Swiss-cheese Design Could Advance Nuclear Fusion

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) are adding tiny, Swiss-cheese-type holes to components to improve fusion energy generation processes. Above -PPPL physicist Andrei Khodak next to diagrams showing his concept for a porous fusion facility wall (Collage by Elle Starkman / PPPL Office of Communications) New computer simulations…

Three Days Until Official UAP/UFO Report

The US government UAPs task force’s unclassified assessment is not expected until June 25 but the New York Times provided a preview of its contents in an article on June 3. U.S. Finds No Evidence of Alien Technology in Flying Objects, but Can’t Rule It Out, Either… A new report concedes that much about the…

How Worried Should We Be About the Delta Variant?

Image: Lightspring (Shutterstock)The virus that causes COVID-19 has been a successful one from an evolutionary perspective, getting to see the world and expanding its little family tree. (Its been successful from its point of view; not so much from ours.) This means that variants of the virus have popped up in several different locations, and…