Category Archives: Nuclear Weapons

Completely Nuking Threatening Asteroids, and Star Wars

Completely Nuking Threatening Asteroids, and Star Wars Recently, simulations showed that blowing up a very large asteroid would only result in the asteroid reconstituting itself by gravitational attraction.  The asteroid only took hours to reconstitute itself. We can put a … Continue reading

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Trump’s Impeachment Shorts

Trump Shorts, Going Far Back in Time, for a Whole Week As usual, Trumpworld moves too fast, into realms beyond imagination. Was it Rick Perry’s corruption in Ukraine that Trump knew about and used to force him to say that … Continue reading

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Trump’s Criticism of Ambassador Yovanovitch

Trump’s Criticism of Ambassador Yovanovitch Trump’s justified his twittering denigration of our former Ambassador to Ukraine, Marie Yovanovitch, as exercising his “free speech”.  He said that things “turned bad” when she was ambassador to Somalia.  Trump’s critics have said that … Continue reading

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We Need Stronger Limits on Presidential and DOJ Powers

We Need Stronger Limits on Presidential and DOJ Powers We have a President who has a non-Constitutional, volunteer, personal (?) lawyer who guarantees him that he has powers beyond the Constitution, that he has Absolute Rights (?), and that he … Continue reading

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What Kind of War Advice is Trump Getting?

What Kind of War Advice is Trump Getting? Update:  Wednesday.  The foreign minister of Iran has pointed out that the UN Charter (I looked up Article 2, Item 4) “All Members shall refrain in their international relations from the threat … Continue reading

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Game of Thrones’ Strong Anti-War Message

Game of Thrones’ Strong Anti-War Message After eight seasons of viewers putting up with cruelty and warfare or simply innured to it on Game of Thrones, they finally put on a very strong anti-war message, in episode 5, “The Bells”.  … Continue reading

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Trump Flunks Nuclear Affairs

Trump Flunks Nuclear Affairs I thought that it would be easy to write a surfacy article about Trump and Nuclear Matters.  But just starting with the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste storage site is already a full article.  But I will … Continue reading

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Setting of the Doomsday Clock at the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists for 2019

Setting of the Doomsday Clock at the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists for 2019 The Doomsday Clock started measuring the time to midnight in terms of the danger of nuclear war and events.  It now includes risks from climate change … Continue reading

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Introduction to the Planets Mercury, Venus, and the Earth by Dennis Silverman

Introduction to the Planets Mercury, Venus, and the Earth by Dennis Silverman For the OLLI course “Introduction to the Solar System”. SC215, on December 6, 2018. intro slides Mercury(1) Venus(1) Planet Earth

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Trump’s October Surprises

Trump’s October Surprises A so-far secret and unwritten middle class tax cut, to cut middle class taxes by 10%.  It can’t be voted on until after the election, so I suspect, we have to have a Republican Senate and House.  … Continue reading

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