Month: February 2018

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Global powers are pushing flight faster. With Japan looking to reintroduce supersonic speeds to aircraft, China has joined several US companies in working on aircraft capable of achieving hypersonic speeds – and they’re relatively far along.   Researchers from the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing successfully tested their “I Plane” (named because it resembles
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Politically, Americans are more divided than ever. When it comes to issues of race, immigration, national security, and environmental protection, they disagree about how the government should handle things like never before.   Relative to polls in the 1990s, Republicans are now much more likely to say poor people have it easy, while Democrats are
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A Stanford University professor who has argued that the US can power itself entirely with renewable energy by the middle of the century, said Thursday that he’s withdrawing a multimillion-dollar libel suit he brought against an academic critic.   Mark Jacobson’s announcement came shortly after a hearing in the lawsuit in a DC court this week. Last year, Jacobson