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Giant metal monolith spotted in Romania days after unexplained disappearance of similar one in Utah
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Giant metal monolith spotted in Romania days after unexplained disappearance of similar one in Utah

The strange metal object was first spotted on 18 November by a helicopter crew counting big horn sheep from air, in a remote south eastern location of Utah

Amitav Ghosh on Gun Island, the theme of technology-as-magic, and why nothing is 'just a story'
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Amitav Ghosh on Gun Island, the theme of technology-as-magic, and why nothing is 'just a story'

Amitav Ghosh, who recently won the Jnanpith Award, talks about the themes in his latest book Gun Island, the link between human and animal modes of communication and technology's potential to function as witchcraft

Travails with the Alien traces how Satyajit Ray wrote the sci-fi script that 'inspired' Spielberg's ET
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Travails with the Alien traces how Satyajit Ray wrote the sci-fi script that 'inspired' Spielberg's ET

It is alleged that both ET and Close Encounters of the Third Kind borrowed concepts from Satyajit Ray's script for his film The Alien, which was ultimately shelved

NASA's Mars Odyssey to complete 60,000 orbits around the red planet
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NASA's Mars Odyssey to complete 60,000 orbits around the red planet

NASA's Mars Odyssey spacecraft will reach a major milestone on 23 June, when it completes its 60,000th orbit since arriving at the Red Planet in 2001.