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The first time … it’s fair to cry, it’s the first time, yes! Thank you very much: Manú Jalil, Lalo Del Aguila and Allan — we made this record together. To all of the work team, the record company. To Juanes, for being so generous and for singing with me. I am very nervous. I don’t know what else to say. Thank you very much and I am very happy, [fellow] colleagues. I feel honored that you have voted for my song. Thank you.” — Mon LaferteThe win marked the first career Latin GRAMMY for Laferte. “Amárrame” is featured on La Trenza, which was nominated for Best Alternative Music Album. The other Best Alternative Song nominees were “Antonia” — Sig Ragga, songwriter (Sig Ragga), “Apocalipsis Zombi” — Roberto Musso, songwriter (El Cuarteto De Nos), “Apocalíptico” — Rafael Arcaute & Residente, songwriters (Residente), and “Integridad” — Stephen Marley & Danay Suarez, Songwriters (Danay Suarez feat. Stephen Marley). 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A 23rd-century tourist guide to the galaxy The top layers of the archive disc can be viewed with an optical microscope. Arch Mission Foundation/Bruce Ha On Thursday night, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carried an Israeli-made spacecraft named Beresheet beyond the grasp of Earth’s gravity and sent it on its way to the surface of the moon. On board Beresheet is a specially designed disc encoded with a 30-million-page archive of human civilization built to last billions of years into the future. The backup for humanity has been dubbed “The Lunar Library” by its creator, the Arch Mission Foundation (AMF). “The idea is to place enough backups in enough places around the solar system, on an ongoing basis, that our precious knowledge and biological heritage can never be lost,” the nonprofit’s co-founder Nova Spivack told me via email.The AMF also placed a small test archive on Elon Musk’s red Tesla Roadster that was launched in the direction of Mars aboard the first Falcon Heavy demonstration mission last year. That archive consisted of Isaac Asimov’s Foundation Trilogy encoded in a disc made of quartz silica glass made to last millions of years as the Roadster orbits the sun. The AMF has also placed a solid-state copy of Wikipedia on board a cubesat from SpaceChain in low-Earth orbit.The little lander Beresheet hopes to make history in multiple ways this year. SpaceIL Part of the motivation for the far-out project is to leave a copy of humanity’s knowledge not just in the cloud, but far beyond the clouds, should the impacts of climate change or a potential nuclear war do us or the planet in at some point in the future. “While I am optimistic that humanity will rise to the challenge and develop a multinational planetary defense initiative to mitigate these planetary risks, it is also prudent to have a plan B,” Spivack said. “Instead of one backup in one place our strategy is ‘many copies, many places’ — and we plan to send updates on a regular basis.”The AMF has already signed on to an additional planned moon mission, with startup Astrobotic, to send another Lunar Library installment to the moon in the next few years. There are also plans in the works to send archives to Mars, LaGrange points around Earth and deep underground caves on our planet. “The interplanetary network of backup locations we have started may even help to enable an interplanetary Internet. As we become a spacefaring civilization, we are going to need ways to move big data around the solar system, and protect it in transit, and at each location,” Spivack said. 17 Photos Tags Share your voice Sci-Tech 8 Space Comments The disc aboard Beresheet is about the size and thickness of a DVD, but consists of 25 stacked thin nickel films that AMF insists can resist radiation, extreme temperatures and other harsh conditions found in space for billions of years. There is, of course, no way to test how long it will last, but if it survives as long as hoped, the disc may even be around longer than the moon itself. The top four layers are actually filled with 60,000 pages of tiny analog images that can be viewed with optical microscope technology that’s been around for centuries. The images include a sort of users’ guide explaining human language, the contents of the disc and how to access the deeper layers containing compressed digital data. The digitized layers include a full copy of Wikipedia, more than 25,000 books and data for understanding over 5,000 languages. But if humans — or perhaps someone else — is ever going to get a chance to use the Lunar Library, it has to first get to the surface of the moon. Beresheet is now just beginning a long, complicated journey that will involve a handful of swings around Earth to increase the size of its orbit before jumping into orbit around the moon and eventually attempting a landing.The first window of opportunity to land comes on April 11. So if all works out, Wikipedia will touch down on the moon almost exactly 50 years after man first showed up there. Any aliens who come across it in the future will surely be baffled by a few choice entries, like “moon-landing conspiracy theories,” “flat Earth” or “Tide pod challenge.” But at least they’ll help illustrate why we needed a backup.
Atlas Jewellery, which has been in the headlines recently following the arrest of its founder M M Ramachandran for defaulting on repayment of loans worth over Rs 900 crore, is scheduled to hold an annual general meeting on 28 September.The AGM will see a ‘special notice’ to expel members Lukoo Sugunan Madathiparambil and Ajith Kovooril Muraleedharan from the board of directors. The move comes after Madathiparambil and Muraleedharan alleged that their appointment to the board happened “without their knowledge”. Both of them said that “they were just small-time employees”.Madathiparambil was just a Class X pass out carrying out small-time administrative work at Atlas Jewellery while Muraleedharan’s educational qualification was just Plus-II, Indian Express reported. The company had claimed that Muraleedharan possessed a graduate degree in IT with over six years of experience.Atlas Jewellery has decided to replace the duo with Supratik Chatterjee and Sunil Pant. While Chatterjee has more than 36 years of experience in banking and held various positions at top public sector banks in India, Pant has over 37 years of experience in banking sector. In the recent post he held, Pant worked as the chief general manager of SBI at its corporate office in Mumbai.The company took back its decision to re-appoint Shrirang Vasant Khadilkar as a non-executive independent director following his recent resignation from the board.Surprisingly, the AGM notice to shareholders did not mention anything about the arrest of Ramachandran and the debt he owes to banks.
