An autonomous Uber taxi was involved in a deadly accident a few weeks ago, and a group of experts have sent the EU an open letter asking them not to give AI’s a legal status. What’s going on?
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Source: Max-Planck Institut für Plasmaphysik
I’ve spoken about nuclear fusion before, in the context of
nuclear weapons. Today, I’m going to talk about the more peaceful application of nuclear fusion: the nuclear fusion reactor.
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Particle-beam weapons are the bread and butter of many a science fiction arsenal. I used them in my story Hostages, and already mentioned them once when discussing particle accelerators. I thought it was time for a more in-depth look at particle-beam weapons.
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Last week, I looked at nuclear weapons. This week, let’s have a closer look at nuclear radiation, the result of nuclear weapons.
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North Korea might soon have them, and President Trump seems to want more of the things. Seems like a good time to have a look at what a nuclear weapon really is.
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