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God did not create the universe, says physicist Stephen Hawking

Sep 3rd, 2010 | By
God did not create the universe, says physicist Stephen Hawking

LONDON (Reuters) – God did not create the universe and the “Big Bang” was an inevitable consequence of the laws of physics, the eminent British theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking argues in a new book. In “The Grand Design,” co-authored with U.S. physicist Leonard Mlodinow, Hawking says a new series of theories made a creator of
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Researchers Discover Why Arabic is Hard to Learn

Aug 31st, 2010 | By
Researchers Discover Why Arabic is Hard to Learn

(Israel National News) Researchers at Haifa University have discovered why learning to read Arabic is hard – and it has to do with the “right brain.” Haifa University’s Professor Zohar Eviatar and neuropsychologist Dr. Rafik Ibrahim of Rambam Medical Center have shown that the complexities of the Arabic language impede the right brain from taking
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New evidence on WWII mystery of Raoul Wallenberg

Apr 1st, 2010 | By
New evidence on WWII mystery of Raoul Wallenberg

(Associated Press) STOCKHOLM – New evidence from Russian archives suggests Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg, credited with rescuing tens of thousands of Hungarian Jews during the Holocaust, was alive after Soviets reported that he had died in a Moscow prison, a Swedish magazine and U.S. researchers reported Thursday. The fate of Wallenberg, who was arrested in
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Orthodox Jewish community takes hold in Berlin

Mar 18th, 2010 | By
Orthodox Jewish community takes hold in Berlin

Experts estimate between 20,000 to 30,000 Jews, including Americans and Israelis, live in the German capital. (Associated Press) BERLIN — When American Rabbi Joshua Spinner moved to Berlin’s trendy Prenzlauer Berg neighborhood a decade ago, there were no other Jews to be seen. Now when the sun sets on a Friday night, dozens of Jewish
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Iran: Bushehr nuclear plant to be ready in spring

Mar 5th, 2010 | By

(Reuters) Iran’s long-delayed Bushehr nuclear plant will be launched within a few months, an Iranian energy official said on Friday. “This plant will be launched according to schedule at the end of the spring and will run the same as the other nuclear plants in the world,” Ali Akbar Saleh, head of Iran’s Atomic Energy
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