geopolitics Archive

The Case that Europe is a superpower

Many view Europe as a spent force in global politics. Conventional wisdom states that world politics today is unipolar, with the United States as the sole superpower. Or perhaps it is multipolar, with China, India, and the rest rising to …

Carnival of Space 499

1. Universe Today – 7 Questions For 7 New Planets Artist’s concept of the TRAPPIST-1 star system, an ultra-cool dwarf that has seven Earth-size planets orbiting it. Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech 2. Universe Today – Rise of the Super Telescopes: The European …

Carnival of space 494

1. Universe Today – Here’s the Highest Resolution Map of Pluto We’ll Get from New Horizons Color mosaic map of Pluto’s surface, created from the New Horizons many photographs. Credit: NASA/JHUAPL/SwRI 2. Universe Today – New Age in Weather Forecasting …