The engines of a luxury cruise ship that narrowly escaped disaster during a storm off Norway on Saturday (March 23) failed because of relatively low levels of lubricating oil in the engines, the Norwegian Maritime Authority said on Wednesday (March 27).
Karen Uhlenbeck of the University of Texas at Austin became the first woman to be awarded what many consider to be the “Nobel” of math, which is handed out annually by the King of Norway to one or more outstanding mathematicians.
NATO is conducting huge military exercises in Norway. For the first time since the Cold War a US aircraft carrier is sailing above the Arctic Circle. In conjunction with Trident Juncture, the USS Harry S. Truman, is leading a US strike carrier group. Andrei Beketov was on location with the troops.