PhD & Postdoctoral Fellowships – Sustainable Development The United Nations University Institute of Advanced Studies (UNU-IAS) is now accepting applications for its three fellowship programmes: UNU-IAS PhD Fellowships, UNU-IAS Postdoctoral Fellowships, and JSPS-UNU Postdoctoral Fellowships.
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The Universe is at least 137 billion light-years wide (42 Gpc), new study from Oxford astronomers showed (arXiv:1101.5476). Compared to more traditional statistical techniques they got that the Universe is at least 200 billion light-years wide, which means that it is actually 50 Billion light years bigger than previously estimated. However, the new statistical method [...]
The “Stars & Stones 2010” expedition has just been officially approved and supported by the University of Oxford and Royal Geographical Society (IBS). The expedition’s main objective is to encourage the development of Armenia, by protection and internationalization of our heritage. The expedition will shed a new light on the mystery of this unique monument [...]
For centuries people believed the Earth’s shape is a flat plane or disk. All the evidence that it might have a different shape was ignored or naturally integrated into the dominant world model. Today people who believe in the idea of flat-Earth are regarded as ignorant, yet we may be making almost the same mistake [...]