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Simulations predict the existence of black hole radio-wave hot spots

Simulations predict the existence of black hole radio-wave hot spots

Some of the synthetic images produced by the researchers, showing that the hot spots rotate as an observer rotates around the spin axis of the black hole. Credit: Cringwand et al Black holes, regions in spacetime where gravity is so strong that nothing can escape from them, are among the most fascinating and widely studied …

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Earth's Oxygen Came From an Unexpectedly Deep And Hot Source, Study Suggests

Earth’s Oxygen Came From an Unexpectedly Deep And Hot Source, Study Suggests

The amount of oxygen in the Earth’s atmosphere makes it a habitable planet. Twenty-one percent of the atmosphere consists of this life-giving element. But in the deep past – as far back as the Neoarchean era 2.8 to 2.5 billion years ago – this oxygen was almost absent. So, how did Earth’s atmosphere become oxygenated? …

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Cesium detected in the atmosphere of a hot white dwarf

Cesium detected in the atmosphere of a hot white dwarf

Best-fitting (red curves) to the Cs IV–Cs VI lines observed in the FUSE spectrum of HD 149499B (black curves). Credit: Chayer et al, 2022 By analyzing the data from the Far Ultraviolet Spectroscopic Explorer (FUSE) telescope, an international team of astronomers has discovered cesium in the atmosphere of a hot white dwarf known as HD …

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Taylor Swift Makes History as First Artist With Entire Top 10 on Billboard Hot 100, Led by 'Anti-Hero' at No.  1

Taylor Swift Makes History as First Artist With Entire Top 10 on Billboard Hot 100, Led by ‘Anti-Hero’ at No. 1

Taylor Swift scores one of the most historic weeks in the 64-year history of the Billboard Hot 100 songs chart, as she becomes the first artist to claim the survey’s entire top 10 in a single frame. Swift surpasses Drake, who logged nine of the Hot 100’s top 10 for a week in September 2021. …

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NYC hot spots cut hours as crime, staff shortages eat away at business

NYC hot spots cut hours as crime, staff shortages eat away at business

Big Apple restaurants are cutting back their hours as they grapple with rampant crime and a chronic shortage of workers, industry insiders tell Side Dish. Last month, top chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten made a splash opening six restaurants and six fast-casual spots inside the landmarked Tin Building at the South Street Seaport. But the building and …

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Credit Suisse pays $495 million to settle legacy US case

Credit Suisse pays $495 million to settle legacy US case

Settlement ends bank’s largest outstanding RMBS case Credit Suisse says settlement is fully covered by provisions The bank still has five cases to resolve Expects to resolve outstanding cases in next six months ZURICH, Oct 17 (Reuters) – Credit Suisse (CSGN.S) has agreed to pay $495 million to settle a case related to mortgage-linked investments …

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US grocer Kroger carts away Albertsons for $25 a month but faces antitrust test

US grocer Kroger carts away Albertsons for $25 a month but faces antitrust test

Oct 14 (Reuters) – Kroger Co ( KR.N ) snapped up Albertsons Cos Inc ( ACI.N ) in a $25 billion deal on Friday, creating a US grocery behemoth to better compete with leader Walmart Inc ( WMT.N ) on prices while bracing for potential antitrust roadblocks. The mega merger between the No. 1 and …

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US stocks shrug off early declines following hot inflation reports

US stocks shrug off early declines following hot inflation reports

Wall Street stocks bounced back from a sharp early sell-off on Thursday that was triggered by US inflation data that came in hotter than expected. The broad S&P 500 ended the day up 2.6 percent, having dropped as much as 2.4 percent earlier in the session. The Nasdaq Composite rose 2.2 percent, recovering from a …

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