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President Tong says climate change threatens the livelihood of Kiribati's people: https://t.co/nrNQ9lsBpH
TED Prize 18 Aug
RT @schoolincloud: Go on, kick off your shoes and stare at the clouds...https://t.co/5Ck39UkVI9
TED Prize 18 Aug
Just two days left to help @jilltarter and @SETIInstitute raise money to search the sky for intermittent signals! https://t.co/QGQhM167nP
TED Prize 17 Aug
TED Prize winner @indyfromspace wins this year's @AntiquityJ prize for her paper on the upsurge of looting in Egypt… https://t.co/8xJsN2pyku
TED Prize 17 Aug
RT @NatGeoMag: You could help spot the site of a lost pyramid, tomb, or settlement—at least that's the aim of GlobalXplorer.https://t.co/2R
TED Prize 17 Aug