Monthly Archive: September 2018

New Planet-Hunting Space Telescope is Already Finding New Worlds

The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, or TESS, is designed to hunt for planets among nearby bright stars. (Credit: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center) In just six weeks of science observations, NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey...

NASA Launches ICESat-2 Spacecraft to Study Ice Melt

NASA’s ICESat-2 spacecraft will measure the height of Earth’s melting ice. (Credit: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center) Since 2003, NASA has been monitoring the height of Earth’s ice with lasers. This undertaking began with...

US Investigations Examine Alleged Danske Bank Money Laundering

By PYMNTS In the latest salvo of cross-border probes over money laundering, The Wall Street Journal reported Friday (Sept. 14) that U.S. law enforcement agencies are examining Danske Bank over what has been termed...

Inside Matt Kemp's long journey back home

4:00 AM ET This story appears in ESPN The Magazine’s Oct. 1 Gaming Issue. Subscribe today! There is no easy way to tell a player he’s been traded. But generally whatever awkwardness or emotion...

Source: Bengals' Mixon (knee) to miss 2 weeks

5:53 PM ET Cincinnati Bengals running back Joe Mixon will undergo a procedure to remove a small particle in his knee that was dislodged Thursday night, a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter. The procedure,...

Bills 'table-slamming' violators may be charged

7:42 PM ET Fans tailgating at Buffalo Bills games this season could face criminal charges or be ejected for “table-slamming,” a practice of jumping into and breaking plastic folding tables that has been popularized...

Citibank Agrees To Settle SEC ‘Dark Pool’ Claims For $12M

By PYMNTS To settle allegations involving its premium “dark pool” called Citi Match, Citigroup will pay more than $12 million in “disgorgement and penalties.” The news comes as the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission...

'Worth it': Rams' Peters fined for Lynch tribute

6:06 PM ET Lindsey ThiryESPN Close Covered Rams for two years for Los Angeles Times Previously covered the Falcons Has covered the NBA and college football and basketball THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — Los Angeles...

Is Time Running Out For NASA's Mars Opportunity Rover?

A computer-generated Opportunity explores Burns Cliff on Mars.(Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Cornell) Since June 10, the 14-year-old Opportunity rover has been silent, presumably sleeping as thick dust clouds blocked the Sun from its solar cells. But now,...