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    How a love of sailing helped Einstein explain the universe
     25 November 2017
    Einstein was a hopelessly addicted and terrible sailor. But could his hours on the water have helped him crack physics and explain our universe? On the anniversary of Einstein's Theory of Relativity, Michael Troy shows us Einstein the Sailor.
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    Kim Kardashian, Rihanna throw support behind jailed teen Cyntoia Brown
    25 Nov: The story of Cyntoia Brown, who was sentenced to life in prison at the age of 16 for killing a man who picked her up for sex, is spreading around the world after a number of high-profile celebrities campaign for her release.... more
    Rohingya refugees weigh people smuggler offers rather than return to Myanmar
    24 Nov: A people smuggler tells the ABC he could organise a voyage in a month and take 90 people plus children. Rohingya refugees say they are desperate enough to risk drowning at sea.... more
    Korean family reunions: could you wait 67 years to see your family again?
    24 Nov: More than 60,000 families torn apart by the Korean War have loved ones in North Korea. With 85 per cent of them over the age of 70 and no family reunions in sight, their time is fast running out.... more
    Rohingya crisis: Push for contraception, even sterilisation, as Bangladesh struggles with refugee influx
    24 Nov: As aid agencies struggle to care for the hundreds of thousands of displaced Rohingya Muslims in southern Bangladesh, they're trying to convince the refugees to stop having more children.... more
    Now that Charles Manson is dead, what will happen to his body?
    23 Nov: If no-one claims the remains of cult leader and killer Charles Manson, it's unclear what will happen to his body. Will it find an anonymous California grave or face dissection in an anatomy lab?... more
    Car crashes into Joondalup Health Campus hospital, several injured
    23 Nov: A car ploughs 20 metres through the entrance of the Joondalup Health Campus in Perth's north, with several people reported injured.... more
    Manus Island: PNG authorities move in and tell men to leave detention centre
    23 Nov: Papua New Guinea police move into the Manus Island detention centre to try to end a three-week stand-off with protesting asylum seekers and refugees.... more
    Mexican drug smugglers have been using a marijuana cannon to fire drugs into the US
    23 Nov: A home-made cannon, along with cartridges, chargers and more than 800 kilograms of marijuana is seized by authorities in the Mexican border town of Agua Prieta.... more
    Ratko Mladic guilty verdict caps decades of grief for families affected by the Srebrenica massacre
    23 Nov: It's the last known evidence of Saliha Osmanovic's husband alive — a chilling video of him telling their son to come out of hiding and not be afraid. They were murdered soon after.... more

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