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This is a reference to Colin McInnes' Solar Sailing[1].

  1. McInnes, Colin R. Solar Sailing. Springer-Praxis, Chichester, UK, 1999. BibTeX [McInnes1999]
Reference library: BibTeX


XFeeds Test

<xfeeds feedlimit="3" totallimit="10"> http://wiki.solarsails.info/index.php?title=News&action=feed&feed=rss </xfeeds>

This is a test. Here's a URL: http://www.google.com

Here's another: http://www.space.com

This is a test.

Here's another external link: http://www.noaa.gov/


Testing, testing, 123.

BBC News - World

Moderna vaccine appears to work against variants
Laboratory tests suggest antibodies can recognise and fight the UK and South Africa variants.
(Mon, 25 Jan 2021 10:31:09 -0500)

Covid: Dutch curfew riots rage for third night

Police describe it as the worst unrest in the Netherlands for decades, with more than 150 arrests.
(Mon, 25 Jan 2021 19:57:36 -0500)

Janet Yellen to be first female US treasury secretary

The Senate has confirmed Janet Yellen as first female treasury secretary in US history.
(Mon, 25 Jan 2021 19:34:29 -0500)

Italian PM Conte to resign following pandemic criticism

Mr Conte is hoping to form a new and stronger government after losing a senate majority last week.
(Mon, 25 Jan 2021 15:44:17 -0500)

Biden overturns Trump transgender military ban

President Biden has scrapped a ban which stopped transgender people joining the US military.
(Mon, 25 Jan 2021 13:40:53 -0500)

Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani sued by Dominion voting machine firm

Dominion seeks $1.3bn in damages over a campaign claiming its machines switched US election votes.
(Mon, 25 Jan 2021 11:54:18 -0500)

Vietnam War: French court to hear landmark Agent Orange case

It is the first time civilian victims of the highly toxic chemical will have their cases heard.
(Mon, 25 Jan 2021 10:42:12 -0500)

Black Sea palace not mine, says Putin

President Putin denies links to a palace featured in a video by his arch-critic Alexei Navalny.
(Mon, 25 Jan 2021 12:43:56 -0500)

Champ, Major and other White House pets

President Joe Biden's dogs have arrived at the White House, restarting the tradition of pets there.
(Mon, 25 Jan 2021 11:14:21 -0500)

China mine rescue: Nine found dead during rescue in Shandong province

The discovery comes a day after 11 miners were rescued after two weeks trapped underground.
(Mon, 25 Jan 2021 13:31:41 -0500)

Coronavirus in Zimbabwe: Nick Mangwana apologises for 'medical assassins' slur

Doctors were furious with the government spokesman's comments about politicians' coronavirus deaths.
(Mon, 25 Jan 2021 12:27:45 -0500)

Biden adds South Africa to Covid travel bans

The restrictions come as Minnesota records the first US case of the Brazil Covid variant.
(Mon, 25 Jan 2021 17:58:36 -0500)

Shyamala Gopalan: The woman who inspired Kamala Harris

The tale of her rise is rooted in an audacious journey Shyamala Gopalan made more than 60 years ago.
(Mon, 25 Jan 2021 20:01:11 -0500)

Covid vaccines - how will poor countries get them?

A scheme to distribute Covid-19 vaccines is under way. Here's what you need to know.
(Mon, 25 Jan 2021 13:07:55 -0500)

Coronavirus in Zimbabwe: 'We need vaccines now'

Zimbabwean doctor Dixon Chibanda explains why it's so vital that Zimbabwe gets vaccines urgently.
(Mon, 25 Jan 2021 20:45:32 -0500)

Like a good deal? Maybe a hagglebot can help

Artificial intelligence is getting better at negotiating and research promises systems that could help you.
(Mon, 25 Jan 2021 19:09:23 -0500)

Randy Rainbow made his name satirising Trump - now what?

Why the show's not over for Randy Rainbow who used Broadway tunes to make fun of Donald Trump.
(Mon, 25 Jan 2021 20:17:21 -0500)

Sarah Huckabee Sanders: The Trump defender enters political race

Known to millions around the world for her staunch defence of Trump, now it's her turn to speak for herself.
(Mon, 25 Jan 2021 14:03:17 -0500)

Lebanon's Coronavirus lockdown: 'We can't leave our homes day or night'

People in Lebanon describe the impact of being confined to their homes for 24 hours a day.
(Sun, 24 Jan 2021 19:04:46 -0500)

Covid-19: Why the US hasn't hit vaccine targets so far

Biden says the vaccine rollout has been a failure, as he pledges 100 million shots in his first 100 days.
(Mon, 25 Jan 2021 10:09:06 -0500)

Yang Li: The 'punchline queen' who offended Chinese men

A female comedian's joke on national television has sparked debate on comedy and feminism in China.
(Sun, 24 Jan 2021 19:01:08 -0500)

Covid vaccines: Why some countries will have to wait until 2022

How are Covid-19 vaccines being distributed across the world? As some countries start vaccinating their populations, others are being left behind.
(Mon, 25 Jan 2021 19:21:23 -0500)

Covid: The migrant helping Australia with modified masks

When Manmeet Kaur began giving away masks, she realised many people would relish a different design.
(Mon, 25 Jan 2021 19:22:38 -0500)

Hope and fear as Somalia?s civil war turns 30

Thirty years since Somalia plunged into civil war, BBC Africa correspondent Andrew Harding has returned to Mogadishu to see what hopes people have for peace.
(Mon, 25 Jan 2021 19:21:27 -0500)

Giant panda cub Fu Bao clings on to zookeeper's leg in viral video

Six-month-old Fu Bao, who lives in South Korea, just won't let go of her zookeeper's leg.
(Mon, 25 Jan 2021 11:36:05 -0500)

Covid-19: Vaccine divides in the Middle East

Israel is vaccinating against Covid-19 faster than anywhere else, but most Palestinians are waiting.
(Sun, 24 Jan 2021 19:01:42 -0500)