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Soviet astronaut Yuri Gagarin (left front) is greeted by a jubilant crowd as his motorcade passes through London, in July 1961.

Look up into the skies. Its vastness intrigues us all, and the billions of unknowns in the skies and the universe – lurking in the darkness, hiding behind vortexes. Space has been, and remains, an enigma for mankind and has inspired science to be...

A scientist at the University of Toronto has been jointly awarded a 2021 Canada Gairdner International Award for research that has helped revolutionise treatments for type 2 diabetes, obesity and intestinal disorders. Daniel Drucker receives the...

As an academic researcher, developer of artistic technology, and amateur artist, I was quite sceptical about crypto art when I first read about it several years ago. However, I follow a community of artists on social media, and some of the artists...

The retired Anglican Bishop of Kingston, The Rt Rev Robert Thompson, has challenged the local church to adopt a new approach to theology that reflects the lived experiences of its members and the wider population. In his newly published book,...

Six students – three from Hillel Academy and three from the Duhaney Park Primary School – are singing the praises of debating as an excellent tool for building confidence, language, communication and critical thinking skills. Both schools were...

L ynda Edwards and George Graham are two Jamaica-born writers who are a generation apart, living in Florida. George was born in 1934 in Black River, Lynda was born in 1967 in Mandeville. George spoke with Lynda about her new book, Friendship...

Gazing at the moon, missing my love afar The ocean gives birth to a full moon so bright, Which sheds silver light over us oceans apart. Yearning for thee, I resent the long, long night; Sleepless at all, how can I feel peace at heart? The candle...

There is something about historical perspectives – they seldom cease to awe or intrigue us. As we talk of perspectives, the monuments across the world, from the pyramids in Egypt, the Great Wall of China, ancient cities of Rome and Athens, the...
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