Ben Deighton

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Managing Editor of SciDev.Net

NASA set to observe outer planets from Senegal

A mission of 40 NASA scientists is heading to Senegal at the start of August 2018, to help with the planning for the final stage the New Horizons space mission to observe the outer planets. It will also strengthen science in the country, says David Baratoux, the chairman of the

Facebook and its influence on news

Whether it is Russian cyber forces attempting to swing the US election, or agitators stirring up the Buddhist majority in Sri Lanka against minority Muslims, Facebook has enabled them to force their own versions of reality onto the smartphones of millions of unsuspecting people — as long as they are willing