A US-Russia Cyber Unit is Like Pooling Nuclear Launch Codes

Cyber warfare

After the G20 summit, President Trump tweeted he’d like to form “an impenetrable Cyber Security unit” with the Russians. Commentators and Senators were quick to point out this was a stupid idea. I’d like to dig into why this is such a monumentally stupid plan. Continue reading “A US-Russia Cyber Unit is Like Pooling Nuclear Launch Codes”

Orbital mechanics

Orbital mechanics
The background image is from the European Space Agency. It is listed as the LH 95 star forming region of the Large Magellanic Cloud. The image was taken using the Hubble Space Telescope. The rest is public domain.

Before humanity managed to send man-made objects into space seventy-five years ago, the field of orbital mechanics didn’t really exist. Only the movements of other celestial bodies mattered. Things have really changed since then.

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