He didn’t just discover a new planet, but one of an extremely unusual, hard-to-spot kind. And he did it at 17, on his third day as a NASA intern. Nice. Interning at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center last summer, as The Post reported Thursday, Scarsdale HS senior Wolf Cukier used the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite
Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova and Madison Keys won their quarterfinal matches at the Brisbane International to set up a final-four encounter at Pat Rafter Arena
BRISBANE, Australia (AP) - Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova and Madison Keys won Friday at the Brisbane International to set up a semifinal encounter at Pat Rafter Arena. Kvitova beat qualifier Jennifer Brady 6-4, 6-2 and Keys beat fellow American Danielle Collins 6-4, 6-1 in the quarterfinals. Brady was coming
The Earth's Cenozoic Era began 66 million years ago with a bang—and with the last mass extinction event on Earth until now. The meteorite impact that marked the end of the Cretaceous Period and the beginning of the Cenozoic Era was followed by a number of dramatic global events, including a heat pulse 56 million years ago. Only after this remarkable boundary did mammals develop the diversity that we know today. The climate had cooled continuously over a long period of time. During this time the...
Venus Williams has been forced to pull out of the Brisbane International following an undisclosed “setback" in training
BRISBANE, Australia (AP) - Venus Williams has been forced to pull out of the Brisbane International following an undisclosed “setback" in training. Tournament officials said Wednesday a replacement for the 52nd-ranked Williams will be named on Thursday. Williams had been given a wild card for the Brisbane event which starts
Berlin summit seeks to stop latest round of fighting turning country into ‘a second Syria’