Month: August 2018

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The Army is buying microwave cannons to take down drones in mid-flight

The US Army has a new plan for microwaving drones out of the sky. In a public solicitation last Friday, the agency announced its intention to purchase an airborne high-powered microwave system from Lockheed Martin, which is intended for use against drones. The weapon, which would be mounted to an airplane, would disable fixed-wing or…
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Elon Musk says he might take Tesla private for $420 per share

Elon Musk said on Twitter today that he is “considering” taking Tesla private “at $420,” and that he had secured the funding to do so. The tweet seems to imply that Musk would make an offer to buy out Tesla stock at $420 per share. Tesla shares opened just below $344 today but have spiked…
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How hormones went from theoretical to overhyped in one century

From metabolism to sex drive, hormones come in tiny packets that pack a powerful punch, and yet there is a lot of misinformation about these chemicals. So Randi Hutter Epstein, a doctor and medical writer, decided to set the record straight. The result is her book Aroused: The History of Hormones and How They Control…
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