Thursday , October 18 2018
Home / Tag Archives: world’s

Tag Archives: world’s

U.S. Attack on Hague Court Is Seen as Bolstering World’s Despots

U.S. Attack on Hague Court Is Seen as Bolstering World’s Despots Image John R. Bolton, the Trump administration’s national security adviser, warned the International Criminal Court against pursuing an investigation of American troops in Afghanistan.CreditCreditAl Drago for The New York Times By Matt Apuzzo and Marlise Simons Sept. 13, 2018 ...

Read More »

Pope Francis Summons World’s Bishops to Meet on Sexual Abuse

Pope Francis Summons World’s Bishops to Meet on Sexual Abuse Image Pope Francis at his weekly general audience at St. Peter’s Square on Wednesday.CreditCreditAlessandra Tarantino/Associated Press By Jason Horowitz and Laurie Goodstein Sept. 12, 2018 Leer en español VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis summoned bishops from around the world to ...

Read More »

Every One of the World’s Big Economies Is Now Growing

Advertisement LONDON — A decade after the world descended into a devastating economic crisis, a key marker of revival has finally been achieved. Every major economy on earth is expanding at once, a synchronous wave of growth that is creating jobs, lifting fortunes and tempering fears of popular discontent. No ...

Read More »

World’s Most Expensive Home? Another Bauble for a Saudi Prince

A $ 300 million chateau is one of a string of extravagant purchases for a prince who is cracking down on ill-gotten wealth and preaching fiscal austerity. The Chateau Louis XIV, near Versailles, sold for over $ 300 million to an anonymous buyer.CreditPatrice Diaz Photographer Dec. 16, 2017 LOUVECIENNES, France ...

Read More »

New telescope attachment allows ground-based observations of new worlds

A new, low-cost attachment to telescopes allows previously unachievable precision in ground-based observations of exoplanets — planets beyond our solar system. With the new attachment, ground-based telescopes can produce measurements of light intensity that rival the highest quality photometric observations from space. Penn State astronomers, in close collaboration with the ...

Read More »

The World’s Biggest Tech Companies Are No Longer Just American

HONG KONG — The technology world’s $ 400 billion-and-up club — long a group of exclusively American names like Apple, Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Amazon — needs to make room for two Chinese members. The Alibaba Group and Tencent Holdings, Chinese companies that dominate their home market, have rocketed this ...

Read More »

How NASA Visualizes Stunning Worlds Without Really Seeing Them

Everyone likes a good space photo. They’re colorful, they’re otherworldly, they make an inoffensive desktop background. And that’s not to trivialize them: Artists’ renderings of exoplanets are gorgeous, imaginative visions of what it might look like to live your life circling another star, and they’re devilishly tricky to make. Images ...

Read More »