The James Webb Space Telescope can peer into alien skies like never before. With six potentially habitable planets within its sights, astronomers are entering a new era in the search for biology beyond our solar system
The age at which you are considered an adult differs around the world, but emerging research into the developing brain suggests we may have got the concept of adulthood all wrong. When do we really become a grown-up?
A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, the outlook for the world economy, how worried you should be about Elon Musk’s superpowers (12:50), and a study allays fears that covid vaccines harm menstrual cycles (16:50).
As UN chief António Guterres heads to Moscow, we give you the latest on his meeting with Vladimir Putin. Plus: US diplomats begin to return to Ukraine, Elon Musk strikes a deal to buy Twitter and a round-up of the latest news from the Nordic region.
A.M. Edition for Aug. 20. WSJ’s Costas Paris discusses the latest supply-chain issues in China and the broader slowdown in shipping goods around the world.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk reveals plans for a humanoid robot using artificial intelligence. Online sports-merchandise retailer Fanatics reorders the trading-card world. Oil prices decline. And, why using your credit card could cost more. Marc Stewart hosts.