Yolanda Barron

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Lufthansa insurers set aside $300m over Alps crash

Lufthansa sets aside $300 million for compensation claims and cancels 60th anniversary celebrations over Germanwings crash<p>Insurers for Lufthansa have reportedly set aside $300 million (£200 million) to cover compensation claims over the Germanwings flight that investigators believe <b>was deliberately</b> …

Airplanes

Stephen Hawking is working on a new theory of everything

Stephen Hawking is at it again: In a Facebook posting, the wheelchair-riding British physicist says he’s working on a theory of cosmic origins that …

Ken Burns takes on 'Cancer'

Who has not been stung, in one way or another, by cancer?<p>The statistics cited by PBS's Sharon Rockefeller are staggering: In our lifetime, she says, one in two men, one in three women, and one in 300 children will get some form of cancer. She was one of them; Rockefeller is a colon cancer survivor. …

Cancer

One of NASA's best images gets a stunning high-def remake

To celebrate its 20th anniversary, NASA's iconic "Pillars of Creation" photo has been recaptured in stunning detail. The Hubble Space Telescope has taken a new, larger, high definition image of the pillars, which was then combined with several other Hubble images to create the best look yet. …

Universe