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Tenet: Trailer for Christopher Nolan film arrives minus release date

Tenet: Trailer for Christopher Nolan film arrives minus release date

Entertainment
A second trailer for Christopher Nolan's mysterious new film Tenet has been released, giving more clues about its complex time travel narrative.Unlike the teaser trailer released in December, however, the new promo does not end with confirmation of the film's scheduled 17 July release date.The trailer instead merely states it will be "coming to theaters" [sic].The three-minute trailer was launched on popular video game Fortnite before being made available elsewhere.Cinemas around the world are closed due to the coronavirus pandemic and it is unclear when they will reopen.Earlier this month the CEO of the Vue chain expressed hopes it will be able to reopen its cinemas in July. Vue Cinemas hoping for mid-July reopening Vue sets out...
British radio antenna arrives at space station

British radio antenna arrives at space station

Science
The UK's first industrial contribution to the International Space Station (ISS) was delivered on Tuesday. The communications antenna is part of a consignment of supplies that is due to arrive on a Cygnus freighter. Made by MDA UK, the Columbus Ka-band (COLKa) Terminal will enable astronauts to connect with scientists and family on Earth at home broadband speeds.The equipment will be fixed to the exterior of Europe's ISS science module in a few weeks' time.This should improve substantially on current arrangements for radio links."At the moment, the communications from Columbus go through the American data relay satellites, but those satellites are prioritised for US use. This gives Europe some independence," David Kenyon, the mana...
Caroline Flack arrives at court to face assault charge

Caroline Flack arrives at court to face assault charge

Entertainment
Caroline Flack has arrived at Highbury Corner Magistrates' Court where she is due to appear on a charge of assault.The 40-year-old is accused of beating Lewis Burton, 27, after the Love Island presenter was arrested and charged on 13 December. Image: The TV presenter and Lewis Burton arrived separately Image: Caroline Flack was mobbed by photographers as she arrived at court Flack appeared wearing a black coat, scarf and boots and was escorted into court by police - she will face a short hearing on Monday.Burton arrived at court earlier, wearing a navy parka with a fur hood lining. Image: Lewis Burton arrived at the court before C...
US flu season arrives early, driven by an unexpected virus

US flu season arrives early, driven by an unexpected virus

Health
The winter flu season in the United States is off to its earliest start in more than 15 yearsBy MIKE STOBBE AP Medical WriterDecember 6, 2019, 4:59 PM4 min read The U.S. winter flu season is off to its earliest start in more than 15 years. An early barrage of illness in the South has begun to spread more broadly, and there’s a decent chance flu season could peak much earlier than normal, health officials say. The last flu season to rev up this early was in 2003-2004 — a bad one. Some experts think the early start may mean a lot of suffering is in store, but others say it’s too early to tell. “It really depends on what viruses are circulating. There’s not a predictable trend as far as if it’s early it’s going to be more severe, or later, less severe,” said Scott Epperson, who tracks flu-lik
Bei Bei arrives at giant panda base in China’s Sichuan

Bei Bei arrives at giant panda base in China’s Sichuan

Technology
The giant panda Bei Bei has arrived in southwest Sichuan province from his birthplace of Washington, where he spent the first four years of his lifeBy YANAN WANG Associated PressNovember 21, 2019, 5:45 AM2 min read After a transcontinental flight on the “Panda Express,” a furry American darling arrived early Thursday in his new Chinese home. The Washington-born giant panda Bei Bei was a beloved figure at the National Zoo, where he spent the first four years of his life. By agreement with the Chinese government, the zoo had to return Bei Bei to China this year. He is now settling into the Ya’an Bifengxia Base of the Giant Panda Conservation and Research Center in southwest Sichuan province. Bei Bei will be quarantined for one month while he adjusts to the time difference, learns to eat loca