Category Science & Technology

Russia Feared To Have ‘Detonated NUKE In Arctic’ As U.S. Hunter Plane Sweeps Over Britain

Russia Feared To Have ‘Detonated NUKE In Arctic’ As U.S. Hunter Plane Sweeps Over Britain Holloway, Henry. Daily Star (Online) [London (UK)] 21 Feb 2017. Highlighting: Off | Single | Multi Abstract (summary) Translate Abstract Vladimir Putin might have ‘tested a nuclear weapon’ in the Arctic Fears of a potential Russian nuclear test come as […]

The Real Secret To Keeping An F-22 And F-35 Stealth: Their Super Special ‘Skin’

The Real Secret To Keeping An F-22 And F-35 Stealth: Their Super Special ‘Skin’ Dave Majumdar February 23, 2017 TweetShareShare While pilots of advanced fifth-generation fighters like the Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor or the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter often claim the spotlight, it is the ground crews who maintain those jets’ pristine surfaces that are […]

UPDATE/AMENDMENT TO EARLIER Article: ‘Did Hitler Have A Nuclear Bomb?’

UPDATE/AMENDMENT TO EARLIER Article:  ‘Did Hitler Have A Nuclear Bomb?’        One of my blog followers commented that “the U.S. and the U.K. took all the senior German scientists and engineers working on the bomb to the U.K. [in the immediate aftermath of the war] and kept them at an estate for a […]

Did Hitler Have A NUCLEAR BOMB? Newly Declassified U.S Documents Suggest Suggest The Nazi’s Successfully Tested A Nuke Before The End Of WWII; What If Hitler Had Successfully Developed The Atomic Bomb?

Did Hitler Have A NUCLEAR BOMB?   Newly Declassified U.S Documents Suggest Suggest The Nazi’s Successfully Tested A Nuke Before The End Of WWII;  What If Hitler Had Successfully Developed The Atomic Bomb?   www.fortunascorner.com         Allan Hall, Berlin correspondent for the Daily Mail Online, has an article on the publications website (February […]

Thermonuclear Cyber War

Thermonuclear Cyberwar Erik Gartzke Jon R. Lindsay J Cyber Secur tyw017. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1093/cybsec/tyw017 Published: 14 February 2017 Article history Views PDF Cite Share Tools Nuclear command and control increasingly relies on computing networks that might be vulnerable to cyber attack. Yet nuclear deterrence and cyber operations have quite different political properties. For the most part, […]

Alien Bugs Hitching A Ride To Earth On Spacecraft Could ATTACK Humans And Must Never Be Allowed To Escape; Are We Prepared For A 21st Century Version Of…….’The Andromeda Strain?’

Alien Bugs Hitching A Ride To Earth On Spacecraft Could ATTACK Humans And Must Never Be Allowed To Escape; Are We Prepared For A 21st Century Version Of…….’The Andromeda Strain?’    http://www.fortunascorner.com       Phobe Weston writes on the February 20, 2017 online news site, the — Daily Mail Online —  about a growing concern among […]

Former Secretary Of Defense Carter Outlines The Future Of Warfare

Concluding Q&A: At heart, you’re a scientist. What is your advice to all the scientists concerned about the direction this White House is taking the country? Again, it’s very early. It’s very difficult to discern what the direction is. I’d encourage people to keep heart and to remember that we’ve been around for 241 years […]

Why Biotech Looks Like A Good Bet In 2017; Barron;’s Interview With Perceptive Life Sciences Hedge-Fund Founder, Joseph Exdleman — And, His Top Picks

Why Biotech Looks Like A Good Bet In 2017; Barron;’s Interview With Perceptive Life Sciences Hedge-Fund Founder, Joseph Exdleman — And, His Top Picks   http://www.fortunascorner.com        Leslie P. Norton had a lengthy article in this weekend’s Barron’s with the title above.  Ms. Norton interviewed Joseph Edelman. Founder of Perceptive Advisors and its hedge […]

A Glimpse Of Warfare’s Future, Today

David Maxwell’s comments are below and highlighted — before the actual article. The article referenced in this piece can be downloaded from the Prism web site at this link (note that this edition of Prism is all about SOF)  http://cco.ndu.edu/PRISM-6-3/Article/1020215/reaching-forward-in-the-war-against-the-islamic-state/ The article was written by Majors Christopher Thielenhaus and Eric Roles, both Special Forces officers at […]

Bill Gates: Bioterrorism Could Kill More Than Nuclear War — But No One Is Ready To Deal With It

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2017/02/18/bill-gates-bioterrorism-could-kill-more-than-nuclear-war-but-no-one-is-ready-to-deal-with-it/?hpid=hp_hp-more-top-stories_bioterror316pm%3Ahomepage%2Fstory&utm_term=.63310f3483d5 Bill Gates: Bioterrorism Could Kill More Than Nuclear War — But No One Is Ready To Deal With It By Avi Selk  February 18 at 1:42 PM   Bill Gates warns world leaders of bioterrorism threat Embed  Share  Play Video0:46 Speaking at the Munich Security Conference on Feb.18, Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates said the […]