Space telescope ‘a little like a time machine’

Space telescope ‘a little like a time machine’

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Assistant professor Michael Maseda was one of many who contributed to development of the James Webb Space Telescope. He looks forward to using the instrument to take “baby pictures of galaxies”—potentially looking as far back into the history of the universe as the Big Bang itself. Credit: University of Wisconsin-Madison Early … Read more

Toddler dies in Gaza waiting for permit to get treatment

Toddler dies in Gaza waiting for permit to get treatment

JERUSALEM — Jalal al-Masri and his wife spent eight years and their life savings on fertility treatments in order to have their daughter, Fatma. When she was diagnosed with a congenital heart defect in December, they waited another three months for an Israeli permit to take her for treatment outside the Gaza Strip. The permit … Read more

Mountie recalls killer looked at him as he aimed pistol to end NS rampage – Canada News

Mountie recalls killer looked at him as he aimed pistol to end NS rampage – Canada News

Photo: The Canadian Press Commission counsel Roger Burrill issues RCMP Const. Craig Hubley, left, and Const. Ben MacLeod at the Mass Casualty Commission inquiry into the mass murders in rural Nova Scotia of April 18/19, 2020, in Halifax, Thursday, April 14, 2022. Hubley and MacLeod were the members that confronted and killed Gabriel Wortman at … Read more

Offense Vanishes, Jays Lose to Yankees

Offense Vanishes, Jays Lose to Yankees

Blue Jays 0 Yankees 3 Last night’s game was so much more fun. Today, if you made it to the end without falling asleep, you are a die-hard baseball fan. My wife was out for the evening and called in the 6th inning asking if I wanted to go to the bar to watch the … Read more

Ukraine news: Russia to ramp up missile attacks on Kyiv

Ukraine news: Russia to ramp up missile attacks on Kyiv

Adam Schreck, The Associated Press Published Friday, April 15, 2022 6:38AM EDT Last Updated Friday, April 15, 2022 6:38AM EDT KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — A day after Moscow suffered a stinging symbolic defeat with the loss of the flagship of its Black Sea fleet, Russia’s Defense Ministry promised Friday to ramp up missile attacks on … Read more

Meta’s plans to hire in Canada have the tech sector worried. Here’s why

Meta’s plans to hire in Canada have the tech sector worried.  Here’s why

Meta’s announcement in late March that it was putting down roots in Toronto with plans to hire 2,500 new workers in the city and across Canada was largely met with fanfare from politicians. Ontario Premier Doug Ford, who announced the jobs himself at a press conference, touted the move as a boon for homegrown Canadian … Read more