Bumrah has been the key to Virat-led Indian team’s successGLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty ImagesThey say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. Certainly when it comes from the leader of your team, it must be considered a great compliment. This is exactly what India’s ace fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah got from his captain Virat Kohli. The pacer from Gujarat was expected to be one of the stars of this World Cup and help India greatly with his bowling. That is precisely what he did and produced another example of his brilliance.But Bumrah isn’t just great but also very unique. His bowling action is one of a kind and generating high speeds from it, as he usually does, is something that has baffled even the most seasoned critics of the game. It’s an action that no coach would suggest to his pupils and few would be willing to accept but somehow, for Bumrah, it has worked very well.The temptation to copy the action proved too much for Indian captain Kohli and he decided to try his hand at it. ICC’s official Twitter page uploaded a video where the skipper can be seen imitating his main strike bowler’s action during one of India’s pre-game practice sessions. This was probably before the start of play on the reserve day of the semi-final between India and New Zealand.Imitation from the captain is the best form of flattery ?#INDvNZ | #CWC19 | #TeamIndia pic.twitter.com/XXsbmr19GI— ICC (@ICC) July 10, 2019Twitter/ICCIn the video, Virat can be seen standing near Bumrah and then imitates his run up – including keeping his head tilted to one side as the bowler does. After he delivers the ball, Kohli takes off on a mock celebration, again mimicking his teammate’s style.Unfortunately for both Kohli and Bumrah, the latter’s action would no longer be seen in the World Cup as India lost their semi-final to New Zealand. However, the brilliance of the fast bowler from Ahmedabad would remain a key ingredient of India’s success for a long time to come. With the Test Championship starting in a few weeks, the importance of Bumrah only increases. Kohli clearly knows the value of his main fast bowler.
Map of MalaysiaA boat carrying 31 people, including 28 Chinese tourists, has gone missing in the waters off Borneo, an official from the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency told AFP Sunday.”The owner of the boat reported it missing on Saturday evening and we have begun a search and rescue mission,” a spokesman from the agency said.In addition to the tourists, a skipper and two crew members were also on board when the boat sailed out on Saturday morning, the spokesman said, adding that weather conditions were bad on the day.They were on their way to an island some 60 kilometres (37 miles) west of Kota Kinabalu, the capital of eastern Sabah state.
Artist’s rendering of proposed shelter in Southeast D.C. (Courtesy Image)District residents expressed anger, concern, approval, excitement, frustration and acceptance in response to the city’s announcement of the proposed locations for homeless shelters throughout the city. The shelter locations are projected to replace D.C. General in Ward 7, which is set to close in 2018.Mayor Muriel Bowser, city council members, Advisory Neighborhood Commission members, and other city officials met with residents last week in several community meetings to discuss and hear residents’ thoughts on a plan to place a city-owned housing facility in all eight wards.“I have been living here 38 years,” said Willie White, who lives near the proposed shelter on Delaware Avenue in Ward 6. “They did not even have the courtesy to come by and let me know what they were doing.” White’s reasoning was a general consensus expressed throughout the city.“I feel so uninvolved in such an important aspect that it gives me little faith moving forward,” said a resident from Ward 1, who said his uncle was homeless.During a Ward 2 meeting, the mayor told community members it wasn’t the city’s intention to keep the plan away from residents. “It is not possible to ask every single person whether they want a shelter at a particular site,” she said.Selecting a site before direct community engagement was the most effective way to develop a comprehensive plan for the project, she said. However the mayor also told residents in Ward 5 that she was amendable to accepting suggestions about the new locations.Community involvement isn’t the only issue residents have with the proposed shelters.Residents say the city has not done enough to make the facilities habitable, such as providing private bathrooms. Ward 4 resident Michelle Jones said she thought having private bathrooms was important for the safety of the shelter’s residents, especially among children who would otherwise be forced to use the bathrooms with older adults. “I don’t feel that the dormitory style is appropriate for children and families,” Taylor Massie, a resident of Ward 4, said in agreement. “I don’t think it inspires dignity.”Several residents expressed concern about the demand the shelters would place on their particular wards and the city, raising concerns about increased crime, decreased property values, and other issues.Deputy Mayor Courtney Snowden and Councilwoman Yvette Alexander spent most of their meeting in Ward 7 reassuring residents that the new homeless facility, in their ward, would not only provide a better place for families, but would also allow residents to breathe easier and to see more development in their community.Snowden told residents that there will be an abundance of programs and services within the facility to assist families, including education training and employment services, health care, financial and budget management counseling, and 24-hour staffing and security. “These facilities will be among the most dignified, innovative and effective in the country,” he said. “We’re going to work really hard to make sure that these businesses are hiring [D.C. residents] or are home-grown right here in Ward 7 and Ward 8.”However, not all residents voiced concern about the pending facilities. Some approved of the city’s initiative to find solutions to better house its homeless. “From what I’ve seen on the plan so far, I think it’s a win for the families, the city, and the administration,” said Akili West, a small business owner in Ward 4.Proposed homeless shelters, include:* Ward 1: 2105-2107 10th St. NW (29 units)* Ward 2: 810 5th St. NW (213-bed women-only shelter)* Ward 3: 2619 Wisconsin Ave. NW (38 units)* Ward 4: 5505 5th St. NW (49 units)* Ward 5: 2266 25th Place NE (50 units)* Ward 6: 700 Delaware Ave. SW (50 units)* Ward 7: 5004 D St. SE (35 units)* Ward 8: 6th & Chesapeake Streets. SE (50 units)
