The end of this week will also see the end of a glorious decades-long space mission that thrilled space scientists, sending huge amounts of data about a distant alien world. On Friday, the space probe Cassini-Huygens will descend into Saturn’s atmosphere until it burns and disintegrates. VOA’s George Putic looks back at the achievements of the joint NASA-ESA mission.
The past few years have seen a drastic decline in the number of kids who play American football. One of the main reasons is the fear of brain injuries due to the constant helmet on helmet bashing. A new study is just more proof that too much football is seriously damaging the brains of players. VOA's Kevin Enochs reports.