Sigh: Team Trump just had to hit back too hard at CNN’s Jim Acosta. As we noted Thursday, Acosta was way out of line at President Trump’s post-election press conference: Rather than ask questions, he started speechifying and insisting on a one-on-one debate with the prez. Then he refused to yield his mic, long after he’d used his fair share of time. As Michael Goodwin notes, he broke — smashed — the first rule of journalism: Don’t become the story. But then the White House announced it had suspended Acosta’s press pass “until further notice.” More, he’s been denied access to the White House grounds. All that does is make Acosta a martyr, suffering a penalty no one recalls seeing before. In a bid to justify the move, Press Secretary Sarah Sanders made it even worse: She said he manhandled the intern who tried to take the mic away, and tweeted out a video that seemed to show just that. But the video she shared turned out to be … [Read more...] about Trump just turned CNN’s Jim Acosta into a martyr
Amy B Wang, The Washington Post Published 1:46 pm PDT, Wednesday, October 24, 2018 NASA's Hubble Space Telescope. NASA's Hubble Space Telescope. Photo: NASA Photo: NASA Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 NASA's Hubble Space Telescope. NASA's Hubble Space Telescope. Photo: NASA No, NASA didn't fix the Hubble Space Telescope by just turning it off and on again 1 / 1 Back to Gallery It hasn't been the best month for the Hubble Space Telescope. During the first week of October, one of the spacecraft's three gyroscopes failed. The giant telescope needs the devices to measure turning speeds and to zero in on the things in space it observes and photographs. In a statement, NASA reassured the public that the breakdown … [Read more...] about No, NASA didn’t fix the Hubble Space Telescope by just turning it off and on again
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The groundbreaking mathematician portrayed in the film 'Hidden Figures' prioritized hard work and team work to solve big problems. Nina Zipkin Published 3:00 pm CDT, Monday, August 27, 2018 Physicist Katherine Johnson Physicist Katherine Johnson Photo: Jason LaVeris | Getty Images Photo: Jason LaVeris | Getty Images Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Physicist Katherine Johnson Physicist Katherine Johnson Photo: Jason LaVeris | Getty Images Leadership Lessons From NASA Pioneer Katherine Johnson, Who Just Turned 100 1 / 1 Back to Gallery It’s not every day you can live long enough to literally see a statue built in your honor, but that was just the kind of birthday weekend NASA pioneer Katherine Johnson had. … [Read more...] about Leadership Lessons From NASA Pioneer Katherine Johnson, Who Just Turned 100
The year Masazo Nonaka was born, Albert Einstein published his paper on the theory of relativity, Theodore Roosevelt was inaugurated as the 26th president of the United States, and Bertha von Suttner became the first woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize. It was 1905.Now, 113 years later, Nonaka is now the oldest man alive, according to Guinness World Records. And on Wednesday, he'll celebrate his 113th birthday.Nonaka was awarded the title in April after Francisco Nuñez Olivera of Spain passed away at age 113 in January.According to Guinness, Nonaka grew up with six brothers and one sister in Ashoro, a small town in Hokkaido, the northernmost of Japan's four main islands. In 1931, he married a woman named Hatsuno, with whom he had five children. According to the Independent, Nonaka ran an inn in Ashoro for most of his life near the town's renowned hot springs.Nonaka attributes his longevity to soaking in the mineral-rich springs, as well as his love of sweets. His daughter told … [Read more...] about The world’s oldest man just turned 113. His secret? Eating candy.