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The European Space Agency (ESA) is looking for ideas 💡 that involve use of either #space #technology or space #data to help address the #coronavirus crisis. Possible topics could include: (1/3) ⬇️ #COVIDー19
🛰️Use of its satellites & networks to provide connectivity where terrestrial communications are insufficient.
📚Online learning for school children being schooled at home
🤒Enable video consultations for patients. (2/3)

#COVIDー19
The European Space Agency will cover up to 50% of costs of each project, with a budget of up to €1 million per project. 📝Application deadline: 20 April. (3/3)

Catch up with all the latest #COVIDー19 R&D news from our LIVE Blog ➡️sciencebusiness.net/news/live-blog…
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Day 1: I use twitter @melaniejward to keep up with space news and advertise events I run, but still am still relatively new to the twitter game. I'll start the the week with this about me thread that can double as a highlight for some amazing space happenings in Australia!
One of the aforementioned events happens to be coming up, a #women in #engineering highlight in honour of #WomensHistoryMonth. As young professionals officer for @aiaa I've been arranging this panel for two months, and very excited to be moderating this Thursday. #WomenInSTEM
Been passionate about space since I was a kid, even went to #spacecamp at the Challenger Learning Center. This is where I met Dr Sally Ride, she was the second grown up (the first being my mum) that encouraged my dream not to go to #space but instead to support those who do.
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@Chamath just dropped the 2019 @socialcapital annual letter.

It’s just as riveting as the 2018 letter.

I thoroughly enjoyed digging through it,

Here are key points and my notes in [ ]

Cc: @nlw @grummz @radigancarter

Thread…#investing #markets #entrepreneurship
1/ Social Capital has outperformed the S&P 500 for 2 years in row.

The 2018 and 2019 letters state different gross IRRs for the years 2011-2018…images below.

@chamath care to clarify?
2/ The Social Capital investment focus is healthcare, education and frontier tech biz like #space and #AI.

They’re closed to outside capital and are a tech holding company that wants to achieve meaningful impact in a complicated world.
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You can smell the panic in @elonmusk's jet fuel right now.

The explosion of 'Starship' (predicted here) kicked off a dramatic level of activity including a period where the jet was aloft for 45% of 28 hrs on 7 legs often spending less than an hour on the ramp each.

$tsla
Small example of why the documentary on collapse of the Musk empire requires a series:

Note the panic as @elonmusk tries to keep his fraudulent Mars program going while dealing with a wrecked supply chain amid a $tsla sales crash related to #coronavirus, which he says is dumb.
Added more detail for the premium subscribers.

One of my favorite images of the whole @elonmusk / CCP / #coronavirus entanglement.

Underneath it?: panic, embezzlement, fraud, incompetence, negligence, recklessness, #covid19, PR negotiations, supply chain woes, and more $tsla
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Archon Thread 👇

forget extra terrestrial

think inter terrestrial

acclaimed Nobel nominated mathematician/physicist Dr. Ruggero Santilli

designed a telescope that can detect anti-matter light

what he calls Inter Terrestrial Entities

archons

#GodWins #QAnon
aiming these telescopes over the night sky of Tampa bay Fl in 2015

Santilli was attempting to search for anti matter galaxies

sudden clouds halted that

but to his surprise the Santilli telescopes had picked up other images on it's screen

he identified two kinds of ITEs
ITE-1:

