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Beyond Uncertainties, Sandia Sees Growth in Weapons Program

The Independent - The new director at Sandia´s Livermore site anticipates growth in its nuclear weapons program, while dealing with substantial uncertainties in other areas, like the intentions of the Trump Administration, the slow speed of clearance investigations and the high cost of living in the Bay Area.

Stephen Hawking: It´s Time to get the Hell Off Planet Earth

Vox - Theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking has set a deadline for humanity to save itself. Within the next 100 years, he warns, we need to colonize Mars and other planets. If we don´t, we may not survive climate change, disease, and other versions of doom we´re bound to inflict on ourselves this century.