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Northern California braced for mega power cut

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A huge wildfire killed 86 people in Paradise, California, last year A power company has started cutting electricity to around 800,000 homes, businesses and other locations in Northern California, in an attempt to prevent wildfires. Large swathes of the San Francisco Bay Area – …

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Cosmic discoveries win Nobel prize in physics

Image caption James Peebles (L), Didier Queloz (C) and Michel Mayor (R) share the nine million kronor prize Three scientists have been awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics for “ground-breaking” discoveries about the Universe. James Peebles, Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz were announced as this year’s winners at a …

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