Re: Will we live in a world with frequent citizen space-travel?
I wish. It might happen, eventually, but it won't be through NASA. We will have to use craft like White Knight and Spaceship 1 or something else to get there, because the cost of space travel is still very high, a trip on Virgin Galactic will cost $200K, which is doable for some, but not all, and let me further add that VG is only offering sub-orbital flights. Nobody is yet talking about scheduled orbital/lunar flights for civilians. Think that's about the size of it, not yet, but we can hope and dream, we need to because we'll never get there if people don't dream about it, and then follow their dreams of space flight for all.
A federal judge ruled that the Trump administration likely violated the reporter's Fifth Amendment rights when it stripped his press credentials earlier this month.
- Acosta will be allowed to return to the White House on Friday.
- The judge described the ruling as narrow, and didn't rule one way or the other on violations of the First Amendment.
- The case is still open, and the administration may choose to appeal the ruling.
Progressive America would be half as big, but twice as populated as its conservative twin.
- America's two political tribes have consolidated into 'red' and 'blue' nations, with seemingly irreconcilable differences.
- Perhaps the best way to stop the infighting is to go for a divorce and give the two nations a country each
- Based on the UN's partition plan for Israel/Palestine, this proposal provides territorial contiguity and sea access to both 'red' and 'blue' America
The definition of a kilogram will now be fixed to Planck's constant, a fundamental part of quantum physics.
- The new definition of a kilogram is based on a physical constant in quantum physics.
- Unlike the current definition of a kilogram, this measurement will never change.
- Scientists also voted to update the definitions of several other measurements in physics.
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