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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

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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/


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BBC News - World

Pensacola shooting: Saudi king condemns 'barbaric' attack
A deadly attack by a Saudi air force member "in no way" represents the kingdom, Donald Trump is told.
(Sat, 07 Dec 2019 00:13:54 -0500)

Unnao rape case: Indian woman set on fire on way to hearing dies

The 23-year-old, who suffered 90% burns, died after she was attacked, allegedly by men who had raped her.
(Sat, 07 Dec 2019 00:50:04 -0500)

Elon Musk wins defamation case over 'pedo guy' tweet about caver

Tesla's founder did not defame a UK caver who helped in the Thai cave rescue, a US jury finds.
(Fri, 06 Dec 2019 18:55:18 -0500)

Climate change: Oceans running out of oxygen as temperatures rise

A warmer world means oceans are able to hold less dissolved oxygen, which is bad news for many fish.
(Sat, 07 Dec 2019 05:17:55 -0500)

Trump impeachment: White House signals it will not attend hearings

The administration describes the process as a "charade" in a letter to the House judiciary committee.
(Fri, 06 Dec 2019 18:48:13 -0500)

Trump halts plan to designate Mexican drug cartels as terrorists

The US president vowed to label Mexican drug gangs as terrorists after US citizens were ambushed.
(Sat, 07 Dec 2019 02:30:10 -0500)

Friends actor Ron Leibman dies at the age of 82

The award-winning actor, best known for playing Rachel's dad in Friends, had a decorated career.
(Sat, 07 Dec 2019 03:40:18 -0500)

Sweden's Ericsson to pay over $1bn to settle US corruption probe

The telecoms giant has agreed to pay to resolve bribery allegations, the US justice department says.
(Fri, 06 Dec 2019 19:12:30 -0500)

General election 2019: Reddit says UK-US trade talks document leak 'linked to Russia'

The papers had their first wide burst of attention when unveiled in the election campaign by Labour.
(Sat, 07 Dec 2019 03:47:43 -0500)

PG&E: California power firm to pay $13.5bn to wildfire victims

Utility giant PG&E reaches a settlement over several fires tied to the firm's equipment.
(Sat, 07 Dec 2019 04:02:42 -0500)

Australia bushfires north of Sydney 'too big to put out'

Firefighters battle to contain a "mega blaze" across a 60km front north-west of the city.
(Fri, 06 Dec 2019 21:23:36 -0500)

Messiah: Netflix trailer 'reveals spoiler' to Muslim viewers

The main twist in the upcoming show, Messiah, was obvious to many Muslim and Arabic-speakers.
(Fri, 06 Dec 2019 14:38:26 -0500)

Virginia bans prison strip-searches for children

The governor's order comes after an eight-year-old visiting her dad was ordered to strip naked.
(Fri, 06 Dec 2019 12:15:40 -0500)

Greta at United Nations climate talks one year apart

Life has changed a lot for the environmental activist in the space of a year.
(Fri, 06 Dec 2019 14:09:42 -0500)

Indian Ocean Dipole: What is it and why is it linked to floods and bushfires?

A climate system in the Indian Ocean, known as the dipole, is behind extreme weather events in East Africa and Australia.
(Fri, 06 Dec 2019 20:01:00 -0500)

Five African music stars to look out for

Global interest in African music has never been higher but who are the stars of the future?
(Fri, 06 Dec 2019 20:13:21 -0500)

Why Indians are celebrating the killings of rape suspects

The police shooting of four men accused of gang rape and murder is largely being greeted with joy.
(Fri, 06 Dec 2019 04:26:46 -0500)

Week in Pictures: 29 November - 6 December 2019

A selection of news photographs taken around the world this week.
(Fri, 06 Dec 2019 19:57:40 -0500)

Germany-Russia murder row raises tensions for Merkel

Germany wants progress with Russia on Ukraine and energy, but a Berlin murder has soured ties.
(Thu, 05 Dec 2019 19:03:42 -0500)

'Sydney mega fire getting out of control'

Sydney in Australia has been blanketed by thick smoke all week due to bushfires.
(Fri, 06 Dec 2019 13:42:47 -0500)

COP25 climate change conference: What are you giving up for environment?

As the annual COP25 climate change summit continues in Madrid, we asked delegates from all over the world how they were adapting their lives for the sake of the environment.
(Thu, 05 Dec 2019 19:00:54 -0500)

Burkina Faso crisis: 'Soldiers killed seven members of my family'

Djibril says soldiers in Burkina Faso targeted his family in their fight against Islamist militants.
(Thu, 05 Dec 2019 19:01:02 -0500)

Yinka Ilori: My Nigerian narrative of art and design in London

Yinka Ilori is a London-based artist whose technicolour work is inspired by his Nigerian heritage.
(Fri, 06 Dec 2019 19:11:41 -0500)

Was this the original Fyre festival?

Today marks 50 years since the Altamont Festival, which became notorious for the wrong reasons.
(Thu, 05 Dec 2019 19:50:11 -0500)

'You're a damn liar, man' - Biden in heated exchange with voter

The Democratic presidential hopeful reacts after being challenged over his son's Ukraine activities.
(Thu, 05 Dec 2019 18:20:19 -0500)

'How I became a secret daytime DJ'

Moey Hassan describes how "daytimers" became the big thing for South Asian teens in 1980s Bradford.
(Thu, 05 Dec 2019 20:01:34 -0500)

What's behind the wave of Middle East protests?

The BBC's Jeremy Bowen asks why people have been taking to the streets in Lebanon, Iran and Iraq.
(Wed, 04 Dec 2019 20:18:03 -0500)

Image of Madagascan snake wins 2019 British Ecological Society photography competition

The Malagasy tree boa is under threat from poaching and fires.
(Mon, 02 Dec 2019 12:01:58 -0500)

Justin Timberlake says sorry to Jessica Biel for 'lapse in judgement'

The singer says "nothing happened" after he is pictured holding hands with a co-star.
(Thu, 05 Dec 2019 06:11:21 -0500)