Following is a summary of current science news briefs.
Climate change is a “huge threat” to humanity and it is very important for governments to take action as quickly as possible, Italian physics Nobel prize winner Giorgio Parisi told reporters on Tuesday. “I am very pleased to have this Nobel because it is a recognition of all the field I have been working in,” Parisi added.
Russian actor blasts off to attempt a world first: a movie in space
A Russian actress and a film director blasted off for the International Space Station on Tuesday, beating Tom Cruise in the race to shoot the first movie in space. The Soyuz MS-19 spacecraft is set to dock at 1212 GMT at the station, which orbits Earth at an altitude of around 220 miles (354 km).
William Shatner, the “Star Trek” actor who found…