The James Webb Space Telescope is fully deployed. So what's next for the biggest observatory off Earth? | Space
Via: Freewill • Critical Thinkers • 14 Comments • last year
Without much fanfare, and as most of us were still sleeping on Christmas morning 2021 an Ariane 5 rocket launched from Europe's Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, at 7:20 a.m. EST (1220 GMT;...
Bonhoeffer's Theory of Stupidity
Via: TᵢG • Critical Thinkers • 66 Comments • 2 years ago
Does this ring as true to you as it does to me?
Small Modular Reactors: Is Micro-Nuclear an option for Net-Zero Microgrids?
Via: Freewill • Critical Thinkers • 49 Comments • 2 years ago
This technology has promise in terms of both distributed grid generation (as opposed to large centralized plants and long distribution systems) and for inexpensive power for remote or underserved...
The Illusion of Free Will
Via: TᵢG • Critical Thinkers • 172 Comments • 2 years ago
This video was brought to our attention by mocowgirl who gave me permission to seed it in her stead.
The fiasco in Afghanistan is a grave blow to America's standing | The Economist
Via: Freewill • Critical Thinkers • 12 Comments • 2 years ago
Much discussion has been had about this situation. The Economist offers an accurate account and reasonable non-partisan analysis.
Agree to Disagree: Leaving Afghanistan
Via: TᵢG • Critical Thinkers • 106 Comments • 2 years ago
Here is the content (audio only). Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates: Agree to Disagree: Leaving Afghanistan on Apple Podcasts ★ This content is for adults...
Yes, the National Debt Is Still a Problem. Always Was.
Via: TᵢG • Critical Thinkers • 47 Comments • 2 years ago
In context of the attempt now to pass a $3.5 trillion spending bill: The budget framework includes instructions to committees that include specific spending targets. Major elements include:...