The novel “They Shall Have Stars”, also known as “Year 2018!”, by James Blish was published for the first time in 1956. It’s the first novel of “The Cities in Flight” tetralogy.
Petra Kvitova won the WTA Championships defeating Victoria Azarenka in the final 7-5 4-6 6-3. With this victory the Czech player becomes number 2 in the WTA ranking.
“The Dalek Invasion of Earth” is an adventure of the second season of “Doctor Who” classic series which aired in 1964. It follows “Planet of Giants” and it’s a six parts adventure written by Terry Nation and directed by Richard Martin.
Eris is a dwarf planet whose discovery led to the creation of the new category of dwarf planets with the “demotion” of Pluto. New observation allowed astronomers to establish that Eris and Pluto have almost the same exact size.
IBM has announced that from January 1, 2012 Virginia “Ginni” Rometty (photo courtesy of International Business Machines Corporation. Unauthorized use is not permitted) will become CEO of the company taking over from Sam Palmisano.