This isn't the first time a space agency has considered 3D printing a lunar base . Last year, NASA officials challenged researchers at Washington State University in Pullman, Wash. to 3D print the ceramic-like simulated lunar regolith into smooth, cylindrical shapes to test the strength of the material. … [Read more...] about Could 3D printers build a future moon base?
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One was approved on May 21: 30 Van Ness, which would replace an unsightly block of offices at the northeast corner of Market Street and Van Ness Avenue with nine stories of offices topped by 38 stories of condominiums. In addition to 25% of the 333 units being affordable, the project would contribute $12 million to the city’s affordable housing fund. … [Read more...] about Pandemic casts a shadow on future of San Francisco’s would-be high-rise Hub
Despite repeated entreaties from the White House to endorse Obama’s naive hope for “a world without nuclear weapons,” Putin is proceeding to quietly modernize Russia’s own arsenal — while we do not. Notably, Putin has spurned an invitation to the May 20-21 NATO summit in Chicago, where ballistic missile defense is on the agenda. … [Read more...] about Diplomatic Duplicity
In a Facebook post on Tuesday, League wrote, in part: “Devin has spent the time since this allegation examining the choices he made that led to it. He has recognized and acknowledged his struggles with substance abuse; after stepping down, he immediately entered recovery and has been sober ever since. This is an important step in the right direction. His departure from Birth.Movies.Death meant losing his job, his livelihood, his career, and his place in the film community, but Devin has started the work to rebuild himself first with the understanding that all else is secondary. Seeing the work that Devin has been doing to acknowledge his faults, to address his addiction, and to better himself, I thought it was important to contribute to his recovery process by helping him with some means to earn a living. Once it became clear that his efforts were sincere, I offered Devin copywriting work at Alamo Drafthouse and have recently expanded that to include writing blurbs for our … [Read more...] about How a Sexual-Assault Accusation Against a ‘Feminist’ Film Blogger Shook Up the Indie Film World
“Our city, our state, and our country have to pull together. Violence does not make our streets safer. Injustice does not promote justice. Destruction does not build a better society. We will only be able to chart the future we want if we do it together,” McConnell said in a statement. … [Read more...] about McConnell calls on nation to ‘pull together’ after violence rocks hometown of Louisville