Cool Jobs: Reaching out to E.T. is a numbers game

Cool Jobs: Reaching out to E.T. is a numbers game

Cool Jobs: Reaching out to E.T. is a numbers game Scientists are using math to find aliens — and talk to them This is the second in a three-part series on the search for extraterrestrial life. Reaching : On November 16, 1974, astronomers at the Arecibo radio telescope in Puerto Rico broadcast a powerful signal into outer space. Aiming their transmitter at a star cluster on the edge of our galaxy, they sent out a series of pings — 1,679 of them, to be exact. Why that number? Scientists at…

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Floyd Mayweather is ‘out of retirement,’ calls for June fight with Conor McGregor

Floyd Mayweather is 'out of retirement,' calls for June fight with Conor McGregor

Floyd Mayweather is ‘out of retirement,’ calls for June fight with Conor McGregor The story that will never die reared its ugly head again on Saturday, when Floyd Mayweather announced in England that he is coming out of retirement. This, of course, is massive news for boxing, given that Mayweather is the greatest boxer of his era and one of the best of all-time. And, being the showman he is, he played it for all it’s worth. “Everybody get your phone out,” Mayweather says. “Post this to the internet as…

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Feds, bishop to spell out abuse plan in troubled diocese

Feds, bishop to spell out abuse plan in troubled diocese

Feds, bishop to spell out abuse plan in troubled diocese Bishop Mark Bartchak of The Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown (Pa.) leaves the podium after his homily and calls for 20 minutes of silent reflection during “Prayer for Victims and Survivors of Sexual Abuse” service held at St. Andrew Church in Johnstown, Pa. on Monday, May 16, 2016. (Credit: Thomas Slusser/The Tribune-Democrat via AP.) Following trials and allegations regarding the clerical sex abuse scandal in Pennsylvania, U.S. Attorney Soo Song and Bishop Mark Bartchak had a joint press conference announcing a collaborative…

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