The Newest Planet Hunter Found Two Possible Exoplanets

The Newest Planet Hunter Found Two Possible Exoplanets

The leader of the TESS mission, MIT astrophysicist Sara Seager had an exciting announcement. NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) has successfully started its operations and already found two new exoplanet candidates, sending the information back to Earth. Seager stated on Twitter the following: “The team is excited about what TESS might discover next. We […]

Salt Houses: Tackling Israel-Palestine with a poet's licence

Salt Houses: Tackling Israel-Palestine with a poet's licence

Hala Alyan’s debut novel, Salt Houses (2017), covers the wanderings of a Palestinian refugee family’s four generations across Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, France and the US, from the Nakba until the present day. Each slice of the artful narrative centres around a meaningful moment in a family member’s life. The interconnected vignettes create a three-dimensional artwork […]

The Trendiest Destinations in Europe

The Trendiest Destinations in Europe

Europe: You’ll never see it all, which means there’s always a new place to explore. To find the most popular spots, European Best Destinations, a Brussels-based travel organization, gathered 320,793 online votes over a three-week period from travelers, tourism offices and community managers. Some of these places are ever-popular cities, others you may not have heard […]

Time to Book Your Holiday Travel

Time to Book Your Holiday Travel

One sure way to keep the happy in the holidays is to get deals on your holiday travel expenses. Airfare is by far the most expensive item in our holiday budget. Traveling over the holidays can be as much as 30% higher than other times during the year. We have many resources that help us […]

Take the shot! Here's how to reduce your flu risk this year

Take the shot! Here's how to reduce your flu risk this year

BLOOMINGTON — After last year’s flu season hit early and hard, causing at least three deaths and hundreds of hospitalizations, it’s anyone’s guess what will happen this year. That’s why health professionals want Central Illinoisans to be prepared, getting a flu shot and taking other steps to reduce their risk of getting the respiratory illness that […]

Archaeologists and curators leaving UK over Brexit fears

Archaeologists and curators leaving UK over Brexit fears

A no-deal Brexit would cause severe disruption across the UK’s culture, science and design sectors, industry leaders have said. The expected loss of EU funding and uncertainty over the status of EU nationals after March 2019 meant UK museums were already losing scientists, researchers and curators, and there was a shortage of archaeologists, they said. […]

Paul Gosar: Siblings savage congressman in attack advert

Paul Gosar: Siblings savage congressman in attack advert

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Congressman Paul Gosar’s brothers and sisters have backed his Democrat rival in a united stand against him Arizona Congressman Paul Gosar, a Republican from the party’s most conservative wing, is standing for re-election in November. Fearing for the future, his siblings have thrown their weight behind their choice of […]

Penn State vs. Illinois RECAP, score and stats | College Football Week 4

Penn State vs. Illinois RECAP, score and stats | College Football Week 4

The No. 10 ranked Penn State Nittany Lions (3-0, 0-0 Big Ten), led by quarterback Trace McSorley, met the Illinois Fighting Illini (2-1, 0-0), led by quarterback M.J. Rivers II, in an NCAA Big Ten college football game on Friday, September 21, 2018 (9/21/18) at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Illinois. Click here for college football Week […]

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