Daily Archives: July 19, 2020

Astrophysicists Unveil Biggest-Ever 3D Map of the Universe

GENEVA – Astrophysicists on Monday published the largest-ever 3D map of the Universe, the result of an analysis of more than 4 million galaxies and ultra-bright, energy-packed quasars. The efforts of hundreds of scientists from about 30 institutions worldwide have yielded a “complete story of the expansion of the universe,” said Will Percival of the

Stranded on Ships, 200,000 Seafarers in Virus Limbo

MANILA, PHILIPPINES – Indian ship worker Tejasvi Duseja is desperate to go home after months stranded offshore by coronavirus border closures and lockdowns that have left more than 200,000 seafarers in limbo. From engineers on cargo ships to waiters on luxury cruise liners, ocean-based workers around the world have been caught up in what the

Paris Beaches Open with Floating Cinema on the Seine

Paris Plages (Paris Beaches) opened this year with an outdoor movie showing on the banks of the River Seine, as the city is coping with the COVID-19 pandemic. MK2 Cinemas partnered with the city of Paris to organize this year’s event. “It’s been years, we’re creating operations to take the cinema out of the cinema

Coronavirus Storms Back as Nations Re-Open

Some countries which have eased social distancing and stay-at-home restrictions are seeing a resurgence in cases of COVID-19 as case numbers across the globe continue to rise. In Spain, authorities in the state of Catalonia urged over 96,000 people in three towns to stay home Sunday – shortly after they ordered nearly 4 million residents,