Lockheed Martin’s Advanced Development Programs, better known as Skunk Works, might be further along in the development process for the SR-72 than it has let on. A proposed hypersonic reconnaissance and strike aircraft, the SR-72 would serve as a replacement for the famed SR-71 Blackbird, which was retired by the Air Force back in 1998.
As chief executive officer of one of the world’s largest hedge funds, Luke Ellis prides himself on a healthy appetite for risk. “My job,” he says, “is to not blink.” About five years ago, he did, though-in a big way. What spooked him was an experiment at his firm, Man Group Plc.
It’s not every day scientists say a new kind of renewable energy could satisfy the majority of our power needs, so when they do, it’s worth leaning in close. In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers have found that energy harvested from the evaporation of water in US lakes and reservoirs could power nearly 70 percent of the nation’s electricity demands, generating a whopping 325 gigawatts of electricity.
Sven Creutzmann | Mambo Photo | Getty Images A mysterious illness has been striking people associated with the US Embassy in Cuba – and a secret sonic weapon is rumored to be the source. Over the past year, diplomats in Cuba have experienced an unusual collection of symptoms that range from hearing loss, vertigo, and nausea to concussions, CBS News reported.
Cillizza: Let’s start with the basics. How did Murray get elected? And what was his reputation prior to all of this? Brunner: Ed Murray has been a big deal in Democratic politics in Seattle for a long time. He was state legislator for 18 years, representing Seattle’s 43rd legislative district.
Mysterious sonic weapons reportedly caused brain injuries in US diplomats in Cuba – here’s what we know
Mysterious “sonic weapons” have been blamed for symptoms affecting American and Canadian diplomats in Cuba. Victims reported hearing loss, mild traumatic brain injury, nervous system damage, and balance issues. Sound-based weapons exist, but experts aren’t sure whether any were actually used in this case.