"consist of matter-entities in our terrestrial environment achieving locomotion via the acquisition of antimatter in their interior with consequential use of matter-antimatter propulsion, and achieve invisibility via the emission of antimatter-light as a sort of exhaust.”
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Feb 1, 2003 - I went to watch the Space Shuttle Columbia re-entry over Northern California before dawn 17 years ago today. Unfortunately I became an eyewitness to disaster. #ColumbiaDisaster #STS107 #NASA #space #history #TDIH 1/20
I had seen 2 pre-dawn shuttle re-entries before. They were bright like a highway flare as the orbiter crossed the sky in less than 10 minutes. Watched from my backyard in San Jose under clear skies those times. #ColumbiaDisaster #STS107 #NASA #space #history 2/20
This time (Feb 1, 2003) there was thick fog so I couldn't just watch the shuttle re-entry from home. I planned ahead and drove to a mountaintop. This became the reason why San Jose CA was the only place west of Texas where Columbia eyewitnesses met each other that morning. 3/20
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තවමත් ලංකාවෙ එළිපිට කතා නොකරන මාතෘකාවක් වුණත් ගොඩාක් අය දැන් #BDSM ගැන දන්නවා. කොහොම වුණත් එක එක මතවල ඉන්න අය ඉන්නවා. ඒක නිසා, මෙතුවක් කාලෙකට විවිධාකාර තැන් වලින් අහපු දැකපු දේ අමතක කරලා මේ ලිපිය කියවන්න කියල බොහොම කාරුණිකව ඉල්ලා සිටිනවා. #lka
#BDSM ගැන කතා කරද්දි අපිට D/s හෙවත් #Dominant / #submissive #lifestyle එක ගැන කතා නොකරම බෑ. මොකද BDSM තනිකරම පදනම් වෙන්නෙ ඒක මත. කෙටියෙන් කීවොත් Dominant කෙනෙක් කියන්නෙ අධිපතියෙක්. ආඥා දායකයෙක්. #lka
මෙයාගෙ වගකීම තමන්ගෙ #submissive / #submissives ලව ආරක්ෂා කිරීම, මඟපෙන්වීම සහ ප්‍රීතිමත්ව තැබීම. අනික් අතට submissive ගෙ වගකීම තමයි යටහත්ව උපදෙස් පිළිපැදීම සහ #Dominant ව සතුටින් තැබීම. ඔය සරලව කීවෙ. මොකද සෑහෙන්න ගැඹුරු #subject එකක්. ඉතිං ඇත්තටම මෙතනදි වෙන්නෙ බල හුවමාරුවක්. #lka
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Why do we know #Betelgeuse may go #Supernova within the next few 100000 years, but most likely not soon? And why are we sure the Sun will be a safe star for Billions of years?

A brief primer #thread to Stellar Evolution. 1/

Sun: SDO. Betelgeuse: ESO/ALMA
#astronomy #Space
First thing to know is: stars are not all alike. They are big, small, bright, dim, have different colors and die different deaths. The quantity at the root of their diversity is their MASS. Stars have masses between roughly 0.1 & 100 times the Sun’s mass. Large ones are rare.2/
Here is the fundamental diagram of stellar evolution. It’s called the Hertzsprung-Russell Diagram (HRD). The further left you go, the hotter stars become. The further up you go, the brighter stars become. 3/
(Pic: ESO)
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#India is about to sign US #Space Junk Agreement.

Heres why #NASA's #Orbital #Debris Mitigation Strategy is against India's National Security interests. #orbitaldebris2019 #SpaceForce #StarWars
greatgameindia.com/orbital-debris…
Objective 1
The first one is to control debris larger than 5mm released “during normal operations” over 25 years — with normal nowhere defined — and require spacecraft/upper stages to be designed such as to “minimize”, preferably, “eliminate”, such release.
#SpaceExploration
To reduce debris from”accidental explosions” and mandates engineering and probability assessment methods to judge a spacecraft’s propensity for such explosions, which figure will have to be less than 1 in 1000. Moreover, energy sources within spacecraft would have to be depleted.
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Thread - 1/4: #Today's (20 November 2019) accurate #airstrike in #Syria caused massive damage. The #Iran|ian #QudsForce HQ in #Damascus intl. airport, AKA the #Glasshouse, was partially collapsed.

#IMINT #ISI #satellite #intelligence #space #IRGC
Thread - 2/4: The #Iran|ian #QudsForce HQ in #Damascus intl. airport, AKA the #Glasshouse. Before and after #Today's airstrike.

#IMINT #ISI #satellite #intelligence #space
Thread - 3/4: A structure in #AlMazzeh airport was completely destroyed during the same attack. The structure is possibly an additional #IRGC/Quds Force HQ.

