Cambridge University has announced that they will be making the 1966 doctoral thesis of famed theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking freely available to “anyone, anywhere in the world” after limiting access to it to only Cambridge students for half a century accessible to only students.
Former CIA director and US general David Petraeus said that he severely doubted the possibility of a US nuclear war with North Korea, as the White House’s pugnacious rhetoric on the isolated Asian nation was meant to improve the US’ leverage in negotiations with an entirely different country.
The South Korean government has lost track of a pair of North Koreans who defected to the South in 2014. The married couple vanished during a trip to China, the South Korean Ministry of Unification said on Monday.
The USS John S. McCain, which recently departed Singapore’s Changi Naval Base for Japan via a heavy-lift vessel to undergo repairs after an August 21 collision that killed 10 sailors, has been diverted to the Philippines due to structural issues and a typhoon.
After nearly 100 students walked out of New Jersey’s Cliffside Park High School last week in protest of a teacher telling Spanish-speaking students to “speak American” in class, 37 of them are scheduled for detention on Saturday, according to the school district.
A group of astronomers has discovered a method of mapping distant points in space, paving the way for the first space map of our galaxy.
Amid escalated tensions on the Korean Peninsula, the US Air Force reportedly intends to put its B-52 bombers back on 24-hour alert. Sputnik spoke with professor of political science John Dunn about this issue.
In New York this December, Sierra Leone is hoping to raise millions of dollars for domestic development projects by auctioning off the “Peace Diamond,” an uncut diamond believed to be the 14th largest in the world.
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