Carnival of Space 263

The Carnival of Space 263 is up at Dear Astronomer

Universe Today – The US astronomy budget is facing unprecedented cuts with potential closures of several facilities. A new report by the National Science Foundation’s Division of Astronomical Sciences says that available funding for ground-based astronomy could undershoot projected budgets by as much as 50%.

Nextbigfuture – If you are interested in being your own test pilot, you can buy a prototype hoverbike now for Australian $80,000

Nextbigfuture – Scaling Mach Effect Propulsion from the micronewtons of the James Woodward test by many orders of magnitude with new materials and increased frequency

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