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James Salsman
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This is colonization related because it's one of the least expensive platforms for exoplanet VLBI in the 9-10 micron ozone spectral range.
Researchers are making strides on a radio telescope array that would be unfurled on the farside of the moon by an unmanned rover operated by astronauts hovering nearby at a gravitationally stable point in space.
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I see such articles as proof that many people in many diverse groups are interested in lunar utilization. So, the question really becomes, how can we most expeditiously satisfy this need? 

In essence, we need all these people to start documenting the notion, "if I had X already on the Moon, it would cost me Y to perform the task W".

Then we collect this series of requirements, costs and goals, and we construct an optimal roadmap to lunar colonization.
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I did
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Jimmy Carter: The U.S. Is an "Oligarchy With Unlimited Political Bribery"
According to the former president, Americans are now experiencing "a complete subversion of our political system as a payoff to major contributors."
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Tell it like it is. Now endorse Bernie.
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"We know that dark matter can’t be ... black holes. The main reason this doesn’t work is that we know the total mass dark matter brings into our galaxy, and it’s a lot, about 10 times as much as the visible matter. If that amount of mass was made up from black holes, we should constantly see gravitational lensing events — but we don’t."

On the contrary, if inflation resulted in sufficient intermediate mass black holes (around 100,000 solar masses each) to explain the formation of relatively recently discoved quasars at z>6, those would require that all dark matter be comprised of such black holes, and they would not be detectable through gravitational lensing. This is not some kind of a crackpot theory, it is the only viable explanation of early AGN:

http://arxiv.org/abs/1503.02317

http://arxiv.org/abs/1501.07565

http://iopscience.iop.org/2041-8205/720/1/L67/pdf/2041-8205_720_1_L67.pdf
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🇺🇸 USA FOR BERNIE 🇺🇸
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What will your neighborhood look like after climate change has run its course? Via +Science Friday 
Join the conversation as we discover what is most vulnerable to sea level rise in Marin County and explore action we can take together.
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Our climate change scenarios are often quite misleading because they apply an artificial horizon to an ongoing and possibly quite overwhelming trend. The sea level won't stabilise just because we reached the horizon of current projections. Moreover we haven't really considered what will happen if the Greenland and Antarctica ice sheets start to melt rapidly.
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Earth propellants
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" Water, Off The Caribbean Islands . . . . . . "
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I have asked multiple times in multiple places. What basis of fact make people call Hillary Clinton a corporate Democrat? Where has she expressed issues that support Wall Street and not Main Street. When did she vote while in the Senate for bills that favored Wall Street and not Main Street. I don't give a shit about her donors. Show me some facts or shut the fuck up.
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Five months after the March 1 Los Angeles police killing of an unarmed black man named Charly “Africa” Keunang…
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Soon we'll have McCarthy like commissions against encryption.

Via a private share.

"The intimidation campaign got a boost Thursday when a blog that frequently promotes the interests of the national security establishment raised the prospect of Apple being found liable for providing material support to a terrorist.

Benjamin Wittes, editor-in-chief of the LawFare blog, suggested that Apple could in fact face that liability if it continued to provide encryption services to a suspected terrorist."

https://firstlook.org/theintercept/2015/07/30/obama-administration-war-apple-google-just-got-uglier/
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I love this.  I grinned nonstop.
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