WASHINGTON: The US space agency NASA on Wednesday announced two unmanned missions to asteroids designed to study one of the earliest eras in the history of the solar system. They have been dubbed Lucy and Psyche, and NASA hopes to launch them in 2021 and 2023, respectively. The period NASA wants to learn more about is an era less than 10 million years after the birth of the sun. The Lucy mission -- named for a famous, critical hominin fossil set found in Ethiopia in 1974 -- will involve sending a robotic spacecraft…
"Guardians of the Galaxy," Walt Disney Co's (DIS.N) offbeat space adventure featuring extraterrestrial misfits and a talking raccoon, made $94 million in ticket sales this weekend, setting a record for an August film opening.
PARIS: French film director Luc Besson was over $5 million richer on Monday after his film "Lucy" starring Scarlett Johansson as a woman with a super-powered brain topped the North American box office at the weekend.
LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK: "Lucy," starring Scarlett Johansson as a woman with a super-powered brain, collected $44 million to win the domestic box office race, outmuscling "Hercules" which took in $29 million for second place.
NEW YORK: Gun-toting thugs and a vicious Asian mob boss are no match for the brawn and brain of French director Luc Besson's super-powered heroine (Scarlett Johansson) in his sci-fi, action thriller "Lucy."