Southwest has blamed an ‘unprecedented’ selection of canceled flights on a mechanics union — and the stock is tanking – Industry Insider

Southwest Airlines on Wednesday blasted its mechanics union for hundreds of cancellations.  The union hit back, accusing the carrier of scapegoating. Also on Wednesday, Southwest said the impact from the government shutdown could be triple what it previously warned. Goldman Sachs downgraded the stock to sell on Tuesday, citing margin pressures from the launch of…

Trump rails against the clicking after NYT picture – POLITICO

President Donald Trump also railed against the press on Twitter earlier Wednesday, saying it has “never been more dishonest.” | Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images President Donald Trump on Wednesday labeled The New York Times “the enemy of the people” in a tweet, attacking the newspaper over a report in which it spelled out the president’s alleged…

Accumulate Ready For Gravitational Waves All Day, Every Day – WIRED

Aurore Simonnet/LIGO/Caltech/MIT/Sonoma Statea gravitational waves. These collisions, along with other astronomical activity that generates these spacetime disturbances, occur frequently enough that a wave should be rippling through some part of the universe at any given moment. But because the waves quiet to a murmur by the time they reach Earth, astrophysicists only managed to hear…

Some uncommon issues are going on with air pressure on Mars – Ars Technica

Undular bore — This feature is repetitive, and “slightly strange.” Eric Berger – Feb 20, 2019 1:13 pm UTC Enlarge / An artist’s image of InSight on the surface of Mars, showing the location of its weather sensors.NASAThere’s a new meteorologist on Mars. Although NASA’s InSight spacecraft landed on the red planet late in 2018…

Israel to delivery first privately funded moon mission – The Guardian

Attempt to become fourth country to send spacecraft to the surface blasts off this week Technicians with the the SpaceIL lunar module. Photograph: Ariel Schalit/AP A team of Israeli scientists is to launch what will be the first privately funded mission to land on the moon this week, sending a spacecraft to collect data from…

Controversial GMO Mosquito Experiment To Fight Malaria Kicks Off : Goats and Soda – NPR

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