only did Christie undertake to keep "The Testaments" in a supervised and closed place, but also forbid any employee to …

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Pick list for the 2019 Booker Prize with finalists Margaret Atwood, Salman Rushdie: NPR

(clockwise from top left) Quichotte by Salman Rushdie; Ducks, Newburyport by Lucy Ellmann; An orchestra of minorities, by Chigozie Obioma; 10 minutes 38 seconds in this strange world, by Elif Shafak; Girl, Woman, Other, by Bernardine Evaristo; and The Testaments by Margaret Atwood. Courtesy of the publisher Hide Caption Switch caption Courtesy of the publisher (clockwise from top left) Quichotte …

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Google honors Apollo 11 software developer Margaret Hamilton

This week marks the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing, and Google celebrated the occasion by creating a 1.4 square-mile portrait of Apollo software developer Margaret Hamilton using more than 107,000 mirrors from the Mojave's Ivanpah Solar Facility Desert. Apollo 11 was manned by Buzz Aldrin, Neil Armstrong and Michael Collins, and brought humans to the Moon in 1969 …

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Margaret Hamilton was honored by a glowing moonlight fifty years after her software brought men to the moon

The software developer developed the onboard computer programs that powered NASA's Apollo missions, including the 1969 Moon Landing. On Thursday, Google unveiled a huge tribute to Hamilton in the Mojave Desert, California: More than 107,000 mirrors were positioned to reflect the moonlight and shape her image for one night. With a width of more than 2.3 square kilometers, the artwork …

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Interview with Donald Trump: Margaret Brennan of CBS News interviews President Trump ahead of Super Bowl Sunday 2019

Last Updated on February 1, 2019 18:34 EST Days before an address in the state to emphasize unity, President Trump said Friday night, in an exclusive interview with CBS, House spokesperson Nancy Pelosi as "very bad for the country "News" Face the Nation "- host Margaret Brennan. The president also suggested that Pelosi "would not interfere with human trafficking," or …

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