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Lifestyle 07 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

To infinity and beyond

RIZAL JOHAN gets in touch with Kampar-born astrophysicist Dr Tham Choy Yoong, who is currently residing in Cambridge, Britain, and is attached to the astrophysics research group at Cavendish Laboratory in (where else but) the University of Cambridge.

Letters 01 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Islamic world may lose heritage

AS we have reached the year 2003, we thought the world would be more civilised but unfortunately, once again America is showing its double-sided face against the Middle East says Nor Azaruddin Husni Nuruddin,Senior Fellow/Director Consultation and Training Centre of IKIM.

AseanPlus News 26 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Satellite debris may hit Indonesia

B>JAKARTA:/BDebris from an Italian-Dutch space satellite may hit Indonesia next month, the Indonesian space agency said yesterday.

Letters 23 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Feeling of deja vu as Hasmy leaves

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Lifestyle 16 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

The Earth is on its last legs

Scientists have been telling us for some time that Earth is doomed, that the dying sun will balloon out and embrace the planet in the ultimate global warming #8211; but the incineration is at least seven billion years away, and first, it#8217;s going to get very, very cold.

Lifestyle 13 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Keeping track of time

THE calendar and astronomy have always been inextricably intertwined. There is evidence that the need for a calendar existed since before humans stayed in settlements and planted crops but once that happened, a calendar became indispensable for fixing the time of planting and harvesting.

Lifestyle 03 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Enter the demons

The North-East is knowBy feng shui experts as the Demon Gate and DR ONG HEAN-TATT postulates that this could be linked to the fact that cosmic radiation enters the Earth from the polar region.

Letters 26 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

A whole lot of shaking going on

The lives of office workers and residents of Bangkok skyscrapers will never be the same again. Not only do they have to keep a watch on the possibility of commercial aircraft heading toward their buildings Sept 11 style, but they also have to worry about earthquakes.

Living 06 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Dragon veins

In the first part of a new series on feng shui science, DR ONG HEAN-TATT suggests that underground water channels and aquifers may have electromagnetic charges that could be the source of I>qi/I>, the invisible energy that is tapped by feng shui masters.