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If The Universe Is 13.8 Billion Years Old, How Can We See 46 Billion Light Years Away?

There are a few fundamental facts about the Universe — its origin, its history, and what it is today — that are awfully hard to wrap your head around. One of them is the Big Bang, or the idea that the Universe began a certain time ago: 13.8 billion years ago to be precise. That’s the first moment …

Galaxies

Stock market fall: How will it affect you?

<b>As European stock markets follow the turbulence in Asia and US trading, the BBC has asked for your questions about what is happening.</b><p>Many of the questions the BBC received focused on the possible ramifications for ordinary people.<p>Others wanted to know if it was likely the instability could bring …

Stock Markets

Quantum computing is going to change the world. Here's what this means for you.

by Alexandra Ossola January 8, 2018 Robots & Machines 42421<p>The science and tech world has been abuzz about quantum computers for years, but the …

Quantum Computing

Quit Your Job And Move Abroad: The Cheapest Places To Live In 2018

It’s the ultimate fantasy: Escape the 9-5 by moving to a place where it’s so cheap you barely need to work — and could even retire early. The Panama-based Live and Invest Overseas advises people on how to do just that, and the company has just announced its list of the 10 best places in the world …

Dominican Republic

Lo que pasó en Venezuela en el 2017

Venezuela vivió un año marcado por las continuas protestas de la oposición contra el Gobierno, que se intensificaron entre abril y julio por una …

Experts Warn House Panel of U.S. Satellite Network Vulnerabilities

MUOS-4 Launch Cape Canaveral AFS. September 2, 2015. ULA Photo<p>While use of space-based assets to find out where you are, download a movie or Skype …

Thinking Strategically About a Nuclear Ban

A nuclear weapons ban, whilst probably a noble and humanitarian goal, reflects misplaced idealism and an under-appreciation of fundamental strategic …

Lithuania Gears Up for War With Russia

Donald Trump may admire Vladimir Putin, but Russia’s neighbors are readying for war. Over the past few years, the government of Lithuania has ramped …

War In Space? China, Russia Can Shoot Down US Satellites

The United States military’s ability to conduct wars around the globe and its intelligence gathering and communication satellites could be open for …

Watchdog Calls On New York Attorney General To Probe Foreign Funds In Trump Organization

The group wants Eric Schneiderman to examine business activities in Azerbaijan.<p>An ethics watchdog group has stepped up its campaign that calls on New York’s attorney general to investigate whether President Donald Trump’s business practices are violating the law.<p>The nonprofit group Free Speech for …

May and Sturgeon are battling for Scotland’s future. Who will blink first? | Lesley Riddoch

With few economic downsides so far, many Scots hoped they could ignore the Brexit process. The battle over a second referendum will make that impossible<p>What’s a year or two between friends? Quite a lot, it seems – and even longer between sworn political enemies. Theresa May got her own back on the …

Bannon and Trump have quietly installed an alt-National Security Council operating inside the White House

<b>(AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)</b><p>The Strategic Initiatives Group is the White House pipeline to the white nationalists of the European right<p>Jefferson Morley<p>March 17, 2017 8:59am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Less than a month after much-admired Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster took over from …

The Road to a Free Europe Goes Through Moscow

The Kremlin wants to destroy the trans-Atlantic alliance. Does Trump want to save it?<p>When Angela Merkel meets with Donald Trump on Friday, she won’t just be representing Germany. She’ll be bringing all the hopes and anxieties of an anxious continent—one whose fears have been stoked by the fervor …

Geopolitics

This is not what Putin planned as he cosied up to Trump | Oliver Bullough

Russia’s president never wanted to dethrone America, but use it to further his kleptocracy. He’ll have to think again<p>Anyone who tells you that they know what’s going on behind the Kremlin’s red battlements is lying. Those who speak don’t know, while those who know don’t speak. Moscow insiders with …

Is Russia Preparing to Cut Losses on Trump?

