2 Dakota Pipeline Protesters Face Federal Charges Over 2017 Damage

|2 Dakota Pipeline Protesters Face Federal Charges Over 2017 DamageIn 2017, Ruby Montoya and Jessica Reznicek said they used torches to pierce steel valves in Iowa and delay the pipeline’s completion.ImageJessica Reznicek protested the pipeline at a construction site near Keokuk, Iowa, in 2016. Read more »

Get Vaccinated or Leave School: 26,000 N.Y. Children Face a Choice

Vance-Pauls, along with the parents of about 26,000 other New York children who previously had obtained religious exemptions to vaccinations, are facing a moment of reckoning.On Tuesday, Mayor Bill de Blasio declared an end to the measles outbreak in New York City, its epicenter. Read more »

Christopher Kraft, NASA’s Face and Voice of Mission Control, Dies at 95

ImageChristopher Kraft at his director console in mission control during a flight simulation in 1965.But in the windowless mission control room, he became a blunt taskmaster, demanding obedience and precision from subordinates and astronauts. Read more »

How Katie Bouman Accidentally Became the Face of the Black Hole Project

Congratulations to Katie Bouman to whom we owe the first photograph of a black hole ever.About 40 of them were women, according to Harvard’s Black Hole Initiative. Read more »