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The City Council of Raleigh honors NASA astronaut Christina Koch

RALEIGH When the city of Raleigh wants to celebrate someone, the mayor declares a special day in her honor. Usually, the person appears personally to read their proclamation at a city council meeting. That would not work for Christina Koch on Wednesday afternoon. The NASA flight engineer was more than 160 kilometers away and was floating in space. Nancy McFarlane, …

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Survivor honors the dead of the massacre at the Pittsburgh Synagogue

The gunman who wanted to kill Jews pointed his gun at Charny in the Sanctuary Tree, but then turned around and decided to fire on others, he says. His friends, who were sitting in the back of the sanctuary, were killed. Charny managed to escape. And so he takes it upon himself to remember. Every weekday he goes to a …

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Nobel Prize in Chemistry honors work on lithium-ion batteries

John B. Goodenough, M. Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino jointly received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the development of light-weight lithium-ion batteries, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced Wednesday in Stockholm. "Lithium-ion batteries have revolutionized our lives and are being used in all areas, from mobile phones to laptops and electric vehicles," the Nobel Prize committee said in …

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9/11 Anniversary: ​​18 years since the terrorist attack, the updated memorial honors first responders who have died from illnesses

Eighteen years later they are gone – but never forgotten. The names of the nearly 3,000 people who died on September 11th will be read aloud as usual, but for the first time in the presence of a new, bittersweet section of the Ground Zero Memorial – one that honors the growing list of first responders who have died from …

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Russia honors 'national heroes' killed in mysterious nuclear rocket blast | World news

Russia has bestowed posthumous awards and praised as "national heroes" five nuclear scientists who died in a mysterious explosion at sea during a rocket engine test. Officials have been reading about the blast on a platform in the US-based nuclear experts said they were suspected of explosion during the testing of a nuclear-fueled missile vessel by Russian President Vladimir Putin …

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Endgame, Riverdale Win Top Honors – Deadline

The Teen Choice Awards 2019 distributed the coveted trophy surfboards on Sunday night. More than 55 million teenage voices came in to support their favorite teenage icons in the areas of film, television, music, sports, fashion, comedy, and the Internet. Disney and Marvel dominated the film side with Avengers: Endgame, Aladdin and Spider-Man: Far From Home during Riverdale and Shadowhunters …

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Huawei's Android alternative powers Honors first smart TV

Huawei has been developing its own operating system for some time in the event that Android can no longer be used. Finally, other technology giants recently broke ties with the manufacturer due to the trade restrictions imposed by the US government. Honors new display is equipped with SoCs and chipsets of the Huawei semiconductor manufacturer HiSilicon. Owners can use their …

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Cameron Boyce Tribute Video – Disney Channel honors progeny star

RELATED STORIES The premiere of Descendants 3 was a bittersweet event for viewers of the Disney Channel as it featured one of the last performances of the late star Cameron Boyce in front of the camera Month after an epileptic seizure. He was only 20 years old. After airing on Friday, the station broadcasted a two-minute homage to the deceased …

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Google honors Apollo 11 software developer Margaret Hamilton

This week marks the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing, and Google celebrated the occasion by creating a 1.4 square-mile portrait of Apollo software developer Margaret Hamilton using more than 107,000 mirrors from the Mojave's Ivanpah Solar Facility Desert. Apollo 11 was manned by Buzz Aldrin, Neil Armstrong and Michael Collins, and brought humans to the Moon in 1969 …

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