NASA bids Kepler ‘goodnight’ with last set of commands

The Kepler Space Telescope has officially gone to sleep for good. On November 15th, the death anniversary of its namesake German astronomer Johannes Kepler, its ground team sent it a series of “goodnight” commands. They were meant to disable the telescope’s safety modes that could switch it back on and to shut down its transmitters […]

Italy, Sweden, US submit bids to sell fighter jets to Bulgaria

Italy, Sweden and the United States submitted bids on Monday to sell fighter jets to Bulgaria’s ailing air force, according to the Defense Ministry in Sofia. A NATO member since 2004, the Balkan country is obliged to keep at least one squadron of jets ready for action. The number of the country’s ageing Soviet-built MiG-29s […]

Credit Suisse has made some big hires as it bids to become top 5 player in stock trading (CS)

REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini/File Photo Credit Suisse is adding more firepower to its stock trading business.  Alexander Englander is joining Credit Suisse from Barclays as its head of equity sales in the Americas, according to an internal memo reviewed by Business Insider Anthony Buoscio is also joining the Swiss bank from Bank of America Merrill Lynch, where […]

Strictly Come Dancing 2018: Arlene Phillips bids for 'older women' on television

The 74-year-old was walking the red carpet at The Olivier Awards when she made the bid for TV producers to give older talent a chance to present and feature on shows past retirement. In 2009, Alesha Dixon, then 28, controversially replaced Arlene, then 66, as a Strictly Come Dancing judge, sparking claims of ageism against […]

Masters 2018 LIVE: Updates, scores & leaderboard as Rory McIlroy bids to stop Patrick Reed

McIlroy (-11) is bidding to become the sixth man to win the career Grand Slam and is within striking distance of overnight leader Patrick Reed (-14). Reed, who has yet to land a major title, takes a three-shot lead into the final round having made two eagles in a round of 67. Rickie Fowler (-9) […]

Doctor Who Christmas special: Peter Capaldi bids an emotional farewell to series

The 59-year-old actor will depart from the show in Twice Upon A Time later this month, when incoming incarnation Jodie Whittaker, 35, will take the reins.  However, before he left, it seemed that Peter wanted to pay tributes to fans, in the sweetest way possible.  Although he couldn’t attend last night’s premiere of the Christmas […]

‘Doctor Who: Twice Upon a Time’ Trailer: The Christmas Special Bids Goodbye to Peter Capaldi

The Doctor Who Christmas special is always a big-budget TV event and for the past two actors who have played the time-traveling alien, it has been when they have bid goodbye to the long-running TV show. Peter Capaldi will uphold that tradition and say goodbye to the role of the Doctor in this year’s Christmas special, Doctor Who: Twice […]

NASA’s Cassini probe bids farewell to Saturn with epic image

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft was always destined to be a doomed hero. After two decades in space, diligently exploring Saturn and its many strange and beautiful moons, operators deliberately crashed the spacecraft into the planet to make sure the moons remain pristine and unaffected by debris. But not before the spacecraft took one final, breathtaking look […]

Amazon says its new North American headquarters has received 238 bids

Who wants to be home to Amazon’s new headquarters? It would appear just about every corner of the North American continent. Amazon disclosed on Monday that it had received 238 proposals from cities and regions around the country, according to Reuters. In early September, Amazon announced that it planned to build a new facility, dubbed […]

Sterlo bids farewell

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