U.S. Jobless Rate Falls to 7.8%; 114,000 Jobs Added

Oct. 5 (Bloomberg) -- The unemployment rate in the U.S. unexpectedly fell to 7.8 percent in September, the lowest since January 2009, as employers hired more part-time workers. The economy added 114,000 workers last month after a revised 142,000 gain in August that was more than initially estimated, Labor Department figures showed today in Washington. Peter Cook reports on Bloomberg Television's "In the Loop." (Source: Bloomberg)
Solar Sails Could Speed You 47,000 Miles Per Hour
39:53 - Humans could be racing across the solar system in spacecraft with sails one day. The non-profit Planetary Society launched Lightsail this May, the latest in a series of tests by the U.S. and Japan since 2010. Bloomberg's Ramy Inocencio explains how solar sails work and how fast we could boldly go. (Source: Bloomberg)
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