Cygnus cargo ship leaves International Space Station, begins new mission in orbit

Jan 31, 2020

Home News Spaceflight Northrop Grumman’s Cygnus NG-12 cargo spacecraft departed the International Space Station today (Jan. 31), nearly three months after it arrived at the orbiting laboratory with about 4 tons of supplies and science experiments for the Expedition 61 crew.The cargo vessel, named the S.S. Alan Bean after the Apollo 12 astronaut, began its… […]

Warm water discovered beneath Antarctica’s ‘doomsday’ glacier, scientists say

Jan 31, 2020

Doyle Rice, USA TODAY Published 11:49 a.m. ET Jan. 31, 2020 | Updated 2:20 p.m. ET Jan. 31, 2020CLOSE An underwater robot discovered warm water under the Florida-sized Thwaites Glacier in Antarctica, which could speed up the already-melting glacier. Buzz60Scientists have discovered warm water underneath the Thwaites Glacier in Antarctica, which could speed up the… […]

Science Proves Weightlifters Could Lift Less and Get Stronger

Jan 31, 2020

Weightlifters could do less and get stronger by changing the amount they lift each session, according to new research. Sports scientists from the University of Lincoln, UK, compared the average weights lifted by two groups over six weeks: one using a traditional training method of a “one rep max” — the maximum weight an athlete… […]

The slow race to make a coronavirus vaccine is on as nations try to speed yearlong process

Jan 31, 2020

A laboratory technician works with a pipette at the Institute of Virology at the Charité Berlin Mitte, where investigations on coronavirus are underway.Christophe Gateau | Getty ImagesU.S. and international health officials are speeding work to create a vaccine for the deadly coronavirus spreading throughout Asia, which has already outpaced the 2003 SARS epidemic and killed… […]

Suspects arrested after SUV breaches Mar-a-Lago security

Jan 31, 2020

Washington (CNN)An SUV breached security checkpoints heading toward the main entrance of President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago retreat in Florida on Friday, and officials shot at the vehicle, the Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office said.The vehicle fled and was pursued by authorities, and two people are now in custody, the sheriff’s office said. The Secret Service did… […]

Coronavirus tests on 2 people in Oklahoma come back negative, health officials say

Jan 31, 2020

Coronavirus tests on 2 people in Oklahoma come back negative, health officials say Oklahoma health officials announced Friday that coronavirus tests on two people in our state came back negative. According to the Oklahoma State Department of Health, officials received confirmation through laboratory testing conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that two… […]

Taxes 2020: These two groups of taxpayers face the highest audit rates

Jan 31, 2020

By Aimee Picchi, Special to USA TODAY Published 12:43 p.m. ET Jan. 31, 2020 | Updated 2:05 p.m. ET Jan. 31, 2020CLOSE Millennials are better at managing money than older generations. They started saving for retirement at 24 on average, well before Gen X and Boomers. USA TODAYTaxes are one of life’s certainties, but getting… […]

How supercomputers are helping us link quantum entanglement to cold coffee

Jan 31, 2020

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Theoretical physicists from Trinity College Dublin have found a deep link between one of the most striking features of quantum mechanics—quantum entanglement—and thermalisation, which is the process in which something comes into thermal equilibrium with its surroundings. Their results are published today [Friday 31st January 2020] in the prestigious journal Physical… […]

Netflix’s ‘Miss Americana’ Is As Tedious As Its Subject

Jan 31, 2020

The new Netflix documentary “Miss Americana” impeccably reflects the arc of Taylor Swift’s career, swerving from interesting to insufferable somewhere around its midpoint. From the merciless grinder of 21st century fame, Swift emerged an opinionated college freshman, perpetually at the Thanksgiving table waving Howard Zinn in your face. That’s how she wants it. Mostly chronological,… […]

Trump Told Bolton to Help His Ukraine Pressure Campaign, Book Says

Jan 31, 2020

The president asked his national security adviser last spring in front of other senior advisers to pave the way for a meeting between Rudolph Giuliani and Ukraine’s new leader.John R. Bolton, President Trump’s former national security adviser, wrote that he met with the president and other senior White House officials about the Ukraine pressure campaign… […]

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