Sunday, April 5, 2020

Tag: space

Space Force: The tragic weaponization of space

"Simply put, [fighting from space is] the American way of fighting...freedom to attack as well as freedom from attack."

Turning space into a war zone: Space Force Missile Defense review

“It is not enough to merely have an American presence in space, we must have American dominance in space.”

Trump’s Space Force

“I have not yet heard a compelling case why we need a separate force.”

American dominance in space? Why Trump’s push for Space Force is...

“This is a crucial moment where the public must stand and say ‘hell no!”

Mars breakthrough: Water discovered beneath surface

"This thrilling discovery is a highlight for planetary science and will contribute to our understanding of the evolution of Mars, the history of water on our neighbor planet and its habitability."

Could the formation of a Space Force be on Trump’s agenda?

“Space as a war fighting domain is the latest obscenity in a long list of vile actions by a vile administration."

The end of Cassini

Cassini carries with it 72.3 pounds of Plutonium-238 fuel.

House Science Committee leader says climate scientists are trying to control...

Rep. Smith has repeatedly turned the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee – and its Twitter account – into a platform for climate science denial.

Solar Power in Space Parallels that on Earth and Competes with...

Major breakthroughs have been happening with the use of solar and other benign sources of power in space. The situation parallels that on Earth as solar and wind power and other clean, safe technologies compete with fossil fuels.

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“I’d be interested in knowing what help Trump and Jared are extending to their tenants as they ask for help themselves.”

Why is Monsanto losing lawsuits over roundup?

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Taxpayers paid millions to design a low-cost ventilator for a pandemic. Instead, the company...

As coronavirus sweeps the globe, there is not a single Trilogy Evo Universal ventilator — developed with government funds — in the U.S. stockpile.

What we need to understand about asymptomatic carriers if we’re going to beat coronavirus

ProPublica’s health reporter Caroline Chen explains what the conversation around asymptomatic coronavirus carriers is missing, and what we need to understand if we’re going to beat this nefarious virus together.
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Yale study says Medicare for All would save US $450 billion, prevent nearly 70,000...

The study in The Lancet found that Medicare for All, supported by Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, will save money and is more cost-effective than “Medicare for All Who Want It."