The heat has been turned up by Congressional Democrats on the Trump administration's ties to Russia. Meanwhile, the Kremlin has already begun to look …

Vladimir Putin has a plan to upend the political order of the Middle East. Spoiler alert: It’s working

<b>Vladimir Putin (AP/Khalil Hamra/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>While the U.S. has been consumed by domestic politics, Putin has built a bold new strategy — and carried it out<p>Steven A. Cook<p>March 5, 2017 11:00am (UTC)<p>In Washington, whenever the idea of Kurdish independence from Iraq comes up, all kinds of …

Trump's travel ban makes US look 'like a banana republic'

The order barring US entry for citizens from several mostly Muslim nations is chaotic and rushed, a legal expert tells DW. He adds that its …

Trump’s Refugee Bonfire

A blunderbuss order sows confusion and a defeat in court.<p>President Trump seems determined to conduct a shock and awe campaign to fulfill his campaign promises as quickly as possible, while dealing with the consequences later. This may work for a pipeline approval, but the bonfire over his executive …

Former NSA lawyer says US border plans to demand tourists' browser history, phone data would be unlawful

One former intelligence lawyer said the move would be 'tremendously intrusive' and could have a 'real cost' to effective intelligence gathering.<p>NEW …

Earth’s Magnetic Poles Are Set to Swap Places - And We're Totally Unprepared

When north becomes south.<p>Earth’s magnetic field surrounds our planet like an invisible force field - protecting life from harmful solar radiation by …

What Is Hiding Behind Donald Trump’s Lies?

Bannon was right: The press is the ‘opposition party,’ the guarantor of the public interest. If democracy stands any chance, journalists must be …

Britain has grown rich by chasing the cash. Now it has lost the scent | Will Hutton

Our instincts served us well during empire, but now we seem alone in a fast-changing world<p>The British have long had a penchant for chasing the quick money. This ambition drove our empire building and then, when Europe looked the place where growth and easy pickings lay, drove us into the Common …

Iceland is drilling a giant hole, not for oil, but for geothermal energy

Drill, baby, drill. But in this case, not for oil — rather, the nation of Iceland is digging a giant hole into a volcano in the name of renewable …

Trump and Trudeau: Where leaders find common ground

<b>At first glance, few people have less in common than Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and US President-elect Donald Trump.</b><p>Mr Trudeau is a favourite of global progressives, who see him as a bastion against rising tide of anti-immigrant and protectionist sentiment and who campaigned on …

Donald Trump

Obama Doubts Trump Can Govern Via Twitter, Admits Some Missteps

Outgoing president: Bitter partisanship means ‘we’re weakening ourselves’<p>President Barack Obama used his final national television interview to …

Donald Trump

Trump could cause ‘the death of think tanks as we know them’

For decades, Washington think tanks have been holding pens for senior government officials waiting for their next appointments and avenues of influence for sponsors of their research. Donald Trump’s incoming administration is bent on breaking that model.<p>Trump’s appointments have so far have been …

After Trump and Brexit, Canada’s Tech Industry Prepares for a Talent-Poaching Bonanza

<b>With “creative elites” feeling increasingly unwelcome in the ultra-polarized political climate of Britain and the US, will there be a surge of tech talent heading North to Canada?</b><p>“None of this even existed five months ago, it’s crazy when you think about it,” says Ryan Peterson as he shows me …

China Vs. Japan On Giving Foreign Aid: 3 Things Other Countries Should Know

Japan’s prime minister became the first foreign head of state to visit the Philippines last week under President Rodrigo Duterte, and he extended a development aid package hours after arrival. Duterte, in office in Manila since June, has turned the Philippines into something of an economic …

When Obama dropped the ‘wet foot, dry foot’ policy, he also snuffed out another program few Americans knew about

When President Obama killed the 22-year-old policy giving preferential, fast-track citizenship to Cubans who could make it to the U.S., his administration nixed another program, too. Not well known to most Americans, it sought to undermine the Cuban government through a form of brain drain.<p>The …

Cuba