Sci-tech

Stephen Hawking says yes to future opportunity to travel to space

Stephen Hawking says yes to future opportunity to travel to space

The scientist had previously called the U.S. president a "demagogue", but said although he still admires America, he fears "that I may not be welcome". "It affects America badly, so tackling it should win votes for his [Trump's] second term".

"I said yes immediately", he said.

Taking a critical stance on Scott Pruitt, who was appointed as the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, Hawking said that the man did not believe that carbon dioxide causes climate change and called for his replacement.

Biafra: Court to rule on Kanu's fresh bail application April 25
The court has also fixed April 6, 2017 to rule on Kanu's application seeking the variation of its order on witness protection. The prosecutor, Mr Shuiabu Labaran, said that he was yet to file his reply to the processes filed by Ejiofor.

"I have already completed a zero-gravity flight which allowed me to float weightless, but my ultimate ambition is to fly into space", Prof Hawking said.

Prof Hawking is a recipient of the prestigious US Franklin medal for science and received the presidential medal of freedom from Barack Obama in 2009. Trump's priority, Hawking added, "will be to satisfy this electorate, who are neither liberal nor that well-informed". "God forbid", he said. "A hard Brexit would leave us isolated and inward looking", he said.

"We should retain as many links as possible with Europe and the rest of the world, particularly China".

Apple's iPhone SE is now available for Rs 19999
This will likely mean that the device has a more curved back than what other recent models of the iPhone have had. Earlier reports have suggested that the design philosophy that was used for iPhone 4 will be used for iPhone 8.

Hawking described President Trump's election as "a definite swing to a right-wing" and a "more authoritarian approach", reports CNN quoting his interview with ITV's Good Morning Britain.

Hawking said, however, that he saw signs of hope for the world in the rise of women to powerful positions in public life, and he revealed his excitement at the possibility of sending tiny robots into space to investigate earth-like planets trillions of miles away.

The 75-year-old British physicist said he had not expected to have the opportunity to experience space but that the Virgin boss had offered him a seat.

Russian Federation cuts oil production by 160000 barrels per day by mid-March
But OPEC's monthly report showed global oil inventories increased in January to 278 million barrels above the five-year average. So far, OPEC has delivered almost all the cutbacks it promised, mostly because Saudi Arabia has cut deeper than agreed.


  • Cheniere Energy Partners LP

    Cheniere Energy Partners, L.P. (Cheniere Partners) is a limited partnership formed by Cheniere Energy, Inc (Cheniere). The Company operates through liquefaction and regasification operations at the Sabine Pass LNG terminal segment.
    Prajapati's arrest only the beginning: BJP takes credit after SP leader held

    Prajapati's arrest only the beginning: BJP takes credit after SP leader held

    Gayatri Prajapati's gunman surrendered before the police in Lucknow while two others were arrested by a special team in Noida. Prajapati surfaced in the middle of the campaigning, with the BJP using it to target Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav.
    Spicer tries to draw distinction between Trump's golf outings and Obama's

    Spicer tries to draw distinction between Trump's golf outings and Obama's

    Wherever he goes, he carries the apparatus of the White House with us..." "People jump to the conclusion he's going to play golf. So on a couple of occasions, he's actually conducted meetings there; he's actually had phone calls", Spicer said.
  • Bellway soars to record first-half earnings on rising sales

    Bellway soars to record first-half earnings on rising sales

    In early trading, Bellway shares were up 2.5%, or 70.0p at 2,898p. At time of writing, Bellway's share price was up 0.5 per cent. The operating margin improved from 21.4% to 22.0%.
    US Secret Service laptop with Trump Tower floor plans 'stolen'

    US Secret Service laptop with Trump Tower floor plans 'stolen'

    The Secret Service is asking anyone with information on the incident to contact its field office in NY or the NYPD. The items that were recovered were found at Polly Prep and were eventually returned to Argentieri.

    Sesame Street's newest Muppet has autism

    The creators of " Sesame Street " announced Sunday that the popular show would introduce a muppet named Julia who has autism. Big Bird walks up and wants to be her new friend, but she doesn't speak to him, leading him to believe she doesn't like him.
  • Peru woman battles her way out of a dramatic mudslide

    Peru woman battles her way out of a dramatic mudslide

    The state-of-emergency, approved via executive order, will allow the Economy Ministry to allocate funds to the tragedy. Some scientists have said climate change will make El Ninos more frequent and intense.
    John Elway endorses Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch

    John Elway endorses Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch

    To his two teenage daughters "watching out West" he had a wonderful sentence of fatherly affection: "I love you impossibly". Some Democrats have already been out front and vocal about their opposition to Gorsuch, including Sens.
    NCAA Tournament picks up steam just before Sweet 16

    NCAA Tournament picks up steam just before Sweet 16

    However, their upset chances could be bolstered by the fact that tonight's game will be played in Greenville, South Carolina . Leading scorer Luke Kennard had his second straight subpar shooting game, finishing 1 of 6 for 11 points before fouling out.
  • ETA to announce disarmament

    ETA to announce disarmament

    The governments of Spain and France have demanded that ETA to lay down its weapons without conditions, and to disband. They were charged with possession of explosives and weapons, released on bail and are awaiting trial.

    Mass Effect Andromeda receives a last minute patch on Xbox One

    Cora - Ryder's second-in-command, Biotic Commando and Operations Specialist Cora Harper is a romance option for Scott Ryder only. I don't know about you, but I suspect the Nomad might be everything I ever wished the Mako to be.
    Trumps Plunges More Than 200 Spots Down Forbes's Billionaire List

    Trumps Plunges More Than 200 Spots Down Forbes's Billionaire List

    Like Goodnight and Sall, billionaires had a good year in 2016 with more people than ever cracking the billion-plus fortune club. David Kabiller and John Liew , co-founders at AQR, which has $175 billion under management, joined the list at $1 billion each.