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Pro-EU Macron wins French Presidency

Pre-election polls had forecast a sizable Macron victory, and he appeared to have delivered, with projections issued after polls closed showing him with around 65 percent of the vote. Macron promised to reform two institutions notoriously resistant to change: the …

F35 stealth fighter costs still out of control

Cascading F-35 testing delays could cost the Department of Defense (DOD) over a billion dollars more than currently budgeted to complete development of the F-35 baseline program. Because of problems with the mission systems software, known as Block 3F, program …

Carnival of Space 502

The Carnival of Space 502 is up at Urban Astronomer. Evolving Planet – Origami-inspired Microbots, Our Future Planet Explorers Nextbigfuture – 3d printing using simulated lunar and martian regolith combined with common biologically derived polymer Nextbigfuture – Next Japanese solar …