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NASA satellite spots northern lights from above

NASA satellite spots northern lights from above

Science
April 24 (UPI) -- On Tuesday, NASA's Earth Observatory shared an image of the aurora borealis, or northern lights, captured by the Suomi NPP satellite's VIIRS instrument.The Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite's day-night band, or DNB sensor, is designed to observe a range of wavelengths from green to near-infrared. The instrument and the satellite's software uses filtering techniques to isolate different sources of low light, including auroras, wildfires, city lights and even reflected moonlight.Over the weekend, VIIRS picked up the glow of the northern lights. The aurora was spotted swirling across northern Canada.When enough high-energy particles from the sun collide with Earth's magnetosphere, some of the particles already trapped in the magnetosphere get knocked into the upper a...
The World Cup's most iconic players: Brazil captain Bellini, the first man who lifted the trophy above his head

The World Cup's most iconic players: Brazil captain Bellini, the first man who lifted the trophy above his head

Sports
Bellini, far right, was the first World Cup captain to lift the trophy above his headTuesday, April 24, 2018The clock is ticking and there are now just 51 days to go until the World Cup in Russia begins and talkSPORT.com is counting them down by looking at the tournament's most wonderful players.This icons list, featuring Pele, Diego Maradona and Zinedine Zidane, looks at the greatest moments from the most iconic footballers – from great goal scorers and majestic defenders to sensational scoundrels and those who just didn’t know the rules.51) Hilderaldo Luiz Bellini: Brazil, defender (1958, 1962, 1966)Captain of Brazil's 1958 World Cup-winning side, Bellini (above, far right) provided guidance to his side's blossoming talents such as a 17-year-old Pele, but wasn't
Ray Parlour: 'Arsenal have not been good enough this season – If Burnley finish above them, they'll deserve it'

Ray Parlour: 'Arsenal have not been good enough this season – If Burnley finish above them, they'll deserve it'

Sports
Listen back to Ray Parlour on the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast below...Tuesday, April 17, 2018Arsenal legend Ray Parlour has told talkSPORT the Gunners have ‘not been good enough’ this season and says Burnley will deserve to finish above them in the Premier League table.Arsene Wenger’s side face missing out on Champions League football for the second successive year as they currently sit sixth in the table, 13 points adrift of the top-four.They still have a chance to qualify if they win the Europe League, but after being drawn against tournament favourites Atletico Madrid in the semi-finals, few expect the north London side to lift the trophy.But as well as finishing well below fourth-placed rivals Tottenham, the Gunners could suffer further embarrassment by ending the season below Se
Senate tax bill may hurt entrepreneurs with income above $500K

Senate tax bill may hurt entrepreneurs with income above $500K

Finance
Accountants sifting through the Senate version of the GOP tax bill are finding that some of their small business clients may indeed pay more under the proposed legislation.Generally, the Senate bill will permit small business owners to deduct 23 percent of their income, allowing them to save on their taxes. This rate will be available to so-called pass-through entities, including S corporations and limited liability companies (LLCs).The remainder of the income that isn't deductible will be subject to regular income taxes.Under current law, profits from a small business "pass through" to the owner and are taxed at his or her individual rate, which can be as high as 39.6 percent.But accountants are saying that the bill isn't quite so generous for entrepreneurs who already take deductions th...
Vroom vroom: CarGurus prices IPO at $16, above the range

Vroom vroom: CarGurus prices IPO at $16, above the range

Finance
Shutterstock photoCarGurus, an online marketplace for buyers and sellers of new and used cars, raised $ 150 million by offering 9.4 million shares at $ 16, above the range of $ 13 to $ 15. CarGurus plans to list on the Nasdaq under the symbol CARG. Goldman Sachs, Allen & Company and RBC Capital Markets acted as lead managers on the deal. The article Vroom vroom: CarGurus prices IPO at $ 16, above the range originally appeared on IPO investment manager Renaissance Capital's web site renaissancecapital.com. Investment Disclosure: The information and opinions expressed herein were prepared by Renaissance Capital's research analysts and do not constitute an offer to buy or sell any security. Renaissance Capital, the Renaissance IPO ETF (symbol: IPO) or the Global IPO Fund (symbol: IPOS...