Category: World

Violent attack on free speech in Paris

Armed and masked gunmen staged a deadly attack in Paris on Charlie Hebdo, a French satirical weekly newspaper known for its strongly antireligious and left-wing viewpoints. During the weekly editorial board meeting on January 7, 2015, terrorists suspected to be…

Spacecraft landed on a comet 310 million miles from Earth

An unmanned scientific spacecraft that landed on a comet 310 million miles from Earth one month ago made a ten year journey funded by the European Space Agency, an international group overseeing the probe of a comet designated 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko. On November 12, 2014, the robotic lander Philae that accompanied…