As if there weren’t any bigger problems in the world during a pandemic, but, yes, Warner Bros. and Sony are shielding their box office hourly figures from rival studios in Comscore on their respective releases Tenet and The Broken Hearts Gallery.  We’ve known about this for a while, but it’s becoming a bigger deal now as the
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WASHINGTON — United Launch Alliance is looking at a three-core version of its Vulcan Centaur rocket, although an executive said that such a vehicle is “pretty far out on the horizon.” In a Sept. 9 keynote at the Secure World Foundation’s Summit for Space Sustainability online conference, Mark Peller, vice president of major development at
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U.S. President’s senior adviser, Jared Kushner (R) meets Bahrain’s Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa (L), during his visit to Manama, Bahrain, September 1, 2020. Bahrain News Agency/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS – THIS PICTURE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. Bahrain News Agency | Handout via Reuters Bahrain joined the United Arab Emirates
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The Purple Air air-quality map on Friday Sept. 11, 2020, shows most of the west coast with hazardous levels of pollution from wildfire smoke. Screenshot As record-breaking fires wreak havoc on the Western United States, they’re also releasing massive amounts of smoke and ash into the atmosphere, adding to the region’s health woes. To find
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Climbing Covid-19 cases among university students living in fraternity and sorority houses in the U.S. have threatened to overturn carefully crafted plans for returning students to campus, school officials say.  At the University of Tennessee,  Chancellor Donde Plowman called out fraternities Tuesday for hosting secret parties and giving others tips on how to avoid the
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Mulan, Disney’s live-action update on its 1998 animated classic grossed an estimated RMB 52.5M ($8.26M) on its opening Friday in China. The figure includes midnights, and portends a three-day weekend around $26M. This is a disappointment for the Niki Caro-directed movie which has faced mounting controversy in recent days, and will have suffered from piracy
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WASHINGTON — Astra launched its Rocket 3.1 vehicle late Sept. 11, but the flight ended during the small launch vehicle’s first-stage burn. The rocket lifted off from Pacific Spaceport Complex Alaska on Kodiak Island at approximately 11:20 p.m. Eastern, according to a series of tweets by the company, which did not provide live video of
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