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BIG Architects Unveil Massive Mobius Strip Library for Kazakhstan

BIG Architects have unveiled an incredible new library that will serve as a multifunctional cultural center for Astana, Kazakhstan.

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BIG Architects Unveil Massive Mobius Strip Library for Kazakhstan

Source: Inhabitat, Fri September 04, 2009
BIG Architects have unveiled an incredible new library that will serve as a multifunctional cultural center for Astana, Kazakhstan.

Skies to be swept for alien life

Source: BBC News, Sat October 13, 2007
Hat Creek, California - The switch has been thrown on a telescope specifically designed to seek out alien life.

Al Gore & IPCC Share Nobel Peace Prize For 2007

Source: Scoop, Sat October 13, 2007
Oslo, Norway - The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2007 is to be shared, in two equal parts, between the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and Albert Arnold (Al) Gore Jr. for their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change, and to lay the foundations for the measures that are needed to counteract such change.

Secretary-General praises Asian regional body’s efforts against crime, conflict

Source: United Nations News Centre, Sun August 19, 2007
Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan - The Shanghai Cooperation Organization has emerged as a key regional forum for tackling the threats posed by terrorism, drug trafficking and conflict, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told the seventh summit of heads of State of the six-member grouping today.

Russian Cargo Ship Docks at Space Station

Source: Space.com, Mon August 06, 2007
Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan - Astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) have a fresh supply of food, water and other vital supplies onboard after the flawless Sunday arrival of an unmanned Russian cargo ship.

Kazakhs get loan for Aral Sea

Source: BBC, Tue April 10, 2007
Astana, Kazakhstan - The Kazakhstan government has secured a multi-million dollar loan from the World Bank to help save the Aral Sea.

European Satellite To Boost Weather Forecasting And Climate Research

Source: Terra Daily, Fri July 21, 2006
Baikonur, Kazakhstan - The most complex Earth observation satellite ever to be placed into orbit is to be launched next week as part of a 15-year European programme to improve the accuracy of weather forecasting and our understanding of climate change.

Scientists launch project to save Caspian Beluga Sturgeon

Source: Planet Save, Wed June 14, 2006
The Caspian Sea - Three men struggle to lift a squirming, nearly 2-meter (6.5 foot) gray fish with a pointy nose and distinctive jagged spine and spill it into the green waters of the Caspian Sea.

Russian spacecraft carrying U.S. astronaut lands safely

Source: Houston Chronicle, Mon April 10, 2006
Kazakhstan - A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying a three-man crew that included American Bill McArthur descended to a successful landing in Central Asia late Saturday.

First Brazilian goes into space

Source: BBC, Thu March 30, 2006
Kazakhstan - Lt Col Marcos Pontes has become the first Brazilian to go into space after a successful launch aboard a Russian Soyuz rocket from Baykonur.

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