Book: Salman Rushdie – The Satanic Verses

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On February 14th, 1989, the Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, the Supreme Leader of Iran, issued a fatwā calling for Salman Rushdie‘s death, after conservative Muslims accused him of blasphemy and mocking their faith. Continue reading Book: Salman Rushdie – The Satanic Verses

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Astronomy: Jupiter, Venus and Mercury in a sunset triangle

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For those curious about the astronomical event that is just happening these days, when, as seen from Earth, Jupiter, Venus and Mercury seem to come close together in a nice triangle, here are some details.

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