Earth is fighting a laser duel with the exploding Carina Nebula

Letitia Denham

Four orange laser beams blaze through the Milky Way while an angry purple nebula transfixes us with its death-stare. Happily (or sadly, depending on how much news you’ve consumed this week), Earth is not doomed; in fact, it’s an Earthly telescope that’s launching the lasers in this epic image from the European Southern Observatory (ESO).

Dubbed ESO’s picture of the week, this shot looks like a cosmic battle to

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Tiger Roll’s career in doubt after Cheltenham pull up

Letitia Denham

The racing career of Tiger Roll, the Grand National winner in 2018 and 2019, is shrouded in doubt after an uncharacteristically listless display in the Glenfarclas Cross-Country Chase here on Friday, which prompted Robbie Power to pull up on the 10-year-old with more than a mile still to run.

Tiger Roll was giving lumps of weight to most of his rivals and running over jumps for the first time since

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College Football Rankings 2020: Week 11 Standings, Schedule and Predictions | Bleacher Report

Letitia Denham

Alabama tight end Miller Forristall (87) is upended as he scores a touchdown against Mississippi during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Oxford, Miss., Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020. Alabama won 63-48. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Rogelio V. Solis/Associated Press

For the first time in the 2020 college football season, the No. 1 spot in the AP Top 25 and Coaches Poll changed hands. 

The Alabama Crimson Tide are now on top after the Clemson Tigers’ Week 10 loss to the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, and it may be a while before the SEC West side relinquishes that title, if it does at all. 

In a

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Walmart and North Carolina A&T State University Team up to Launch ‘Equity in Education Initiative’

Letitia Denham

Walmart and North Carolina A&T State University Team up to Launch ‘Equity in Education Initiative’

Today, Walmart and America’s largest and top-ranked historically black university, North Carolina A&T State University, are announcing plans to launch the Equity in Education Initiative, a new program aimed at increasing the number of African American college graduates securing careers in fields critical to the nation’s workforce. The program will support undergraduate students with tailored

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Advent Technologies Announces Appointment of Katherine E. Fleming, Provost of New York University, to Board of Directors

Letitia Denham

  Advent Technologies Announces Appointment of Katherine E. Fleming, Provost
  of New York University, to Board of Directors

Business Wire

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- November 12, 2020

Advent Technologies, an innovation-driven company in the fuel cell and
hydrogen technology space, today announced the appointment of Katherine E.
Fleming as a new Member of its Board of Directors, in the context of its
planned merger with AMCI Acquisition Corp (NASDAQ: AMCI) and the 
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