Aisha Gani

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Are We Prepared for a Super Solar Flare Threat?

(8) Comments | Posted 7 March 2012 | (22:23)

It sounds like something from a sci-fi movie, but the Sun erupted on Tuesday evening, releasing a torrent of charged particles that could have many implications on our infrastructure.

According to NASA, the first of the Coronal Mass Ejection (CME) released from solar flares is travelling...

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More Dire Unemployment Statistics for the 'Lost Generation'

(0) Comments | Posted 18 November 2011 | (23:25)

Another week of gloomy statistics. Another bad week for the UK's lost generation. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) published the latest figures of unemployment this week, which has reached 2.62 million. Youth unemployment has hit 1.02 million.

So, 21.9% of 16-24 year olds are jobless. This is an...

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What Does Guy Fawkes Night Mean for us in 2011?

(15) Comments | Posted 4 November 2011 | (23:00)

'Remember, remember the fifth of November/Gunpowder, treason and plot/I see of no reason why gunpowder, treason/Should ever be forgot.'

But it has been over 400 years since the failed Gunpowder plot of 1605, when Guy Fawkes was arrested for high treason; caught guarding the barrels of gunpowder that had been...

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