Exploding stars emit powerful bursts of energy − I’m leading a citizen science project to classify and learn about these bright flashes

When distant stars explode, they emit bursts of energy called gamma-ray bursts that are so bright that telescopes on Earth can detect them. Studying these pulses, which can also come from mergers of some exotic astronomical objects such as black holes and neutron stars, can help astronomers like me understand the history of the universe.… Read More »

More climate-warming methane is leaking into the atmosphere than ever reported – here’s how satellites can track the leaks and prevent a valuable resource from being wasted

Far more methane, a potent greenhouse gas, is being released from landfills and oil and gas operations around the world than governments realized, recent aerial and satellite surveys show. That is both a problem for the climate and for human health. It’s also why the U.S. government has tightened regulations on methane leaks and wasteful… Read More »

These Family Dollar stores near Charlotte were fined for overcharging customers

Five Charlotte-area stores were among more than a dozen North Carolina retailers collectively fined more than $256,870 this year for overcharging customers. A total of 14 stores in eight counties have been fined for excessive price scanning errors, the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ Standards Division said Tuesday. Four stores in Mecklenburg County… Read More »

Who is Jimmy Carr’s girlfriend? Everything about Karoline Copping

Jimmy Carr and his girlfriend Karoline Copping have a son together Gareth Cattermole/Getty Jimmy Carr and Karoline Copping leave the wedding of David Walliams and Lara Stone on May 16, 2010 in London, England.” src=”https://s.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/Cs4i2qNyfJ7hTaxIT3tyTA–/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjt3PTk2MDtoPTY4NA –/https://media.zenfs.com/en/people_218/6c0d7e1610e0cc330ce203e0905b2131″ class=”caas-img”/> Gareth Cattermole/Getty Jimmy Carr and Karoline Copping leave the wedding of David Walliams and Lara Stone on May… Read More »

The Cheap Seats: How do you fix your fantasy baseball pitching staff?

Many fantasy baseball managers who drafted Jose Leclerc are in a state of regret. (Photo by Cooper Neill/MLB Photos via Getty Images) I’ve worn many different hats in my time at Yahoo and we’ve produced different types of content. Articles and blogs, podcasts and digital shows, live chats – I think it’s time we try… Read More »

According to the report, 2023 was a record year for wind installations as the world ramps up clean energy

The world installed 117 gigawatts of new wind energy capacity in 2023, a 50% increase from the previous year, making it the best year ever for new wind energy projects, according to a new report from the industry association. The latest Global Wind Report, published Tuesday by the Global Wind Energy Council, examines the state… Read More »

The Scorecard: 10 Fantasy Baseball Hits You Need to Learn Over Two Weeks

Few fantasy analysts can take the heat — and deliver it — like Dalton Del Don. He brings his fantastic fantasy baseball footage here every week, to help you keep the fire burning in your leagues. • Anthony Volpe hit just .209 as a 22-year-old rookie, but he also went 20/20. He’s off to an… Read More »

Tom Selleck Reflects on His ‘Happy Life’, ‘Accidental’ Career and Four Decades of Loving Wife Jillie (Exclusive)

The ‘Blue blood‘ star releases his memoir ‘You Never Know’ on May 4 Craig Blankenhorn/CBS via Getty Frank (Tom Selleck), Danny (Donnie Wahlberg), Erin (Bridget Moynahan), Henry (Len Cariou) and Jamie (Will Estes) on “Blue blood”” src=”https://s.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/nTLVNeTsEKhuKNf4dS.SoA–/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjt3PTk2MDtoPTY5NQ–/https://media.zenfs.com/en/people_218/cfab5526145641801ea1172717 1f7291″ class= “caas-img”/> Craig Blankenhorn/CBS via Getty Frank (Tom Selleck), Danny (Donnie Wahlberg), Erin (Bridget Moynahan), Henry (Len… Read More »

Biden’s latest student loan cancellation plan is moving forward as a proposed regulation

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden‘s latest student loan cancellation plan is moving forward as a proposed regulation, offering him another opportunity to make good on a campaign promise and energize young voters ahead of the November election. The Department of Education on Tuesday filed paperwork for a new arrangement that would result in the… Read More »