The hashtag #LIGO sent ripples through Twitter as scientists said on Thursday they have for the first time detected gravitational waves.
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Commercial banks normally earn interest when they deposit money with a central bank, such as the U.S. Federal Reserve, instead of putting it into circulation in the economy in the form of a loan.
But when a central bank imposes a negative interest rate, it costs a commercial bank to park its money there.
Thirty years ago today the space shuttle Challenger exploded only 73 seconds into its journey, killing the six astronauts and one school teacher on board. The teacher, Christa McAuliffe, was the first U.S. civilian to go into space.
Twitter tributes are being paid to a British explorer who has died trying to become the first person to cross Antarctica solo.
The sporadic nature of outages that hit Twitter’s mobile and web services on Tuesday meant the hashtag #twitterdown was trending for users who could still access the platform.
British lawmakers debated a petition signed by more than half a million people calling for U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump to be banned from Britain after he said Muslims should not be allowed to enter the United States.