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In Defense of Space Control

Speaking on April 15 about the growing threat from China, Russia, and others against U.S. military satellites at the 31st National Space Symposium, Deputy Secretary of Defense Robert Work told his audience that, “[w]hile we rely heavily on space capabilities, in both peace and war, we must continue to emphasize space control as challenges arise.” […]

Corker-Menendez Iran Bill Better Be Just A First Step

Supporters of the Obama administration Iran deal have had a rough couple weeks. The bipartisan passage of the Corker-Mendez bill (the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act of 2015) out of the Foreign Relations Committee, conveyed in no uncertain terms that Congress is concerned enough about this deal to insist it have a voice. It also raises the question: how […]

President Obama, consult Groucho Marx

President Obama recently stated that climate change was personal to him because it caused his daughter’s asthma. He has also made a number of other claims to justify his crusade to reduce CO2 emissions and suppress fossil fuel use. If he only made one factual error it would be easy to dismiss because no one […]

Exposing the Fraud

The Steyer Next Gen Climate campaign is built on a misleading foundation that uses climate change to mask an extreme environmental objective that is its anti-fossil fuel agenda. Candidates can expose this with a few indisputable facts and that could produce a backlash against NextGen and its leadership. In the 1960s, the late historian Daniel […]

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Video Analytics in the Cyber Age

Figures released by the UN seem to speak for themselves: by 2030, over 60% of global population will reside in urban centers. Criminal activities have become increasingly sophisticated over the years. In addition to all these figures, a new report by the INTERPOL concludes that in the course of 2012, an inconceivable quantity of new data estimated at 2.5 billion Gigabyte was created each day.

New Geothermal Energy “Shortcut” Could Be Global Energy Game Changer

If you don’t know your free air gravity from your Bouguer maps, now is a good time to find out. When combined, the global maps form a one-two punch that could knock the geothermal industry out of the ballpark, so to speak. Although the geothermal industry has stalled out here in the US, globally, the geothermal energy sector has been growing steadily, and the two maps provide a tool that could cut way down on exploratory expenses and help the industry really take off.

Japan planning moon mission: space agency

Japan plans to launch an unmanned mission to the moon as a stepping stone to a future visit to Mars, officials and local media said Monday. The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) unveiled the plan for a moon lander to a council of the cabinet office and the ministry of education, culture, sports science and technology, a JAXA official said.

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