Venus Shows Its Hot, Cloudy Side

Venus Shows Its Hot, Cloudy Side

Venus is so hot that its surface glows visibly at night through its thick clouds. That is what pictures taken by NASA’s Parker Solar Probe have revealed. The planet’s average temperature hovers around 860 degrees Fahrenheit, and thick clouds of sulfuric acid obscure the view. Until now, the only photographs of the Venusian surface were … Read more

Ukraine conflict likely to delay Rosalind Franklin mission

The Rosalind Franklin Mars Rover (depicted here on Mars) was on course to blast off for the Red Planet in September 2022 - but launch this year is now 'very unlikely'

Russia’s war on Ukraine is likely to delay the upcoming Rosalind Franklin mission to Mars, according to the European Space Agency (ESA). In a statement published Monday, ESA said it has ‘fully implemented sanctions’ imposed on Russia by its 22 member states due to the armed conflict. According to the ESA, the ambitious UK-built Rosalind … Read more

Ukraine conflict likely to delay Rosalind Franklin mission

The Rosalind Franklin Mars Rover (depicted here on Mars) was on course to blast off for the Red Planet in September 2022 - but launch this year is now 'very unlikely'

Russia’s war on Ukraine is likely to delay the upcoming Rosalind Franklin mission to Mars, according to the European Space Agency (ESA). In a statement published Monday, ESA said it has ‘fully implemented sanctions’ imposed on Russia by its 22 member states due to the armed conflict. According to the ESA, the ambitious UK-built Rosalind … Read more

Squid Game Wins Big at SAG Awards

Squid Game Wins Big at SAG Awards

A still from Squid GamePicture: netflix Squid Game ran away with three SAG Awards Sunday night, making it the most-awarded media of the entire show. Lead actors Lee Jung-jae and Jung Ho-yeon won for their individual performances, and the ensemble stunt work in the show also snagged an Actor. The Screen Actors Guild annual awards … Read more

Even ‘Saturday Night Live’ has awakened to mask madness

Even 'Saturday Night Live' has awakened to mask madness

Hard to believe, but “Saturday Night Live” had a skit mocking liberals this past week. Perhaps because the host was John Mulaney, the former “SNL” writer whose humor often skewers the pretentious. A group of friends are out to dinner and start to discuss COVID measures. When one mentions that she read an article in … Read more

CNN hires turnaround expert Chris Licht to replace Jeff Zucker

CNN hires turnaround expert Chris Licht to replace Jeff Zucker

Executive producer Chris Licht of the television show Our Cartoon President speaks onstage during the CBS/Showtime portion of the 2018 Winter Television Critics Association Press Tour at The Langham Huntington, Pasadena on January 6, 2018 in Pasadena, California. Frederick M. Brown | Getty Images Discovery hasn’t closed its deal for WarnerMedia yet, but there are … Read more

Toyota Stops Production After Possible Cyberattack at a Supplier

Toyota Stops Production After Possible Cyberattack at a Supplier

TOKYO — Toyota, the world’s largest automaker, said on Monday that it had suspended all production in Japan after a possible cyberattack at a major supplier. The stoppage followed a problem with computer systems at Kojima Industries, a manufacturer of automotive components, that disrupted the company’s ordering systems. The problem first appeared Saturday night, and … Read more

Mets hire Elizabeth Benn as director of Major League ops

Mets hire Elizabeth Benn as director of Major League ops

NEW YORK — Amid a changing landscape across baseball, the Mets have made an historic hire by bringing on Elizabeth Benn to be their director of Major League operations. Benn becomes the highest-ranking female baseball ops employee in franchise history. An MLB employee since 2017, Benn worked for the league front office in youth programs, … Read more