Boeing's first-half deliveries up seven percent, orders surge past Airbus

Boeing's first-half deliveries up seven percent, orders surge past Airbus

SEATTLE (Reuters) – Boeing Co’s (BA.N) first-half aircraft deliveries rose more than 7 percent, lifted by demand for its bestselling 737 jetliners as airlines seek more fuel-efficient planes, and orders were more than double those of European rival Airbus SE (AIR.PA). FILE PHOTO: Boeing’s logo is seen during Japan Aerospace 2016 air show in Tokyo, […]

Alarm as ice loss from Antarctica triples in the past five years

Alarm as ice loss from Antarctica triples in the past five years

Crevasses near the grounding line of Pine Island Glacier, AntarcticaIan Joughin, University of Washington By Michael Le Page The forecasts they are a-changin’. In 2007, the official view was that there would be no net ice loss from Antarctica over the next century. By 2012, it was clear that Antarctic was already losing ice. And […]

Times past of Women’s Determine Skating

Times past of Women’s Determine Skating

Women’s figure skating is one of the most eagerly watched events of any Winter Olympics, with reliably high American viewership numbers at the events of the past 30 years. Just like famous skaters such as Michelle Kwan, Dorothy Hamill and Peggy Fleming before them, this year’s female soloists hitting the ice in PyeongChang will be […]