March 24, 2018


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March 22, 2018

Everything you need to know for Thursday’s Sweet 16 games in the NCAA tournament

It is hard to imagine the second weekend in the NCAA tournament topping what happened last week. But if the upsets from the first two rounds tell us anything, it is that this field remains rather unpredictable. Especially in the South Region, where all of the top four seeds have
March 22, 2018

US can’t stop hypersonic weapons, Air Force General says

Russia’s Kinzhal hypersonic missile flies during a test in southern Russia on March 11, 2018, shown in this image made from footage taken from the Russian Defense Ministry. The Russian military says it has run a successful test of the Kinzhal missile. Credit: Russian Defense Ministry Press Service/AP Missiles that
March 22, 2018

A dusting of salt could cool the planet | Science

Scientists have proposed injecting salt into the upper troposphere, above the clouds, as a form of geoengineering. By Paul VoosenMar. 21, 2018 , 12:10 PM THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS—​A last-ditch remedy for a climate disaster might be waiting in your kitchen. If efforts to control greenhouse gases fail, finely powdered salt
March 22, 2018

Tasmanian government wants compo over 2015-16 Basslink failure

The Tasmanian government has threatened to take legal action against the operators of a Bass Strait electricity cable that failed and contributed to an energy crisis in the state. Energy Minister Guy Barnett said on Thursday the government believes it is entitled to damages over the Basslink outage in December