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NewSpace
NewSpace

Trump’s Plan to Privatize the ISS Exposes Rifts in Spaceflight Community

A proposal to cut federal support for the ISS in the 2020s amplifies the wider debate over the interplay between the public and private space spheres.
Becky Ferreira
2.14.18
State of Surveillance
State of Surveillance

'The Nunes Memo' Is Worthless Without the Warrant

This whole circus is performative "transparency" from a bunch of hypocrites.
Matthew Gault
2.2.18
tick tock
tick tock

The Doomsday Clock People Are Freaking Me Out

I know we’re screwed but jeez can we take it down a notch.
Matthew Gault
1.25.18
Trump
Trump

Trump's Cognitive Test Asked Him to Draw a Clock and Remember What a Lion Is Called

The Montreal Cognitive Assessment is an effective test for detecting early signs of Alzheimer’s Disease, but it doesn’t determine if you’re a “very stable genius.”
Kaleigh Rogers
1.17.18
Broadband Land
Broadband Land

Trump Signs Two Rural Broadband Executive Orders That Will Barely Move the Needle

The president’s executive orders are fine, but won’t do much in practical terms.
Kaleigh Rogers
1.10.18
piracy
piracy

Michael Wolff's 'Fire and Fury' Is the Most Pirated Book in Recent Memory

Media hype, a cease-and-desist notice, and sold-out bookstores have led people to share the controversial White House exposé online.
Matthew Gault
1.8.18
Opinion
Opinion

The Misguided Concept of 'Wilderness' Comes at the Expense of Indigenous Peoples

Trump's tax bill could open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling.
Julian Brave NoiseCat
12.11.17
rsvp
rsvp

I Unknowingly Went to a Trump Protest Organized by Russian Agents

My understanding of protests changed after recently discovering the origins of a “Not My President” march I attended a few days after Trump’s election.
Caroline Haskins
11.22.17
Atoms For Peace
Atoms For Peace

Nuclear Energy Programs Rarely Lead to Nuclear Weapons

Policy experts and heads of states have wrung their hands about the weaponization of nuclear energy programs for decades.
Daniel Oberhaus
11.9.17
2017 elections
2017 elections

17 STEM Politicians Won Elections Tuesday

Virginia governor-elect Ralph Northam, who is a doctor, was just one of more than a dozen candidates with STEM backgrounds to win elections in November.
Kaleigh Rogers
11.8.17
politics
politics

There's Now a Whistleblower Hotline for Scientists Working Under the Trump Administration

A political advocacy group, 314, set up the hotline with a law firm to help scientists raise alarms if needed.
Kaleigh Rogers
11.2.17
BECAUSE REASONS
BECAUSE REASONS

The US Has Withdrawn from a UN Agency that Teaches Kids to Read and Protects Ruins

UNESCO runs programs for education, preservation, and conservation.
Kaleigh Rogers
10.12.17