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Google Translate just added its first new languages in years

Google today revealed it was adding five languages to Google Translate, thanks to the support of its Translate Community. Now you can finally translate things from Kinyarwanda, Odia, Tatar, Turkmen and Uyghur. As Google Translate software engineer Isaac Caswell was quick to add, these are the first languages it’s added to Translate in four years, and brings…

Scientists say Earth has two moons now

Astronomers from the Catalina Sky Survey yesterday announced they’d found a second natural satellite orbiting the Earth. It looks like our planet and its long-standing partner Luna have decided to explore polyamory. The newcomer is a small asteroid that was apparently snagged in the Earth‘s orbit where it now exists as a temporary “mini-moon.” Scientists…

NASA Explorers S4 E5: Journey to Space

5.15M Want to watch this again later? Sign in to add this video to a playlist. Sign in Like this video? Sign in to make your opinion count. Sign in Don’t like this video? Sign in to make your opinion count. Sign in Published on Feb 26, 2020The day has finally arrived. After years of…

Clearing up some myths around e-cigarettes

https://publichealthmatters.blog.gov.uk/2018/02/20/clearing-up-some-myths-around-e-cigarettes/ Updated on 27 February 2019. No doubt you will have seen some of the stories in the media recently following the publication of PHE’s latest update of the evidence on e-cigarettes.  E-cigarettes do seem to be a bit like Marmite, courting controversy among the public and media alike. Not surprisingly, there are lots of…

Betelgeuse Remains Steadfast in the Infrared

id=”tnav”> ATel #13518; R. D. Gehrz, J. Marchetti, S. McMillan, T. Procter, A. Zarling, J. Bartlett (U. Minnesota), and N. Smith (U. Arizona) on 24 Feb 2020; 01:20 UTCredential Certification: Nathan Smith (nathans@as.arizona.edu) Subjects: Infra-Red, Star, Variablesid=”subjects”>We recently obtained infrared photometry of Betelgeuse on 2020 Feb 21 UT at the 76 cm telescope of the…

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