Edition 22 — Space Telescope, High Roads, Smoking History
by Kartik Chaturvedi
The Big Stories
The world's most powerful space telescope has launched at lastScienceWorld's most powerful space telescope launched
More than a decade in the making, the James Webb space telescope began its journey to photograph the origins of the universe like never before.
Legislation will mean people currently aged 14 and under will never be able to legally purchase tobacco in their lifetimes.
Barbados bids farewell to British monarchy, becomes republicapnews.com/article/queen-elizabeth-ii-barbados-rihanna-b1633f7f26427c0cb62ebe8f32b77fa1Barbados bids farewell to British monarchy
Barbados stopped pledging allegiance to Queen Elizabeth II on Tuesday as it shed another vestige of its colonial past and became a republic for the first time in history.
FBI's Email System Hacked to Send Out Fake Cyber Security Alert to ThousandsThe Hacker NewsFBI's Email System Hacked
The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation confirmed unidentified threat actors had breached one of its email servers to blast hoax messages about a fake “sophisticated chain attack.”
At 19,024 Feet, World's Highest Altitude Motorable Road Now In India's Ladakh, Thanks To BROswarajyamag.com/news-brief/at-19033-feet-worlds-highest-altitude-motorable-road-now-in-indias-ladakh-thanks-to-broAt 19,024 Feet, World's Highest Road Now In India's Ladakh
The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) has received the Guinness World Records certificate for constructing the world’s highest motorable road at 19,024 feet at Umlingla Pass in Ladakh.
Other Important News
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Microsoft seizes domains used by “highly sophisticated” hackers in Chinaarstechnica.comMicrosoft seizes domains used by “highly sophisticated” hackers in China
A millipede with 1,300 legs has been found in Australia. It's a new record by farnpr.org/2021/12/17/1065101622/millipede-1300-legs-australiaA millipede with 1,300 legs has been found in Australia. It's a new record by far
In pristine Amazon, birds show signs of climate change NBC NewsIn pristine Amazon, birds show signs of climate change