#IMINT #ISI #satellite #intelligence #space #Quds #Qudsforce
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You can:
1. Hire an expat and listen to them @Advance
2. Sign up to #weeklysparks > sparkfestival.co
3. Be a customer of your co, find problems to solve. Solve them.
4. Get @hyperanna_AI and see what the data says

bit.ly/2No8P5B
4. Read @neweconomymedia
5. Understand the scale of the challenge with @FaethmAI
6. Do the assessment and training with @WYWM_Academy
7. Join a #hackathon run by @servantofchaos
8. Go on a Trade Mission to Israel with @AICC_NSW
9. Go to demo day @SydneyIncubate or @murudau
10. Visit a hub like @stoneandchalk, @HaymarketHQ, @TheStudioAu or @TankStreamLabs
11. Ask @Entirl to share how Ireland rebuilt its economy and visit Estonia.
12. Visit @MaRSDD and see how they turned around > @KJsaysthis
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[Thread] Suite à un tweet de @Benazdia sur Stuffin.space, j'ai décidé de faire un petit thread sur les éléments intéressants à regarder dessus ! J'espère que cela vous plaira :)
1) Déjà ... Stuffin.space ? Kesako ? Et bien, c'est une mine d'or ! C'est un site qui vous montre tous les objets catalogués par Space-Track.Org qui est un site géré par ... l'USAirForce !
2) Et oui, il faut savoir que ces chers américains contrôlent le ciel depuis des années et répertorient l'ensemble des satellites/débris/lanceurs dans le ciel !
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Project_S…
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Interesting. #UnsealEpstein

Former MIT media lab staffer says leadership made it clear Epstein's donations were to be kept secret - CNN cnn.com/2019/09/08/us/…
#Epstein = 'Voldemort'? 🤔 5:5?
#UnsealEpstein MIT has some 'splaining to do...
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I have repeated these answers for a lot of folks over the past few years. So wanted to put these out there.

Why is @trans_celestial building a space network when there already are other major constellations being announced and launched?
1/ Yep there are two main constellation plans which I term "realistic" at the moment - SpaceX's Starlink and OneWeb
2/ Starlink's launched 60 (congrats!) are NOT final design. they are also just uplink/downlink. no mesh or inter satellite connectivity yet (& no plans when they can realistically achieve that, let alone with lasers). so technically not a constellation.
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#Space | There was a big spark — 75 times brighter than usual — from the black hole at the heart of the Milky Way

businessinsider.in/milky-ways-sup… - @pabsgill
@pabsgill Our solar system, the Milky Way, has a supermassive black hole at the heart of it and it just shined brighter than ever before.
But this week, astronomers from saw the black hole glow 75 times brighter than it usually does in infrared before reverting back to its usual levels.
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Today, I will try my hand at live tweeting insights from "A #Home of One's Own", a two-day #researchworkshop on socially & economically #marginalised women's experiences of and negotiations with #genderinequalities in #informalurbanhousing in India.
This workshop has been organised by #JadavpurUniversity (School of Women's Studies), #RabindraBharathiUniversity (Centre for Women's Studies) and #Parichiti, a women's organisation. All three are research partners on a #GCRF project funded by @GoldsmithsUoL.
Since Oct 2018, I have collaborated with Dr. Henrike Donner, who is leading it, to develop #researchcollaborations with #educational and #development organisations in India to implement a pilot study on #genderurbanhousing. This workshop marks the end of the first phase.
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2019 is the 50th edition of the #SIPRIYearbook. Join SIPRI as we celebrate the occasion with a 50-day countdown and share the history of the Yearbook over the past 50 years. Watch the introductory video with SIPRI Director @dansmith2020:
The first #SIPRIYearbook was published in 1969 with the aim ‘to produce a factual and balanced account of a controversial subject—the arms race and attempts to stop it’. The rise in world military spending and disarmament efforts, including the #NPT, take central focus.
'In whatever way the nuclear situation is examined, the inescapable feature is what enormous quantities of weapons have been amassed' – Movement towards a first-strike capability by the #US and #USSR, the #SALT talks and European security were a focus of the 1970 #SIPRIYearbook.
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#Budget2019

This thread details announcement made into budget and what average middle class would get from it.

