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Comment Oh irony, that flatteneth the haughty (Score 1) 667

If she had used the security protocols like she was supposed to, the Russians likely wouldn't have been in her server. And had she done that, she might not have been emailing the sensitive information that should land her in jail.

What difference, at this point, does it make anyway, eh Hillary?

Comment stupid assumptions (Score 1) 159

The only reason I read something with a headline like this is to see what kind of boneheaded assumptions these "scientists" (are astronomers automatically scientists?) make. The idea beings millenia or epochs ahead of us can't travel faster than light is stultifying. Let alone, that they haven't figured out how to communicate in faster modes.

Comment Again with Back to the Future (Score 1) 337

"Using these new commercially available superconductors, rare-earth barium copper oxide (REBCO) superconducting tapes, to produce high-magnetic field coils “just ripples through the whole design,” says Dennis Whyte, a professor of Nuclear Science and Engineering and director of MIT’s Plasma Science and Fusion Center. “It changes the whole thing.”

Anyone tried strapping this tape to the bottom of a skateboard yet?

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