NASA celebrates launch of new exoplanet telescope, dubbed TESS

NASA celebrates launch of new exoplanet telescope, dubbed TESS

By Andrea Rodriguez, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, or TESS, will search the skies for planets around 200,000 stars, searching for signs of life, solar systems and even for earth-like, rocky…

Does the Doomsday Clock Move Anywhere?

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Does the Doomsday Clock Move Anywhere?

Dr. Kristina Rago of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Lincoln Laboratory has spent much of her career tracking the links between innovation and terrorism. In short, terrorism has evolved to exploit what she calls…

COP 26: No net-zero Paris Agreement for 'realism'

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COP 26: No net-zero Paris Agreement for ‘realism’

Written by By Sophia Poirier, CNN Paris Paris, France — How do you change the world? On this year’s penultimate day of the COP 26, a meeting of the world’s climate negotiators in which…

Polio outbreak spreads in Pakistan

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Polio outbreak spreads in Pakistan

Written by By Laura DoGostelo, CNN Tens of thousands of children have been caught up in the polio outbreak in Pakistan, triggering a scramble to vaccinate children against the disease as fears grow of…