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International Space Station Measures Black Hole

Here’s everything that we know about the upcoming Rick Grimes movie trilogy.

“Before The Walking Dead Season 9 even premiered, fans knew that Andrew Lincoln’s exit was imminent. This quickly sparked speculation over whether his character, Rick Grimes, was about to be killed offer. However, to everyone’s surprise, not only did Rick (improbably?) survive his final episode, but as soon as it aired, we learned that he was simply leaving his friends and family behind to continue to tell a new story elsewhere through a series of Walking Dead movies.”

Read more at Inverse.

Samuel L. Jackson may have dropped a Captain Marvel and Avengers: Endgame spoiler.

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“We’re getting a lot of new information about Carol Danvers and Captain Marvel as outlets release embargoed interviews with the cast and creatives. And Nick Fury himself may have just flipped a lot of our assumptions and theories on their head. As CBR reports, Samuel L. Jackson was speaking with Entertainment Tonight when he discussed an ability of Carol’s that has not yet been named among her powers in the MCU.”

Read more at The Mary Sue.

Walmart will pilot autonomous grocery deliveries in Arizona.

“Residents of Surprise, Arizona, can soon opt to have their Walmart grocery orders delivered by an autonomous vehicle. Walmart is teaming up with Udelv to pilot autonomous vehicle (AV) grocery deliveries in the Arizona city. The trial is slated to kick off later this month.”

Read more at PCMag.

Nvidia is partnering with Mercedes-Benz to develop an automotive AI platform.

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“Modern automobiles are very complex things. Even though the vast majority of cars are still powered by internal combustion engines, they also boast a myriad of electronic and computerised systems that control everything from the electric windows and central locking, to the air conditioning and anti-lock braking.”

Read more at Alphr.

The International Space Station made a high-resolution measurement of a black hole.

A telescope on the International Space Station made an incredible high-resolution measurement of the x-rays resulting from a black hole sucking up matter that could have important implications for astronomers’ understanding of these mysterious objects.

Read more at Gizmodo.

The title for the next Avengers movie was revealed in the final moments of Avengers: Infinity War.

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“Following the release of Avengers: Infinity War in April 2018, fans spent months speculating about what the title for the fourth and final installment in the superhero franchise might be. But it turned out that directors Anthony and Joe Russo had told us the name of the upcoming film in the final moments of Avengers: Infinity War.”

Read more at Mental Floss.

Here’s everything we know about the upcoming season of The Handmaid’s Tale.

“Based on the classic Margaret Atwood novel of the same name, The Handmaid’s Tale first hit Hulu like wildfire on the heels of an election that made its disturbing dystopian content suddenly and hauntingly relevant. It tells the story of a woman named June (Elisabeth Moss), who lives in a frightening, fascist version of the United States called Gilead, where fertility is a both a blessing and a curse. June is re-named Offred, now “belonging” to her commander, Fred Waterford (Joseph Fiennes), a high-ranking Gilead official who — like the other commanders — uses the bodies of young, child-bearing women called handmaids to repopulate the society they helped destroy. June’s refusal to stay subservient is The Handmaid’s Tale driving narrative focus across the two seasons, and the show’s portrayal of Atwood’s text earned Hulu its first Emmy for Outstanding Drama Series in 2017.”

Read more at Thrillist.