Totally My work
Two goals for country future
1. National Security
2. Economic Prosperity

Imp : Last mile Delivery was prime target

#Budget2019
#Budget2019

Food security amount spend doubled in last 5 years
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Elon Musk was born on June 28, 1971, in South Africa.

Companies founded
Age 24: Zip2
Age 28: PayPal
Age 30: SpaceX
Age 32: Tesla
Age 44: OpenAI
Age 45: Neuralink, Boring Co.

“I think it is possible for ordinary people to choose to be extraordinary.”

Happy birthday, @elonmusk!
Tesla’s annual revenue

2007: $73,000
2008: $15 million
2009: $112 million

2015: $4.1 billion
2016: $7.0 billion
2017: $11.8 billion
2018: $21.5 billion

(Tesla) #future #automotive
The rise of SpaceX 🚀

2002: $27 million valuation
2009: $547 million valuation
2019: $34 billion valuation

(PitchBook) #spacex #engineering
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"If I were to write a textbook on #complexity, it would be structured like this..."
- SFI Pres David Krakauer starts off this morning at #CSSS19 #CSSS at @IAIASantaFe

#error #adaptation #universality #coarsegrained #math #theory
"If you talk about #intelligence and #stupidity, you talk about #communication and #policy. That is the natural place to start."

"If you've ever written a Lokta-Volterra #equation, you've drawn a perpetual motion machine. There's no #dissipation."

- SFI President David Krakauer
"Why #God is a bad #theory: it's not because it's not true; it's because it uses an infinite-dimensional process to explain low-dimensional phenomena."

- SFI President David Krakauer at #CSSS19 on #Ockham's Razor & why #Darwin's animal breeding metaphor backfired on #evolution
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#LIVE: #GenDunford speaks with @MichaelEOHanlon @BrookingsInst on the current national security landscape, the state of our #JointForce, and key defense choices for the future. twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1…
#GenDunford on the importance of mil-mil dialogue with his #Russian counterpart: "We have agreed to have an open dialogue to manage crises and miscalculation and to not politicize our relationship."
#GenDunford on the @NATO alliance over his tenure: The focus has been on deterrence as well as assurance in defense investments through the European Deterrence Initiative, which has improved deterrence and the cohesion of the alliance. #WeAreNATO
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Today we'd like to share some fun facts about #Mars and our discoveries so far with #ESA Mars Express & @ESA_TGO. But first let's take a look at the @esa @NASA @isro @roscosmos spacecraft currently investigating the Red Planet:
📷Hi-res: esa.int/spaceinimages/… #ExploreFarther
@ESA_TGO @esa @NASA @isro @roscosmos Did you know there is a telecommunications network at #Mars? Orbiters relay commands and send #science data from landers & rovers back to #Earth. Our #ExoMars @ESA_TGO is a key provider of data relay services!🔴〰️🛰〰️🌍 #ExploreFarther
📷Hi-res: esa.int/spaceinimages/…
@ESA_TGO @esa @NASA @isro @roscosmos Did you know that you can find out what the #weather is on #Mars? Landers & rovers report the local weather while orbiters keep an eye on global atmosphere developments including cloud formations and dust storms☁️🌪

📷Hi-res: esa.int/spaceinimages/… #ExploreFarther #Space19plus
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A la @CiteEspace, inauguration officielle de l'exposition "Plongés dans l'enfer de #Dora, 9000 destins singuliers" avec la présidente des Amis de la Fondation pour la mémoire de la déportation
@RegardSurTerre @CiteEspace A la @CiteEspace, dépôt de gerbe au pied de la plaque commémorative à la mémoire des déportés de #Dora. A droite, un moteur de fusée #V2. Au centre de la pièce, le moteur #Vulcain d'#Ariane5
A la @CiteEspace, la conférence « De la fabrication des premières fusées au développement des activités spatiales » commence... Début de l'intervention de @Laurent_Thiery #Dora #apollo50 #space
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