Author Archives: A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami
Power behind primordial soup discovered University of Leeds – Apr 4, 2013 Researchers at the University of Leeds may have solved a key puzzle about how objects from space could have kindled life on Earth.
NASA chief rules out manned Moon mission in the foreseeable future The Verge – AARON SOUPPOURIS – Apr 7, 2013 NASA administrator Charles Bolden has dismissed the idea that the space agency will attempt another manned Moon mission. Speaking with … more
Wanted: People willing to die on Mars CBC News – Mar 16, 2013 The man behind the private space project dubbed Mars One is looking for people to travel to Mars, but he’s not offering a return ticket. “The technology … more
The Crazy Plan to Fly Two Humans to Mars in 2018 Popular Mechanics – MICHAEL BELFIORE – Feb 27, 2013 To take advantage of an alignment of Earth and Mars that happens once every 15 years and would allow the … more
Saddam’s statue: the bitter regrets of Iraq’s sledgehammer man Guardian – PETER BEAUMONT – Mar 9, 2013 “Then we had only one dictator. Now we have hundreds,” he says, echoing a popular sentiment in a country mired in political problems … more
Material desire is just like a blazing fire. If a fire is continually supplied with drops of fat, the fire will increase more and more and never be extinguished. Therefore the policy of trying to satisfy material desires by catering … more
Arizona Senate Approves Gold, Silver As Legal Tender TPM Live Wire – TOM KLUDT – Feb 28, 2013 Arizona’s Republican-controlled Senate passed a bill on Wednesday to make gold and silver legal tender in the state.
In recent news: 50 Million Dollar diamond heist in Belgium; Not so recent: Kohinoor diamond one among many the British plundered from India
Britain to India: Diamond in royal crown is ours Reuters – Feb 20, 2013 British Prime Minister David Cameron says a giant diamond his country forced India to hand over in the colonial era that was set in a royal … more
Human Settlement on Mars in 2023 Mars-one.com –Mars One is a not-for-profit organization that will take humanity to Mars in 2023, to establish the foundation of a permanent settlement from which we will prosper, learn, and grow. Before the first … more