Thought for the month

“The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.”

Abraham Lincoln, US President (1809-65).

Monday, 16 January 2017

Space cleaners

Japan has launched an experimental space scavenger into orbit that will examine the possibility of getting rid of cosmic junk using a 700 metre electrodynamic tether.

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