More information: Chao Song et al. “10-Qubit Entanglement and Parallel Logic Operations with a Superconducting Circuit.” Physical Review Letters. DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.119.180511Also at arXiv:1703.10302 [quant-ph] False-color circuit image showing 10 superconducting qubits (star shapes) interconnected by a central bus resonator B (gray). Credit: Song et al. ©2017 American Physical Society This document is subject to copyright. Apart from any fair dealing for the purpose of private study or research, no part may be reproduced without the written permission. The content is provided for information purposes only. © 2017 Phys.org (Phys.org)—Physicists have experimentally demonstrated quantum entanglement with 10 qubits on a superconducting circuit, surpassing the previous record of nine entangled superconducting qubits. The 10-qubit state is the largest multiqubit entangled state created in any solid-state system and represents a step toward realizing large-scale quantum computing. Citation: Physicists set new record with 10-qubit entanglement (2017, November 29) retrieved 18 August 2019 from https://phys.org/news/2017-11-physicists-qubit-entanglement.html Journal information: Physical Review Letters Quantum computing on the move Lead researcher Jian-Wei Pan and co-workers at the University of Science and Technology of China, Zhejiang University, Fuzhou University, and the Institute of Physics, China, have published a paper on their results in a recent issue of Physical Review Letters.In general, one of the biggest challenges to scaling up multiqubit entanglement is addressing the catastrophic effects of decoherence. One strategy is to use superconducting circuits, which operate at very cold temperatures and consequently have longer qubit coherence times. In the new set-up, the researchers used qubits made of tiny pieces of aluminum, which they connected to each other and arranged in a circle around a central bus resonator. The bus is a key component of the system, as it controls the interactions between qubits, and these interactions generate the entanglement. As the researchers demonstrated, the bus can create entanglement between any two qubits, can produce multiple entangled pairs, or can entangle up to all 10 qubits. Unlike some previous demonstrations, the entanglement does not require a series of quantum logic gates, nor does it involve modifying the physical wiring of the circuit, but instead all 10 qubits can be entangled with a single collective qubit-bus interaction.To measure how well the qubits are entangled, the researchers used quantum tomography to determine the probability of measuring every possible state of the system. Although there are thousands of such states, the resulting probability distribution yielded the correct state about 67% of the time. This fidelity is well above the threshold for genuine multipartite entanglement (generally considered to be about 50%).In the future, the physicists’ goal is to develop a quantum simulator that could simulate the behavior of small molecules and other quantum systems, which would allow for a more efficient analysis of these systems compared to what is possible with classical computers. Explore further
Qatar-based pay TV operator BeIN Media Group has struck a deal with Cricket Australia to bring cricket to its BeIN Sports service for the first time.According to the company, the deal is the biggest ever cricket board rights deal for the region and will bring the best of Australian and international cricket to a growing MENA audience over the next six years.Yousef Al-ObaidlyBeIN Media Group has secured the right to show the upcoming Magellan Ashes Test Series, with coverage starting on November 23. BeIN Media will screen premium cricket clashes including South Africa’s 2018 tour of Australia, India’s 2018-19 tour of Australia, and both the KFC Big Bash League and Rebel Women’s Big Bash League – Australia’s men’s and women’s domestic T20 cricket leagues.All games will be available in HD via subscription channels and online, with 4K coverage promised over BeIn’s recently launched 4K channel in the future.BeiN sees a strong market for cricket in the Middle East, which is home to over eight million expatriates of Indian origin.“It is important that we deliver on our promise to broadcast the very best global sports and events, and this is yet another significant milestone on this journey,” said Yousef Al Obaidly, Deputy CEO, beIN Media Group.“The audience for cricket in the Middle East and North Africa is growing at an unprecedented pace, and viewers are rightly demanding better, more comprehensive, in-depth coverage. We are delighted that Cricket Australia has chosen to partner with beIN and we will guarantee cricket fans across the region access to high quality cricket coverage. This agreement with Cricket Australia is the latest in a series of rights deals that have seen beIN Media Group grow its portfolio, win a bigger share of the market and reaffirm itself as the undisputed first choice sports and entertainment broadcaster for the region.”