Today’s Planet Earth Report –Vanishing UFOs, Space Expert’s Take on ‘First Man’ to The Da Vinci Mystery

 

 

The “Planet Earth Report” connects you to the day’s important news headlines on the people, discoveries, and
events changing our planet and the future of the human species.

Humanoid robot to testify about AI in front of UK parliament

Soyuz rocket accident could spell trouble for space station Though the crew is unharmed, the malfunction puts a strain on the people already in space and could jeopardize the station’s continued use.

What’s behind the decline in UFO sightings? This month, the two major online sites for reporting UFOs – the National UFO Reporting Center and the Mutual UFO Network – both documented steep drops in worldwide sightings.

M.I.T. Plans College for Artificial Intelligence, Backed by $1 Billion

Smithsonian Curator Reflects on What ‘First Man’ Gets Right About Neil Armstrong’s Journey to the Moon The new film lays bare the personal sacrifice and peril that accompanied NASA’s historic mission.

 

Ten Famous People Who Survived the 1918 Flu The notables who recovered from the pandemic included a pioneer of American animation, world-famous artists and two U.S. presidents

Quantifying evolutionary impacts of humans on Earth’s biosphere is harder than it seems

The strongest hurricanes in recorded history—see how Michael stacks up From the Atlantic to the Pacific, these killer storms have packed the most wallop in recorded history. Here’s what you need to know.

Inside the first ski descent of the world’s 4th tallest peak Hilaree Nelson shares details of her historic ski from Lhotse’s summit with partner Jim Morrison.

Instagram Has A Massive Harassment Problem  The platform has cast itself as the internet’s kindest place. But users argue harassment is rampant, and employees say efforts to stem it are under-resourced and deprioritized.

The Da Vinci mystery: why is his $450m masterpiece really being kept under wraps? When the unveiling of the long-lost Salvator Mundi was cancelled last month, there were cries of fake. But is there more to the controversy surrounding the world’s most expensive painting?

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