Battle of the Storms [Greg Laden's Blog]

Source: http://scienceblogs.com/gregladen/2016/08/30/battle-of-the-storms/ The Atlantic storms are getting interesting. Two different systems are poised to become named storms, but it is not clear which one will be awarded the name Hermine, and which one Ian. If the...

Launch spending [Stoat]

Source: http://scienceblogs.com/stoat/2016/08/29/launch-spending/ An image from the Economist’s Technology Quarterly. Interesting to me: I’ve been following the Space X (not to be confused with Force X) stuff with great interest. But I hadn’t realised that launch was...