13 ianuarie 2021

Fear of missing out?


WASHINGTON — In the waning days of his administration, President Donald Trump has signed an executive order aimed at pushing the defense department towards quickly developing and producing small nuclear reactors for military use — and to see if it could be used by military space vehicles. The order, signed Jan. 5 and posted publicly on Jan. 12, is not the first time the value of nuclear power for military operations has been studied. There is a long history of the Pentagon considering the [...]