Heartbreak for Peru as ‘ecstatic’ Australia qualify for World Cup | Qatar 2022 News

Heartbreak for Peru as ‘ecstatic’ Australia qualify for World Cup |  Qatar 2022 News

Doha, Qatar – Peru’s football fans were left in tears after their team missed out on World Cup 2022 qualification following a 5-4 loss on penalty kicks to Australia. Substitute goalkeeper Andrew Redmayne saved the final penalty from Alex Valera to send Peru packing, much to the disappointment of the vocal 10,000-strong support in the … Read more

Chinese fighter planes intercept Australian aircraft during ‘routine’ activity – National

Chinese fighter planes intercept Australian aircraft during ‘routine’ activity – National

Chinese fighter planes intercepted an Australian aircraft in the South China Sea Region during a routine surveillance activity by Australia in international airspace, the department of security said in a news release Saturday. The intercept resulted in a “dangerous maneuver” causing a safety threat to the Australian RAAF P-8 maritime aircraft and its crew on … Read more

Former Australian PM Kevin Rudd says risk of US-China war ‘much greater than it’s ever been’

Former Australian PM Kevin Rudd says risk of US-China war ‘much greater than it’s ever been’

When US President Joe Biden took office in January, 2021, China’s leaders saw the potential for a reset after years of an increasingly fraught relationship under Donald Trump. That hasn’t broken out. Mr. Biden has maintained on his predecessor’s more aggressive policy toward Beijing and China’s sticking by Russia over the war in Ukraine has … Read more

Australia opens facility to convert human waste into fertilizer

Australia opens facility to convert human waste into fertilizer

A sawing treatment plant. The idea of ​​reusing organic matter or waste in industrial processes and other initiatives is not a new one, and the last few years have seen a number of interesting projects take shape. Thomas Imo | Photothek | Getty Images An Australian plant that converts human waste into fertilizer and energy … Read more

When to look up to spot the Lyrid meteor shower in the early hours

When to look up to spot the Lyrid meteor shower in the early hours

If you spot a shooting star in the night sky overnight, it might be from the Lyrid meteor shower, which will reach its peak before dawn. Named after the Lyra constellation, the Lyrid meteor shower will end the “meteor drought”, the period between January and mid-April when no meteor showers light up the sky. Watch … Read more

Science News Roundup: Scientists prepare for CERN collider restart in the hunt for “dark matter”; Omicron BA.2 overall makes up more than 90% of COVID variants in US – CDC and more

Science News Roundup: Scientists prepare for CERN collider restart in the hunt for “dark matter”;  Omicron BA.2 overall makes up more than 90% of COVID variants in US – CDC and more

Following is a summary of current science news briefs. Scientists prepare for CERN collider restart in the hunt for “dark matter” Scientists at Europe’s physics research center will this week fire up the 27-kilometer-long Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the machine that found the Higgs boson particle, after a shutdown for maintenance and upgrades was prolonged … Read more

Elon Musk offers Twitter Blue subscription shakeup days after disclosing 9.2% stake

Elon Musk offers Twitter Blue subscription shakeup days after disclosing 9.2% stake

Elon Musk, Twitter Inc’s biggest shareholder, on Saturday suggested a raft of changes to the social media giant’s Twitter Blue premium subscription service, including slashing its price, banning advertising and giving an option to pay in the cryptocurrency dogecoin. Musk, who disclosed a 9.2% stake in Twitter just days ago, was offered a seat on … Read more

BC landslide caused 100-metre high tsunami, set off earthquake scale: study

BC landslide caused 100-metre high tsunami, set off earthquake scale: study

A retreating glacier in a remote British Columbia valley caused a massive landslide that crested a 100-metre-tall tsunami, wiped out kilometers of salmon habitat and was detected as far away as Australia, a study says. The landslide on Nov. 28, 2020, sent 18 million cubic meters of rock cascading down the side of a mountain, … Read more

Delegates view Indigenous artifacts at Vatican with mix of awe and anger

Delegates view Indigenous artifacts at Vatican with mix of awe and anger

An Inuvialuit leader wants the rare Western Arctic kayak held by the Vatican Museums sent back to the Mackenzie Delta region, where it was built a century ago.Willow Fiddler/The Globe and Mail As they walked through a private display that had been prepared for them in the Vatican Museums on Tuesday, dozens of Indigenous delegates … Read more