Catastrophic space junk collision ‘inevitable’ without action, scientists warn

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Catastrophic space junk collision ‘inevitable’ without action, scientists warn Satellites like the International Space Station could be at risk unless scientists take urgent action.(Supplied: NASA) A catastrophic space junk collision that would render the upper reaches of the atmosphere unusable is not a matter of if, but when, space environment experts have warned. Space Environment Research Centre CEO Ben Greene said a lack of data on junk in orbit was “endangering access to space”. “There is so much debris that it is colliding with itself, and creating more debris. A…

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The Ryan Myth Is In Big Trouble

The Ryan Myth Is In Big Trouble

The Ryan Myth Is In Big Trouble The failure of Ryancare is going to be momentous. The myth of Paul Ryan is in serious trouble. This was likely inevitable, but it certainly is on stark display in the debate among Republicans over his “Ryancare” bill, which was supposed to be the “repeal and replace Obamacare” answer to all conservatives’ dreams. Quite obviously, Ryan’s bill fell far short of this lofty goal. It is currently being savaged from all sides within the Republican caucus alone. But beyond the bill’s likely failure,…

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