Disaster

Stocks and bonds are 'discounted for disaster' after worst period for investors in 20 years

Stocks and bonds are ‘discounted for disaster’ after worst period for investors in 20 years

Things could always get worse. The S&P 500 SPX index, -1.51% Friday cemented its worst monthly percentage decline since the March 2020 pandemic lockdowns, but also joined the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -1.71% and the Nasdaq COMP composite index, -1.51% booking the worst 9-month period since 2002, according to Dow Jones Market Data. “The …

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Stocks and bonds are 'discounted for disaster' after worst period for investors in 20 years

Stocks and bonds are ‘discounted for disaster’ after worst period for investors in 20 years

Things could always get worse. The S&P 500 SPX index, -1.51% Friday cemented its worst monthly percentage decline since the March 2020 pandemic lockdowns, but also joined the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -1.71% and the Nasdaq COMP composite index, -1.51% booking the worst 9-month period since 2002, according to Dow Jones Market Data. “The …

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Don't Look Up: Close Encounters of the Disaster Movie Genre |  CNN

Don’t Look Up: Close Encounters of the Disaster Movie Genre | CNN

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news about fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — There is a giant boulder in front. This is not a movie. Or a drill. But do not worry. Apparently we have this. Or at least NASA does. On Monday, the Double Asteroid …

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This reusable space cargo ship would "open the door" to European space exploration

This reusable space cargo ship would “open the door” to European space exploration

Artist’s impression of SUSIE performing a vertical landing (video accelerated 2.5 times). GIF: Ariane/Gizmodo Group French aerospace company ArianeGroup has unveiled a concept reusable upper-stage spacecraft that would be capable of delivering heavy payloads into space and performing crewed missions before landing vertically on Earth. SUSIE, short for Smart Upper Stage for Innovative Exploration, was …

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Users exploit a Twitter remote work bot to claim responsibility for the Challenger shuttle disaster

Users exploit a Twitter remote work bot to claim responsibility for the Challenger shuttle disaster

Unfortunately for a Twitter-based AI bot, users have discovered that a simple exploit in its code can force it to say anything they want.Photo: Patrick Daxenbichler (Shutterstock) Have you ever wanted to gaslight an AI? Well, now you can, and it doesn’t take much more know-how than a few strings of text. A Twitter-based bot …

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SpaceX Starship Prototype Spits Out Super-Hot Debris, Causes Literal Fire In Dumpster

SpaceX Starship Prototype Spits Out Super-Hot Debris, Causes Literal Fire In Dumpster

Brush firThey appeared shortly after the Starship’s static firing test on Thursday, September 8, 2022.Screenshot: NASAspaceflight SpaceX conducted a static firing test of a prototype Starship rocket on Thursday, in which the six raptor engines were engaged. The eight seconds the test seemed to go well, except for the problematic brush fire that ensued. The …

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