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What is cloud seeding and how is it being used in the UAE?

What is cloud seeding and how is it being used in the UAE?

The UAE is moving at the forefront of weather modification science in an attempt to counter its arid climate and water shortage issues On 9th March 2016, the UAE experienced 287 millimetres of rain across Al Ain and Dubai. It …

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Meet the people at the forefront of the city’s exciting tech scene

Meet the people at the forefront of the city’s exciting tech scene

The chances are, if you take a look at the technology around you right now, you’ll come across a few familiar names. Your smart phone might be Apple, your television could be Sony and your fridge is probably Samsung. One …

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This student project is out of this world

This student project is out of this world

An Abu Dhabi institution has taken another step towards an out of this world project. The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology completed its critical design review (CDR) on the CubeSat development programme, confirming its readiness to launch the MYSAT-1 …

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Municipality focuses on improving city appearance

Municipality focuses on improving city appearance

Abu Dhabi Municipality (ADM) has launched a new campaign targeting the installation of satellite receiver dishes on roofs and balconies. The initiative is aimed at maintaining Abu Dhabi’s appearance and protecting the environment by encouraging residents to comply with regulations …

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You’ve got to see how this amazing species is being saved

You’ve got to see how this amazing species is being saved

Satellite technology is helping Abu Dhabi scientists tap into new information on a species under threat. The Egyptian Vulture, native to Europe, India and northern Africa, has taken up residence at Al Ain peak Jebel Hafeet. In a bid to …

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First of its kind satellite launched into outer space

First of its kind satellite launched into outer space

The UAE has taken another step towards the final frontier with an out-of-this-world university project The Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre has partnered with the American University of Sharjah (AUS) to launch a nanosatellite into orbit before 25th February. Once …

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