His research "has helped advance how we store and use energy at a foundational level, and it is my hope that this recognition will help to shine a much-needed light on the (US) nation's energy future," he said on the website of Binghamton University in New York where he is a professor. … [Read more...] about US UK Japan trio win chemistry Nobel for lithium ion battery
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Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Sunday that Trump had directed U.S. troops in northern Syria to begin pulling out ‘‘as safely and quickly as possible.’’ He did not say Trump ordered troops to leave Syria, but that seemed like the next step in a combat zone growing more unstable by the hour. The only exception, it appeared, is a group of perhaps 200 U.S. troops who will remain at a base in southern Syria near the Jordanian border, working with opposition forces unrelated to the Kurdish-led fighters in northern Syria. … [Read more...] about Trump says he plans to issue new sanctions against Turkey
He chose the name Wayward Son—a Kansas song from 1976 with lyrics “Carry on my wayward son, For there’ll be peace when you are done, Lay your weary head to rest, Don’t you cry no more”—to commemorate the fallen Yosemite climbers Dean Potter, Niels Tietze, and Richie Copeland. “It’s a memorial route dedicated to Richie, Dean and Graham,” he said. “It’s where Dean and Graham died. Niels passed before I started this route.” … [Read more...] about Addicted to the Vertical: Yosemite Climbing Ranger Brandon Adams
6:40 p.m.: Welcome back to football! The Patriots are set to meet the Giants tonight at Gillette Stadium. New York’s rookie quarterback Daniel Jones faces a sizable challenge -- no rookie signal-caller has ever won at Gillette against Bill Belichick, and Jones is without Saquon Barkley, making that obstacle even tougher. For the Patriots, we know they’re a little banged up on offense, as they won’t have Rex Burkhead and Phillip Dorsett. The thinking is that between the (expected) bad weather and the New England defense, that’ll be enough to carry the day for the Patriots. We’ll have the inactives before the top of the hour, as well as a weather update, the latest line, and a pregame reading list to get you ready for this one. … [Read more...] about Countdown to Kickoff: Giants at Patriots, 8:20 p.m.
7:48 p.m.: When it comes to the latest weather, it’s been back and forth all day, but the latest has showers starting just after nine, so weather could be an issue in the second half of this one. It also figures to be windy, which means it could be a challenge for both kickers. Something worth keeping an eye on as the evening develops. … [Read more...] about Live blog: Patriots-Giants game updates