Science & Technology
Politics & Rights, Science & Technology
Five Amazing Things that Happened in 2020
Thomas Walker-Werth January 5, 2021
As we look back on 2020 and look ahead to 2021, it’s important that we do so in a balanced way, not disregarding the things that have gone wrong, but also not letting ourselves slip into the fallacy of thinking that we live in the worst of times or at the end of history. We don’t.
Education & Parenting, Science & Technology
Thinking Critically about Climate Change
Joseph Kellard October 23, 2020
I urge you to reconsider the doomsday claims of the climate catastrophists, dig for more facts from various sources, and go by your own judgment. Your life and flourishing depend on it.
Ayn Rand & Objectivism, Science & Technology
Reinventing Flight: An Interview with Blake Scholl
Jon Hersey October 7, 2020
On October 7, 2020, Blake Scholl and his company Boom Supersonic unveiled XB-1, the first privately funded supersonic jet in history.
Arts & Culture, Biographies, Science & Technology
Remembering Grant Imahara: Mythbuster Extraordinaire
William Nauenburg September 3, 2020
Thanks in large part to Grant Imahara’s engineering brilliance, the myth that science is a purely academic realm reserved solely for people in white lab coats was thoroughly busted.
Economics, Politics & Rights, Science & Technology
Why We Should Celebrate the Wealthy Going to Space
Owen Lewis June 4, 2020
Contrary to space egalitarians, the prospect of the ultra-wealthy going to the Moon before the rest of us is cause for celebration. It’s an instance of moral justice, as they have earned the ability to go. And, because of their efforts, earnings, and risks, the rest of us might one day have the opportunity to go as well.
Science & Technology
SpaceX Shows the Way Forward: Let Private Industry Take the Lead in Space
Thomas Walker-Werth June 4, 2020
Government control of spaceflight for the past six decades has led many to assume that government is best equipped to manage and drive the development of spaceflight. That, as SpaceX has shown, is not the case.