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Electromagnetic Railguns – The U.S Military’s future Superguns – 200 mile range Mach 7 projectiles

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Reading Time: 5 minutes‘Velocitas Eradico’– sounds like the sort of thing Harry Potter would say when fighting Voldemort, which would be quite apt as the translation of ‘Velocitas Eradico’ is “quickly get rid” or in the vernacular ‘Speed Kills’ and is the motto for the no less futuristic US Navy Electromagnetic Railgun project. …

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Animal Astronauts – The Space Races Unwitting Pioneers

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Reading Time: 6 minutesEveryone remembers Yuri Gagarin the first man in space but before his famous flight, there had been many more living space pioneers who didn’t really have any choice about being strapped into an experimental rocket. Animal Astronauts – The Space Race’s Unwitting Pioneers The tidal wave of propaganda generated by Sputnik …