Right of Launch: Command and Control Vulnerabilities After a Limited Nuclear Strike – War on the Rocks

Imagine a rapidly escalating conflict between Russian and NATO forces. Compensating for Russia’s perceived conventional inferiority, Russian commanders execute a limited nuclear strike — a small number of low-yield weapons intended to change conditions on the battlefield. The U.S. president, in turn, authorizes a limited nuclear response just before being evacuated from the White House. […]

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STEVE is smearing green ‘streaks’ across the sky, and nobody knows why | Live Science

The green streaks only last for 30 seconds, then vanish. What are they? The mysterious, aurora-like phenomenon called STEVE just got a little weirder. If you don’t know STEVE (short for Strong Thermal Emission Velocity Enhancement) by name, you may know it from photos. Unlike the infamous Southern and Northern Lights, which blanket the sky […]

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SpaceX will launch a new NASA satellite — and land with a boom this weekend – CNET

The next SpaceX Falcon 9 launch is slated to carry a new NASA and European Space Agency satellite to orbit as soon as Saturday. The payload will be the Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite, which is the latest in a series of satellites that have provided critical data about sea level rise and climate change for […]

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Number one played Rock song Foo Fighters “Shame Shame”

Most played Rock song in 2020 Following its first full week of tracking, Foo Fighters‘ “Shame Shame” is already No. 1 on Billboard‘s Rock Airplay chart dated Nov. 21, vaulting from its No. 38 start. In the Nov. 9-15 tracking week after its release late Nov. 7, “Shame Shame” rules with 9.3 million audience impressions, according to Nielsen Music/MRC […]

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