Ready to take your suborbital selfie?
When it comes to commercial space tourism, suborbital flight are the first frontier. But what are the risks? Are there health requirements? What should you know before taking such a way-out trip?
Fire up the printing presses.
Seven of the past 10 business bailouts since 1969 have either broke even, or more frequently, ended up making a tidy profit for taxpayers.
When will we see a woman or a man walk on Mars?
Sending humans to Mars is a 5-10 year project goal for several global operators right now. It's expensive - but Elon Musk unveiled his new commercial plan today.
Everything to everyone – or is the F-35 a big expense for not much benefit?
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The most expensive defense program in world history has yielded a multi-role fighter plane that is an inelegant jack-of-all-trades, but master of none.
Liberal education is valuable for developing critical thinking skills.
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Liberal learning is in crisis and the onus is now on its proponents to show how it is relevant to students’ personal, professional and political lives.
Gripens on the up.
Saab is a relatively small aerospace company, employing almost 14,000 personnel with sales of £2.25 billion in 2012: it is a David among Goliaths. And yet, as 2013 drew to a close it was announced that…
Amid global demand for rare earth minerals, there has been a strong interest in deep sea mining.
Defence behemoth Lockheed Martin’s recent announcement of a venture into deep sea mining (DSM) reflects growing interest in exploiting virgin mining territory. In what is being described by some as a “deep…