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US will test first intercept of an ICBM

The United States will test an existing missile defense system to try to intercept an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) next week, U.S. officials said on Friday, at a time when North Korea is trying to develop one. The test, scheduled …

US Carrier Strike Group around North Korea

A US carrier strike group (with the Carl Vinson aircraft carrier) completed military exercises — and would now head north and would be in the area of North Korea for weeks. The USS Carl Vinson’s crew is getting an extra …

Entering the era of Anti-aging medicine

Chris Patil gave an Ignite talk at the 20th Anniversary Summit of the Long Now Foundation. The talks were intended to convey the broad interests of the membership of this organization, which is devoted to long-term, planetary-level thinking. He spoke …