Faster, Higher, Stronger: Scientists, too, are doing their bit to make the Olympic motto real. Here are some potentially performance-boosting discoveries, just in time for the Rio Games:
- US Black Muslim Psychology Conference, Leading with Compassion
- Ontario Church Hosts Muslim Prayers
- Muslim Woman Inspires Aussies to Play Football
- Half US Muslims Suffered Discrimination: Survey
- Malaysian Children Perform “Little Hajj”
- Pakistani Woman Feeds Hundreds Daily
- Google Marginalizes Anti-Islam Search Results
- Irish Mosque Celebrates Successful Open Day
CAREEM, the Middle East region’s leading car booking service and home-grown app, announced Tuesday the launch of ‘Careem One’ in Saudi Arabia, which caters to passengers with disabilities.
Around $24 million (SR90m) has been spent on the expansion and revamp of the Jeddah-Makkah highway in preparation for the Hajj season in September 2016.
The company executing Haramain Train Project has already completed 90 percent of the construction work.
The Presidency of the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques is currently considering the introduction of family carts in the Grand Mosque for use by pilgrims to perform the Saie (the ritual walk between the mounts of Safa and Marwa).
By the end of this year, on December 31, 2016, a "leap second" will be added to the world's clocks at 23 hours, 59 minutes 59 seconds Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).
Muslims pray in direction of the Kaaba located in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. This direction is called the Qiblah. Next Friday the 27th of May 2016, the sun will be right above the Kaaba.
It has been aptly described as one of the most exciting technologies around, and for good reasons too. Due to its intricate nature, many even claim it’s a technology for the future -- or is it?
It happens only a little more than once a decade and the next chance to see it is Monday, May 9, 2016. Throughout the US, sky watchers can watch Mercury pass between Earth and the sun in a rare astronomical event known as a planetary transit. Three NASA satellites will be providing images of the transit and one of them will have a near-live feed.
The Japanese X-ray telescope Hitomi has been declared lost after it disintegrated in orbit, torn apart when spinning out of control. The cause is still under investigation but early analysis points to bad data in a software package pushed shortly after an instrument probe was extended from the rear of the satellite.
Plans envision 50x gain in solving science problems.
Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) University researchers have trialled a quantum processor capable of routing quantum information from different locations in a critical breakthrough for quantum computing.