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Costa Rica’s Plasma Engine to Space Being Built

The plasma engine of former Costa Rican astronaut Franklin Chang Díaz is close to knowing the design of the vehicle that will take him to space if he passes a test of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)...

A New Dwarf Planet Was Found in the Border of the Solar System

A team of American astronomers has discovered a dwarf planet barely 300 kilometers in diameter in the border of the outer solar system. If the average distance between the Earth and the Sun is 150 million kilometers, the new...

After 2-Year Travel, US Spacecraft Approaches the Bennu Asteroid

Just 2 years after its launch from Florida, a NASA spacecraft is approaching an ancient asteroid, Bennu, to obtain a sample of space dust that could reveal clues about the beginning of life in the Solar System. The space probe,...

Costa Rican Scientist Wins Prestigious Award for Innovative Health Therapy

Christian Marín, a doctor in molecular virology and microbiology, was awarded the Innovators of America 2018 prize in the category "Science and Technology". This recognition, given by Innovamerica Inc., is granted to the most important innovation in Latin America,...

Hyundai Delivers the First 25 IONIQ Electric Vehicles in Costa Rica

Paulo Alfaro Arguedas’s face, the first customer of Group Q to receive the keys to his Hyundai IONIQ, was a happy one when knowing that, from that moment on, he could travel up to 245 kilometers with just under...

Using Cybernetics for A More Holistic Understanding of “Reality”

Optimization is a way of measuring the values of living entities from the biological perspective. The investigation of the “future” has to be seen as the optimization of the entire knowledge process, which is going to be acquired as...

Cartaginese Entrepreneurs Made Adhesive Tape that Could Replace Electrical Cables

The concern to create a safe and different alternative to the traditional cables for electricity was enough for 2 young Cartaginese decided to join their ingenuity to find the solution. It is about the young Sebastián Alba, 21 years...

Canadian Space Agency Signs US$ 1.5 Million R&D Agreement Boosting Ad Astra Rocket Company’s VASIMR® Development

A US$ 1.5 million funding agreement has been signed between Aethera Technologies Limited of Halifax, Nova Scotia, and the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) for the development of advanced high-power radiofrequency (RF) power processing units for Ad Astra’s VASIMR® engine....

Huawei P20 Smartphone Has Come to Costa Rica

Huawei is the cellphone brand that is currently positioned worldwide among the favorites of technology lovers. That is why, their new P20 equipment is already on the market and is available in Costa Rica, according to Forbes. The Smartphone will...

Costa Rican Researchers Discover Parasitical Agents in Giraffes

2 veterinarians and one biologist conducted a study on parasitical agents in giraffes, in which 2 new agents never before described worldwide were detected. According to Esteban Palacios, veterinarian and part of the research group, the study was done...
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Public Banks Improved Credit Conditions for the Purchase of Electric Vehicles

This announcement was made by the directors of the banking entities together with the First Lady, Claudia Dobles, and the ministers of...

Dengue Fever Is Doing The Rounds in Costa Rica

Recently it was known through the Ministry of Health of Costa Rica an increase of 160% in cases of Dengue infections in...

Only through Science, the World Population Will Be Fed in 30 Years

Science and innovation seem to be the answer to the problem of how to feed the world population in 2050, with fewer...

Have You Visited La Amistad International Park?: A World Heritage Site

La Amistad International Park (PILA) is located in the Cordillera de Talamanca, about 280 kilometers (km) from San José, the capital of...
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