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Analysis: What Are The Red Lines For The Media In Central Asia?

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During a deadly crisis in Uzbekistan’s autonomous region of Karakalpakstan this summer, a glance at the private website Gazeta.uz revealed telltale signs of state censorship. Underneath the headlines of articles related to the unrest that left more than 20 people dead, a sentence reading “Material deleted” had replaced texts that were visible just hours earlier. Read More

Researchers Identify More Potential Hydro Energy Storage Sites

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Australian researchers have identified 1,500 additional locations across the country that could be used as pumped storage hydropower facilities. They have said it should reduce Australia’s reliance on fossil fuels. Academics at the Australian National University have said pumped storage hydropower is a “low-cost, mass storage option” that could help Australia reach its emissions reduction Read More

Unmanned, Solar-powered US Space Plane Back After 908 Days

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An unmanned U.S. military space plane landed early Saturday after spending a record 908 days in orbit for its sixth mission and conducting science experiments. The solar-powered vehicle, which looks like a miniature space shuttle, landed at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center. Its previous mission lasted 780 days. “Since the X-37B’s first launch in 2010, it Read More