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Frontier Developments license rights from Hollywood studio, Report

Frontier Developments license rights from Hollywood studio, Report

Frontier Developments, creator of Elite: Dangerous and Planet Coaster, is moving to bigger things with its next franchise. How about a game created with a movie license of “global renown?” According to a press release posted on the London Stock Exchange website, the company has licensed the rights to an “enduring movie franchise of global renown” from an unnamed Hollywood ... Read More »

Climate-change whistleblower alleges NOAA manipulated data, Report

NOAA researchers manipulated climate data to erase global warming pause

A high-level whistleblower at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has revealed that the organization published manipulated data in a major 2015 report on climate change in order to maximize impact on world leaders at the UN climate conference in Paris in 2015. “The chairman intends to push for responses to his initial requests,” an aide for the Committee ... Read More »

Mars Liquid Water: Curiosity Rover Exposes Low CO2 Level

Rover Curiosity's latest data adds to puzzle of liquid water on Mars (research)

Mars’ liquid water may have had an atmospheric ‘escape route’, says new research. The early Martian atmosphere likely didn’t contain enough carbon dioxide to keep the planet warm enough for liquid water, according to National Aeronautics and Space Administration researchers. “A higher carbon dioxide pressure in the atmosphere of early Mars could have provided a greenhouse effect with the magnitude ... Read More »

Black Hole Feeds on Star for a Decade, Says New Research

Black Hole Feeds on Star for a Decade, Says New Research

Scientists have discovered a giant black hole that’s so hungry, it’s been gorging on a star for more than a decade – more than 10 times longer than any stellar meal detected before. Scientists made this discovery using data from NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory and Swift satellite as well as ESA’s XMM-Newton. The trio of orbiting X-ray telescopes found evidence ... Read More »

Japan ‘Space Junk’ Mission Fails in Attempt to Tether Trash, Report

Japan 'Space Junk' Mission Fails in Attempt to Tether Trash, Report

A Japan “space junk” mission ended in failure when an electrodynamic tether from a Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency cargo ship failed to deploy before returning to Earth on Monday. Before the HTV-6 spacecraft’s fiery end, it spent a week orbiting the Earth to test out the Kounotori Integrated Tether Experiment (KITE), or technology for removing space junk. But during the ... Read More »

Isabella Lovin: Swedish deputy PM mocks Trump with all-female photo

Isabella Lovin: Swedish deputy PM mocks Trump with all-female photo

The Swedish Deputy Prime Minister, Isabella Lovin, might have just trolled Donald Trump and the US government with one perfect picture. Isabella Lovin, has published a photograph of herself signing a climate bill surrounded by her closest female colleagues, apparently mocking a photo of US president Donald Trump. Isabella Lovin, who also serves as environment and development aid minister, is ... Read More »

Department of Homeland Security suspends travel ban

Department of Homeland Security suspends travel ban

The Department of Homeland Security announced it has suspended all actions to implement the immigration order and will resume standard inspections of travelers as it did prior to the signing of the travel ban. “In accordance with the judge’s ruling, DHS has suspended any and all actions implementing the affected sections of the Executive Order entitled, ‘Protecting the Nation from ... Read More »

Afghan diplomat killed by his guard in Karachi

Afghan diplomat killed by his guard in Karachi

An Afghan diplomat was killed allegedly by a security guard who opened fire inside the Afghanistan Consulate in Karachi in Pakistan. The consulate’s third secretary, Zaki Adu, was killed by a private guard, said police official Saqib Ismail on Monday. “The motive behind the killing is not clear yet,” Ismail said, adding that the guard, also an Afghan national, is ... Read More »