by Newt Gingrich April 23, 2018 Two historic events happened this week that will lay the groundwork for the future of space exploration in America. First, after a close vote in the Senate, Oklahoma Congressman and former Navy aviator Jim Bridenstine was confirmed as...read more
18 Spectacularly Wrong Predictions Made Around the Time of the First Earth Day In 1970. Expect More This Year.
The prophets of doom were not simply wrong, but spectacularly wrong. by Mark J. Perry April 22, 2018 Today (Sunday, April 22) is Earth Day 2018 and time for my annual Earth Day post. In the May 2000 issue of Reason Magazine, award-winning science correspondent...read more
SpaceX President says we’ll be able to take a rocket to Shanghai within a decade; plus: Jim Bridenstine (finally) confirmed as NASA administrator; Atlas V and Delta IV Heavy news; hunting for livable alien worlds; Orion progress; BFR tooling; a dark matter detection breakthrough; and more.read more
by Patrick Cox April 20, 2018 For the last few weeks, I’ve been having a conversation with a friend and reader about the difference between geroprotection and induced tissue regeneration (iTR). Based on those conversations, it’s clear that I haven’t done a good job of...read more
by George Friedman April 20, 2018 Summary China’s history is one of cycles – it unifies, it fragments, then it unifies again. The duration of each phase varies, as do the causes of each breakdown, but for hundreds of years the cycle has been reliable. The last...read more
As China grows more dependent on imports, its behavior will come to resemble Japan’s. by Jacob L. Shapiro April 19, 2018 It is exceedingly rare for a scientific study about deep-sea mud in the Pacific to have geopolitical import. But then, we live in crazy times....read more