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NASA mission to the 'heart' of Mars

NASA mission to the 'heart' of Mars

Here's why the mission is so important for humankind. However, regardless of the launch date, InSight will be reaching Mars' surface on 26 November. SEIS will also monitor for marsquakes (earthquakes, but on Mars). What Will We Learn From InSight? Several times over the last few years, rock formations on the Red Planet have excited the internet with the possibility of a civilisation on Mars - notably including the Mars Bigfoot.


Macron Reiterates Need To Keep Iran Nuclear Deal

Macron Reiterates Need To Keep Iran Nuclear Deal

Merkel and Trump aired differences over trade and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation on Friday at a White House meeting where they tried to put on a show of warmth and friendship. Macron outlined a plan that would keep the original Iran agreement intact while pushing for additional elements, including an extended freeze on Iranian nuclear development and triggers in response to other destabilising actions by Tehran.


Apple's Latest Earnings Debunks 'Disappointing' iPhone X Sales

Apple's Latest Earnings Debunks 'Disappointing' iPhone X Sales

The iPhone maker reported $2.73 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $2.69 by $0.04. The company saw a growth in revenue of 16%, compared with the previous year's second-quarter results, to $61.1 billion United States dollars.


AMCU: Cosatu should be consistent and treat Ramaphosa like Zuma

AMCU: Cosatu should be consistent and treat Ramaphosa like Zuma

The main May Day event was in Port Elizabeth on Wednesday, where Ramaphosa gave the keynote address. "This goes on to show therefore that there is no static symbolism attached to the 1 May date, which can overridden by peculiar circumstances that are definitive of a country's history, giving rationale to the choice of a specific date for the recognition and celebration of Workers' Day".